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OPINION | In 2020, voting is not optional

OPINION | In 2020, voting is not optional
November 2, 2020

The future of the U.S. rests on the shoulders of the 2020 presidential election. This election falls in the midst of a global pandemic which resulted in a nationwide recession. The U.S. Senate confirmed...

OPINION | Debate fails to engage young voters

Tulane students are unsure of their political future.
October 7, 2020

  Following the presidential debate on Tuesday, Sept. 29, Google searches in the U.S. spiked on how to move out of the country, most notably to New Zealand and Canada. The continuous interruptions...

Could the coronavirus pandemic offer an opportunity to improve the American welfare system?

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April 1, 2020

Matthew Wu is a senior majoring in Political Science and minoring in Economics. He is currently conducting research on America's social welfare system. Last week, President Trump signed a $2 trillion...

Stay in on the action and scratch your gambling itch without professional sports

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April 1, 2020

So you’re a week and a half into quarantine and your bookie has stopped responding to your desperate texts? For the last time, he will not give you a line on the two kids playing roller hockey outside...

Trump overshoots on North Korea again

Adelaide Basco | Art Director
March 20, 2019

The following is an opinion piece and does not reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo. For the better half of the last century, the U.S. and North Korea have been locked in what is effectively a...

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warns against fascism

Michael Chen | General Associate
February 20, 2019

In an interview moderated by Tulane University’s acclaimed professor of history Walter Isaacson, former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright shared her thoughts on fascism, nationalism and populism...

Possible U.S. intervention in Venezuela prompts remembrance of past crimes in Latin America

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist
February 6, 2019

This past Tuesday night, President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address. Though his primary audience was the American people, countries from around the world also served as spectators,...

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter

Intersectional Confessional: My date with a Trump supporter
September 26, 2018

In hindsight, using Tinder the first week of freshman year to “make friends” was a bad idea. But all my (white) friends were doing it, and I felt a slight yearning for the right swipe of approval...

Trump’s 2020 census proposals threaten to underrepresent LGBTQ+, minority groups

April 18, 2018

The U.S. census is administered every 10 years as a means of measuring the population of the country and the demographics of the people who live here. It has generally been apolitical, and politicians...

The Trump White House is tainted by criminality and chaos

March 18, 2018

Donald Trump's White House has become a revolving door for staffers and members of the administration. Seemingly every day a new person resigns or is fired for no apparent reason. Continuing on this new...

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights
February 21, 2018

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues. LeBron James is nothing less than a superstar. He has unquestionably been...

Voters must pressure Congress, Trump to reinforce ACA

November 1, 2017

Political tensions within Congress have come to a head recently as a result of the fight over the Affordable Care Act. On Oct. 6, Trump announced the end of the Obamacare birth control mandate, which...

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