The Tulane Hullabaloo

Louisiana Supreme Court case illustrates shortcomings of charter schools

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

March 21, 2018

The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal regarding charter school funding on March 13. The lower court's ruling held that 35 charter schools did not qualify as public schools ...

NOLA community must unite to combat human trafficking on Bourbon Street

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

The New Orleans Police Department recently conducted a series of raids of Bourbon Street strip clubs as part of its campaign to combat human trafficking. Despite the good intentions behind them, these operations will not be enough...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

In a televised address in 1989, President George H. W. Bush displayed a bag of cocaine and exposed the nation's opioid epidemic, marking the first strike in what would eventually be dubbed the "War on Drugs." Nearly 30 years later, in a time when more Americans die from an opioid overdose in ...

Department of Justice’s marijuana policy threatens drug decriminalization in New Orleans

Jonathan Krantz, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2018

Marijuana has come under attack in 2018, and there does not appear to be an end in sight for both recreational and medicinal users.On Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back policies the Department of Justice put in place under the Obama Administration. In doing so, he initiated what will bec...

Nitrogen reduction challenge is creative way of saving Gulf

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Tulane will announce the winner of its Nitrogen Reduction Challenge on Dec. 14. This contest is the first Tulane Grand Challenge Prize and represents the university's dedication to playing a larger, positive role in the community of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. By encouraging in...