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

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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...

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

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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
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
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...

Exploring Mardi Gras’ legacy of discrimination

Dorothy Mae Taylor
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...

Student body must combat culture of contempt as 2020 approaches

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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...

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...

Louisiana legislature holding back on minimum wage

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist
April 17, 2019

Louisiana’s 2019 legislative session began last Monday, April 8, with wage increases on the agenda. After years of inaction, the legislature should respond to the needs and desires of residents and vote...

Governor Edwards Deserving of Second Term

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist
April 17, 2019

On Nov. 21, 2016, John Bel Edwards was elected as Governor of Louisiana, defeating Republican Senator David Vitter and prevailing as a Democrat in a predominantly conservative state. Edwards campaigned...

Low income tax has high impact on Louisiana’s budget

Gabriel Clark-Clough | Contributing Artist
April 17, 2019

If nothing else, there is one thing that unites all drivers in New Orleans: the potholes. New Orleans and Louisiana are known for having poorly maintained infrastructure, which is exemplified in the pothole...

OPINION: Intersections’ Elections: Holding Democratic front-runners accountable

OPINION: Intersections’ Elections: Holding Democratic front-runners accountable
March 20, 2019

The following is an opinion piece and does not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. The 2020 election is fast approaching. The Democratic Party is kicking into full gear to find a politician...

Posse Plus Retreat addresses pertinent issues on campus

Posse Plus Retreat addresses pertinent issues on campus
March 20, 2019

During the weekend of March 15-17, between 200 to 250 Tulanians gathered for the annual Posse Plus Retreat. Posse scholars, students, faculty and staff met in Orange Beach, Alabama to discuss issues...

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