The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION: Students react to visit from Rashida Tlaib, call for Democratic accountability

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib poses with the executive board of the Tulane Muslim Students Association

Cliff Soloway, Jewell Prim, and Lauren Allen

September 12, 2019

Before Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib took office in January, the depth of her heritage was already a source of inspiration. Before her first day on Capitol Hill, one of Tlaib’s Instagram posts prompted thousands of Palestinian women to share photos of their Palestinian-embroidered dresses with the hashtag #TweetYourThobe. Since then, the first Pales...

Republican tax plan harms higher education

Republican tax plan harms higher education

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

In these times of political punditry, the left and the right can never seem to agree on anything, yet the GOP has finally pushed a unifying tax plan. The plan, though, is one that almost all serious economists agree helps the rich and hurts the poor. Aside from effectively giving the wealthy ...

Voters must pressure Congress, Trump to reinforce ACA

Jordan Hall, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Political tensions within Congress have come to a head recently as a result of the fight over the Affordable Care Act. On Oct. 6, Trump announced the end of the Obamacare birth control mandate, which required employers to provide FDA-approved contraception at no cost. Companies will now be permitte...