The Tulane Hullabaloo

Study Abroad policy reduces academic motivation

November 19, 2014

The Office of Study Abroad's new grade point average policy encourages student slacking and devalues the classroom aspect of the study abroad experience. Starting in fall 2015, courses students take while...

Housing introduces ambiguious, unjust policy

November 12, 2014

Tulane's Department of Housing and Residence Life released a new policy stating that administration only needs to be 51 percent sure a student has violated community guidelines such as tampering with the...

Be aware during Halloween season

October 21, 2014

As Halloween season kicks off, being responsible and mindful of surroundings will be crucial for students to enjoy the incredible experience of a New Orleans Halloween.Students should employ a heightened...

Hiring felon without conducting background check was irresponsible

October 15, 2014

Former director of teaching certification Donna Johnson was indicted on charges of aggravated theft and tampering with records at former Cleveland charter school, the Imani Institute. In a simple Google...

Short-term teaching contracts restrict faculty potential, negatively impact classroom

Staff Editorial October 1, 2014

Though the number of full-time teaching positions at Tulane has remained constant, the number of adjunct positions, meaning not full-time, has increased, which has resulted in adverse effects for the Tulane...

Staff Editorial: Yulman brings school spirit back to campus life

September 17, 2014

Tulane’s 35-20 win against Southeastern Louisiana Saturday at Yulman Stadium brought Tulane spirit to a high. The first football win on campus in 40 years presented a symbolically fresh start to a program...

Staff Editorial: CAPS problematic scheduling process limits treatment ability

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board September 17, 2014

The following is an opinion article and opinion articles do not reflect the views of The Tulane Hullabaloo.Recent events have caused an increase in students looking for counseling. To help meet this demand...

Staff Editorial: Lack of transparency on sexual assaults risks student safety

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board September 10, 2014

Tulane has finally begun to address sexual violence on campus with new programs, such as Kognito At-Risk, and campus-wide training, yet when it come to specific reports of sexual assault, the voices of...

Staff Editorial: Gold Zone underwhelmingly replaces SafeRide security

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board August 27, 2014

The new Gold Zone shuttle is an abhorrent replacement for Safe Ride, a late-night shuttle that essentially operated as a free, on-demand taxi service in the area surrounding campus.Safe Ride was a convenient...

Staff Editorial: Uber would bring more transportation options to New Orleans

The Hullabaloo Editorial Board August 21, 2014

Uber’s entrance into the New Orleans market would increase consumer choice and improve safety for Tulane students. The car-hailing phone application allows individuals to connect with the nearest available...

Staff Editorial: The Hullabaloo congratulates President Cowen

Staff Editorial August 16, 2014

As Scott Cowen prepares to step down as the university’s 14th president on July 1, The Hullabaloo staff would like to congratulate him on a 16-year presidency and the legacy that he leaves behind. Hurricane...

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