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OPINION | Tulane should better prepare students for hurricanes and evacuations

OPINION | Tulane should better prepare students for hurricanes and evacuations

Jolyon Breckon, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022

Hurricanes have been a part of life at Tulane University long before any current students were even a twinkle in their parents’ eyes. Though every region in the country has its set of natural disasters...

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Tulane emphasizes personal evacuation plan for hurricanes

Martha Sanchez, News Editor September 21, 2022

Tulane University announced its latest plan to face the reality of intensifying hurricane seasons: personal evacuation.    “While this year’s hurricane season has been quiet for Louisiana...

OPINION | Given hurricane risks, Tulane should reconsider academic calendar

OPINION | Given hurricane risks, Tulane should reconsider academic calendar

Gabi Liebeler, Managing Editor September 7, 2022

As the third week of classes at Tulane University ensues, freshmen are likely enjoying the normalcy of their first college semester. At the same time, sophomores, juniors and seniors — along with...

President Mike Fitts discusses the issues that matter to Tulane students as they return to campus.

Q&A: President Mike Fitts on crime, Campus Health, Tulane’s future

Martha Sanchez, News Editor August 31, 2022

President Fitts sat down with The Hullabaloo to discuss hurricane preparedness, crime and the issues that matter to Tulane students as they return to campus this semester. The conversation has been...

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...

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Climate-fueled hurricanes prompt urgent questions

Martha Sanchez, Contributing Reporter September 15, 2021

A disappearing coastline and the warming of the Gulf of Mexico — both effects of climate change  —  intensified the effects of Hurricane Ida seen in southeastern Louisiana. Tulane evacuated remaining...

Remaining students on campus take shelter in the LBC (Amber Corb).

University braces for Hurricane Ida

Domenic Mesa, News Editor August 29, 2021

The Tulane University administration quickly responded with a slew of emails upon learning of the ensuing strength of Hurricane Ida. In an Aug. 28 news conference, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards...

The Hurricane Laura evacuee crisis should compel students to stay informed.

OPINION | Laura evacuee crisis should reinvigorate students’ relief efforts

Deeya Patel, Views Editor September 30, 2020

When the question “Why is nobody talking about this?” is asked, we assume the real message the speaker is conveying is, “I just found out about this and feel the need to shame anyone who doesn’t.”...


Preparing for the hurricanes: Advice from a New Orleanian

Maiya Tate, Staff Writer August 23, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Living in New Orleans my whole life means that I’ve...

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Southwestern Louisiana to undergo severe weather event

Amy Nankin, News Editor July 12, 2019

Southwestern Louisiana and other regions along the gulf coast are under a severe weather warning with the threat of Tropical Storm Barry hitting the area on Friday and continuing through the weekend. The...

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April 4, 2018

El comienzo del semestre de primavera trajo a 15 nuevos estudiantes de Puerto Rico a Tulane. The Hullabaloo pensó que merecían una presentación formal en nuestra nueva característica: Resisting the...

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Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican Freshman Pura Arroyo Morales

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter February 1, 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. A few weeks after...

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