The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane has moral obligation to provide fentanyl-testing strips at health center

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

The Hullabaloo recently published an article on the risk fentanyl-laced drugs pose on Tulane’s campus. Here, I would like to elaborate on the extreme danger fentanyl poses both on this campus and in this country, along with the steps the Tulane administration should take in order to assure student...

Tulane students must be critical of No. 1 Peace Corps Volunteer ranking

Tulane students must be critical of No. 1 Peace Corps Volunteer ranking

Shea Dobson

September 27, 2018

“The audacity of my arrogance in assuming that this time abroad would do Cameroon any good was apparent on day one.” These are the words of former Peace Corps Volunteer Kelli Donley, who resigned from her post after five months in a move that, by the standards of the Peace Corps, is not the leas...

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

Ask Views: What is the best way to approach coastal restoration in Louisiana?

April 18, 2018

The following are opinions columns and do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo. Daniel Horowitz, Views Editor We live in a sinking state. Experts have done what they can to attempt to build and restore land on the coast to compensate for the land being lost, but the land restoration ...

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD’s power must be restricted

Undue use-of-force shows TUPD's power must be restricted

Shea Dobson, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

Tulane President Michael Fitts recently sent out an email to the student body addressing multiple anonymous complaints made against the Tulane University Police Department which allege the use of unnecessary force by its officers, namely against people not affiliated with the university. As these complaints...

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

POC-owned businesses deserve support of city

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Speaking at an event late last month, Mayor Mitch Landrieu discussed a recently-published study from the Keen Independent Research Foundation, which involves 5,000 local businesses and a review of city contracts. The study, as quoted from its website, highlights disparities in the availability of city contr...

Starting anew: Tulane baseball seeks success with new team and season

Tulane baseball looks to start strong after a slowdown last year. The team opens against Wright State on February 16th.

Shea Dobson, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2018

With almost a week to go before the start of the season, Tulane baseball coach Travis Jewett has quite a bit on his mind. Perhaps the most important of those things will be choosing a starting lineup. The Green Wave added 21 new players to the team this season, including 12 freshmen and nine transfer players. After finishing 27-31 last year during Jewett's first season as head coach, a massive numb...

Preview: Coach Stockton, Green Wave gear up for new season

Senior guard Kolby Morgan heads up for a layup in a game against UConn last season.

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

October 4, 2017

Tulane's Women's Basketball Team has not had a losing season since 2004. With this kind of stability in a program, it is hard to doubt head coach Lisa Stockton when she speaks with confidence about her players. After all, she has been the head coach for 24 years. Stockton's experience with Tulane basketb...

Tulane tops Army with last-second drive

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

September 24, 2017

Army marched onto Benson Field at Yulman Stadium Saturday morning in what predictably turned out to be a battle of the backs. In a ground-heavy contest, Tulane squeezed out a touchdown drive at the 11th hour to pull off the 21-17 victory in front of a crowd of 16,643. The game started in explosive ...

The toughest play of the season: Tulane takes new approach to recruitment

Tulane's starting quarterback, Jonathan Banks, goes back to pass at a summer practice session.

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

An article published in The Hullabaloo last week about Coach Willie Fritz ended with the following two sentences: "When the Tigers arrive at Yulman, it will not just be a battle between two football teams. It will be a battle between a coach and a history of losing." Unfortunately, there was no ...

From The Basement: Proposed $30 million performance center prompts financial concern

From The Basement: Proposed $30 million performance center prompts financial concern

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

Troy Dannen wants to lift Tulane into Division I. Yes, Tulane already competes in Division I. But, you know, real Division I. Alabama, Florida State, Notre Dame, Clemson, Louisville, UNC, USC, the big dogs of the athletic world. What do these programs have that Tulane doesn't? Is it decades o...

Tulane Volleyball Preview: Setting the Standard

The Tulane volleyball program hosted it's annual Olive and Blue scrimmage Aug. 19. The team includes six freshman, after graduating five seniors and losing two players to injury.

Paul Trujillo and Shea Dobson

August 25, 2017

Whether it's a pass, set or spike, season play for Tulane women's volleyball is about to be in full swing. The Olive and Blue scrimmage this past week had plenty of the latter, and Director of Volleyball Jim Barnes holds high hopes for the season, despite the 2017 volleyball squad's relative youth. "...

On the Fritz: Green Wave head coach prepares for 2017 season

On the Fritz: Green Wave head coach prepares for 2017 season

Shea Dobson, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

The Grambling State Tigers will travel to Benson Field at Yulman Stadium on Sept. 2 and break in the 2017 season for Tulane. This date may have snuck up on some college football fans, but head coach Willie Fritz has been preparing for it since the end of last season. The Green Wave football team has been on cam...