The Tulane Hullabaloo

States are abusing the coronavirus pandemic to restrict reproductive justice

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor
April 1, 2020

LaKia Williams is the communications and outreach coordinator for ReJAC NOLA, a fellow for MyLASexEd, an advisor on the student activist advisory committee for ASEC, and the founder and coordinator of...

As an immunosuppressed student, my peers let me down

immunosuppressed
April 1, 2020

Zach Brenner is a senior majoring in political economy and double-minoring in philosophy and religious studies. In the critical few days following Tulane’s closure in March, it was clear that the...

Administrator tests positive in Tulane community’s first coronavirus case

medical
March 20, 2020

A member of the Tulane administration has tested positive for coronavirus, marking the Tulane community's first confirmed case of the virus, President Mike Fitts said in an email Friday. The administrator...

Does the Louisiana Democratic Primary matter?

students
February 19, 2020

This April 4, many Tulanians will cast their votes in the Louisiana Democratic Primary. Louisiana is a deep red state that went almost 20 points in favor of Trump in the 2016 presidential election....

Louisiana elections should be decided by Louisianans, not out-of-state students

elections
December 4, 2019

Coinciding with historic statewide voter participation, College Democrats empowered Tulane’s precinct’s 118% spike in turnout. Greater civic engagement promotes better local collaboration, but out-of-state...

College students deserve freedom from food insecurity

Students enjoying food at the Commons
December 4, 2019

Last April, 45% of college students reported being “food insecure in the prior 30 days,” according to a survey by Temple University’s Hope Center for College, Community and Justice. This study reflects...

Elevating Louisiana’s CBD Game

Crescent Canna partners Sean Partridge (left), Joe
Gerrity (center), and David Reich (right) launched their CBD business
with an emphasis on quality control, transparency, and affordability.
Tulane friends launch New Orleans-based CBD company, Crescent Canna
December 3, 2019
Crescent Canna on display at Simply CBD in Uptown New Orleans.

Election Day amendments represent shifts in Louisiana policy

amendment
October 16, 2019

Julia Prager-Hessel worked for MSNBC this summer in the breaking news political unit. The gubernatorial primary, which resulted in a November runoff between Gov. John Bel Edwards and businessman Eddie...

The ultimate Louisiana gubernatorial voting guide

gubernatorial
September 25, 2019

Julia Prager-Hessel worked for MSNBC this summer in the breaking news political unit. The political climate on Tulane’s campus is largely the result of rumor and generalized personality traits. You’re...

Dehumanizing conditions in Louisiana prisons disregard inmate rights

Dehumanizing conditions in Louisiana prisons disregard inmate rights
August 28, 2019

Emma King is a member of Newcomb Prison Project and recently completed an internship with the Promise of Justice Initiative/Capital Appeals Project. Inhumane prison conditions in Louisiana reflect...

Teacher salary raises should be implemented across the state of Louisiana

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor
April 17, 2019

From Los Angeles, California, to Charleston, West Virginia, teachers across the nation have been going on strike to protest their low salaries. In Louisiana, Governor John Bel Edwards has introduced an...

Louisiana legislature holding back on minimum wage

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist
April 17, 2019

Louisiana’s 2019 legislative session began last Monday, April 8, with wage increases on the agenda. After years of inaction, the legislature should respond to the needs and desires of residents and vote...

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