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Green Wave Grille deepens divide between students, student-athletes

Green Wave Grille deepens divide between students, student-athletes

Justin Walton, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2018


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If you have never heard of the Green Wave Grille, you are not alone.  Only student-athletes seem to know about it. The Grille is a new dining hall, introduced this year, that was designed specifically for student-athletes. It offers more nutritious options than Bruff Commons to boost athletic performance.  ...

Students should reflect on consequences of hook-up culture

Students should reflect on consequences of hook-up culture

Matt Saletta, Views Section Editor

September 26, 2018


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Hookup culture has come to dominate American college campuses, and even casual forms of traditional dating have largely been displaced. As a society, we have shifted away from a marriage-oriented culture toward a culture which delays emotional intimacy in favor of physical exploration.Many of us are aware of the benefits of modern romantic culture. We are no lon...

Tulane students must be critical of No. 1 Peace Corps Volunteer ranking

Tulane students must be critical of No. 1 Peace Corps Volunteer ranking

Shea Dobson

September 26, 2018


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“The audacity of my arrogance in assuming that this time abroad would do Cameroon any good was apparent on day one.” These are the words of former Peace Corps Volunteer Kelli Donley, who resigned from her post after five months in a move that, by the standards of the Peace Corps, is not the leas...

Saving serious relationships until after college benefits students

Saving serious relationships until after college benefits students

Jordan Hall, Views Section Editor

September 26, 2018


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Would you marry someone you met in college? Many of us would probably say no. Our parents, however, likely would have said yes. In fact, many of them probably did marry a college sweetheart.Millennials are moving away from this dating norm. We are more and more likely to wait to get involved in seriou...

Letter from the Editor: Dating apps, self-discovery and Tulane

Letter from the Editor: Dating apps, self-discovery and Tulane

Canela López, Editor–in–Chief

September 26, 2018


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For many of us undergraduate students, our time at college is an era of intellectual, spiritual and, for a lucky few, sexual exploration. It is a time to grow, to learn and to find ourselves.Though soul searching can come in many forms, some of us find ourselves seeking companionship on this road...

Tulane’s mascot should change again to maintain tradition

Tulane’s mascot should change again to maintain tradition

Matt Saletta, Editor for Views Section

September 24, 2018


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The time has come to change Tulane’s mascot. Though this may sound like a radical stance, changing the mascot is the only way for Tulane to uphold one of its longest traditions. To understand this, we need to remember our history.When Tulane began its first competitive athletics teams in 1893,...

Mental health programs like CAPS deserve more funding, attention

Mental health programs like CAPS deserve more funding, attention

Austin Rodriguez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Mental health on college campuses is an enduring issue, and campus health services across the country are making serious efforts to address the constantly fluctuating, and generally increasing, needs of their students. Here at Tulane, Counseling and Psychological Services is no exception.According to Program Director Donna Bender, CAPS added another year-round staff positi...

Kavanaugh’s confirmation must be postponed to address accusations

Kavanaugh’s confirmation must be postponed to address accusations

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


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Trump’s second Supreme Court nominee threatens to reverse incredible progress made regarding sexual violence and misconduct in the U.S. Judge Brett Kavanaugh currently faces sexual assault allegations for an incident that occurred when he was 17 years old. Even after the #MeToo movement, many still...

Southern states must consider urban planning to address rapid growth

Matt Saletta, Editor of the Views Section

September 16, 2018


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As each year passes, Southern states are becoming more urban. Cities like San Antonio, Atlanta, New Orleans and Houston are booming with transplants from all over the world, but few are taking serious steps to plan for their long-term growth. If southern cities do not take their own growth seriously...

New Orleans needs to acknowledge its environmental issues

New Orleans needs to acknowledge its environmental issues

Jon Krantz, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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The city of New Orleans needs to start taking the environment seriously. So far, the city has failed to reduce its carbon footprint or promote higher environmental standards for its citizens.Let’s take a look at recycling. Let’s take a look at recycling. New Orleans recycles much less than the average big city, only focusing on plastic bottles,...

Tulane’s mismatched architecture hinders campus cohesion

Cadence Neenan, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


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Just this week, U.S. News and World Report came out with its vaguely titled “Best College Rankings,” solidifying the rampant anxieties of students everywhere. A quick glance at the top five universities includes all the usual champions: Princeton, Harvard, Columbia, Yale, etc. Now I beg of you – what ...

Tulane should allow films like Roe v Wade to be shot on campus

Tulane should allow films like Roe v Wade to be shot on campus

Marcus Maldonado, Contributing Reporter

September 13, 2018


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Tulane should allow controversial films, including those like “Roe v. Wade,” to be filmed on campus. The ideal of free expression has long been touted as a fundamental principle of any properly functioning democracy.  In order for the truth to rise to the top, individuals must be free to debate, discuss...

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