The Tulane Hullabaloo

Service learning program dissatisfies students

Rosie Li, Staff Writer

August 27, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's new policy, which allows students to complete the second-tier of service learning their sophomore year is positive, but more needs to be done to improve the service learning experience. T...

Tulane expresses fiscal responsibility at cost of faculty, staff salaries

Franny Hocking, Contributing Reporter

August 27, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's decision to freeze faculty and staff salaries for the 2014-15 fiscal year demonstrates the university's fiscal responsibility but could lead to the university losing its competitive advantage ...

Lack of enforcement pushes Tulane’s tobacco policy to extreme

Jack Newell, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's former tobacco policy, which designated specific areas where students could smoke, was a better compromise between smokers and non-smokers than the current tobacco-free campus policy. The ...

From Ferguson to New Orleans, Disconnect Harms

Brendan Lyman, Contribuiting Reporter

August 21, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Since the Aug. 9 shooting and death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, the town of Ferguson, Missouri has become the epicenter of our nation’s police forces’ growing disconnection with the commu...

Staff Editorial: Uber would bring more transportation options to New Orleans

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

August 21, 2014


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Uber’s entrance into the New Orleans market would increase consumer choice and improve safety for Tulane students. The car-hailing phone application allows individuals to connect with the nearest available driver, see the route and fare ahead of time, and pay with a credit card automatically as ride...

Transparency within admissions benefits campus diversity

Joshua Kimbrell, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 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 the test scores and the applicants, but one thing it lacks is diversity. In a city with a white population of 33 percent, according to 2010 Census Bureau data, the admissions board s...

New EXPLORE program allows students more time to acclimate

Angelica Nahalka, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The administration is making major changes to its freshman summer programs by adding the new EXPLORE tracks to help freshmen acclimate, but there is definitely more to be done. These programs are ...

NCI construction hold-up causes more harm than good

Amelia Hess, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The Tulane University administration has frozen all work pertaining to the demolition of the Newcomb College Institute and has neglected to keep the Tulane community informed. Such a large proje...

Tulane executes Greenbaum construction timeline poorly

Rachel Schor, Contributing Reporter

August 21, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.As residents entered through the front door of Barbara Greenbaum House at Newcomb Lawn, they were met with unfinished, bare walls and a sea of furniture wrapped in plastic. The industrial-looki...

Staff Editorial: The Hullabaloo congratulates President Cowen

Staff Editorial

August 16, 2014


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As Scott Cowen prepares to step down as the university’s 14th president on July 1, The Hullabaloo staff would like to congratulate him on a 16-year presidency and the legacy that he leaves behind. Hurricane Katrina marked Cowen’s presidency, as he became an instrumental part of Tulane’s recovery a...

Tulane should consider alternative options to divesting

Kevin Young, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Recently, Tulane University President Scott Cowen and his administration announced that the university will not divest from fossil fuels, despite an undergraduate referendum supporting divestment. ...

Building more single-style rooms would increase students satisfaction

Staff Reporter, Carl Vidrine

June 11, 2014


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The following is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane is embarking on a campaign to construct multiple new residence halls on its Uptown campus. According to recent press releases, there are two more residence halls being built on campus, not includi...

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