The Tulane Hullabaloo

Living-Learning Communities neglect promise of academic guidance

Emma Crow, Contributing Reporter

September 20, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane's Living Learning Communities, designed to provide students with a unique educational experience within residential life, have failed to offer the types of programs that grant this intellectu...

Freshman Summer Reading Project aptly introduces students to New Orleans

Emily Carmichael, Contributing Reporter

September 20, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Sarah Carr’s "Hope Against Hope: Three Schools, One City, and the Struggle to Educate America’s Children," the topic of this year’s freshman summer reading project, shows incoming students a s...

Staff Editorial: Yulman brings school spirit back to campus life

September 17, 2014

Tulane’s 35-20 win against Southeastern Louisiana Saturday at Yulman Stadium brought Tulane spirit to a high. The first football win on campus in 40 years presented a symbolically fresh start to a program that has recently become too used to losing.The win brought a palpable energy back into campus...

Staff Editorial: CAPS problematic scheduling process limits treatment ability

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

September 17, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Recent events have caused an increase in students looking for counseling. To help meet this demand more efficiently, Tulane Counseling and Psychological Services should institute an online appointm...

Online classes threaten Tulane’s reputation

Noa Elliot, Contributing Reporter

September 17, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.While the pending release of Tulane University’s much needed online traumatology course this October has been met with excitement from the New Orleans community, expanding online course offeri...

Recycling procedures at Tulane remain underpublicized

Sally Dar, Contributing Reporter

September 17, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane has left new students uninformed about recycling and other sustainability initiatives on campus. Acclimating to the green environment at Tulane is extremely difficult. There is little to no g...

TUSTEP service dogs bring joy to campus life

Rosie Li, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The Tulane University Service-Dog Training and Education Program has gained increasing attention and popularity and brought happiness to our campus through its distinctive mission and operations. Progra...

Psych Gumbo: Scandal drives domestic abuse into spotlight

Holly Peek, Contributing Columnist

September 16, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The infamous elevator video of Ray Rice punching his current wife unconscious exploded in the media last week. Though many are aware that domestic violence exists, the harsh realities of this unpleas...

Letter to the Editor: Why students should consider vegan diet

September 16, 2014

On a campus with as many pre-med and public health majors as Tulane, many students remain unaware of the benefits of a plant-based diet. This diet is one of the most effective ways to reduce the risk for chronic disease and maintain a healthy body weight.The China Study, the most comprehensive epide...

Staff Editorial: Lack of transparency on sexual assaults risks student safety

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

September 10, 2014

Tulane has finally begun to address sexual violence on campus with new programs, such as Kognito At-Risk, and campus-wide training, yet when it come to specific reports of sexual assault, the voices of the administration have fallen silent.They have failed to address the three sexual assault cases that were r...

Parking policies prove effective

Brandi Doyal, Views Editor

September 10, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.The opening of the new stadium has come with many hassles, but though irritating, the implementation of the gameday restrictions went better than expected during the home opener on Saturday. On gamedays, st...

Newly reinforced policies discourage student organized events

Rosie Li, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane recently began enforcing a set of policies to regulate student-hosted events which may discourage student organizations from holding events due to increasing inconvenience and rising costs...