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Student press essential, vulnerable

November 12, 2015

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 color, believed that he had not done enough to end racism on campus and ha...

All must act to improve campus security

November 4, 2015

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 advertisements for safety measures against crime, which is just as prevalent an iss...

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

October 28, 2015

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 emblazoned with “Landmark Security” have become the symbol of student ...

Interns should be protected from sexual harassment, discrimination

October 8, 2015

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 Connecticut is only the seventh jurisdiction to pass laws regarding the protectio...

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 different countries, we expect a myriad of political opinions. No student's...

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 are very few outdoor seating locations associated with academics as most ar...

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 remain without an ambulance service that is student-run, provides free hospital ...

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 the next level, it has brought the nation's first food truck to accept co...

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 use this issue to inform the Tulane community that was not here about what hap...

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.First and foremost, your resident advisor is going to be one of your most valuable...

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 announced Wednesday that the university has begun drafting the paperwork nec...

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 six positions, four of the candidates ran unopposed.Undergraduate Student Go...