The Tulane Hullabaloo

Letter to the Editor: Tulane students call for solidarity with local organizers

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Uptown for Black Liberation

June 4, 2020

Calling all Tulane students that are still living in New Orleans, The United States of America is currently immersed in protest. On social media, those that we follow, from celebrities, to corporations, family members and peers, are making efforts to publicly support the Black Lives Matter cause....

Letter to the Editor: USG responds to nationwide racial violence

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Adolfo García, Reagan McKinney, and Deja Wells

May 31, 2020

Tulanians, We hope this finds you safe and well. Undergraduate Student Government is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of each and every one of our students during this precarious time. We’d like to address the string of current events that have impacted our community these last few...

Tulane student Clara Tomé reveals unforgettable experience in Puerto Rico

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Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

September 18, 2019

On the night of July 15, Tulane sophomore Clara Tomé witnessed the beginning of the protests in Puerto Rico that would eventually force Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign from office. A protest that began as peaceful ended with police firing rubber bullets and tear gas into the crowd. Tomé, w...

Westboro Baptist Church pickets Loyola, students counter-protest

Westboro Baptist Church pickets Loyola, students counter-protest

Cam Lutz and Czars Trinidad

June 29, 2018

Czars Trinidad The Westboro Baptist Church picketed Loyola University New Orleans Thursday morning to protest the University's "sins and sinful teaching." To counter-protest the Church's message, Loyola and Tulane students tailgated the event, bringing signs, music and costumes. The Church picketed multip...

Pain of Parkland: Students mobilize against gun violence

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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 shooting on Feb. 14 has remained on the minds of Americans and media outlets largely due to the politic...

Tulane Admission promises not to penalize prospective students for protests

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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 at Tulane, we understand that diversity of thought, and the ability to express it, is one of th...

Police must seek engagement, not intimidation with citizens

Police must seek engagement, not intimidation with citizens

Madeline Ninno, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Following a string of violent protests across the country, the Trump administration is looking to expand the military-grade resources available to police. The events leading up to this potential expansion not only illustrate the growing divide between Americans on opposite ends of the political spectrum,...