The Tulane Hullabaloo

We must remain vigilant against online proliferation of fake news

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Views

The 2010s are a post-truth era, one in which any information from anywhere can be put online with a chance that someone out there will believe it. This phenomenon is shown best by "fake news," something that Trump and Sinclair Broadcasting have put on full blast this last week. In one incredibly ominous...

Landrieu’s new book encourages thoughtful reflection of privilege

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

Mitch Landrieu's time as mayor of New Orleans will soon end, but he seeks to continue influencing the Big Easy and the nation as a whole. This desire is evident in his new book, "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History." Despite its title, which references the removal of statues an...

States must protect children by repealing child marriage laws

States must protect children by repealing child marriage laws

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

In today's news cycle, the average lifespan of any discussion has become increasingly short, displacing the desire for meaningful discussions. People have lost any semblance of an attention span, and in this constant tornado of insane stories, issues that deserve much more of a reaction go completely...

Staff Editorial: Students deserve more transparency during election process

March 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

With a budget of $2.5 million and the ear of the administration, the Undergraduate Student Government holds immense power. With great power must come great transparency.The Awards and Elections Committee just announced the results of the USG executive board elections after a dramatic and eventful few...

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

March 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

The following columns are opinions and do not represent the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Taking down the Confederate monuments is a good first step in acknowledging the discriminatory history they represent, but we cannot forget this history. Placing these monuments on display in a museum is a way...

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

Speaking at an event late last month, Mayor Mitch Landrieu discussed a recently-published study from the Keen Independent Research Foundation, which involves 5,000 local businesses and a review of city contracts. The study, as quoted from its website, highlights disparities in the availability of city contr...

Louisiana Supreme Court case illustrates shortcomings of charter schools

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal regarding charter school funding on March 13. The lower court's ruling held that 35 charter schools did not qualify as public schools and, thus, were not entitled to state aid. The contentious case, in which ...

NOLA community must unite to combat human trafficking on Bourbon Street

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

The New Orleans Police Department recently conducted a series of raids of Bourbon Street strip clubs as part of its campaign to combat human trafficking. Despite the good intentions behind them, these operations will not be enough to stop human trafficking, a local problem that threatens the well-being...

New Orleans, U.S. must acknowledge, address citywide housing discrimination

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

March 21, 2018


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As Tulane students transition into the real world, they will have to consider a very critical aspect of living: finding housing. Most Tulane students, if they are capable of finding a place to live, could have virtually no problems whatsoever in securing housing. Others, however, may face an obstacle...

The Trump White House is tainted by criminality and chaos

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

March 18, 2018


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Donald Trump's White House has become a revolving door for staffers and members of the administration. Seemingly every day a new person resigns or is fired for no apparent reason. Continuing on this new presidential tradition, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has just been fired. The stories are confli...

Letter to the Editor: No, I’m not interested in applauding perpetrators of sexual violence

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Views

It came to my attention after mention of an article in the Hullabaloo earlier this week that an event titled "CockTales" is to be held on campus in Rogers Memorial on April 12 and 13. Upon further investigation, I found "CockTales" to be entirely self-described as a collection of monologues and confessions...

Tech companies should reject anti-Semitism on their platforms

Tech companies should reject anti-Semitism on their platforms

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Following a year filled with fake news, neo-Nazi rallies and waves of white nationalism, the powers that be are finally taking a stand by definitively stating that Nazis are bad. For those feeling excited that this president's administration, which somehow botched every chance to denounce anti-Semitism,...

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