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Tulane Universitys motto, Not for oneself, but for ones own, is the foundation of the universitys public-service mission and service learning programs.

Service learning program hopes to improve post-pandemic

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor November 2, 2022

Service learning is a hallmark of Tulane University. The school was ranked the second-best university in the country for community service by the Princeton Review earlier this year.    But...

Outreach Tulane organizers express frustration with Tulanes involvement in the service event.

Outreach Tulane faces administrative roadblocks

Gabi Liebeler, Views Editor October 20, 2021

Excited to host the 31st Outreach Tulane — Tulane University’s largest and oldest community service event — a small group of organizers faced an unexpected hurdle when news broke that Hurricane...

CACTUS organizations continue to take action in the community, despite pandemic restrictions.

OPINION | Community service did not stop with COVID-19

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

Tulane University is a school that prides itself on its dedication to community service. It is hard to miss the “#1 in students engaged in community service” banners plastered around campus. In...

Online service learning lacks the power to give back to the community

OPINION | Virtual service learning falls short of its mission

William Bai, Contributing Writer October 7, 2020

In spite of the chaos of COVID-19, service learning courses at Tulane are still being offered — virtually or with a shift towards “community-engaged learning.” Despite the obvious limitations,...


OPINION | Students’ apathy towards New Orleans is glaring

Deeya Patel, Views Editor September 16, 2020

At an institution where nearly 70% of the students come from the 20% richest families in America, it is easy to imagine that many Tulane students are out of touch with the majority of the world’s struggles....

Tulanes Uptown campus post-Hurricane Katrina.

Tulane community service 15 years after Katrina

Hannah Mayer, Contributing Reporter September 9, 2020

This past week, Tulane and the New Orleans community remembered Hurricane Katrina on its 15th anniversary. New Orleanians remembered the devastation the hurricane caused, and the long term impacts that...

Phi Sigma Pi is a gender-inclusive honor fraternity that focuses on scholarship, leadership and fellowship.

Student Org Spotlight: Phi Sigma Pi promotes inclusivity, offers academic focus

Charlotte Block, News Associate January 29, 2020

Phi Sigma Pi, founded on the core values of scholarship, leadership and fellowship, is a nationally recognized honor fraternity dedicated to lifelong friendships through community service. Gender-inclusive...

Outreach Tulane organizers express frustration with Tulanes involvement in the service event.

Rankings in public service fail to tell the full story

Deeya Patel, Views Editor January 15, 2020

“Most Engaged in Community Service.” It’s a ranking that’s hard to miss as a Tulane student. Since the 2018 declaration of Tulane as both No. 1 Most Engaged in Community Service and No. 1 Party...

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Tulane needs to change values behind service learning

Lucía Paternostro, Contributing Writer December 4, 2019

In high school, I was required to do 80 service hours for graduation and 100 service hours for National Honor Society. A lot of people get their service hours from helping food banks, volunteering at the...


Letter to the Editor: Is Tulane truly committed to public service?

April 22, 2018

To the Editor of The Tulane Hullabaloo: "Most Engaged in Community Service: Tulane University" reads the 2017 Princeton Review college rankings. Yet, next year's student organization budget, proposed...

Intersectional Confessional: Freshmen review their first semesters at Tulane

Intersectional Confessional: Freshmen review their first semesters at Tulane

Jessica Galloway, Kila Moore, and Hugo Fajardo December 6, 2017

This is the most recent in a new Intersections series: Intersectional Confessionals. To learn more about the series, read our Letter from the Intersections Editors.  

Tulane commits itself to service, must follow through by supporting international community

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter February 1, 2017

Tulane University prides itself on the community service aspect of education. Any personal feelings about service learning's effectiveness aside, the Tulane community must honor the fundamental idea behind...

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