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Environmental activism for beginners

Environmental activism for beginners

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor March 1, 2023

A train derailment spewed toxic chemicals into the creeks of East Palestine, Ohio. Police in Atlanta shot and killed an environmental activist. Microplastics are in our air, water, food and blood. How...

TUA update

TUA kickoff invites prospective members, plans passion projects

Lindsay Ruhl and Ellie Cowen March 1, 2023

The Tulane Undergraduate Assembly — TUA — delegates gathered in the Lavin-Bernick Center on Tuesday to meet with students interested in student government and discuss the organization’s future...

OPINION | Embracing sustainable shopping in New Orleans

OPINION | Embracing sustainable shopping in New Orleans

Rachel Kelly, Staff Columnist April 5, 2022

Returning from spring break, the summer months are not far away. Plans of traveling, internships and relaxing long weekends can feel like the light at the end of the tunnel during the final stretch...

OPINION | Tulane should relocate its campus

OPINION | Tulane should relocate its campus

Abe Messing, Staff Columnist October 27, 2021

In February 2021, President Mike Fitts and a panel of Tulane University leadership met to discuss what the university was doing to combat climate change. The panel assured its audience that Tulane...

Photo of an opened Amazon package on the ground.

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,...

outdoor classroom

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...

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