The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Students’ apathy towards New Orleans is glaring

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Deeya Patel, Views Editor

6 days ago

At an institution where nearly 70% of the students come from the 20% richest families in America, it is easy to imagine that many Tulane students are out of touch with the majority of the world’s struggles. The Tulane bubble and the people contained inside of it were quite literally born to never h...

Tulane activism suffers from student apathy

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Cullen Fagan, Views Editor

February 6, 2020

Young people are the future. This message is broadcast every day over the media and through the social movements that have recently taken the world by storm. The importance of youth in activism is apparent when we see the accomplishments of the Parkland survivors, of the young activists involved in Bla...

Our privilege shapes our perception

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Many millenials find themselves wondering what factors specifically influence their worldview and motivations. Given Tulane’s location in New Orleans, a culturally distinct city, much of the student body often has varying perspectives on local life and customs. According to Tulane’s website, roughly 200 ...

College admissions scandal must focus on those impacted most

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Michael Chen, General Associate Editor

March 20, 2019

In a world where one’s college education is increasingly impacts their success in today’s workforce, many people prioritize having a college degree as an essential path towards financial gain and job stability. With an increasing pool of applicants to colleges and universities nationwide, however,...

Airing of Grievances: Bruff Humor

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Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

Dear “Raw Chicken” Punchlines, Did you know every time a Bruff joke rings, a meme account gets its wings? Everyone has heard them. Forget the AutoNation Cure Bowl – Tulane’s most popular sport is seeing how many words it takes to deliver the same thesis: “Bruff is bad.” The jokes...

Landrieu’s new book encourages thoughtful reflection of privilege

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

Mitch Landrieu's time as mayor of New Orleans will soon end, but he seeks to continue influencing the Big Easy and the nation as a whole. This desire is evident in his new book, "In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History." Despite its title, which references the removal of statues an...