The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Asynchronous classes do not meet Tulane’s academic standards

Students' quality of learning is devalued during asynchronous lectures.

Anna Dixon, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2020

There is no denying that Tulane University’s campus is different this semester. The open space of quads has been replaced by temporary classrooms, party culture has vanished for the socially responsible, and the education that students receive has been altered by the coronavirus.  Most of ...

OPINION | Hybrid learning evolves cheating methods at Tulane

OPINION | Hybrid learning evolves cheating methods at Tulane

Gabi Liebeler, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2020

As Tulane introduced combined in-person and online classes into a hybrid learning model, they inadvertently introduced new opportunities to cheat. Cheating is already common at Tulane, so there should be no doubt among members of Tulane’s administration that students are taking advantage of new ways to...

OPINION | Homecoming court: constructive or cliché?

Homecoming Royalty: Is it just a popularity contest?

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor

September 30, 2020

The concept of homecoming royalty seems juvenile and in many ways superficial. By pitting members of the community together in what appears to be a collegiate popularity contest, the elected student “royalty” seems to rise to an upper echelon of social status. In an institution that promotes ...

OPINION | Hybrid classrooms are worst of both worlds

Hybrid classrooms come with a slew of technical issues

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly wrought havoc on the college classroom. Learning, in the traditional sense, is no longer feasible, a truth becoming more apparent by the day as Tulane University students carry on with their academic careers despite the challenges of adapting to new a...

Airing of Grievances: Zoom University

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Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Dear Professors of Tulane University: I’m writing you today as a student and friend. I want to start off by thanking you for your hard work throughout this crisis!  Without a doubt, the institution of online classes in the place of in-person ones has once again proven the dedication of Tulane University to...