The Tulane Hullabaloo

BDS movement is Harmful for Peace and Human Rights

Daniel Gottlieb, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


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The recent push for Tulane to follow in the footsteps of New Orleans and adopt a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions resolution against Israel is both misguided and unethical. Shrouded under the veneer of promoting human rights, it in fact empowers the major human rights violators in Gaza and the West Ba...

Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?

Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?

April 22, 2018


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To the Editor of The Tulane Hullabaloo:"Most Engaged in Community Service: Tulane University" reads the 2017 Princeton Review college rankings. Yet, next year's student organization budget, proposed this past week by the Undergraduate Student Government, tells a different story.Released to student...

Students must avoid damaging beach communities

Students must avoid damaging beach communities

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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For many Tulane students, the spring semester means going on beach vacations with friends, whether it be for spring break or formal. While these trips offer a fun getaway for college students at Tulane and colleges across the country, they also wreak havoc on coastal communities, threatening local economies...

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

April 18, 2018


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The following are opinions columns and do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Daniel Horowitz, Views EditorWe live in a sinking state. Experts have done what they can to attempt to build and restore land on the coast to compensate for the land being lost, but the land restoration ...

Trump’s 2020 census proposals threaten to underrepresent LGBTQ+, minority groups

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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The U.S. census is administered every 10 years as a means of measuring the population of the country and the demographics of the people who live here. It has generally been apolitical, and politicians typically try to update it every few years to better represent the country as a whole and improve its...

Letter to the Editor: Students must embrace progressive organizing, hold administration accountable

Letter to the Editor: Students must embrace progressive organizing, hold administration accountable

Students for Justice in Palestine

April 15, 2018


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On Jan. 25, the New Orleans City Council rescinded resolution R-18-5, which encouraged divestment from corporations benefiting from human rights violations. Since then, members of Students for Justice in Palestine have returned to campus with a new perspective on progressive organizing.The resolution...

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD’s power must be restricted

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD’s power must be restricted

Shea Dobson, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Tulane President Michael Fitts recently sent out an email to the student body addressing multiple anonymous complaints made against the Tulane University Police Department which allege the use of unnecessary force by its officers, namely against people not affiliated with the university. As these complaints...

Cambridge Analytica threatens privacy of millions of Facebook users

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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It may not come to a surprise to anyone, but now on the list of possible threats to Western democracy, along with Russia, North Korea and the possible future where Sarah Palin runs for office again, is Facebook. According to a March 17 report by the New York Times, Facebook allowed Cambridge Analyti...

Community colleges serve essential function in current education climate

Community colleges serve essential function in current education climate

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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President Trump has repeatedly made disparaging comments about community colleges in the United States, claiming they are inferior to vocational schools. This opinion is both ill-informed and incorrect. For many years, the community college system has played a vital role in providing post-secondary education...

Standardized comprehensive sex education critical for young students

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

April 11, 2018


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Awkward experiences are commonplace during a person's early teenage years. Just because something is awkward, however, does not make it bad.Sex education could possibly be one of the most awkward experiences for a young adult navigating the maze of puberty. But these courses teach us about the information,...

Letter to the Editor: Remember our real motto

Letter to the Editor: Remember our real motto

Collin McCadden

April 11, 2018


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In my four years at Tulane, I have witnessed the school grow and change tremendously. I came here knowing the university and New Orleans itself were undergoing a renaissance of sorts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The school has become more academically excellent, more highly regarded and more selective.Tulane...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane must not adopt pro-BDS policies

Letter to the Editor: Tulane must not adopt pro-BDS policies

Alan Smason

April 7, 2018


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Dear Editor:As a Tulane alumnus and the former Features Editor and Executive Editor of The Hullabaloo during the early 1970s, I was appalled that the newspaper chose to run a pro-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanction), anti-Israel opinion piece by freshman Dylan Borne.In making the case for a...

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