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Students for Warren gears up for 2020 Election

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Charlotte Block, Associate Editor

February 6, 2020

With the 2020 primary elections underway, some students have begun advocating for their presidential candidate of choice, Elizabeth Warren. In an effort to influence student voters and spread awareness for Warren's campaign, some of these students have created a Facebook group and intend to become an ac...

Chasten Buttigieg and Mandy Moore stump for Pete Buttigieg during Tulane visit

Students pose in the LBC with Chasten Buttigieg and Mandy Moore during a campaign visit to New Orleans.

Campbell Lutz and Josh Axelrod

November 18, 2019

Stopping on a campaign trip to New Orleans, Chasten Buttigieg, the husband of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, visited Tulane on Sunday morning to speak with students. The potential First Gentleman was joined by actress and singer-songwriter Mandy Moore. The pair spoke to a...

DNC must increase its support for College Democrats across the country

College Democrats at their 2019 convention

Jackson Faulkner, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Jackson Faulkner is the Development Director of the College Democrats of Louisiana. While the rhetoric of the 2019 College Democrats of America Summer Convention held at Tulane this past weekend was centered on youth engagement, a closer examination of the current College Democrats of America reveals a crit...

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Tulane student becomes president of College Democrats’ statewide chapter

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 8, 2018

More than ever before, college students are taking a more active role in politics. For Tulane University sophomore Henry Walther, however, his role involves leading a cohort of college students working to influence Louisiana politics, and eventually, national politics as well. During the summer of...

Young Americans for Liberty hosts bipartisan discussion against death penalty

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Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

November 6, 2018

Last Thursday at 7:26 p.m., Edmund Zagorski became the first man to die by electric chair in Tennessee since 2007. Zagorski, who was convicted of drug-related murders in 1983, requested the electric chair, saying he hoped death would be less painful than lethal injection. Debate about the effectiveness o...

Political Organization Spotlight

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Sophie Brams, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

With the increasing polarization in American politics, political science experts say college campuses are increasingly targeting college students to get them to vote. Freshmen are finally at voting age, and students are beginning to shape their political identities. Some students say political organizations on Tulane’s campus offer students a place ...

Political organizations preach open discussion, gather for debate

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Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor

April 18, 2018

On Wednesday, April 11, a panel of Tulane students gathered in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall for a public debate on eight pressing political issues the United States faces today. Four groups were represented: the Tulane Democrats, the Tulane Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty and Turning Point. The...

Pain of Parkland: Students mobilize against gun violence

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Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

March 1, 2018

Many Americans are all too familiar with the mass shooting cycle: public outrage, political inaction and then quiet after a few weeks. Parkland was different. According to Vox among others, the Parkland shooting on Feb. 14 has remained on the minds of Americans and media outlets largely due to the politic...