The Tulane Hullabaloo

Separating Tulane’s colleges would benefit Tulane students and faculty

Separating Tulane’s colleges would benefit Tulane students and faculty

Julia Prager-Hessel, Contributing Writer

November 29, 2018

  Sometimes dividing makes us stronger. When it comes to Tulane’s administrative model, we’d be much better off allowing each individual school to manage its students’ affairs independently, beginning with the admissions process, instead of relying on our current free-flowing model...

Interdisciplinary education is a key asset for Tulane’s students

Interdisciplinary education is a key asset for Tulane’s students

Justin Marcano, Associate Views Editor

November 29, 2018

Sometimes dividing makes us stronger. When it comes to Tulane’s administrative model, we’d be much better off allowing each individual school to manage its students’ affairs independently, beginning with the admissions process, instead of relying on our current free-flowing model. Though it...

Money matters: Tulane reduces merit aid budget, increases need-based financial aid spending

Money matters: Tulane reduces merit aid budget, increases need-based financial aid spending

Mark Winokur, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Though the price of tuition at Tulane is higher than at many of its peer institutions, Tulane’s merit-based scholarships have allowed some high-performing students to attend for a fraction of the regular cost of tuition. In 2012, Tulane offered more than $20,500 in merit aid per person to a th...

Staff editorial: Tulane must support student activism before, after admission

February 28, 2018

In a recent wave of student activism following the tragic mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, high school students across the nation are standing up and speaking out about gun violence and safety in their schools and communities. While some school districts and counties have threatened discipline and dis...

Resisting the Storm: Puerto Rican student checks in about beginning of semester

Hurricane Irma devastated St. Martin when it hit on Sept. 6. Students from St. Martin, along with students from Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, can apply to enroll at Tulane for the Spring 2018 semester.

Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

January 28, 2018

The start of the spring semester brought 15 new students from Puerto Rico. We thought they deserved a formal introduction in our newest feature Resisting the Storm.  When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and forced Tulane to close for four months, hundreds of universities around the country accep...

Diversity Discrepancies: Admission data reveals missing numbers in Tulane’s most diverse class

Diversity Discrepancies: Admission data reveals missing  numbers in Tulane’s most diverse class

Kila Moore, Associate Intersections Editor

November 16, 2017

"I sit in a class of 80 people and I am able to count the number of people of color on my two hands," Lauryn Hudson, a member of Tulane's Class of 2021, said. "And sometimes I can count them on one." Though the Office of Undergraduate Admission has made efforts to increase diversity, many students said they ...

Tulane sends false acceptance emails to 130 early decision applicants

Tulane sends false acceptance emails to 130 early decision applicants

Lily Milwit, News Editor

January 2, 2017

130 early decision applicants received an email from Technology Services, offering admission to the class of 2021 and Tulane email addresses before the Office of Undergraduate Admission officially released decisions. Tulane notified those accepted in the early decision process by midnight Thursday....