The Tulane Hullabaloo

Slow demographic changes demonstrate administration’s failure to diversify campus

Justin Marcano, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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It’s like a broken record. The pleas for diversity at Tulane have gone on for years now, but if we continue to be all bark and no bite, nothing will change.The university can celebrate its required courses and established offices dedicated to “fostering greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and accountability at every level of university life.” But if we do not have ...

Tulane has moral obligation to provide fentanyl-testing strips at health center

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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The Hullabaloo recently published an article on the risk fentanyl-laced drugs pose on Tulane’s campus. Here, I would like to elaborate on the extreme danger fentanyl poses both on this campus and in this country, along with the steps the Tulane administration should take in order to assure student...

Letter from the Editor: What’s in a name?

Letter from the Editor: What’s in a name?

Canela López, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2018


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It’s the middle of October in New Orleans, and we all know what that means: fall time. The leaves are changing (kind of), the air is cooling down (sort of) and students are struggle-chugging coffee in Howard Tilton Memorial Library attempting to cram for any belated midterms.This time of year...

Hypersocialization is an endemic problem for Tulane students, strains mental health

Hypersocialization is an endemic problem for Tulane students, strains mental health

Hannah Klein and Matt Saletta

October 17, 2018


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Tulane’s work hard, play hard culture has stood the test of time, but it continues to burden students by reinforcing a culture of hypersocialization. For the sake of their continued health and happiness, students ought to budget time to be alone instead of fixating on constant interaction.As a society, we...

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


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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

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

Tamar Arenson

October 8, 2018


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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

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

Elias Garcia, Alumnus

October 3, 2018


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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...

Senate Judiciary Committee fails American people in improper investigation

Senate Judiciary Committee fails American people in improper investigation

Jordan Hall, Views Editor

October 3, 2018


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As the highest court in the country, the U.S. Supreme Court has long been held in esteem by American citizens. It is historically seen as an impartial body, fit to rule on the most important issues affecting the nation.This has not been the case for some time. Though Justice Anthony Kennedy was known as ...

STDs, mental health risks ignored by students

STDs, mental health risks ignored by students

Jon Krantz, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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Tulane University often advertises the illustrious nightlife of New Orleans but, for obvious reasons, chooses to not discuss the pervasive hookup culture it often entails. At our school, it is becoming increasingly rare to find people who are in relationships, and committed partners are categorized as end...

University fails to provide housing, leaves students behind

University fails to provide housing, leaves students behind

Justin Marcano, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


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Tulane University has created a pressure-filled housing problem that has been ignored for too long. Until some serious changes are made, students will continue to be impacted by the university’s negligence on student housing.From building construction to “audacious” fundraising projects, Tulane ...

Elections in Texas, Georgia on track to reshape Democratic party

Elections in Texas, Georgia on track to reshape Democratic party

Matt Saletta, Views Editor

October 3, 2018


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In just a few weeks, the future of the Democrats may be decided by elections in Georgia and Texas. In the next decade of elections, will the Democrats try to win over moderate voters, or will they focus on energizing their progressive base? It all comes down to the success or failure of two candida...

Citizens cannot tolerate dismissal of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

Edwin Wang, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018


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Since national news coverage has been driven by the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, many have forgotten about the ongoing Special Counsel investigation regarding alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. But forces are moving against the investigation, and Deputy A...

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