The Tulane Hullabaloo

PRO: Yik Yak platform fosters open conversation on Tulane’s campus

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

October 14, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Colleges in Chicago, New Mexico and Vermont are beginning to ban Yik Yak, a social media platform some have referred to as an “anonymous Twitter.” While misuse of the app has given it a bad reputation, ba...

CON: Yik Yak facilitates negativity on campus

Hannah Orr, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.As Yik Yak becomes increasingly popular on college campuses, the opportunity for it to cause harm to the students increases. Yik Yak is a smartphone application that allows users in a certain...

Career Fair remains inaccessible to students

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

October 12, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Schools across New Orleans host an annual career fair to allow students to network with employers for internships and job opportunities, but the strict time window severely limits the number of...

Office of Study Abroad must grant students more freedom

Kevin Young, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane University is consistently referred to as one of the best universities in the United States and in the world by publications like The Princeton Review. Students from all across the United ...

PRO: TEMS provides vital service

Jack Newell, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The frequency of alcohol-related incidents requiring Tulane Emergency Medical Services has led many within both the administration and student communities to worry about the alcohol-oriented and b...

Short-term teaching contracts restrict faculty potential, negatively impact classroom

Staff Editorial

October 1, 2014


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Though the number of full-time teaching positions at Tulane has remained constant, the number of adjunct positions, meaning not full-time, has increased, which has resulted in adverse effects for the Tulane community. Students may develop less meaningful relationships with adjunct professors, and adjuncts ...

Feminist community lacks holistic approach

Rosie Li, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane has a unique feminist culture fueled by the Newcomb College Institute and several active organizations on campus. Despite admirable efforts and achievements, the feminist movement still f...

CON: Students abuse TEMS services

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

October 1, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Again and again, students recite what seems to be the average Tulane student’s motto, "work hard, play hard." This motto is a tangible representation of Tulane’s binge drinking culture and...

Psych Gumbo: Hazing issue persists, Southern colleges top reports

Holly Peek, Contributing Columnist

October 1, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Hazing is a practice often talked about on college campuses, particularly when students are considering which organizations to join. Despite strict rules banning this behavior, hazing still occur...

New city policy upheaves homeless community

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

September 24, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The New Orleans City Council passed an ordinance on Sept. 4 that bans tents, couches and other obstructions from public rights of way including but not limited to streets, sidewalks, neutral gro...

Student outrage towards Gold Zone is unwarranted

Carl Vidrine, Associate Views Editor

September 24, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The ill will students have expressed towards the Gold Zone is wrongheaded and misplaced. While the Gold Zone no longer provides the campus or residence to commercial establishment option, this c...

Policies banning trans students from listing preferred names on Splash Cards are justified

Hannah Orr, Contributing Reporter

September 24, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Transgender students at Tulane have requested to list their preferred names on their Splash Cards. Not much, however, can be done to amend Tulane's current policies on the matter. People have blam...

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