The Tulane Hullabaloo

Sorority hosted house parties could aid in sexual assault prevention

Amy Schuly, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2015

The following is an opinion article, and does not reflect the views of The Tulane HullabalooEditor's note: The author is a member of a Greek organization at TulaneMultiple studies have shown that fraternity men are more likely than non-Greek men to sexually assault women at colleges and universities. T...

TUPD jurisdiction agreement demonstrates city, state failure to protect NOLA

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

January 28, 2015

Tulane University Police Department’s mutual aid agreement with the New Orleans Police Department shows that the university has taken proactive action to protect the safety of the Tulane community, both on and off campus. It is an action, however, that also demonstrates the failure of the city and t...

TUPD body camera footage qualifies as public record

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

January 14, 2015

The Tulane University Police Department's decision to buy body cameras for its officers without a clear, initial protocol for how footage from the cameras will be viewed and distributed was irresponsible, especially considering the equipment’s high expense.While the department should be commended for i...

Proposed city smoking ban would bring long-overdue public health benefits

Thomas O'Brien, Managing Editor

January 14, 2015

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane HullabalooA proposed city ordinance that would ban smoking in bars, casinos and other public places is a long-overdue step to improving public health in New Orleans.A City Council committee voted Jan. 7 to m...

Sodexo’s poor employee treatment undermines Tulane’s ethical standards

Amy Schully, Contributing Writer

January 14, 2015

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane HullabalooTulane’s food service provider, Sodexo, a multibillion-dollar corporation, has a long history of denying its employees essential worker benefits. Many colleges and universities across the country have pressu...

Scalise’s racist choices embarrass Louisiana, Representative should resign from leadership

Brendan Lyman, Views Editor

January 14, 2015

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.In his book “The Last Song,” Nicholas Sparks writes, “what happens in the past, is in the past. But don't be surprised if it comes back and haunts you.” If only Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La....

Tulane must re-evaluate course evaluation system

Rosie Li, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's system of course evaluations contains many flaws. Students have no incentive to fill out the evaluations and are not given adequate access to previous years' course evaluations. The adm...

Tulane should add Middle Eastern Studies Department, Major, Minor

Kevin Young, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane has failed to establish an academic program on the world's most tumultuous region – the Middle East – and it is time that Tulane fixed this.Students at Tulane University can major i...

Psych Gumbo: Mental health crisis in college communities must be addressed

Holly Peek, Staff Columnist

December 5, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The Tulane community has suffered tragedies this semester, highlighting the need for awareness and advocacy for mental health issues.Tulane isn’t alone in this mental health crisis. Colleges across ...

TIDES classes do not enhance student experience

Claire Davenport, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

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

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

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...