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April 16, 2020

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Hullabaloo readers: Before commenting ‘How dare you?,’ take a moment to reflect


Cullen Fagan, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

For Hullabaloo readers, it’s been hard to miss the ongoing comment wars on recent opinion pieces. Unfortunately, many of the comments echo similar sentiments to other “controversial” content in the Hullabaloo: How dare you, a student newspaper, publish this? What gives you the right to cover this to...

Our campus conversation about the Arab-Israeli conflict lacks context

arab-israeli conflict

Harrison Thorn, Senior Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Through all the debate over Israel that happens on Tulane’s campus, it seems that one crucial idea consistently slips through the cracks: criticizing Israel isn’t anti-Semitic. The trouble comes when criticism turns to demonization of Israel and the Jewish people who reside there, or when inadequat...

Letter to the Editor: Response to Rashida Tlaib article

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Cori Shalit and Yael Pasumansky

September 18, 2019

On Sept. 12, 2019, Tulane students wrote an article about Rashida Tlaib’s visit to Tulane. In the article, the authors bring up a multitude of issues, including the representative’s opinion on the Arab-Israeli conflict.  While diverse opinions should be endorsed, journalists must adhere to the ...

Letter from the Editor: Continuing to fight for representation and accessible content

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Sanjali De Silva, Editor-in-Chief

August 28, 2019

This issue marks the beginning of the 115th volume of The Tulane Hullabaloo. We have reported through world wars and civil rights movements. And today we report through lasting racial injustice, devastating climate change and growing income inequality across the country. I am writing to you today from the basement of the Lavin...

Making the Grade: Students, professors acknowledge culture of cheating

In a poll with 260 responses,  90.2 percent of students admitted to cheating on a test at some point in their college careers.

Jon Marks and Sophia Mariani

March 22, 2018

The sweat begins to trickle. Panic sets in. The questions aren't making any sense. Was this even on the study guide? Out of 260 respondents to a Hullabaloo poll, 90.2 percent of people said they or someone they knew admitted to cheating on a test at some point in their college careers. Many st...

Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican sophomore Rosalind Velez

Puerto Rico

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

February 8, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico to Tulane. The Hullabaloo thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature: Resisting the Storm. Each week, The Hullabaloo highlights a different guest Tulane student affected by Hurricane Maria, which struck Pu...

Hip Hop Nutcracker dazzles with new twist on old classic

hip hop nutcracker

Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

For better or for worse, the end of Thanksgiving has ushered in the holiday season. This means twinkling lights, ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas and, most importantly, music. Some of the most famous Christmas songs come from Tchaikovsky's instantly recognizable The Nutcracker. The ballet premiered in 189...

Despite childish plot, “Monsterland” reads as a nostalgic pleasure

Lauren Gaines, Senior Staff Reporter

December 3, 2017

Upon first glance "Monsterland," a new fiction novel by Michael Okon, may appear to be a book that most would consider too  juvenile for college students to take time to read, especially given the copious amounts of reading we are required to entertain for our respective courses already. After reading ...

Queue: Disney Throwbacks


Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

December 1, 2017

If you’re going to take a Netflix trip down memory lane, you might as well make it a good one. These films are some of the most wholesome and entertaining Disney throwbacks that will most certainly quench your nostalgic thirst. And extra bonus - once you watch one, your Netflix will never let you forg...

Awkward Sex Stories: #highschoolmemories


November 29, 2017

It feels like going home for holidays and breaks has become some sort of game. The objective: How many of my previously platonic friends can I fool around with now that I won't have to face them in the hallways of high school? There is clearly something about the thrill of doing it in your mom's baseme...

Celebrate Mental Health Festival enjoys third successful run

celebrate mental health

Bhumika Shirole and Daria Hofmann

November 21, 2017

After a week of pushing for the destigmatization of mental illness, Celebrate Mental Health concluded its campaign last Saturday, with the annual Celebrate Mental Health Festival. With another year of the festival came another year of bustling attendees, booths and performances. Organized by the National...