The Tulane Hullabaloo

TIDES classes do not enhance student experience

Claire Davenport, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane Interdisciplinary Experience Seminars, better known as the freshman TIDES classes, have left many freshmen feeling cheated. Some enjoy their TIDES classes and find the subject matter inter...

Administration must make mental health highest priority, give CAPS more funding

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

December 3, 2014


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As campaigns erupt across campus advocating for awareness about mental health issues, one thing has become apparent. Our campus needs change.Tulane has seen many hardships this semester with the deaths of five students, three of which were a result of suicide, President Michael Fitts said Monday...

‘Bill’s with us’

Jack Newell, Staff Writers

December 1, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Students will have the opportunity to vote for either Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu or Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy in the Louisiana Senate runoff election on Saturday. Whoever wins th...

‘I’m with Mary’

Brendan Lyman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Louisiana’s Senate runoff election between incumbent Senator Mary Landrieu and U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy is quickly approaching. Despite the wave of Republican wins in the midterm elections, what...

Drunk Mode application offers users a safer night out

Hannah Orr, Associate Views Editor

November 25, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Going out for a fun night of drinking with friends can sometimes involve the proverbial blackout experience. Drunk Mode, a new application for iPhone and Android, is something all students who ...

Letter to the Editor: Report on Cowen Institute points out fatal flaw

Thomas Agnew

November 25, 2014


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Last issue's article on the resignation of John Ayers, director of this school's pro-charter Cowen Institute, left out an important detail. The fact that the "erroneous methodology" employed in the Institute's report on students' progress was so basic that any introductory statistics student could have sp...

Tulane properly accommodates students with religious holiday conflicts

Daniel Horowitz, Contributing Writer

November 25, 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 reputation of being accommodating to different religions and cultures, but the community overlooks some religious holidays at the cost of preserving academics.As students, we have the ...

Minimum wage increase would harm Tulane community

Kevin Young, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.President Barack Obama, Sen. Mary Landrieu and other Democratic politicians are known for their calls to increase the minimum wage. In Seattle, liberals recently achieved their goal of a $15 mini...

Letter to the Editor: Hullabaloo distastefully reports on suicide in Leadership Village

Jessica Ellis, Junior

November 22, 2014


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This morning I awoke to see another tasteless Hullaballoo article spreading like wildfire across my newsfeed. An immediate sensation of sorrow and anger came over me as I thought, just as I had the last time The Hullabaloo reported on a suicide, “What if this had been my sister?”I cannot imagine ...

Study Abroad policy reduces academic motivation

November 19, 2014


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The Office of Study Abroad's new grade point average policy encourages student slacking and devalues the classroom aspect of the study abroad experience. Starting in fall 2015, courses students take while studying abroad will no longer count toward their grade point averages. This switch only affects...

Transportation services during festivals, home games must be reevaluated

Daniel Horowitz, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane provides transportation across New Orleans and allows students to take part in community service and the city's various entertainment opportunities. Along with these benefits, however, come t...

Class Challenge venture proves misguided

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

November 19, 2014


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The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Asking Tulane students, who already pay some of the highest tuition in the country, to donate even more of their hard-earned money to the university is both greedy and wrong.That's exactly wha...

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