The Tulane Hullabaloo

Twitter is not a replacement for campaigning

Students must stop relying on Twitter as a campaigning platform

Deeya Patel, Views Editor

January 23, 2020

From the perspective of journalism, Twitter was revolutionary for news in 2006. Instant breaking news updates and bite-sized previews to full articles presented a powerful and convenient way to relay information. Perhaps too convenient. In the contentious political climate of 2020, the way Twitter users ...

Q&A with Aimee Freeman, Tulane professor in runoff for state office

Elana Bush | Photography Editor

Amy Nankin, News Editor

October 16, 2019

Aimee Freeman is a Tulane adjunct professor and New Orleans local running for District 98 state representative. Freeman won 36% of the vote in the Oct. 12 primary and is now gearing up for the runoff election Nov. 16.  Why did you decide to run for state representative? I was tired of us being 50t...

Only the Audacious campaign earns $907 million, aims to reach goal in five years

only the audacious

Megan Plotka, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018

"Only the Audacious" is a campaign set to raise a historic $1.3 billion in about five years.  Though students know the campaign exists, some say they are unclear on who the money is coming from or how the money is being allocated. During the campaign's silent phase, more than 54,000 people dona...