The Tulane Hullabaloo

Staff editorial: This year, let’s foster a community of care


September 5, 2019

The Tulane community is aching right now as we endure the unthinkable: saying goodbye to one of our own. This tragedy serves as a stark reminder that we carry a responsibility to look after one another with vigilant attention and loving care.  Every student walking down McAlister Drive embodies a unique set...

An introduction to ‘The Elephant’ column

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

February 14, 2019

In the coming issues of The Hullabaloo, the Views section will be publishing a periodic column titled “The Elephant.” The column is based on the common idiom “the elephant in the room,” which refers to an obvious problem that no one wants to discuss. For a long time, as a university, we have...

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

Photo courtesy of Gavin Goins

Michael Chen, General Associate

February 14, 2019

Mother, princess and civil rights icon. Chef Leah Chase has been them all. Renowned throughout the city of New Orleans as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” the 96-year-old legend prides herself most on being able to connect with others through the exquisite food that she serves her customers. ...

Tulane Should Scrap Its Housing Requirement

Yacob Arroyo | Contributing Artist

Edwin Wang, Contributing Reporter

January 31, 2019

With the housing application reopening for the 2019-20 academic year, a question that often puzzles Tulane students resurfaces: Why does Tulane require first- and second-year students to live on campus? As college affordability continues to haunt students across the nation, a mindblowing 47 per...

Tulane community alters landscape of NOLA public education


Lily Milwit, Cam Lutz, and Matt Saletta

April 26, 2018

For the first time in a decade, citywide school performance has dropped in New Orleans, according to a recently released State of Public Education Report by Tulane's Cowen Institute. The Cowen Institute is a Tulane-sponsored entity formed "to advance public education and youth success in New Orleans ...

Letter from the Editor: As we reflect on accomplishments, we will keep taking strides

Lily Milwit, Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2017

For the first issue of The Hullabaloo's 113th volume last June, I wrote my very first Letter from the Editor introducing you, our readers, to me, our staff and our goals. In that letter, I recapped the Editor-in-Chief platform on which I ran in April, which focused on the idea of transcendence, or pushin...

Price gouging aggravates economic inequality in storm’s wake

Price gouging aggravates economic inequality in storm's wake

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

The responses to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts have been overwhelmingly positive. In Houston, however, some businesses are exploiting tragedy for their own profits. In the wake of natural disasters, society should reject price gouging and focus on more community-oriented methods of aid. Price gouging is the act of increasing the price of necessary ...

Culinary medicine meets doctor’s office

Chef Leah Sarris presents a cooking demonstration for community members at the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine.  The Goldring Center offers free cooking classes six to seven times per week at their facility on North Broad Street.

Lily Milwit, News Editor

February 2, 2017

On any given day in an industrial-sized kitchen on North Broad Street, Tulane University medical students are putting down their stethoscopes and lab coats, picking up forks and knives and learning the ins and outs of healthy cooking. Tulane University School of Medicine is the first medical school...

Professors share artwork, lecture in the community

Michael Ossorguine, Staff Reporter

January 13, 2016

The goings-on of teachers outside of class have long been the stuff of rumors. After they leave the classroom, do they live a glamorous double life? Or do they simply sit at home pouring over textbooks?Professors within the Newcomb Art Department keep busy outside the classroom as active members of the greater Ne...

Mailbox book trade kicks libraries to the curb

Mailbox book trade kicks libraries to the curb

Taylor DeMulling, Contributing Reporter

August 19, 2015

If you’re looking to hit the books, there’s a new — and free — way to do it. Small wooden boxes, known as Little Free Libraries, have popped up around New Orleans. These miniature treasures are reminiscent of birdhouses in a variety of pastel hues, filled with books and bound by the honor s...