The Tulane Hullabaloo

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Speaking at an event late last month, Mayor Mitch Landrieu discussed a recently-published study from the Keen Independent Research Foundation, which involves 5,000 local businesses and a review of city contracts. The study, as quoted from its website, highlights disparities in the availability of city contr...

Louisiana Supreme Court case illustrates shortcomings of charter schools

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

March 21, 2018


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The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal regarding charter school funding on March 13. The lower court's ruling held that 35 charter schools did not qualify as public schools and, thus, were not entitled to state aid. The contentious case, in which ...

NOLA community must unite to combat human trafficking on Bourbon Street

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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The New Orleans Police Department recently conducted a series of raids of Bourbon Street strip clubs as part of its campaign to combat human trafficking. Despite the good intentions behind them, these operations will not be enough to stop human trafficking, a local problem that threatens the well-being...

New Orleans, U.S. must acknowledge, address citywide housing discrimination

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

March 21, 2018


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As Tulane students transition into the real world, they will have to consider a very critical aspect of living: finding housing. Most Tulane students, if they are capable of finding a place to live, could have virtually no problems whatsoever in securing housing. Others, however, may face an obstacle...

The Trump White House is tainted by criminality and chaos

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor

March 18, 2018


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Donald Trump's White House has become a revolving door for staffers and members of the administration. Seemingly every day a new person resigns or is fired for no apparent reason. Continuing on this new presidential tradition, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has just been fired. The stories are confli...

Letter to the Editor: No, I’m not interested in applauding perpetrators of sexual violence

March 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, Views

It came to my attention after mention of an article in the Hullabaloo earlier this week that an event titled "CockTales" is to be held on campus in Rogers Memorial on April 12 and 13. Upon further investigation, I found "CockTales" to be entirely self-described as a collection of monologues and confessions...

Tech companies should reject anti-Semitism on their platforms

Tech companies should reject anti-Semitism on their platforms

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


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Following a year filled with fake news, neo-Nazi rallies and waves of white nationalism, the powers that be are finally taking a stand by definitively stating that Nazis are bad. For those feeling excited that this president's administration, which somehow botched every chance to denounce anti-Semitism,...

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...

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