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Letter from the Editor: Reporting to you from the basement of the LBC, for the 114th year

Letter from the Editor: Reporting to you from the basement of the LBC, for the 114th year

Canela Lopez, Editor in Chief

August 30, 2018


Filed under Views

As the fall semester commences, classes kick off and campus comes alive, The Tulane Hullabaloo has already been diligently at work down in the basement of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life.In the weeks leading up to the beginning of classes, our board of 31 members has gone through ext...

Intellectual diversity is vital to the future of the Views Section

Intellectual diversity is vital to the future of the Views Section

Jordan Hall & Matt Saletta, Editors of the Views Section

August 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

Few spaces still exist where readers can find well-reasoned but conflicting voices featured side by side. This absence of discourse, often called an echo chamber, deprives us of the chance to challenge our opinions. When we are only met with confirmation, it is almost impossible to step beyond our o...

Prioritizing Intellectual Diversity Distracts the Views Section from What Matters Most

Prioritizing Intellectual Diversity Distracts the Views Section from What Matters Most

Sophia Mariani, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Views

When I pick up a copy of The Hullabaloo, I’m curious. I’m looking for answers and insights about the Tulane community. I trust that the writers have done their due diligence and are presenting me, as the reader, with all the facts. Reading an issue cover to cover, I expect to leave informed and ...

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

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

July 30, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

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

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

Students for Justice in Palestine

July 3, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

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

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

Anonymous

May 18, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

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 from the Editor: Season Finale

Lily Milwit

April 25, 2018


Filed under Views

Last June, I sat down to write my very first letter from the editor. Newly elected and preparing to enter my senior year at Tulane, I was excited, overwhelmed and eager to start the process of improving The Hullabaloo.In the months since, The Hullabaloo Board, staff and I have worked tirelessly to revamp ou...

Letter to the Editor: Earth Day every day at Tulane

Letter to the Editor: Earth Day every day at Tulane

John Alexander

April 25, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Local, Views

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...

Pro-life movement should shift toward support for mothers and families, away from agitation

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

The pro-life movement itself rests on an uneasy contradiction. The same people who cry for the rights and safety of the unborn seem to forget about their existence after birth. Pro-life supporters mostly lean to the right with 65 percent of Republicans believing abortion should be illegal in all or most cases. Their champions argue about the san...

Kendrick Lamar Pulitzer win showcases increased respect afforded to hip-hop

Kendrick Lamar Pulitzer win showcases increased respect afforded to hip-hop

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Views

On April 16, Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for Music. Acknowledging Lamar's 2017 album "Damn," the 2018 award marks the first time a non-classical or jazz musical composition has been recognized. Widely recognized as one of the most dominant forces in the rap industry today, Lamar suffers from no shor...

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Remembering the past, textbooks should not ignore history

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

History is complicated and filled with different sorts of nuances and perspectives. These perspectives, however, are what help provide us with a holistic understanding of our past. If we cannot learn history as it truly happened while we are students, then we will not be able to learn from past mistakes...

Medical marijuana bill presents good start for Louisiana drug reform

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Views

As a new bill for medical marijuana rolls into the Louisiana State Senate, there has been increased discussion about the applications of cannabis. The proposed bill includes the use of cannabis to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, glaucoma and severe muscle pain. This bill aims to expand the 2016 me...

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