The Tulane Hullabaloo

Rankings in public service fail to tell the full story

most engaged

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 School, Tulane has made a comeback on Princeton Review’s 2020 college list with one of Tulane’s proudest statist...

Tulane needs to change values behind service learning

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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 animal shelters, community building at churches or high school/playground sports teams, or around the sch...

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

Dr. Vijayaraghavan helps students during office hours.

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 neuroscience majors must take, typically in their freshman year. The Hullabaloo sat down with her to ...

Summer School Tuition to be charged for all CPS Summer Internships

Summer School Tuition

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 to apply summer internship credit to their fall semester schedule, meaning these students were abl...

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 is a Tulane-sponsored entity formed "to advance public education and youth success in New Orleans ...