The Tulane Hullabaloo

The Fly integral to Uptown beauty, recreation

February 18, 2016

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The Audubon Commission plans to build a new sports complex with an artificial turf field and parking lots that would take over a 2.5 acre field that looks over the Mississippi River, in an area nicknamed The Fly.The Fly, formal...

New home to integrate success services

February 3, 2016

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Tulane alum David Mussafer has granted the school a $5 million gift that will allow for the creation of the Center for Student Success. What used to be the building for the School of Social Work will be renovated as Mussafer ...

Town Hall: good intentions, poor execution

January 28, 2016

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On Jan. 19, President Michael Fitts held the first Presidential Town Hall Meeting on Racial Issues. The goal of the town hall was to open the conversation about race and equity issues at Tulane to the public. It allowed the new...

The Hullabaloo uses New Year’s to evaluate resolutions

Emma Discher, Editor-in-Chief

January 13, 2016

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For The Hullabaloo, the year starts in May when the staff turns over, but that does not mean that the new year is meaningless for us. Every year, we too make an annual resolution. For us this resolution is not about committing to...

Emil Garner’s death underscored

December 2, 2015

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Tulane student Emil Garner died in a car accident Friday in Holmdel, New Jersey. A student in the A.B. Freeman School of Business and transfer student from Denmark, Garner's tragedy was communicated to only students of the busines...

A monument to reflect the city

November 18, 2015

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Over the past few months, public discourse about changing the name of Robert E. Lee Circle has been on the rise. The monument is a hot topic because it controversially memorializes the Confederate General Robert E. Lee. In May, Ne...

Student press essential, vulnerable

November 12, 2015

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This week at the University of Missouri, President Tim Wolfe stepped down after months of calls for his resignation by the student organization Concerned Student 1950. The organization, which is made up predominantly of students of c...

All must act to improve campus security

November 4, 2015

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When it comes to alcohol awareness, there are plenty of posters, mandatory seminars and other materials advocating for students to properly research and practice certain precautions when drinking. There are significantly fewer ad...

Landmark Security officers provide safety to LBC, residence halls still lacking

October 28, 2015

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Following the Oct. 10 armed robbery in the Lavin-Bernick Center, Tulane amped up security in and around the area. Tulane University Police Department now has a more visible presence by the LBC and more recently, yellow jackets e...

Interns should be protected from sexual harassment, discrimination

October 8, 2015

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Last week, a Connecticut bill went into effect that prohibits the harassment and discrimination of interns in the workplace. This may seem like a productive legislative step for Connecticut, but what is concerning is that Connec...

McAlister chalkers have the right to free speech

September 30, 2015

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America's founders demanded that its citizens have the right to free speech. The public has consistently engaged in protests, exercising this right. At Tulane, with a freshman class that hails from 46 different states and 18 d...

Students need more outdoor study spaces

September 23, 2015

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In a city with 216 sunny days a year and 277 days per year above 70 degrees, it is quite perplexing how Tulane's only outdoor study spaces include a few gatherings of tables and benches and others scattered across campus. There ...

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