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Students must avoid damaging beach communities

Students must avoid damaging beach communities

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

For many Tulane students, the spring semester means going on beach vacations with friends, whether it be for spring break or formal. While these trips offer a fun getaway for college students at Tulane and colleges across the country, they also wreak havoc on coastal communities, threatening local economies...

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

April 18, 2018

The following are opinions columns and do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor We live in a sinking state. Experts have done what they can to attempt to build and restore land on the coast to compensate for the land being lost, but the land restoration ...

Community colleges serve essential function in current education climate

Community colleges serve essential function in current education climate

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

President Trump has repeatedly made disparaging comments about community colleges in the United States, claiming they are inferior to vocational schools. This opinion is both ill-informed and incorrect. For many years, the community college system has played a vital role in providing post-secondary education...

Landrieu’s new book encourages thoughtful reflection of privilege

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Mitch Landrieu's time as mayor of New Orleans will soon end, but he seeks to continue influencing the Big Easy and the nation as a whole. This desire is evident in his new book, "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History." Despite its title, which references the removal of statues an...

FULLABALOO: Tulanians must remember the Loyola Reconquista, brace themselves for future clashes

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Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

During finals season of 2017, Freret Street was rocked by a bitter conflict that turned students against each other and filled Tulane Classifieds with rage. As the one-year anniversary of the Loyola Reconquista approaches, many choose to dismiss it as a petty squabble between undergraduates desperately...

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

Ask Views: Confederate monuments and what to do with them

March 21, 2018

The following columns are opinions and do not represent the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Taking down the Confederate monuments is a good first step in acknowledging the discriminatory history they represent, but we cannot forget this history. Placing these monuments on display in a museum is a way...

NOLA community must unite to combat human trafficking on Bourbon Street

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

The New Orleans Police Department recently conducted a series of raids of Bourbon Street strip clubs as part of its campaign to combat human trafficking. Despite the good intentions behind them, these operations will not be enough to stop human trafficking, a local problem that threatens the well-being...

Predictive policing technologies present problems for NOLA

Predictive policing technologies present problems for NOLA

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018

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Doomsday Clock should raise cognizance, not fear

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved its so-called “Doomsday Clock” closer to midnight, a metaphorical apocalypse. Humanity is now only two minutes from midnight, representing heightened concerns about the security of the world as recent events have put humankind into an increasingly pr...

New bead recycling program promotes eco-friendly Mardi Gras

New bead recycling program promotes eco-friendly Mardi Gras

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018

New Orleans made national headlines recently when cleaning crews removed 93,000 pounds of Mardi Gras beads from clogged catch basins along St. Charles Avenue. The clogging, caused by the beads and other waste, is thought to have contributed to flooding earlier this year. Though Mardi Gras is an impo...

Trump Administration reveals ecological callousness with repeal of drilling bans

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

The Trump Administration announced a proposal that will lift existing bans on offshore oil and gas drilling, opening up billions of acres of U.S. coastal waters to oil extraction projects, including the Gulf of Mexico, the Arctic and the Atlantic coast. This move demonstrates the administration's l...

Nitrogen reduction challenge is creative way of saving Gulf

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Tulane will announce the winner of its Nitrogen Reduction Challenge on Dec. 14. This contest is the first Tulane Grand Challenge Prize and represents the university's dedication to playing a larger, positive role in the community of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. By encouraging innovation throug...