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Predictive policing technologies present problems for NOLA

Predictive policing technologies present problems for NOLA

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Tulane must follow New Orleans’ lead regarding Palestine

Dylan Borne, Contributing Writer

March 14, 2018


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For the past year, a human rights movement has been growing in New Orleans, but Tulane's practices lag behind it. Activist groups are backing the Human Rights Investment Screening Resolution, which asks the city to review all contracts with corporations that violate human rights.The resolution, though...

Letter from the Editor: Introducing The Hullabaloo’s 2018-19 Editor-in-Chief

Lily Milwit, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2018


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About a year ago, I had the privilege of being elected as The Hullabaloo's 2017-18 Editor-in-Chief. In the months since, I have been immensely proud to oversee our staff of talented students, manage our content and coverage, and work to serve and inform you, our readers.But perhaps the most important...

Letter to the Editor: Support for disbanded Progressive Voter Coalition

Letter to the Editor: Support for disbanded Progressive Voter Coalition

March 12, 2018


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Dear Editor,We are writing to you as the previous co-chairs of the Progressive Voter Coalition that was disbanded last Thursday.We believe that the Awards and Elections Committee acted unjustly against the PVC, and as a result, progressive voters and progressive students’ voices have been silenced.The AEC ...

Letter to the Editor: Dismantling of PVC silences student voices

Letter to the Editor: Dismantling of PVC silences student voices

March 10, 2018


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Dear Editor,The organizations that compose the Progressive Voter Coalition are often small in size, but never lacking in purpose or ambition. Simply put, the PVC serves the crucial role of providing a unified platform for smaller organizations to come together and exercise collective voice.When...

In wake of Parkland shooting, arming teachers will prove impractical

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

March 9, 2018


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The idea of arming teachers is a bold idea but not a new one. The Trump Administration first flirted with the idea of arming teachers back in January 2017 when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos mentioned needing guns in schools to protect from grizzly bears. Though it is a ridiculous scenario, DeVos appeared to be layin...

Letter to the Editor: Write-in candidate for Vice President of Student Organizations

Letter to the Editor: Write-in candidate for Vice President of Student Organizations

March 8, 2018


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Dear Editor,I am running as in a write in candidate and thus I am not allowed to be endorsed by the Progressive Voter Coalition. I do have permission to use the questions they compiled.Do you support giving more funding to Multicultural Council (MCC) and Gender and Sexualit...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane must completely ‘ban the box’

Letter to the Editor: Tulane must completely ‘ban the box’

March 7, 2018


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Dear Editor,In response to the Undergraduate Student Government's resolution to "clearly indicate the disregard of past felony convictions on the Tulane undergraduate application," we, members of the Tulane organization Newcomb Prison Project, are writing to make clear our commitment to the full...

U.S. should adopt automatic opt-in organ donation

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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There is no rule on what should be done with your body after you die. Some people choose to be buried, some choose to be cremated and some choose to donate their organs. Most of the world, including the U.S., takes part in what is referred to as an "opt-in" program, where people are presumed not...

Accountability, transparency essential for new drainage pump repairs

Accountability, transparency essential for new drainage pump repairs

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

March 7, 2018


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New Orleans saw flooding all over the city due to damaged drainage pumps last summer. The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans plans to fix the drainage system in the city this year, but it must do so quickly and efficiently. In addition, the funding for this project must be appropriated and used w...

‘Love, Simon’ provides LGBTQ+ representation on the silver screen

‘Love, Simon’ provides LGBTQ+ representation on the silver screen

Jordan Hall, Associate Views Editor

March 7, 2018


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"Love, Simon" may seem like your average coming-of-age love story, but it is so much more. In one of the most progressive eras Hollywood has ever seen, "Love, Simon" is the sign of yet another change: the normalization of LGBTQ+ love stories on the big screen.  Within the past year, we have seen ...

Louisiana refocuses its efforts in its ‘War on Drugs’

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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In a televised address in 1989, President George H. W. Bush displayed a bag of cocaine and exposed the nation's opioid epidemic, marking the first strike in what would eventually be dubbed the "War on Drugs." Nearly 30 years later, in a time when more Americans die from an opioid overdose in one year than t...

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