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Tulane activism suffers from student apathy

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Cullen Fagan, Views Editor

February 6, 2020

Young people are the future. This message is broadcast every day over the media and through the social movements that have recently taken the world by storm. The importance of youth in activism is apparent when we see the accomplishments of the Parkland survivors, of the young activists involved in Bla...

Equity Fee organizers Les Griots Violets introduce themselves and their mission

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Les Griots Violets

November 6, 2019

Nous sommes Les Griots Violets. We are Les Griots Violets. We are activists, we are organizers, we are revolutionaries, we are movers and shakers. We are storytellers. We lift the voices of those who have been silenced. We are Black women who want a better life on campus for everyone.  We center ...

Pop-up counter Saartj serves customers taste of wealth disparity through prices

Saartj, the pop-up lunch counter, offered visitors the opportunity to address the issue in a provocative way.

Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor

April 4, 2018

For lunch-goers looking for a side of social discourse with their sandwiches, a shop opened up at the Roux Carre Market last month prompting discussion about racial wealth disparity in New Orleans. Saartj, the pop-up lunch counter, offered visitors the opportunity to address the issue in a provocative w...

Bursting the Bubble: Tulane students engage in NOLA activism

Bursting the Bubble: Tulane students engage in NOLA activism

Emily Fornof and Nile Pierre

March 21, 2018

"The election happened, and I felt propelled to actually be engaged in doing organizing work and activism and doing something tangible with all of the anxiety, sadness and fear I was feeling," Tulane senior Ashlee Pintos said. For Pintos and other Tulane students, the 2016 election of Donald Trump was ...

From The Basement: NBA disassociation with mental health issues in its players

From The Basement: NBA disassociation with mental health issues in its players

Bella Baff, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues. Professional athletes undoubtedly serve as powerful role models, and fortunately it appears that the majority of their influence is positive. Take two of the most prominent...

Staff editorial: Tulane must support student activism before, after admission

February 28, 2018

In a recent wave of student activism following the tragic mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, high school students across the nation are standing up and speaking out about gun violence and safety in their schools and communities. While some school districts and counties have threatened discipline and dis...

Newcomb adds digital archives to document LGBTQ+ history

The Newcomb Archives at the Newcomb Institute is diversifying its historical archives by adding its first-ever completely digital-born collection to preserve the history of LGBTQ+ activism in New Orleans.

Fiona Grathwohl and Nile Pierre

December 7, 2017

"Trans history is woefully underrepresented in the historical record," Sam Stover, archivist for digital initiatives at the Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections, said. "In fact, there's a long history of erasing, minimizing or denying the trans community's existence and impact — even i...

Intersectional activism crucial to success of Women’s March

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Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

January 19, 2017

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo. For years, identity politics has played a major role in the American political system in regard to how issues are presented to lawmakers. Groups of people established around race, ethnicity, gender, sexual o...