The Tulane Hullabaloo

“Shelter from the storm”: Tulane opens doors to Puerto Rican students, organizes relief efforts

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.

Sanjali De Silva, Jonathon Marks, Emma Brick-Hezeau, and Megan Plotka

October 26, 2017

Seven hurricanes have ravaged the Atlantic region since August, with four of them registered as Category 4 or higher. According to recent estimates, the combined damage from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria totals as much as $385 billion. For comparison, the 2005 hurricane season that included Hur...

When it comes to flooding in New Orleans, preparation is key

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

August 31, 2017

As areas of the city recovered from major flooding due to broken drainage systems, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu updated New Orleans residents on the status of the city's drainage system earlier this week in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. While Landrieu and his administration work to address the deficits of the flooding infrastructure in New Or...