The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane cannot ignore its historical roots to slavery

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Jackson Faulkner, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Jackson Faulkner is currently writing an undergraduate honors thesis on the social history of the deBore plantation, which comprised part of the land that is currently Tulane University. Without question, slavery defines Tulane University. Without understanding this reality beyond the immediate fr...

Hull Poll: Here are the authors we’d invite to BookFest

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Hullabaloo Staff

October 23, 2019

Bestowed with a unique honor, Tulane University will host the first inaugural 2020 New Orleans Book Festival. Though some readers may feel their eyes growing droopy upon encountering the phrase "Book Festival," this event is nothing to scoff at. A slew of celebrities and writers will be gracing Tula...

No, pride.com, Tulane is not one of the ‘Best Colleges for Queer Women’

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Emilie Redmann, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

On Sept. 5, Pride.com, an affiliate of Pride Media Network, published a list of  “11 of the Best Colleges for Queer Women” with Tulane University appearing first.  Ellen Wall from Pride.com cited Tulane’s Office for Gender and Sexual Diversity, a Gender and Sexuality Studies major and minor, gender-in...

The toxic culture of overinvolvement at Tulane

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

October 2, 2019

A completely full calendar from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., midday sprints from Gibson to the LBC, and a backpack overflowing with club promotional materials. These are the all too well-known signs of the toxic culture of overinvolvement at Tulane. Tulane proudly boasts potential involvement in more than 254 org...

Letter to the Editor: Time to turn up, Tulane fans

The bleachers of Yulman Stadium sit empty. Some Green Wave fans are disappointed with the student body for its low attendance during football games.

Evan Nicoll

October 2, 2019

Evan Nicoll (‘12) is a Senior Development Officer in the A.B. Freeman School of Business Office of Development, Former USG President and proud student-athlete Alright, Tulanians. This is it. This is the time to show up for our team.  Football games aren’t just about coming out to tailgate....

Our core curriculum is incomplete without a class on Hurricane Katrina

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Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Ezra Weber is a sophomore who studies English and economics. He serves as the Sports Editor for The Hullabaloo. No single event seems to have had as great an effect on the New Orleans community as Hurricane Katrina. Every longtime New Orleans resident has a Katrina story. Yet the school fails to re...

OPINION: Pinkwashing Israeli politics at Tulane

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Cliff Soloway, Wash Fields, and Harmonii Odinga

October 2, 2019

On Tuesday last week, Shai DeLuca-Tamasi visited Tulane to share his experiences as a gay man and former sergeant in the Israeli Defense Forces. DeLuca-Tamasi spoke about coming out in the military and the acceptance he received from his unit.  He launched a defense of the Israeli gay rights movement ...

Tulane must take forceful stand to combat climate crisis

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Lucy Murray, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2019

Lucy Murray is a senior studying Environmental Biology and a member of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. In 2014, Tulane came out with a Climate Action Plan that set a goal of a 15% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and carbon neutrality by 2050. It’s time Tulane started keeping its promises.   To c...

Tulane Hosts College Democrats of America Summer Convention

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

September 12, 2019

Tulane University hosted the 60th annual College Democrats of America Summer Convention Sep. 6-8. Around 450 college students and recent graduates representing 30 different state federations attended the convention.

Why is our frisbee team better at addressing racism than our university?

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Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

September 11, 2019

When presented with two institutions — one, a centuries-old university serving thousands of students and the other, a club sports team —  it would make sense that the university would be quicker to think critically, address its history and confront racism. One would think. This month, Tulane...

The Hullabaloo staff dispenses sage wisdom to first-year students

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

The Hullabaloo Staff

September 4, 2019

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Ten quick questions at Tulane: Jeff Schiffman, Director of Undergraduate Admissions

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Deeya Patel, News Editor

August 28, 2019

Tulane is home to many interesting people who influence the lives of students and shape the entire community. Some students, however, are only vaguely aware of the work these people do. Through our new column, Ten quick questions at Tulane, we hope to shed light on the lives, careers and initiatives...