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OPINION | Coordinate major system is outdated, impractical

OPINION | Coordinate major system is outdated, impractical

Gabe Darley, Views Editor March 11, 2021

Gabe Darley is a computer science coordinate major. At a school like Tulane, academic majors and minors are often worn like badges of honor, proud indicators of one’s passions. Yet, for some students,...

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OPINION | Liberal arts education is more conducive to academic success

Robert Chumbley, Contributing Writer November 2, 2020

Many business-minded Tulanians and their parents like to talk about the “real world” and its justification of a skills-centered education. If it even exists at all, this mercantile “real world”...

NTC distribution requirements

OPINION | NTC’s distribution requirements benefit Tulane’s administration more than students

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer November 2, 2020

Tulane, like most higher-education institutions in the U.S., follows a core curriculum approach to undergraduate learning. Albeit by a different name, the Newcomb-Tulane College General Education Requirements...

Despite arguments about core curriculum being an unnecessary hurdle, these classes are an essential part of a holistic education.

General education is vital, despite bad reputation

Cullen Fagan, Views Editor March 4, 2020

The following is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.   Like many colleges, Tulane has general education requirements, referred to as its core curriculum....

Tulane fills gap in curriculum with crucial course on Hurricane Katrina

Tulane fills gap in curriculum with crucial course on Hurricane Katrina

Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Writer November 20, 2019

With the recent unveiling of the spring semester course options, Tulane has filled some crucial gaps in its list of academic offerings. Previously an unaddressed issue, the university now offers...

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Our core curriculum is incomplete without a class on Hurricane Katrina

Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Writer October 2, 2019

Ezra Weber is a sophomore who studies English and economics. He serves as the Sports Editor for The Hullabaloo. No single event seems to have had as great an effect on the New Orleans community as Hurricane...

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