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Students should stay safe, be respectful during Mardi Gras

Opinion of The Hullabaloo Board

February 27, 2017

Mardi Gras is a highly anticipated time, but it should not be an opportunity for students to neglect the resources offered by our community. The Hullabaloo hopes that students will do their best to be respectful to locals, families, City of New Orleans employees and Tulane University and New Orleans...

The Tulane Hullabaloo welcomes media, differs in journalistic process

February 15, 2017

Despite a growing pool of available information for today's college students, student-run college newspapers still provide an essential service. The value of this media service is not being the first or being the most eye-catching. Our purpose is to report the truth. A Pew Research Center Study found that 75 pe...

Tulane community must show contract workers respect

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

February 9, 2017

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...

Encouraging bipartisan communication

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

February 1, 2017

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...

Get Yourself Tested

Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board

November 30, 2016

In today's culture, sex is everywhere. From representations in media to individual sex lives, it becomes increasingly important to be aware of one's sexual health. While Tulane offers an array of great sexual health resources, it seems unable to accommodate the growing number of students who se...

We must unite

The Tulane Hullabaloo Board

November 9, 2016

With the polls closed, the results in, and Donald Trump as the president-elect of the United States, Tulane finds itself in a state of reflection. The Hullabaloo acknowledges that throughout all circles on this campus, members of this community are hurting, including those who may feel overlooked.Th...

TUPD offers safety resources for students

The Tulane Hullabaloo Board

October 19, 2016

Tulane University provides an adequate amount of resources to keep its students safe when they are off campus.Living in a city with one of the highest crime rates in the country already makes our community aware of crime rates. Events like the recent burglaries have only reinforced that, which has mad...

DSC workers are not security guards

October 5, 2016

Desk Service Coordinators, commonly referred to as "DSCs," are Tulane undergraduate students who are paid minimum wage to do a variety of duties at the dorm front desks. These tasks range from reminding students to tap in guests to "ensuring the overall safety and security" of the dorm, according ...

Tulane students must register to vote this election season

The Tulane Hullabaloo Board

September 21, 2016

The 2016 presidential election will be the first election in which most Tulane undergraduates are eligible to vote. If every person between the ages of 18-29 voted, it would be the largest voting block with 69 million votes. College-aged students will determine who sits in the Oval Office come January and ...

Admissions missteps in application reform

Opinion of The Hullabaloo Board

August 31, 2016

Tulane University has implemented a new policy regarding admissions. When a student potentially entering the class of 2021 applies, they may fill out an optional survey that allows them to identify as LBGTQQIA*, which will then point them towards resources the campus offers to support them. If ...

Letter From the Views Editor: Calling for conservative voices

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor

August 24, 2016

The Views section, as with all other sections of The Tulane Hullabaloo, has a commitment to providing accurate and relevant information to the Tulane community. This year promises to be an eventful one for all members of the Tulane community.Looking ahead, we are about to fully enter one of the most contr...

Tulane makes strides in LGBT healthcare

April 13, 2016

The Tulane Hullabaloo commends the Tulane Medical Center in downtown New Orleans for taking important steps toward LGBT equality in healthcare, affirmed by its recognition as a leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in the Human Rights Campaign’s “Healthcare Equality Index 2016” on Monday.The index...