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Letter to the Editor: Tulane fails to address needs of Muslim students, takes no initiative against Islamophobia

Letter to the Editor: Tulane fails to address needs of Muslim students, takes no initiative against Islamophobia

March 27, 2019

On March 15 a White nationalist massacred 50 worshippers at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The vast majority of the victims of this attack were immigrants, people who had struggled through multi-year immigration processes to arrive in New Zealand, only to be killed by an...

Letter to the Editor: Voting

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Bailey Casteel, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018

Dear Editor: With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, I want to emphasize to your audience that voter turnout is essential. This midterm election, 35 Senate seats are open, as well as all 435 seats of the House of Representatives. With many states allowing early voting, the voting se...

Letter to the Editor: Transgender Rights

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Eva Dils, Kennon Stewart, and Peter Kintner

October 24, 2018

Dear Editor, On Sunday, The New York Times reported on an effort by our federal government to undermine the existence of transgender, intersex and gender-diverse Americans. The Department of Health and Human Services is attempting to redefine gender to legally and politically erase the gender identit...

Letter from the Editors: Clarifying “sugaring” articles published Sept. 26

Letter from the Editors: Clarifying “sugaring” articles published Sept. 26

Canela López and Taylor DeMulling

October 8, 2018

As student journalists, we here at The Hullabaloo have dedicated ourselves to reporting the stories of the Tulane community to the best of our abilities, even when the nature of these truths can be shocking and upsetting to some.   In light of the breadth and nature of the feedback The Hullabalo...

Letter to the Editor: The Hullabaloo should not promote sugar dating

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Tamar Arenson

October 8, 2018

To the editors of The Hullabaloo, my fellow Tulanians: I am often an avid reader of The Tulane Hullabaloo. As a student who beams with pride at my university, I try my hardest to stay involved with and aware of what is happening on Tulane’s campus. While studying abroad, The Hullabaloo played a...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane should be proud to be associated with Peace Corps

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Elias Garcia, Alumnus

October 3, 2018

I am writing this letter in response to the article “Tulane students must be critical of No. 1 Peace Corps Volunteer ranking” that was published on September 27, 2018. As an alumnus of Tulane and a currently serving Peace Corps Volunteer, I am excited to see current students apply a critical l...

Letter to the Editor: Devos’s title IX reform threatens progress against sexual assault

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Helen Robins, Contributing Reporter

September 12, 2018

Distracted by flashy, headline-grabbing stories, many news outlets overlooked a sweeping development with serious consequences for Tulane students: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations. DeVos’s proposed changes to Obama-era guidelines directly threaten the ability of victims...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane needs to take campus safety seriously

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Kate DeMoss

September 7, 2018

Two recent developments in campus safety have presented university students, faculty, administrators and staff with difficult challenges: the exposure of Urban Meyer and a series of cases challenging Obama-era policy regarding sexual assault at universities. Mounting pressure has compelled many u...

Letter to the Editor: Israel aligns with Tulane Values, hate does not

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July 30, 2018

Recently, a Tulane student group wrote a Letter to the Editor in which it discussed its opposition to President Fitts' visit to Israel to explore possible collaborations with Israeli universities. It claimed that any Tulane-Israel partnership is hypocritical to Tulane's values, when, in reality, Tulane...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane Israeli partnership is a hypocrisy of university values

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Students for Justice in Palestine

July 3, 2018

On June 25 Tulane News announced President Mike Fitts would be visiting the state of Israel this week with the intention of exchanging opportunities with four Israeli universities: Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv University and the Technion. Fitts’ visit to Israel, coupled with t...

Letter to the Editor: My Experience Reporting Sexual Assault at Tulane University

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May 18, 2018

In the wake of Harvey Weinstein, Al Franken, Kevin Spacey and many others facing accusations of sexual misconduct, there has been an outpouring of support across the country for survivors and whistleblowers who have spoken their personal, difficult truths.  As a recent victim of sexual assault, these...

Letter to the Editor: Earth Day every day at Tulane

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John Alexander

April 25, 2018

Dear Editor, April 22nd was Earth Day! Like most Earth Days at Tulane, it went largely unnoticed apart from a select few individuals who think every day is Earth Day. Every day should make us, as Tulanians, reflect on what we can do for the Earth. What is Earth Day? Earth Day started in 1970...