The Tulane Hullabaloo

Trump era denies journalists free speech

Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

February 9, 2017

Marketplace journalist Lewis Wallace released a blog post on Jan. 31 entitled "I was fired from my journalism job 10 days into Trump." Wallace told his story of how he was fired from his job as a consequence of publishing a post on his personal blog, which the company said violated its code of ethics....

Travel ban impact reaches Tulane

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Brandi Doyal, Jordan Figueredo, and Armando Marin

February 2, 2017

For two students admitted into Tulane's class of 2021, the question of whether they can attend may be out of their hands. This uncertainty exists not only for these two students, but all community members affected by President Donald Trump's executive order issued Friday. The order placed a 90-day...

‘Muslim Ban’ intensifies Tulane students’ fears and uncertainty

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Canela Lopez, Intersections Editor

February 2, 2017

Tulane sophomore Haneen Islam said she is wrought with uncertainty, waiting for news of whether or not her sisters will be allowed to remain in the country after President Donald Trump's "Muslim Ban." While Islam is U.S.-born, her sisters are both from Pakistan, complicating their immigration status. T...

Risk of internet surveillance increases under President Trump

Kathryne LeBell, Views Editor

February 1, 2017

The matter of cybersecurity has long been present in the minds of Americans, especially following the election. Leaked emails defined the negative narrative for Hillary Clinton, and President Donald Trump's bumbling attempts to discuss the issue have been a source of humor. As the United States begins...

Trump announces Supreme Court nominee

Lily Milwit, News Editor

February 1, 2017

Twelve days into his presidency, President Donald Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch as his choice for Supreme Court nominee. Other judges on the shortlist included Tulane Law School graduate Judge William Pryor, Jr. of Alabama and Judge Thomas Hardiman of Pittsburgh. Gorsuch, if confirmed, will ...

Kappa Alpha Fraternity politicized “Trump Wall” divides campus

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Canela López and Emma Discher

April 13, 2016

A group of Kappa Alpha Order members removed a wall displaying Donald Trump slogans from their house Tuesday after a Latino student organization took to social media to express their offense and concerns, drawing national media attention to the issue. The wall is part of the fraternity’s annual forma...