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OPINION | Modern activism is stained with classist practices

Classist practices in activism
September 22, 2020

This past summer saw a massive resurgence of the Black Lives Matter Movement, and along with it, a growth in political engagement, specifically among young, voting-age individuals. Now more than ever,...

OPINION | College is not about getting rich

There is an apparent disconnect between student's talk and actions.
September 16, 2020

America is facing a reckoning. Inequality in the U.S. has reached levels not seen since before the Great Depression. A 2016 Brookings Institute analysis found that the average white family had more...

OPINION | Students’ apathy towards New Orleans is glaring

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September 16, 2020

At an institution where nearly 70% of the students come from the 20% richest families in America, it is easy to imagine that many Tulane students are out of touch with the majority of the world’s struggles....

Tulane activism suffers from student apathy

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February 5, 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...

Equity Fee organizers Les Griots Violets introduce themselves and their mission

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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...

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.
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,...

Bursting the Bubble: Tulane students engage in NOLA activism

Bursting the Bubble: Tulane students engage in NOLA activism
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...

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

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

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...

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.
December 6, 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...

Intersectional activism crucial to success of Women’s March

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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...

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