The Tulane Hullabaloo

In wake of Parkland shooting, arming teachers will prove impractical

Quinn Burke, Associate Views Editor March 9, 2018

The idea of arming teachers is a bold idea but not a new one. The Trump Administration first flirted with the idea of arming teachers back in January 2017 when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos mentioned...

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Pain of Parkland: Students mobilize against gun violence

Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod March 1, 2018

Many Americans are all too familiar with the mass shooting cycle: public outrage, political inaction and then quiet after a few weeks. Parkland was different. According to Vox among others, the Parkland...

Staff editorial: Tulane must support student activism before, after admission

February 28, 2018

In a recent wave of student activism following the tragic mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, high school students across the nation are standing up and speaking out about gun violence and safety in their...

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Tulane Admission promises not to penalize prospective students for protests

Sanjali De Silva, News Editor February 25, 2018

This week, Tulane Director of Admission Jeff Schiffman pledged that Tulane would not penalize prospective students for advocating for what they believe in and participating in peaceful protests. “Here...

Red-flag laws are tools which temporarily prevent a person from buying guns and confiscate any guns they already have while local law enforcement determines how serious a threat they pose. Five states – California, Indiana, Oregon, Connecticut and Washington – already have these laws in place.

School shootings require attention, discourse

Austin Rodriguez, Associate Editor February 21, 2018

  Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old with a police-documented history of disturbing behavior and violent threats, murdered 17 people at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, with...

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