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Pandemic alcohol abuse impacts colleges

Pandemic alcohol abuse impacts colleges

Marcus Pacenza, Contributing Writer October 12, 2022

Reports of alcohol abuse have risen on Tulane University’s campus, a trend also evident at colleges nationwide, and one that health officials say the many stresses of the pandemic made worse.   Tulane...

OPINION | Stop normalizing alcoholic tendencies

OPINION | Stop normalizing alcoholic tendencies

Gabi Liebeler, Views Editor March 16, 2022

Drinking alcohol in college is anything but taboo; in fact, many may see drinking as an integral part of the college experience. While this sentiment may hold true at universities across the country,...


Suicidal ideation, binge drinking impact student body

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor November 17, 2021

Content Warning: The following article contains subject matter pertaining to suicide, substance abuse and addiction. In a city with a bar on nearly every corner, Tulane University students enter college...


Tulane policy still fails to address sexual violence

Lily Mae Lazarus, Contributing Writer February 19, 2020

Lily runs the sexual violence support group for Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity. Following the 2017 Climate Assessment, Tulane launched the Wave of Change initiative in 2018. The initiative was an attempt...

Gibson Hall houses senior level administration and the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

A history of alcohol at Tulane: From Prohibition to No. 1 Party School

Canela López, Senior Staff Reporter September 13, 2018

It is no secret that the relationship between Tulane University and alcohol consumption has been closely scrutinized in recent years. From its location in New Orleans, a city known in part for festivals...

Tulane administrations hypocrisy on partying needs to stop

Tulane administration’s hypocrisy on partying needs to stop

Jon Krantz, Staff Writer September 6, 2018

Unfortunately, Tulane has recently suffered a great loss: we no longer hold our coveted title of top party school in the country. We have been relegated to third place, losing out to University of Delaware...

Tulanes drinking problem is a national issue, not the administrations fault

Tulane’s drinking problem is a national issue, not the administration’s fault

Matt Saletta, Editor of the Views Section September 6, 2018

Tulane’s new policies regarding underage drinking have revived an old debate about how universities should address student drinking. The negative impacts of binge drinking are real and deserve to be...

Letter from the Editors: how Tulane came to be the No. 1 Party School in the nation

Lily Milwit and Canela Lopez September 28, 2017

As many of our readers may have noticed, this issue of The Hullabaloo tackles the theme of drinking on and off our campus. Our News section this week covers the administration's response to binge drinking...

Greek life reexamines core values, role in Tulane partying

Greek life reexamines core values, role in Tulane partying

Cam Lutz and Carrigan English September 28, 2017

When it comes to nightlife at Tulane, many students often closely associate Greek organizations with drinking and partying. With Tulane's status as The Princeton Review's No. 1 party school in the nation,...

Students, administration both must play part in alcohol safety

Students, administration both must play part in alcohol safety

Pratiksha Parulekar, Associate Views Editor September 28, 2017

By now, most students have seen the signs reading, "Tulanians, You Choose," on every quad, urging them to make responsible decisions about alcohol. Some seriously consider them. Most just scoff at them...

President Michael Fitts addresses the crowd at the start of Shifting the Paradigm, held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Kendall Cram Lecture Hall.

Shifting the Paradigm educates on sexual assault, lacks discussion

Adrienne Underwood and Story Sullivan September 21, 2017

"Sexual violence impacts all of us. And we can do something about it," the flyer for the third annual Shifting the Paradigm event reads. Hosted by Title IX at Tulane and Tulane Campus Health, the event...

Fitts, Hertz pen “Special Message” on alcohol, substance abuse

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter September 19, 2017

In an email sent on Monday to all administrators, faculty, staff and students, Tulane President Michael Fitts and Doug Hertz, chair of the Tulane Board of Trustees, jointly issued "A Special Message on...

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