The Tulane Hullabaloo

Blue ripple leaves both parties in a purple haze

Matt Saletta, Views Editor

November 8, 2018

Political meteorologists spent months preparing the country for a blue wave, even suggesting that a “tsunami” was on the horizon. But on Tuesday, when the election finally came, the blue wave rolled in softly. In the wake of the blue ripple, our nation i...

Southern states must consider urban planning to address rapid growth

Matt Saletta, Editor of the Views Section

September 16, 2018

As each year passes, Southern states are becoming more urban. Cities like San Antonio, Atlanta, New Orleans and Houston are booming with transplants from all over the world, but few are taking serious steps to plan for their long-te...

Understanding, not violence, improves political discourse

Matt Saletta, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2017

Political violence has played a historic role in shaping the American political climate over the last several years. In all of its forms, political violence must come to an end, not only because it is immoral, but also because...