The Tulane Hullabaloo

New Orleans must find new ways to preserve its history

Yacob Arroyo | Staff Artist

Gabriel Clark-Clough, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

It is uncanny how visiting the city before and after Hurricane Katrina, the comparatively touristy parts of the city recovered to almost exactly how they were before. With tourism as a central part of the city’s economy, New Orleans throws a lot of money at retaining its appeal to visitors, maintai...

The Elephant: New Orleans must stand up for Cuban population

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Adam Goldstein, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2019

Few can debate the legitimacy of New Orleans’ moniker as the northernmost point of the Caribbean. Between its geographic standing, an unorthodox blend of cultures and history as a major port marketplace, the city has carved out a niche that distinguishes itself prominently in the South and greater U.S. And while New Orleans...

Our privilege shapes our perception

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Many millenials find themselves wondering what factors specifically influence their worldview and motivations. Given Tulane’s location in New Orleans, a culturally distinct city, much of the student body often has varying perspectives on local life and customs. According to Tulane’s website, roughly 200 ...

Tulane should encourage alumni to root in New Orleans

Nikki Darrow | Contributing Artist

Gabriel Clark-Clough, Contributing Reporter

April 4, 2019

If New Orleans is a tourist city, then Tulane University is the city’s biggest travel agency. The comprehensive package offered by the elite institution includes amenities such as housing, food and a full-purpose gym membership. If you buy in on the four-year deal, the university will even throw in...

FULLABALOO: Tulane student finds source of New Orleans’ drainage problem

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Josheigh Püe, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only. It started off like any other evening during Mardi Gras for business school student Marky Markaby. After cracking ...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane fails to address needs of Muslim students, takes no initiative against Islamophobia

Letter to the Editor: Tulane fails to address needs of Muslim students, takes no initiative against Islamophobia

March 27, 2019

On March 15 a White nationalist massacred 50 worshippers at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The vast majority of the victims of this attack were immigrants, people who had struggled through multi-year immigration processes to arrive in New Zealand, only to be killed by an...

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

2018 Fête Française

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

The annual Fête Française, celebrating French culture in Louisiana, comes back to Magazine Street on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This festival is hosted by the École Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans at the school’s Uptown campus, which is just off of Magazine St. The proceeds from the f...

From the Basement: New Orleans says bye bye to Baby Cakes

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

Olivia Henderson, Sports Editor

March 20, 2019

When the New Orleans Baby Cakes, the city’s minor league baseball team, announced its impending move to Wichita, Kansas, few fans were surprised. Last season, the team had the lowest paid attendance of the 16 teams in the Pacific Coast League. The franchise hopes that a change of venue will hel...

New Orleans roads symbolize crumbling city government

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

March 14, 2019

It is no secret to any New Orleanian that the roads in the city leave something to be desired. The view, however, differs from neighborhood to neighborhood. Yes, Tulane drivers may get frustrated when they end up stuck in the Willow pothole yet again. But if one’s daily routine keeps them near campus,...

Blackface’s history in Mardi Gras

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Hugo Fajardo, Intersections Editor

February 28, 2019

From 1850 to 1870, the United States was a young nation, plagued by inequity and human rights violations. For the majority of that period, white Americans had the right to own human property: black slaves. Yet in the decades following the passing of the 13th Amendment – an abolishment of the privil...

New Mardi Gras shuttle policy unnecessary, exclusionary

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Reporter

February 27, 2019

Editor’s Note: The Hullabaloo will be following this story in the News section as it develops, therefore the facts in the article at publication are subject to change. For several years, Tulane University Shuttles and Transportation has provided an easy option for students traveling to and from...

Letter to the Editor: New Orleans’ illustrious history deserves unvarnished retelling

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Lily Rose Siegel

February 21, 2019

While in New Orleans last year for an accepted students weekend at Tulane, my dad and I decided to kill an afternoon by driving outside of the city to Oak Alley Plantation. The plantation advertised itself as a lovely Greek revival mansion, and as visitors, we looked forward to seeing it. We would soo...