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The Tulane Hullabaloo

Study Abroad policy reduces academic motivation

November 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The Office of Study Abroad's new grade point average policy encourages student slacking and devalues the classroom aspect of the study abroad experience. Starting in fall 2015, courses students take while studying abroad will no longer count toward their grade point averages. This switch only affects...

Transportation services during festivals, home games must be reevaluated

Daniel Horowitz, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2014


Filed under Views

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane provides transportation across New Orleans and allows students to take part in community service and the city's various entertainment opportunities. Along with these benefits, however, come t...

Class Challenge venture proves misguided

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

November 19, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Asking Tulane students, who already pay some of the highest tuition in the country, to donate even more of their hard-earned money to the university is both greedy and wrong.That's exactly wha...

Off-campus lighting vital for student, community safety

Emily Carmichael, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Proper lighting is not only an aesthetic issue, but also a safety one. Recent crime around campus has reminded the Tulane community of the importance of basic safety measures like streetlights. As...

Career center services remain underpublicized

Rosie Li, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Senior students face the pressure of deciding what they will do after graduation. They often either spend a long time searching and applying for work without concrete results, or wait until th...

USG responsibly spends 60,000 on SOC redesign

Carl Vidrine, Associate Views Editor

November 12, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The Student Organizations Center, a high-traffic area for students and organizations currently stands in a state of neglect. The chairs are worn, the tables wobble and poor space management has limit...

Anniversary of National Minimum Drinking Age Act celebrates ineffective, outdated law

Hannah Orr, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.In preparation for a good night, many students might take shot after shot—not counting, just wanting to make sure that their buzz lasts until they drink more later. Students drink because they ...

Registration system frustrates students, in need of reform

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

November 12, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.In the whirlwind of exams and classes, I found myself sitting behind my computer once again frustrated with the schedule of classes. I didn't know which classes to take, and worried about overloadi...

Psych Gumbo: Seasonal Affective Disorder brings sadness, disrupts daily life as winter approaches

Holly Peek, Staff Columnist

November 12, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The days are getting shorter, the sunshine fades faster and the winter chill will soon arrive on Tulane’s campus. While the winter weather brings with it the anticipation of holiday vacations ...

Housing introduces ambiguious, unjust policy

November 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Tulane's Department of Housing and Residence Life released a new policy stating that administration only needs to be 51 percent sure a student has violated community guidelines such as tampering with the fire alarm to kick students out of their on-campus residence permanently.This policy uses an arbitra...

Adopting test-optional policies could harm admissions

Carl Vidrine, Associate Views Editor

October 22, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.As more and more schools, including Bowdoin College, Wake Forest University and DePaul University, implement test-optional admissions policies that judge applicants without ACT or SAT scores, pressure grows for oth...

Student, faculty communication must be improved

Claire Davenport, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The student to faculty ratio at Tulane is nine to one, and 64 percent of classes contain 20 students or less. Students and teachers, however, are not taking proper advantage of this golden ratio...

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