The Tulane Hullabaloo

Trump’s solar tariffs perpetuate denial of climate change

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


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On Jan. 22, President Donald Trump imposed a new tariff targeting washing machines and, more frustratingly, solar energy. These new taxes, dubbed “safeguard tariffs,” are being framed as an important and necessary move to help American industries while acting as an equalizer to certain trade defici...

Snowden reminds students to question leaders to ensure accountability

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

February 7, 2018


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The Constitution is supposed to grant us basic, inalienable rights to protect us from an abusive government. Sometimes, there is a difficult dilemma the government presents when it believes the public needs to be protected. When these predicaments arise, it is important that we remember that it is okay to...

Staff editorial: Snowden lecture promotes necessary diversity of opinion on campus

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Renowned whistleblower Edward Snowden spoke to the Tulane community in an event hosted by Tulane University Campus Programming on Monday. Since releasing classified National Security Agency documents to journalists in 2013, Snowden has become a figure of controversy, championed as a hero by some and condemned...

Louisiana must address lack of judicial diversity in the state

Louisiana must address lack of judicial diversity in the state

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

February 1, 2018


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 A recent study conducted by two Tulane professors, released Jan. 25, underscored a startling lack of diversity in Louisiana's judiciary. Professors Sally J. Kenney and Heather L. Johnson, reviewing available Louisiana Secretary of State data, found that despite a 100 percent increase in the number of district court judges, female and minority representat...

New hospitality programs encourage Tulane alumni to give back to NOLA

New hospitality programs encourage Tulane alumni to give back to NOLA

Pratiksha Parulekar, Associate Views Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Local, Showcase, Views

Hospitality is one of the biggest industries in the city of New Orleans, and it is constantly growing due to the ever-booming  influx of tourists. With this in mind, Tulane's A.B. Freeman School of Business recently announced plans to offer hospitality and entrepreneurship programs. The new hospitality...

Border wall deal distracts from impact on DACA recipients

Jordan Hall, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


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In September 2017, President Trump announced the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Thus began the nightmare for the 689,800 DACA recipients currently living in the U.S. As Tulane students, we must recognize the severe impact of the Trump Administration's actions has on those around u...

Trump Administration reveals ecological callousness with repeal of drilling bans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


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The Trump Administration announced a proposal that will lift existing bans on offshore oil and gas drilling, opening up billions of acres of U.S. coastal waters to oil extraction projects, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Arctic and the Atlantic coast. This move demonstrates the administration's l...

Staff editorial: The march should not end when we stop walking

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

The Women's March saw its first anniversary in New Orleans this Saturday, with many of the same themes running the show as the prior year – pink pussy hats, cleverly written signs and countless Instagrams and hashtags to document it all.A year after the Women's March launched in cities across the cou...

Department of Justice’s marijuana policy threatens drug decriminalization in New Orleans

Jonathan Krantz, Contributing Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

Marijuana has come under attack in 2018, and there does not appear to be an end in sight for both recreational and medicinal users.On Jan. 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rolled back policies the Department of Justice put in place under the Obama Administration. In doing so, he initiated what will bec...

City’s agreement with YouthForce NOLA prioritizes student success

City’s agreement with YouthForce NOLA prioritizes student success

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Local, Views

Last month, the New Orleans City Council agreed to provide $1.1 million in paid internships for the city's high school students.The initiative, undertaken with YouthForce NOLA, aims to support up to 275 interns in 2018, with the number increasing to 325 interns in both 2019 and 2020. This collaboration between the private and public sectors, delivering a good which neither has been able to...

2018 midterms signal wave of female political representation

2018 midterms signal wave of female political representation

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Views

The 2018 midterm elections are what political junkies have been waiting for since the general election in 2016. The main significance that people see in the midterms is that they are going to gauge how voters feel about their government since Donald Trump took office. There is another notable milest...

Cowen Institute takes first step in expanding mission, improving lives of New Orleans youth

Cowen Institute takes first step in expanding mission, improving lives of New Orleans youth

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Local, Views

For 10 years, the Cowen Institute has aimed to improve public education in the greater New Orleans area. In November, the organization received an opportunity to expand on its work with the hope it will help New Orleans public school students beyond K-12 education. The Institute's new research initiati...

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