The Tulane Hullabaloo

Our campus conversation about the Arab-Israeli conflict lacks context

arab-israeli conflict
October 30, 2019

Through all the debate over Israel that happens on Tulane’s campus, it seems that one crucial idea consistently slips through the cracks: criticizing Israel isn’t anti-Semitic. The trouble comes when...

From ploughshares to swords: Zionism is an attack on Judaism

zionism
October 28, 2019

In 2017, when three students formed a chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace — now Students for Justice in Palestine — here at Tulane, they were reprimanded for anti-Semitism by several Undergraduate Student...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Pinkwashing’ misrepresents LGBTQ rights in Israel

pinkwashing
October 16, 2019

Yael Pasumansky is a fellow for the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America. Dear Editor, Following Shai DeLuca-Tamasi’s visit to Tulane this past month, three students wrote...

OPINION: Pinkwashing Israeli politics at Tulane

pinkwashing
October 2, 2019

On Tuesday last week, Shai DeLuca-Tamasi visited Tulane to share his experiences as a gay man and former sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces. DeLuca-Tamasi spoke about coming out in the military and...

OPINION: Students react to visit from Rashida Tlaib, call for Democratic accountability

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib poses with the executive board of the Tulane Muslim Students Association
September 11, 2019

Before Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib took office in January, the depth of her heritage was already a source of inspiration. Before her first day on Capitol Hill, one of Tlaib’s Instagram posts prompted...

Student Org Spotlight: Students for Justice in Palestine opens dialogue, builds community

sjp
April 18, 2018

During the 2016-17 academic year, students hoping to start a club based on advocating for peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict went before the Undergraduate Student Government Senate to make its case. The...

Letter to the Editor: Students must embrace progressive organizing, hold administration accountable

reopening
April 15, 2018

On Jan. 25, the New Orleans City Council rescinded resolution R-18-5, which encouraged divestment from corporations benefiting from human rights violations. Since then, members of Students for Justice...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane must not adopt pro-BDS policies

reopening
April 7, 2018

Dear Editor: As a Tulane alumnus and the former Features Editor and Executive Editor of The Hullabaloo during the early 1970s, I was appalled that the newspaper chose to run a pro-BDS (boycott, divestment...

Tulane must follow New Orleans’ lead regarding Palestine

March 14, 2018

For the past year, a human rights movement has been growing in New Orleans, but Tulane's practices lag behind it. Activist groups are backing the Human Rights Investment Screening Resolution, which asks...

Students report instances of political division on campus

political climate
January 24, 2018

A wave of horror struck Lauren Bourgeois when she arrived at her dorm room. For the second time in a semester, people had covered her door with hate mail. "I had my dorm room door plastered with essays...

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