The Tulane Hullabaloo

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...

Tulane Should Scrap Its Housing Requirement

Yacob Arroyo | Contributing Artist

Edwin Wang, Contributing Reporter

January 31, 2019

With the housing application reopening for the 2019-20 academic year, a question that often puzzles Tulane students resurfaces: Why does Tulane require first- and second-year students to live on campus? As college affordability continues to haunt students across the nation, a mindblowing 47 per...

Hypersocialization is an endemic problem for Tulane students, strains mental health

Hypersocialization is an endemic problem for Tulane students, strains mental health

Hannah Klein and Matt Saletta

October 17, 2018

Tulane’s work hard, play hard culture has stood the test of time, but it continues to burden students by reinforcing a culture of hypersocialization. For the sake of their continued health and happiness, students ought to budget time to be alone instead of fixating on constant interaction. As a society, we...

University fails to provide housing, leaves students behind

University fails to provide housing, leaves students behind

Justin Marcano, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2018

Tulane University has created a pressure-filled housing problem that has been ignored for too long. Until some serious changes are made, students will continue to be impacted by the university’s negligence on student housing. From building construction to “audacious” fundraising projects, Tulane ...

FULLABALOO: RA writes resident up for juuling, student ‘confused’

Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

April 6, 2018

Exhaling his last euphoric cloud of water vapor, Monroe resident Brad Werner watched in dismay as his $34.99 investment was swiftly confiscated by his Resident Advisor. The Tulane resident contract states that students are not allowed to consume tobacco in any form while in the dorms. Initially r...

Upperclassmen face challenges with off-campus housing


Sophia Mariani, Associate News Editor

April 4, 2018

Come springtime, many upperclassmen become tentative realtors as they try to find off-campus housing in the Uptown New Orleans area. Required to live on campus for freshman and sophomore years, some Tulane students said they are eager to move away from the communal bathrooms and twin-sized beds for...

College is ruff: Students discuss perks of owning pets at school


Austin Rodriguez, Associate Editor

February 22, 2018

Some students wake up to an alarm clock or the sun coming through an open window. Senior Branden Hentrich wakes up to his pet cat sitting on his face and loudly meowing. Hentrich isn't the only student living with a furry creature. Several Tulane students on and off-campus have pets for reasons rangin...