The Tulane Hullabaloo

New Business School downtown building highlights inequality of funds on campus

New Business School downtown building highlights inequality of funds on campus

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

January 31, 2019


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Last year, Tulane’s Uptown campus saw the completion of a $35 million new building, the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex, for the university’s A.B. Freeman School of Business. The new state-of-the-art building gave the business school new facilities far more advanced than those of the rest o...

Tulane Should Scrap Its Housing Requirement

Tulane Should Scrap Its Housing Requirement

Edwin Wang, Contributing Reporter

January 31, 2019


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With the housing application reopening for the 2019-20 academic year, a question that often puzzles Tulane students resurfaces: Why does Tulane require first- and second-year students to live on campus?As college affordability continues to haunt students across the nation, a mindblowing 47 per...

Jefferson Parish air pollution must be fixed

Jefferson Parish air pollution must be fixed

Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

January 24, 2019


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From constant nausea to bronchitis and other respiratory irritations, citizens of Jefferson Parish, specifically in the River Ridge area, have been rightfully worried about their recent health problems, which they claim to have started in August. The source of their concern is the Jefferson Par...

The Charter that ate the South

The Charter that ate the South

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

January 24, 2019


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The debate over charter schools has been raging for years now. With Trump’s nomination — and later confirmation — of Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, it seemed that the domination of charter schools was looming on the horizon. This proved to be the case. A year later, with a 5-2 vote fr...

Where do we go from here?

Where do we go from here?

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

January 24, 2019


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During Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, millions of people gathered in rallies and protests across the nation as the government entered its 28th day in shutdown. It was the perfect storm for all the demons of the last two years to rear their ugly heads on the national stage for all the world to see.With...

Rising cost of living in Louisiana sinks households in poverty

Rising cost of living in Louisiana sinks households in poverty

Nketiah Berko, Senior Staff Writer

January 16, 2019


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 A recent report from the Louisiana Association of United Ways revealed that for a family of four in New Orleans, basic living expenses add up to nearly $61,000 a year. The analysis, known as the Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, or ALICE Project, examined working-class Loui...

New Louisiana Amendment should change past, future

New Louisiana Amendment should change past, future

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

January 16, 2019


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 Ashley Chen | Views Layout EditorThis past November, the state of Louisiana passed the Unanimous Jury Verdict for Felony Trials Amendment, or Louisiana Amendment 2. Prior to the passing of Amendment 2, state trials in Louisiana only required 10 of the 12 jurors on a trial to vote guilty in order to convict the accu...

Separating Tulane’s colleges would benefit Tulane students and faculty

Separating Tulane’s colleges would benefit Tulane students and faculty

Julia Prager-Hessel, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2018


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 Sometimes dividing makes us stronger. When it comes to Tulane’s administrative model, we’d be much better off allowing each individual school to manage its students’ affairs independently, beginning with the admissions process, instead of relying on our current free-flowing model...

Interdisciplinary education is a key asset for Tulane’s students

Interdisciplinary education is a key asset for Tulane’s students

Justin Marcano, Associate Views Editor

November 29, 2018


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Sometimes dividing makes us stronger. When it comes to Tulane’s administrative model, we’d be much better off allowing each individual school to manage its students’ affairs independently, beginning with the admissions process, instead of relying on our current free-flowing model.Though it...

Millennials are multidimensional, not just “snowflakes”

Millennials are multidimensional, not just “snowflakes”

Matt Saletta, Views Editor

November 29, 2018


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There’s an incredible supply of negative stereotypes built up about millenials: we’re lazy, we’re weak-willed, we destroyed the napkin industry. But few people have taken time to reflect on the historic, often tragic events that shaped us, and fewer still have recognized our incredible potent...

Women’s wave in midterm elections is monumental for Americans

Women’s wave in midterm elections is monumental for Americans

Jordan Hall, Views Editor

November 29, 2018


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The 2018 midterm elections have come and gone. They were the most important midterms of our lifetimes so far, and the first election many of us voted in.The midterms were voters’ first concrete chance to shift power away from the authoritarian Trump administration and back into the hands o...

Stan Lee left a world in need of the heroes he created

Stan Lee left a world in need of the heroes he created

Nketiah Berko, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Famed Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee died on Nov. 13, leaving behind both a daughter and a transformative impact in the comic book industry. Bringing to life such characters as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and the Hulk, Lee’s work both entertained and inspired, laying the foundation...