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Loyola’s fight for sexual health merits our support

Julia Ferro, Senior Staff Writer December 5, 2019

Students passionate about reproductive justice and sexual health, looking to extend their activism off-campus, need look no further than our next door neighbor. The culture surrounding sexual health at...

tuition

Skyrocketing tuition cannot be the norm

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer December 5, 2019

Modern American higher education is universally associated with astronomical costs, empowered by ambiguous institutional tuition increases. As one of the U.S.’ most expensive colleges, Tulane must...

elections

Louisiana elections should be decided by Louisianans, not out-of-state students

Edwin Wang and Michael Naish December 5, 2019

Coinciding with historic statewide voter participation, College Democrats empowered Tulane’s precinct’s 118% spike in turnout. Greater civic engagement promotes better local collaboration, but out-of-state...

gotcha

TUPD’s ‘Gotcha’ program wastes resources, belittles students

Anna Gimilaro, Contributing Writer November 27, 2019

After deciding to take a quick break from studying in Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, you stand in line at the PJ’s Coffee on the first floor. Your belongings? You left them in your cubicle on the third...

Tulane fills gap in curriculum with crucial course on Hurricane Katrina

Tulane fills gap in curriculum with crucial course on Hurricane Katrina

Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Writer November 20, 2019

With the recent unveiling of the spring semester course options, Tulane has filled some crucial gaps in its list of academic offerings. Previously an unaddressed issue, the university now offers...

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Hullabaloo readers: Before commenting ‘How dare you?,’ take a moment to reflect

Cullen Fagan, Staff Writer November 20, 2019

For Hullabaloo readers, it’s been hard to miss the ongoing comment wars on recent opinion pieces. Unfortunately, many of the comments echo similar sentiments to other “controversial” content...

College test score

Students are more than a score

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor November 20, 2019

Last month, the ACT announced that starting next September it will allow students to retake individual sections of the college admissions test. Despite the stated rationale of making standardized tests...

equity fee

A flawed approach to a real problem: Equity fee should not be implemented

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Writer November 14, 2019

On Oct. 29, the Tulane Undergraduate Student Body passed a resolution 24-6 calling for the administration to institute a mandatory equity fee of $240 per student. The fee would go toward funding organizations...

commuter

Commuter students deserve better from Tulane

Maiya Tate, Senior Staff Writer November 14, 2019

Maiya Tate is a sophomore commuter student and a New Orleans native.  Those students that don’t pay $14,000 for housing and don’t live on campus, that you barely ever see around at parties and...

financial aid

Leaves of absence deserve Tulane’s backing

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor November 14, 2019

This month, a Tulane professor won a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the relationship between stress and mental illness. Such research echoes an increasing awareness of mental health’s...

Why aren’t students feeling the benefits of Tulane’s audacious fundraising?

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

A fundamental pillar of Tulane’s “Only the Audacious” revamp is “building an environment to support excellence,” an ambition that requires Tulane to reevaluate its developmental priorities. Tulane...

equity fee

Without syllabi, course registration becomes a guessing game

Josh Axelrod, Views Editor November 6, 2019

As time tickets are assigned and degree audits are fretfully consulted, November marks the beginning of spring course registration. Sadly, at Tulane, our system represents a disappointing academic reality...

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