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The 13th amendment should have ended slavery. Instead, it only hid the practice behind bars.

OPINION | 13th Amendment’s great failure

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 20, 2021

  Constitutional Amendments typically assure certain rights to Americans. The 26th Amendment, for example, mandates that all citizens over 18 years of age have the right to vote. The 15th Amendment...

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Louisiana elections should be decided by Louisianans, not out-of-state students

Edwin Wang and Michael Naish December 4, 2019

Coinciding with historic statewide voter participation, College Democrats empowered Tulane’s precinct’s 118% spike in turnout. Greater civic engagement promotes better local collaboration, but out-of-state...

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Election Day amendments represent shifts in Louisiana policy

Julia Prager-Hessel, Staff Writer October 16, 2019

Julia Prager-Hessel worked for MSNBC this summer in the breaking news political unit. The gubernatorial primary, which resulted in a November runoff between Gov. John Bel Edwards and businessman Eddie...

Louisiana midterm election allows House incumbents to retain control, Constitutional amendments to pass

Louisiana midterm election allows House incumbents to retain control, Constitutional amendments to pass

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor November 8, 2018

On Nov. 6, people across Louisiana, including some Tulane students, took to the polls to elect the next set of representatives and vote on state constitutional amendments. Here is a rundown of the...

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