The Tulane Hullabaloo

From ploughshares to swords: Zionism is an attack on Judaism


Cliff Soloway, Miranda Teresa Fitz, and Shay Meredith

October 28, 2019

In 2017, when three students formed a chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace — now Students for Justice in Palestine — here at Tulane, they were reprimanded for anti-Semitism by several Undergraduate Student Government senators.  Since then, Letters to the Editor and our events have continuously been met ...

OPINION: Pinkwashing Israeli politics at Tulane


Cliff Soloway, Wash Fields, and Harmonii Odinga

October 2, 2019

On Tuesday last week, Shai DeLuca-Tamasi visited Tulane to share his experiences as a gay man and former sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces. DeLuca-Tamasi spoke about coming out in the military and the acceptance he received from his unit.  He launched a defense of the Israeli gay rights movement ...

#FreeYoel: Organizers in New Orleans challenge ICE inhumanity


Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen

September 12, 2019

Cliff Soloway and Lauren Allen were among those arrested on Sept. 8. Yoel Alonso Leal is a Cuban political dissident, husband and father. Since November of last year, when United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement initially detained him, he has been interrogated, denied parole and transferr...

Tulane students arrested while protesting ICE deportations

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

September 9, 2019

At least two Tulane students were among 10 demonstrators arrested Monday afternoon while protesting the pending deportation of Yoel Alonso Leal by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The Tulane students identified so far, Clifford Soloway and Lauren Allen, have been charged with obstructing a public place...

Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community


Lily Milwit, Senior Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

During the 2016-17 academic year, students hoping to start a club based on advocating for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict went before the Undergraduate Student Government Senate to make its case. The students, who wanted to charter the club under the name "Jewish Voices for Peace," were met...

An open letter to white radicals

An open letter to white radicals

Cliff Soloway, Staff Writer

March 5, 2017

As radicals, we speak a lot about equality. It is, and it should be, the foundation of our thought. But as white radicals, talking incessantly about the need for material justice is a meaningless expression of privilege so long as it is divorced from productive and revolutionary action. According to Karl Ma...