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The commodification of Tulane's campus detracts from its educational purpose.

OPINION | Campus advertising interrupts learning environment

Luca Hoedeman, Contributing Writer April 21, 2021

There is a marketing adage that says, “If you are not the customer, then you are the product.” At Tulane University, the students have become both the customer and the product. With students being...

OPINION | Tulane film department requires modernization

OPINION | Tulane film department requires modernization

Abe Messing, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021

Enrolling in a film class initially feels kind of like getting away with something, sort of how being a Moviepass subscriber in 2018 felt — excited to watch a bunch of movies, but still slightly...

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OPINION | Tulane should dedicate more resources to teaching Black narratives

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

As racial diversity has increased on Tulane University’s campus, the school has failed to incorporate BIPOC narratives and history into its curriculum. Despite the introduction of reforms aimed to...

Letter to the Editor: Online seat restrictions remain critical for students, professors

Letter to the Editor: Online seat restrictions remain critical for students, professors

February 10, 2021

The recent Hullabaloo article “Online seat restrictions are obsolete” by Phoebe Hurwitz led to a spirited conversation within CELT, Tulane’s Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching. There were a...

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Recent Biden era policies signal change in state of education in US

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor February 3, 2021

Even before his election, many voters saw President Joe Biden as a beacon of hope for the future of education in the U.S. While on the campaign trail, Biden consistently highlighted his plans to address...

OPINION | Hear no evil, see no evil: Tulane’s disconnect from local community is troubling

OPINION | Hear no evil, see no evil: Tulane’s disconnect from local community is troubling

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor February 3, 2021

Protected by stone walls and nestled among the St. Charles Avenue mansions, Tulane University exists as a world of its own. Tulanians live and breathe the reality of the “Tulane Bubble,” where the...

OPINION | Online seat restrictions are obsolete

OPINION | Online seat restrictions are obsolete

Phoebe Hurwitz, Contributing Writer January 28, 2021

This semester, in sorting through various courses which fulfilled Newcomb-Tulane College coursework and major requirements, many students paid particular attention to the “Type” identifier. Courses...

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Tulane hosts first-ever sex week

Amy Nankin, News Editor February 19, 2020

The Well for Health Promotion at Tulane University hosted the first annual sex week, a week full of sex appreciation and educational programming to help students become more comfortable talking about sex. The...

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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...

Community colleges serve essential function in current education climate

Community colleges serve essential function in current education climate

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer April 11, 2018

President Trump has repeatedly made disparaging comments about community colleges in the United States, claiming they are inferior to vocational schools. This opinion is both ill-informed and incorrect....

City's agreement with YouthForce NOLA prioritizes student success

City’s agreement with YouthForce NOLA prioritizes student success

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor January 24, 2018

Last month, the New Orleans City Council agreed to provide $1.1 million in paid internships for the city's high school students. The initiative, undertaken with YouthForce NOLA, aims to support...

The Cowen Institute's new research initiative aims to help New Orleans students with college and career readiness.

Cowen Institute takes first step in expanding mission, improving lives of New Orleans youth

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor December 20, 2017

For 10 years, the Cowen Institute has aimed to improve public education in the greater New Orleans area. In November, the organization received an opportunity to expand on its work with the hope it...

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