The Tulane Hullabaloo

City leadership must acknowledge work of activist groups in monument controversy

Ella Helmuth, Senior Staff Writer

September 5, 2017

Filed under Local, Views

The day after the tragic events in Charlottesville, Mayor Jim Gray of Lexington, Kentucky, voiced his support for the relocation of two Confederate monuments from downtown Lexington, drawing national attention to the city.In an online video, Gray speaks of a decision borne from community discussion, Lexington...

Tulane must actively address racist history

March 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion of the Hullabaloo Board, Views

There is little doubt that slavery was integral to the founding of Tulane. The Medical College of Louisiana, which would later become Tulane University, was founded in 1834 and predates the Civil War. There is evidence that sla...

Confederate monument removal promotes true NOLA history

Pratiksha Parulekar, Contributing Writer

March 16, 2017

Filed under Local, Views

Amidst all the food, jazz, festivals and lazy charms of New Orleans, rarely do the words "used to be part of Confederate country" come to mind. Yet the city continues to have Confederate memorabilia scattered throughout, serving...

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