The Tulane Hullabaloo

Mandating service learning during a pandemic does more harm than good to New Orleans.

OPINION | Tulane’s hypocrisy showcased by mandating service learning during pandemic

Carina Marx, Contributing Writer October 15, 2020

Tulane University’s mandatory service learning requirements have been written about many times before. While their purpose is about more than an angelic and selfless student body or administration,...

Online service learning lacks the power to give back to the community

OPINION | Virtual service learning falls short of its mission

William Bai, Contributing Writer October 7, 2020

In spite of the chaos of COVID-19, service learning courses at Tulane are still being offered — virtually or with a shift towards “community-engaged learning.” Despite the obvious limitations,...

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CPS offers remote, distanced service learning

Olivia Clayton , Contributing Writer September 22, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing restrictions, service learning classes have taken on a new look this semester. Normally off-campus and within the community, many classes must now do their work...

Tulanes community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Tulane’s community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor September 3, 2020

Towards the end of my senior year in high school, I was always so excited to tell people that I would soon be going to school in New Orleans. I knew how lucky I was to attend a university in a city so...

most engaged

Rankings in public service fail to tell the full story

Deeya Patel, Views Editor January 15, 2020

“Most Engaged in Community Service.” It’s a ranking that’s hard to miss as a Tulane student. Since the 2018 declaration of Tulane as both No. 1 Most Engaged in Community Service and No. 1 Party...

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Tulane needs to change values behind service learning

Lucía Paternostro, Contributing Writer December 5, 2019

In high school, I was required to do 80 service hours for graduation and 100 service hours for National Honor Society. A lot of people get their service hours from helping food banks, volunteering at the...

Dr. Vijayaraghavan helps students during office hours.

Ten quick questions at Tulane: Dr. Vijayaraghavan, cell and molecular biology professor

Deeya Patel, News Editor November 14, 2019

Dr. Meena Vijayaraghavan, senior professor of practice in cell and molecular biology, is best known for her introduction to cell biology course that students in the premedical track as well as CMB and...

Summer School Tuition

Summer School Tuition to be charged for all CPS Summer Internships

Amy Nankin, News Editor September 19, 2019

During an annual summer review of Center for Public Service programs, staff members noticed inconsistencies in the second-tier service learning summer internship program. Some departments had allowed students...

education

Tulane community alters landscape of NOLA public education

Lily Milwit, Cam Lutz, and Matt Saletta April 26, 2018

For the first time in a decade, citywide school performance has dropped in New Orleans, according to a recently released State of Public Education Report by Tulane's Cowen Institute. The Cowen Institute...

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