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OPINION | Exuberant online shopping is harmful

Luca Hoedeman, Contributing Writer September 15, 2021

At the start of every school year, the Tulane University Mail Service teems with activity. Freshman and their parents scramble to pick up their last minute necessities. Trucks full of Amazon and Fedex...

OPINION | Students have responsibility to protect environment

OPINION | Students have responsibility to protect environment

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

For young adults juggling all things college — school, social life, physical and mental well-being and a pandemic — environmental sustainability is likely far from the forefront of the average...

New Orleans needs to acknowledge its environmental issues

New Orleans needs to acknowledge its environmental issues

Jon Krantz, Staff Writer September 14, 2018

The city of New Orleans needs to start taking the environment seriously. So far, the city has failed to reduce its carbon footprint or promote higher environmental standards for its citizens.Let’s take...


Letter to the Editor: Earth Day every day at Tulane

John Alexander April 25, 2018

Dear Editor, April 22nd was Earth Day! Like most Earth Days at Tulane, it went largely unnoticed apart from a select few individuals who think every day is Earth Day. Every day should make us, as Tulanians,...

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USG breaks ground on outdoor classroom project

Rachel Horn, News Associate Editor March 1, 2018

The sunny weather in New Orleans often encourages professors to hold class outside. Next fall, they won't have to worry about students picking at grass during their lectures. To provide students with...

Trump Administration reveals ecological callousness with repeal of drilling bans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer January 29, 2018

The Trump Administration announced a proposal that will lift existing bans on offshore oil and gas drilling, opening up billions of acres of U.S. coastal waters to oil extraction projects, including...

Louisiana prisons present immense environmental dangers

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor August 27, 2017

For many people it will come as no surprise that Louisiana has an extensive prison system. Considered the world's prison capital, the state imprisons more adults per capita than any other state in the...

March for Science sends critical message for policy creation

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor May 1, 2017

People across the globe gathered in more than 600 demonstrations, including one in New Orleans, for the March for Science on April 22. The event was intended to be a nonpartisan gathering of people...

Coastal Master Plan underfunded, lacks promise

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor April 27, 2017

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority unanimously approved the 2017 Coastal Master Plan on April 19, designating a budget of $50 billion for the 50-year process. This plan comes at...

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Challenge finalists aim to solve hypoxia

Tess Riley , News Editor January 19, 2017

The Tulane Nitrogen Reduction Challenge selected five finalists based on their proposed solutions to hypoxia, a fatal oxygen deficiency in lakes and oceans creating ecological dead zones where marine...

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