The Tulane Hullabaloo

Letter to the Editor: Addressing The Elephant

Letter to the Editor: Addressing The Elephant

Allison Foster and Katarina Engler

April 4, 2019

Dear Editor:The 2017 Tulane University Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey results were staggering. Their release took Tulane by storm, and rightly so. 41% of Tulane undergraduate women and 18% of Tulane undergraduate men reported being sexually assaulted during their time at Tulane. That number is...

Tulane must follow Louisiana’s example in “banning the box”

Tulane must follow Louisiana’s example in “banning the box”

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

April 4, 2019

On March 1, more than 36,000 people convicted of felonies in the state of Louisiana had their voting rights restored after a law passed in the Louisiana legislature last May, allowing those who have not served time in the past five years, went into effect. While there are still extra steps required for...

Tulane’s silence on Bayou Bridge, beyond

Tulane’s silence on Bayou Bridge, beyond

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

April 4, 2019

After a three-year long crawl, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline is officially operational. The pipeline began to flow crude oil across the southeastern portion of Louisiana — from Lake Charles to St. James Parish — on Monday. Unfortunately, it was not an April Fools’ prank. The cold reality — snaking...

Tulane should encourage alumni to root in New Orleans

Tulane should encourage alumni to root in New Orleans

Gabriel Clark-Clough, Contributing Reporter

April 4, 2019

If New Orleans is a tourist city, then Tulane University is the city’s biggest travel agency. The comprehensive package offered by the elite institution includes amenities such as housing, food and a full-purpose gym membership. If you buy in on the four-year deal, the university will even throw in...

A list of must-haves from Tulane bookstore

A list of must-haves from Tulane bookstore

Jared Freifeld, Contributing Reporter

April 4, 2019

Whether you’re just visiting as an incoming freshman, or a senior on your way out, the Tulane University Bookstore located in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life has been there for you in one way or another. It’s the place you bought your first Tulane shirt, or where you bought grandma that...

Tulane USG Fails to Make an Impact

Tulane USG Fails to Make an Impact

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

With the results of the Tulane Undergraduate Student Government elections finally in, an appropriate question arises: What is the actual impact of Tulane USG on student life?As Tulanians, it was difficult not to notice the large swaths of students campaigning for student government positions last...

United States stumbles drastically behind other countries in reforming gun laws

United States stumbles drastically behind other countries in reforming gun laws

Michael Chen, General Associate

March 27, 2019

Immediately after the mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was thrust onto the global stage. A face of grief and empathy, her compassion and sympathy have earned her multiple commendations from various political and religious leaders around...

FULLABALOO: Letter to the Editor: Hey I Still Have Your Juul

FULLABALOO: Letter to the Editor: Hey I Still Have Your Juul

Johnson Smith, Like, I guess a writer, I dunno dude

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only.Yo, what’s up guys. So I was reading a previous issue of The Hullabaloo, and it was like, making me think or whate...

FULLABALOO: Buying your way into college actually very fun, chill

Cadence Neenan, Very Rich Girl, Duh

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only.There has been a lot in the news recently about Aunt Becky from “Full House” buying her daughters’ ways int...

Letter to the Editor: Addressing the Elephant – Reflection on Sexual Violence Work at Tulane Following the Climate Survey Results

Letter to the Editor: Addressing the Elephant – Reflection on Sexual Violence Work at Tulane Following the Climate Survey Results

March 27, 2019

Dear Editor:The 2017 Tulane University Sexual Misconduct Climate Survey results were staggering. Their release took Tulane by storm, and rightly so. 41 percent of Tulane undergraduate women and 18% of Tulane undergraduate men reported being sexually assaulted during their time at Tulane. That number...

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...

Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Reporter

March 20, 2019

According to surveillance data from the Center of Disease Control, Louisiana has the second highest rate of chlamydia, third highest rate of gonorrhea and third highest rate of syphilis in the 50 states. Young people are disproportionately affected by these diseases, making up 50 percent of new infections...