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Abolish USG elections now

OPINION | Abolish USG elections now

Robert Chumbley, Contributing Writer September 16, 2020

When most of us think of democratic elections, we initially think of a first-past-the-post system where voters select a single candidate for a single office, and the winner is the one with the most votes....

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Louisiana elections should be decided by Louisianans, not out-of-state students

Edwin Wang and Michael Naish December 4, 2019

Coinciding with historic statewide voter participation, College Democrats empowered Tulane’s precinct’s 118% spike in turnout. Greater civic engagement promotes better local collaboration, but out-of-state...

Women of Color take the midterm elections by storm

Women of Color take the midterm elections by storm

Lauren Flowers, Associate Intersections Editor November 14, 2018

The 2018 midterm election was highly anticipated by Democrats hoping to unseat Republicans in Congress following Trump’s election. It was not only historic because the Democrats took the House of Representatives...

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Midterm election watch parties on campus, in New Orleans

Sophie Brams, Associate News Editor November 6, 2018

On Tuesday, Americans across the country are heading to the polls to cast their votes for the midterm elections. Those voting in person on Nov. 6 and those that voted early at the polls or by mail are...

Introduction to Intersections' Guide to voting in college

Introduction to Intersections’ Guide to voting in college

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor August 31, 2018

The 2018 Midterm elections are coming up quickly, and this year is an important one for deciding which party will take control of Congress. Many Americans tune out during conversations about midterm...

Things TU Know: USG Elections

Things TU Know: USG Elections

Josh Axelrod, News Editor March 24, 2018

We know how hard it can be to follow the news, especially when groups use a lot of jargon that require inside understanding. In an effort to increase accessibility to our coverage, The Hullabaloo is introducing...

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Q&A: USG President-elect Erin Blake pushes for sexual violence prevention, student engagement

Peter Kintner, Staff Reporter March 21, 2018

Junior Erin Blake, a biomedical engineering and computer science major, was recently elected Undergraduate Student Government president for the 2018-19 academic year. She currently serves on USG as the...

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Letter to the Editor: Support for disbanded Progressive Voter Coalition

March 12, 2018

Dear Editor, We are writing to you as the previous co-chairs of the Progressive Voter Coalition that was disbanded last Thursday. We believe that the Awards and Elections Committee acted unjustly...

Meet Your Candidates: Vice President of Academic Affairs

Meet Your Candidates: Vice President of Academic Affairs

March 12, 2018

Shahmeer Hashmat