The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane should encourage alumni to root in New Orleans

Nikki Darrow | Contributing Artist

Gabriel Clark-Clough, Contributing Reporter

April 4, 2019

If New Orleans is a tourist city, then Tulane University is the city’s biggest travel agency. The comprehensive package offered by the elite institution includes amenities such as housing, food and a full-purpose gym membership. If you buy in on the four-year deal, the university will even throw in...

Center for Academic Equity offers resources for first-generation students

Courtesy of the Center for Academic Equity

Nile Pierre, News Editor

March 28, 2019

The Class of 2022 is the most racially diverse class in Tulane’s history. With this increased diversity, however, comes the need to support different populations on campus, including first-generation college students. The National Center for Education Statistics defines first-generation students as t...

Halfway there: Week of programming celebrates sophomores

Sophomore week 2018 | Courtesy of Tulane University

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

Some people enter college with a sense of certainty, a long-established life plan in which they knew their major well before they knew which school they’d study it at. Others view the major declaration date – a sophomore rite of passage – as a fast-approaching deadline dictating their entire...

City’s agreement with YouthForce NOLA prioritizes student success

City's agreement with YouthForce NOLA prioritizes student success

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

January 24, 2018

Last month, the New Orleans City Council agreed to provide $1.1 million in paid internships for the city's high school students. The initiative, undertaken with YouthForce NOLA, aims to support up to 275 interns in 2018, with the number increasing to 325 interns in both 2019 and 2020. This collaboration between the private and public sectors, delivering a good which neither has been able to...

Louisiana bid for new Amazon HQ provides opportunities for state, Tulane community

Louisiana bid for new Amazon office provides opportunities for Tulane community.

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

November 9, 2017

Last month, Louisiana primed itself to bid for Amazon's new headquarters. With cities in other states applying, Louisiana's chances of obtaining the favored bid are slim. Nevertheless, the ambitious initiative by state officials represents a significant move to become a business hub. Working to make Louisiana attractive for investment, the bid will likewise benefit the Tulane community by increas...

Unpaid internships create unfair financial burden for students

Unpaid internships create unfair financial burden for students

Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor

June 7, 2017

As the academic year comes to a close and summer vacation begins, students will be spending their academic time off in a variety of ways. Many students will opt to spend their time participating in internships they hope will help advance their career goals, and some will find internships that offer...