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February 27, 2019

People are packing the French Quarter more by the day, the sea of beads make the roads underneath unrecognizable, and Tulane students have left the frozen food aisles of local grocery stores desolate,...

Tulane student to write biography under acclaimed journalist Walter Isaacson

Tulane student to write biography under acclaimed journalist Walter Isaacson
January 23, 2019

Sophomore Henry Walther was sitting in a meeting with distinguished journalist and acclaimed businessman Walter Isaacson – Professor Isaacson, to Walther – discussing his assignment. “Maybe...

NOLA News in Brief

NOLA News in Brief
August 29, 2018

It’s been a busy (and hot) summer here in New Orleans, and while the rest of us returned to our respective homes and states, city business continued as usual in our absence. Here is The Tulane Hullabaloo’s...

Landrieu’s new book encourages thoughtful reflection of privilege

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:...

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city
March 21, 2018

Speaking at an event late last month, Mayor Mitch Landrieu discussed a recently-published study from the Keen Independent Research Foundation, which involves 5,000 local businesses and a review of city...

Trump’s solar tariffs perpetuate denial of climate change

February 7, 2018

On Jan. 22, President Donald Trump imposed a new tariff targeting washing machines and, more frustratingly, solar energy. These new taxes, dubbed “safeguard tariffs,” are being framed as an important...

Water advisories reflect broken New Orleans infrastructure

Water advisories reflect broken New Orleans infrastructure
February 1, 2018

When temperatures dropped below 20 degrees on Jan. 18, the city of New Orleans experienced its 13th boiled water advisory since Hurricane Katrina. Tulane students found themselves relying on their dormitory...

Campus closed through Thursday for weather conditions, road closures

snow days
January 17, 2018

Tulane's campuses in New Orleans, Jefferson Parish, the Northshore and Mississippi will be closed for a second day after an unexpected snowfall Tuesday night. The university is functioning under emergency...

New Orleans takes major step in alleviating opioid epidemic

New Orleans takes major step in alleviating opioid epidemic
October 25, 2017

Opioid addiction has become an epidemic in the U.S. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has taken the initiative to help fight this problem by equipping officers of the New Orleans Police Department with...

City leadership must acknowledge work of activist groups in monument controversy

September 5, 2017

The day after the tragic events in Charlottesville, Mayor Jim Gray of Lexington, Kentucky, voiced his support for the relocation of two Confederate monuments from downtown Lexington, drawing national...

Faulty drainage leaves CBD and Mid-City under stagnant water

Flooding in the Central Business District and Mid-City left 16 drainage pumps out of service and forced pedestrians to wade through several feet of water as regular traffic was disrupted.
August 24, 2017

"There were cars everywhere, just stalled cars," Tulane junior Paul Simon said. "You could see how high the water had gone up and looked like that area had been about two and half, three and a half feet...

New Orleans takes down Confederate monuments

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June 28, 2017

Amid rising temperatures and tensions, New Orleanians gathered last month at Lee Circle to watch the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue, the city's fourth removal of a monument since the New Orleans...

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