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$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Local, Views

It is no surprise that areas in and around Louisiana are rich with crude oil. Within the energy industry, corporations have built pipelines to transport oil from the extraction source to refineries. The most recent pipeline proposal in the works, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, has gained a great deal of...

Secretary of education confirmation threatens NOLA schools

Secretary of education confirmation threatens NOLA schools

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Views

The United States Senate voted to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, on Tuesday. DeVos has been a subject of controversy, like most of Trump's Cabinet nominees. As secretary of education, DeVos must work with school systems, including New Orleans, in order...

Tulane community must show contract workers respect

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

Bruff Commons is not just a place to grab food for many Tulane students, but a place to decompress from daily stresses, meet with friends and relax and — with the warm welcome from various Sodexo employees — it begins to feel like a home. Many Tulane students, however, fail to treat these important m...

Tulane unjustly denies renowned researcher important data

Cam Lutz, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Campus, Views

Dr. Gerald S. Berenson, a renowned cardiovascular researcher and former research professor at Tulane University, is suing Tulane for access to data he collected in the Bogalusa heart study, his ongoing research project. Tulane claims legal ownership of the data, but Berenson asserts he is legally entitled...

Trump era denies journalists free speech

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Views

Marketplace journalist Lewis Wallace released a blog post on Jan. 31 entitled "I was fired from my journalism job 10 days into Trump." Wallace told his story of how he was fired from his job as a consequence of publishing a post on his personal blog, which the company said violated its code of ethics....

United States in need of democratic self-reflection

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under No Photo, Views

Earlier this month, the Economist Intelligence Unit released its annual Democracy Index, which indicates the state of democratic conditions in each country. As of the end of 2016, the United States had fallen below the threshold of "full democracy" and was downgraded to a "flawed democracy." Several...

Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Hookup culture does not equal feminism

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Campus, No Photo, Online Features, Views

“Hookup culture” has become a common phrase in today’s society. It describes a culture in which many people have casual sexual experiences with one another, often looking for encounters with no real emotional bond or relationship. Hookup culture is practiced by people of any age, gender, race,...

Louisiana attorney general oversteps authority, causes conflict

Camille Frink, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017


Filed under Local, No Photo, Views

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has made headlines recently by sparring with local and state officials over the growing presence of his office in New Orleans crime control. The growth of his investigative unit and his increase in duties that normally fall to police and sheriffs' offices have...

Risk of internet surveillance increases under President Trump

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under No Photo, Views

The matter of cybersecurity has long been present in the minds of Americans, especially following the election. Leaked emails defined the negative narrative for Hillary Clinton, and President Donald Trump's bumbling attempts to discuss the issue have been a source of humor. As the United States begins...

Encouraging bipartisan communication

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

James Carville, legendary political commentator turned Tulane professor, spoke on a panel with three other notable scholars on Jan. 17. One of the panelists, James Hartman, a well-regarded Republican political consultant and Tulane alum engaged in discussion with Carville. At one point, Hartman made...

Tulane commits itself to service, must follow through by supporting international community

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, No Photo, Views

Tulane University prides itself on the community service aspect of education. Any personal feelings about service learning's effectiveness aside, the Tulane community must honor the fundamental idea behind service learning beyond graduation.The current national political climate threatens already m...

Executive action on abortion will have violent consequences

Madeline Ninno, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Views

In recent weeks, President Donald Trump's executive orders have garnered hours of news coverage and provoked heated debates, but one action is being overlooked, despite the global consequences it will precipitate. On Jan. 23, Trump signed an executive order banning the government from providing any...

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