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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...

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.

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

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...

Tulane prepares for Hurricane Nate with campus closure, residence visitation suspension

Fiona Grathwohl , News Editor October 7, 2017

Weathering monitoring services have predicted that Hurricane Nate will make landfall around 11 p.m. in Mississippi as a Category 1 storm. New Orleans will be hit by 45-55 mph winds with a potential of...

Hurricane season calls for student evacuation plans

Hurricane season calls for student evacuation plans

Kayla Davis and Asher Baden September 28, 2017

Stop, drop and roll for a fire. Duck and cover in an earthquake. Seek shelter during a thunderstorm. But what does a Tulane student do in a hurricane? According to Norris Yarbrough, assistant vice president...

Price gouging aggravates economic inequality in storms wake

Price gouging aggravates economic inequality in storm’s wake

Quinn Burke, Staff Writer September 14, 2017

The responses to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts have been overwhelmingly positive. In Houston, however, some businesses are exploiting tragedy for their own profits. In the wake of natural disasters,...

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