The Tulane Hullabaloo

A flawed approach to a real problem: Equity fee should not be implemented

equity fee

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

On Oct. 29, the Tulane Undergraduate Student Body passed a resolution 24-6 calling for the administration to institute a mandatory equity fee of $240 per student. The fee would go toward funding organizations that support marginalized groups on campus. The administration should not implement this fee.  ...

Student athletes with learning accommodations at risk for differential treatment

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

*Editor’s Note: Sarah is an undergraduate student at Tulane University whose name has been changed to protect her anonymity. While working as a tutor for Tulane athletics, undergraduate student Sarah* regularly worked with athletes who were struggling with their schoolwork. Because Tulane athl...

Does housing fit the needs of all students?

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

March 14, 2019

A month ago, returning students received the same email, titled "Apply for Housing for 2019-2020 Today!" While all students across campus must decide where they will live next school year, the process for some comes with fewer options and more factors to consider than most.     For stude...

Campus doorways provide wheelchair accessibility issues

accessibility

Megan Plotka, Senior Staff Reporter

February 22, 2018

Tulane alumna Rebecca Lederkramer broke her arm and leg in a bike-riding accident during her senior year in Fall 2016. She lived off-campus in a three-story home and could not climb the stairs because of her injuries. So, Tulane moved her into a wheelchair-accessible dorm room in Willow Residences. T...