The Tulane Hullabaloo

McAlister chalkers have the right to free speech

September 30, 2015

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

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 ...

Dismantling Tulane Emergency Medical Services would be a mistake

September 16, 2015

Vice President of Student Affairs Dusty Porter announced Sept. 4 that Tulane Emergency Medical Services is suspended indefinitely. While TEMS undergoes review by the university for Student Conduct violations, Tulane students r...

Tulane Dining continues to innovate

September 2, 2015

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Tulane Dining Services has done it again. In going the extra mile and taking innovation for a college dining service to...

Letter from the editor: The Hullabaloo’s Katrina story

Emma Discher, Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2015

The current staff of The Tulane Hullabaloo was not in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit 10 years ago. We were in junior high schools across the United States and did not experience the storm or the aftermath. We want to us...

Important resources for new students

Editorial Staff

August 19, 2015

Adjusting to college life is not easy. Among the more difficult changes is grappling with a new environment away from family and friends. There are a number of campus services, however, that help make this transition easier.Fir...

Funding cuts to state universities harm Louisiana

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

April 22, 2015

The Louisiana State Legislature's failure to adequately fund Louisiana State University and other public universities harms the entire state, including the Tulane community.LSU president and chancellor King Alexander ...

USG should use increased voter turnout to its advantage

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

March 25, 2015

There has been no lack of interest in school politics from the undergraduate students, as 1,695 total students voted in the USG elections on March 18 and 19. Though 25.7 percent of the undergraduate population cast a ballot for...

University lags behind students’ efforts to integrate international students

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

March 11, 2015

Tulane’s mission statement expresses a desire to be inclusive of students of all nationalities with its "continual aspiration to be a truly distinctive international university.” The university staff and administration, h...

Tulane’s unlawful alcohol policy reveals culture of negligence

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

March 4, 2015

Tulane's current alcohol policy does not only violate federal regulations, but also fails to reflect the practices administrators use to address alcohol-related incidents. This proves that Tulane shows a neglect when designing...

Primate Center shows little respect for animal life

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

February 23, 2015

The Tulane National Primate Research Center's reaction to the infection of two primates by the Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria demonstrates a continued pattern of neglect and disregard for the well-being of its primates....

Hidden annual $15 million deficit raises questions about Tulane’s financial decision-making

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board

February 11, 2015

The fact that the Tulane community, much less the Tulane University Senate itself, had little-to-no knowledge of Tulane's ongoing annual operational deficit of $15 million prior to January is outrageous.Fitts first released ne...