The Tulane Hullabaloo

‘I’m with Mary’

Brendan Lyman, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Off-campus lighting vital for student, community safety

Emily Carmichael, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Proper lighting is not only an aesthetic issue, but also a safety one. Recent crime around campus has reminded the Tulane community of the importance of basic safety measures like streetlights. As...

Career center services remain underpublicized

Rosie Li, Staff Writer

November 13, 2014

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Senior students face the pressure of deciding what they will do after graduation. They often either spend a long time searching and applying for work without concrete results, or wait until th...

USG responsibly spends 60,000 on SOC redesign

Carl Vidrine, Associate Views Editor

November 12, 2014

The following is an opinion article, and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The Student Organizations Center, a high-traffic area for students and organizations currently stands in a state of neglect. The chairs are worn, the tables wobble and poor space management has limit...