The Tulane Hullabaloo

Stone Center offers Master of Arts in Latin American Studies program in Costa Rica

The masters program is hosted by San Jose. The Teatro Nacional of San Jose is pictured above.

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017

Tulane's Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies (SCLAS) recently announced that it will launch an intensive 10-month Master of Arts in Latin American Studies program in Costa Rica. The program is designed to give graduate students an immersive educational experience focused on Latin American culture. Participants will take a total of 30 credit hours at the Centro de Inves...

Tulane School of Architecture develops new programs, designs addition for Howard-Tilton

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Reporter

October 24, 2017

Tulane's School of Architecture is relatively small with less than 300 students but has recently become more nationally recognized and has developed a number of new programs. These new opportunities for students include designing a proposal for a Howard-Tilton Memorial Library addition and introduc...

Congress must renew Louisiana’s children’s health program

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

October 18, 2017

Louisiana's children's health program, which provides low-income children and pregnant women with health insurance and affordable care, is down to its last months of federal funding. Congressmen must prioritize children's health and renew this program quickly. Otherwise, many of these people will l...

Columbus, Australia Days must commemorate indigenous communities

Columbus, Australia Days must commemorate indigenous communities

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Columbus Day and Australia Day have both been recognized as controversial holidays for some time now, as both commemorate the colonization of native land by Europeans. This colonization is directly associated with massacres of natives. Americans and Australians should rethink these holidays and understand...

Tulane School of Medicine receives largest donation to date

Tulane School of Medicine receives largest donation to date

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Reporter

September 30, 2017

The Tulane School of Medicine received a $25 million gift on Sept. 18. The donation, which is the largest ever received by the medical school, will be used to support future clinical and translational research projects. Bertie Deming Smith gave the money to Tulane in honor of her late husband John...

Schools must hold students accountable for hateful online speech

Robin Boch, Senior Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

When students are criticized and bullied because of their identities, it should not matter what platform was used to make these comments. Universities must adapt to the growing social media culture and treat anything said online the same as if it were said in person. Whether said to another person's face, ...

Unwrapping the history of Tulane’s Egyptian collection

Mimi Leveque (back), Melinda Nelson-Hurst (middle) and Caroline Parris (front) examine part of the coffin of Amenemope.

Fiona Grathwohl and Robin Boch

August 31, 2017

More than 3000 years after they died and after more than a century and a half of being closely studied by accomplished archeologists, two mummies are making their public debuts at Tulane's Middle American Research Institute, located in Dinwiddie Hall.  Tulane's private collection of mummies and related...

Finals week ignites student stress worldwide

Finals week ignites student stress worldwide

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

April 27, 2017

The word "finals" tends to elicit stress and anxiety regardless of what college you attend or what country you live in. Tensions are rising, and everyone is a bit on edge in preparation for the end of the semester, especially at Tulane.   Students should try to become more conscious of their own stress and always...

Trump era denies journalists free speech

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

February 9, 2017

Marketplace journalist Lewis Wallace released a blog post on Jan. 31 entitled "I was fired from my journalism job 10 days into Trump." Wallace told his story of how he was fired from his job as a consequence of publishing a post on his personal blog, which the company said violated its code of ethics....