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OPINION | Why political organizations matter on campus

OPINION | Why political organizations matter on campus

Taylor Spill, Contributing Columnist April 20, 2022

Politics, once seen as a taboo conversation topic, now has a large impact on our lives, especially at Tulane University. These discussions regarding politics most likely contributed to a record number...

The holidays are a time for rest — but can one responsibly take a break from something as important as politics?

OPINION | Disengaging from politics this holiday season

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 16, 2021

Politics can be a hard thing to ignore. Particularly as social media usage has skyrocketed during the pandemic — exposing more people to political figures and viewpoints — it can feel like political...

People wait for food to be distributed in Les Cayes, Haiti.

OPINION | Who should lead Haitian aid efforts?

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor August 26, 2021

The island nation of Haiti has experienced an overabundance of catastrophe. While still reeling from the assassination of their president, the nation’s Prime Minister resigned without any public...

Leftists ought to reclaim the American flag.

OPINION | American flag should not be reserved for conservatives

Abe Messing, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Whenever a mass shooting, violent racial conflict or Capitol insurrection scourges American life, flags are lowered to half-mast nationwide, but this is never quite low enough to satisfy most leftists....

OPINION | Cancel culture must focus on empathy, accountability

OPINION | Cancel culture must focus on empathy, accountability

Sala Thanassi, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

Acts of public shaming have always been deeply integrated into society: from the Salem Witch Trials to the Red Scare, a collective affinity for compartmentalization and demonization is as deeply entrenched...

OPINION | “Political correctness” debate represents generational, empathy divide

OPINION | “Political correctness” debate represents generational, empathy divide

Sala Thanassi, Contributing Writer January 27, 2021

The concept of political correctness continues to garner mass public attention and is both intensely accursed and passionately praised. Factors such as political affiliation, class status, racial identity...

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OPINION | Capitol insurrection exposes long-denied realities of Deep South

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor January 20, 2021

In the wake of the recent United States Capitol insurrection, Tulane University students must re-examine the immense political divide in U.S. politics relative to the Deep South. As temporary residents...

School of Liberal Arts Organizes Civil Discourse Panel

School of Liberal Arts Organizes Civil Discourse Panel

Mackenzie Bookamer , Contributing Reporter November 6, 2020

During the 2020 election season, multiple departments at Tulane have worked to increase access to opportunities for civic engagement, whether that be through virtual watch events or voter registration...

Campus Question: Election Edition

Campus Question: Election Edition

Amy Nankin, News Editor November 3, 2020

News Editor Amy Nankin asked people walking down McAlister Drive important questions concerning the 2020 presidential election as Production Manager Daisy Rymer stood by to take a headshot of the interviewees...

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Exploring Mardi Gras’ legacy of discrimination

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor February 19, 2020

Ever since the Mistick Krewe of Comus held the first organized parade in February of 1857, the celebration of Mardi Gras has been tinged with racist and classist overtones. Though a handful of new...

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Student body must combat culture of contempt as 2020 approaches

Marcus Maldonado, Contributing Writer September 25, 2019

Marcus Maldonado is the co-founder and executive director of the Wave Center for Policy and Enterprise, a student-led thinktank devoted to uniting community, business and policy leaders around innovative...

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib poses with the executive board of the Tulane Muslim Students Association

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

Cliff Soloway, Jewell Prim, and Lauren Allen September 12, 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...

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