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Diocese abuses in Louisiana constitute state takeover

Diocese abuses in Louisiana constitute state takeover

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

February 21, 2019


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Following the release of a list of priests accused of sexual assault by the Diocese of Baton Rouge, a case against several Louisiana dioceses and administrative divisions of the Catholic Church has been rapidly building. In turn, the dioceses of New Orleans, Alexandria and Houma-Thibodaux have release...

An open letter to students planning studying abroad in Cuba

An open letter to students planning studying abroad in Cuba

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

February 21, 2019


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To whom it may concern:Your deadline is approaching. As you finalize your applications and send them in hopes of being accepted into the four-week long trip to the tropical island, I hope you are able to fully understand the gravity of the situation you are presented with. To you, this may well jus...

In quest for Southern Ivy status, Tulane has only adopted its exclusive tendencies

In quest for Southern Ivy status, Tulane has only adopted its exclusive tendencies

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

February 20, 2019


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As one of the top 50 most acclaimed universities in the U.S., Tulane University continuously accepts those students who are “the best and the brightest.” While this seems constructive for the university, admissions statistics paint an unseemly portrait of campus than what is aggressively promoted. ...

An introduction to ‘The Elephant’ column

An introduction to ‘The Elephant’ column

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

February 14, 2019


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In the coming issues of The Hullabaloo, the Views section will be publishing a periodic column titled “The Elephant.” The column is based on the common idiom “the elephant in the room,” which refers to an obvious problem that no one wants to discuss. For a long time, as a university, we have...

Small detail leaves door open for potential disaster on campus

Small detail leaves door open for potential disaster on campus

Michael Chen, General Associate

February 14, 2019


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After a discussion about gun violence in my English class of 15 people, a small concern was brought up — the door of our classroom could not be locked from the inside. As we thought about it further, we discovered that such a minuscule detail could have a massive impact.In Tulane University’s ...

Letter from the Editor: Introducing the Black History Month issue

Letter from the Editor: Introducing the Black History Month issue

Canela López, Editor In Chief

February 14, 2019


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With the confusing weather that comes with spring in New Orleans and the month of February upon us, Tulane University is in the midst of Black History Month programming on and around campus.In honor of the Black administrators, students and staff that have built this institution, made progress for...

Staff Editorial: Administration should acknowledge Black History Month, enact change

Staff Editorial: Administration should acknowledge Black History Month, enact change

February 14, 2019


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In 1963, a Jan. 26 edition of The Times-News reported that Tulane University won against a federal court order that would force the university to admit black students. According to the article, Tulane’s founder, Paul Tulane, emphasized that the university would be for white students only.Eventually,...

Tulane Admissions must rethink priorities

Tulane Admissions must rethink priorities

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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As the annual college application process draws to a close for the 2018-19 academic year, many Tulanians likely feel immense pride for their institution. According to a press release from Tulane’s Office of Undergraduate Admission, Tulane received a record 41,365 applications this year, leading to a...

Panhellenic Diversity and Inclusion Committee faces obstacles towards inclusive Greek System

Panhellenic Diversity and Inclusion Committee faces obstacles towards inclusive Greek System

Julianna Pasquarello, Contributing Reporter

February 7, 2019


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Editor’s Note: This article refers to Tulane sororities which fall under the umbrella of the National Panhellenic Conference. It does not cover the National Pan-Hellenic Council, a historically black Greek organization, nor does it refer to professional fraternities, LGBTQ+ Greek life or honor socie...

NCI Lawsuit could spark introspective conversation for Tulane

NCI Lawsuit could spark introspective conversation for Tulane

Julianna Pasquarello, Contributing Reporter

February 7, 2019


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Last semester, I frantically refreshed my Gibson Portal until my registration opened. Clicking “submit,” I enrolled in a political science class titled “Women and Public Policy.” A discussion-based seminar, the class explores the way policy intersects with gender to impact the lives of everyd...

Federal Courts and Louisiana Legislature Attack Women’s Rights

Federal Courts and Louisiana Legislature Attack Women’s Rights

Michael Chen, General Associate

January 31, 2019


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As of this Monday, abortion physicians throughout the state of Louisiana are required to obtain “admitting privileges” from nearby hospitals thanks to Louisiana House Bill 388: Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, otherwise known as Act 620.Authored by Katrina Jackson, a democratic member of the L...

One country’s crisis is another’s sparring session

One country’s crisis is another’s sparring session

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

January 31, 2019


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Last week in Venezuela, following a highly disputed election, Juan Guaido, a lawmaker from the National Assembly, swore himself in as interim president. Rallies to depose President Nicolás Maduro soon followed. For many in the U.S., this was a first introduction to the affairs of the Latin American ...