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Tulane should not allow pro-life movies like “Roe v Wade” to film on campus

Tulane should not allow pro-life movies like “Roe v Wade” to film on campus

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Views

When Tulane was too “busy” to film an anti-abortion movie on campus this summer, they got awfully lucky. What happens on this campus and is endorsed by our administration is a direct reflection of the values this university holds.“We strive to foster the highest potential within individual...

Letter to the Editor: Devos’s title IX reform threatens progress against sexual assault

Letter to the Editor: Devos’s title IX reform threatens progress against sexual assault

Helen Robins, Contributing Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

Distracted by flashy, headline-grabbing stories, many news outlets overlooked a sweeping development with serious consequences for Tulane students: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ new Title IX regulations. DeVos’s proposed changes to Obama-era guidelines directly threaten the ability of victims...

Slow Puerto Rican recovery is evidence of environmental racism

Slow Puerto Rican recovery is evidence of environmental racism

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter

September 9, 2018


Filed under Views

It has been 11 months, 15 days and counting since the U.S. territory known as Puerto Rico was ravaged by Hurricane Maria. With a death toll of 4,000 and growing according to the Denver Post, the island is far from making a full recovery.With the electrical system weakened, buildings still dilapi...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane needs to take campus safety seriously

Letter to the Editor: Tulane needs to take campus safety seriously

Kate DeMoss

September 7, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

Two recent developments in campus safety have presented university students, faculty, administrators and staff with difficult challenges: the exposure of Urban Meyer and a series of cases challenging Obama-era policy regarding sexual assault at universities. Mounting pressure has compelled many u...

Tulane administration’s hypocrisy on partying needs to stop

Tulane administration’s hypocrisy on partying needs to stop

Jon Krantz, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Views

Unfortunately, Tulane has recently suffered a great loss: we no longer hold our coveted title of top party school in the country. We have been relegated to third place, losing out to University of Delaware and West Virginia University. This tragedy must come as good news to the Tulane administration...

Tulane’s drinking problem is a national issue, not the administration’s fault

Tulane’s drinking problem is a national issue, not the administration’s fault

Matt Saletta, Editor of the Views Section

September 6, 2018


Filed under Views

Tulane’s new policies regarding underage drinking have revived an old debate about how universities should address student drinking. The negative impacts of binge drinking are real and deserve to be taken seriously. Any actions taken by the administration will be useless until we acknowledge the strange,...

We all can learn from John McCain’s legacy

We all can learn from John McCain’s legacy

Jon Krantz, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Views

This weekend, the nation lost Sen. John McCain to glioblastoma, or cancer in the glial cells of the brain. His career was marked by many mistakes, but his legacy of unparalleled moral character and his devotion to our country offer a shining example of dutiful citizenship.Though he was often considered...

Letter from the Editor: Reporting to you from the basement of the LBC, for the 114th year

Letter from the Editor: Reporting to you from the basement of the LBC, for the 114th year

Canela Lopez, Editor in Chief

August 29, 2018


Filed under Views

As the fall semester commences, classes kick off and campus comes alive, The Tulane Hullabaloo has already been diligently at work down in the basement of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life.In the weeks leading up to the beginning of classes, our board of 31 members has gone through ext...

Intellectual diversity is vital to the future of the Views Section

Intellectual diversity is vital to the future of the Views Section

Jordan Hall & Matt Saletta, Editors of the Views Section

August 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

Few spaces still exist where readers can find well-reasoned but conflicting voices featured side by side. This absence of discourse, often called an echo chamber, deprives us of the chance to challenge our opinions. When we are only met with confirmation, it is almost impossible to step beyond our o...

Prioritizing Intellectual Diversity Distracts the Views Section from What Matters Most

Prioritizing Intellectual Diversity Distracts the Views Section from What Matters Most

Sophia Mariani, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Views

When I pick up a copy of The Hullabaloo, I’m curious. I’m looking for answers and insights about the Tulane community. I trust that the writers have done their due diligence and are presenting me, as the reader, with all the facts. Reading an issue cover to cover, I expect to leave informed and ...

Letter to the Editor: Israel aligns with Tulane Values, hate does not

Letter to the Editor: Israel aligns with Tulane Values, hate does not

July 30, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

Recently, a Tulane student group wrote a Letter to the Editor in which it discussed its opposition to President Fitts' visit to Israel to explore possible collaborations with Israeli universities. It claimed that any Tulane-Israel partnership is hypocritical to Tulane's values, when, in reality, Tulane...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane Israeli partnership is a hypocrisy of university values

Letter to the Editor: Tulane Israeli partnership is a hypocrisy of university values

Students for Justice in Palestine

July 3, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Views

On June 25 Tulane News announced President Mike Fitts would be visiting the state of Israel this week with the intention of exchanging opportunities with four Israeli universities: Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Tel Aviv University and the Technion. Fitts’ visit to Israel, coupled with t...

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