The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane signature chant draws roots from student journalism

Tulane signature chant draws roots from student journalism

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

February 20, 2017

A One, A Two, A Helluva Hullabaloo?   The classic cheer that orientation leaders ingrain in you — or try to — during orientation is not just a random combination of words but also a way to unite the crowds at sporting events and support the Green Wave every time the team scores. Not everyone ...

Men’s basketball stumbles in second half, falls 80-75 to SMU

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

February 17, 2017

Despite having the lead for the first 30 minutes, the Green Wave (4-13, 1-4 American Athletic Conference) ultimately fell to 19th-ranked Southern Methodist (23-4, 13-1 AAC) 80-75 Wednesday at the Moody Coliseum in Dallas. SMU had five players score in double digits and shot 18-for-32 from the field...

Looking for Love

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Jordan Figueredo and Brandi Doyal

February 16, 2017

The prevalence of dating apps and hookup culture is a different landscape from the dating experiences of previous generations, but many students are still seeking serious and long-term relationships. On college campuses around the country, students are swiping right, going out and hooking up. In a...

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

$670 million Bayou Bridge Pipeline claims to create 2,000 jobs but fails to offset costs, risks potential environmental damage

Daniel Horowitz, Associate Views Editor

February 15, 2017

It is no surprise that areas in and around Louisiana are rich with crude oil. Within the energy industry, corporations have built pipelines to transport oil from the extraction source to refineries. The most recent pipeline proposal in the works, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, has gained a great deal of...

Living in a sinking city

Living in a sinking city

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017

From population and sea levels to global instability and nuclear warfare, facets of our world are growing. Many cities, however, are focused on what is vanishing — their coasts. This ticking clock could be just as fatal as the drop of a bomb. Our danger is water. The New Orleans and Tulane communities...

Environmental racism hurts small Louisiana town

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor

January 24, 2017

This is an opinion article and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. A popular, but incorrect, assumption is that wealthy countries are the best places to live, regardless of identity. As seen in the small, predominately black town of St. Joseph, Louisiana, this is not true. For year...

J20 anti-inauguration march takes place downtown

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Emily Fornof, Associate News Editor

January 23, 2017

While the nation was inaugurating its 45th President, organizers rallied in downtown New Orleans in reaction to the new transfer of power. The J20 Rally and March was an anti-Trump inauguration event initiated by New Orleans organizations Take 'Em Down NOLA and the New Orleans Workers Group. A group of Tu...

Tulane joins march on D.C.

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Allison Buffett, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2017

Chants erupted across Washington, D.C. as an estimated half a million people marched across the National Mall participating in the Women's March on Washington Saturday. 56 Tulane community members joined the march fresh off a 20-hour bus ride. "I couldn't think of a more mature and enthusiastic collec...

Baton Rouge swears in its first black female mayor

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Lauren Gaines, Associate Editor

January 22, 2017

Baton Rouge, a city whose previous year was marked by bloodshed, racial tension and tragic flooding, welcomed its first black female mayor-president, Sharon Weston Broome, on Jan. 2. Broome was a former Louisiana State Senator for District 15, the first black woman in that position, which she hel...

Louisiana should reconsider immoral, costly death penalty

Camille Frink, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo. Louisiana residents are starting to truly feel the effects of painful budget cuts to healthcare and higher education. Meanwhile, racial tensions across the state and the country become more strained, an...

LA public schools’ use of corporal punishment inexcusable

LA public schools' use of corporal punishment inexcusable

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

December 8, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. In the 2013-14 academic year, American schools disciplined 109,000 students with corporal punishment. This practice remains legal in much of the South and parts of the Midwest. Louisiana is one of only ...

Productive summer shows Governor Edwards’ capabilities

Caroline Davenport, Contributing Writer

August 31, 2016

This is an opinion article and does not necessarily reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.This summer, the eyes of the state and nation were on Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards as he handled the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling and the flooding across the state. In addition, the governor also dealt with n...