The Tulane Hullabaloo

Ohio State challenges Tulane brand: ‘The’ fight is on

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

Josh Axelrod, Views Editor

August 28, 2019

Our audacity is being tested. The Ohio State University, whose self-professed official name includes the article “the,” has come up with an ingenious idea — one so brilliant it makes you wonder how you didn’t come up with it first in all its head-scratching, so-stupid-it’s-actually-smart glo...

Football coach Willie Fritz dominates field, soundwaves with football talk show

Football coach Willie Fritz dominates field, soundwaves with football talk show

Ezra Weber, Sports Editor

August 28, 2019

For the second straight year, fans can look forward to hearing head football coach Willie Fritz break down past games, analyze future matchups and chat with special guests for an outsider’s look at the football program. His eponymous Willie Fritz Radio Show made its 2019 season debut on Aug. 27, j...

LTTE: USG sustainability committee

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

John Alexander and Grace Cushing

April 11, 2019

Dear Editor, The members of the Undergraduate Student Government Sustainability Committee are writing you to express the widespread concern among the Tulane community regarding climate change. The purpose of our committee is to foster sustainability at Tulane by promoting care for our local and global...

Our privilege shapes our perception

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Many millenials find themselves wondering what factors specifically influence their worldview and motivations. Given Tulane’s location in New Orleans, a culturally distinct city, much of the student body often has varying perspectives on local life and customs. According to Tulane’s website, roughly 200 ...

Tulane must follow Louisiana’s example in “banning the box”

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

April 4, 2019

On March 1, more than 36,000 people convicted of felonies in the state of Louisiana had their voting rights restored after a law passed in the Louisiana legislature last May, allowing those who have not served time in the past five years, went into effect. While there are still extra steps required for...

Tulane’s silence on Bayou Bridge, beyond

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

April 4, 2019

After a three-year long crawl, the Bayou Bridge Pipeline is officially operational. The pipeline began to flow crude oil across the southeastern portion of Louisiana — from Lake Charles to St. James Parish — on Monday. Unfortunately, it was not an April Fools’ prank. The cold reality — snaking...

Tulane College Democrats to host National CDA summer convention

Members of College Democrats attended the Winter Convention in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

The 60th annual College Democrats of America summer convention will be hosted by Tulane College Democrats in September 2019. College Democrats of Louisiana is a new federation, only starting this year. But despite the club’s recent inception, they were able to send nine students to the winter...

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright warns against fascism

Michael Chen | General Associate

Michael Chen, Associate News Editor

February 21, 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 in today’s global politics. The talk, as a part of the Tulane-Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker S...

In quest for Southern Ivy status, Tulane has only adopted its exclusive tendencies

Lydia Mattson | Associate Artist

Justin Marcano, Views Editor

February 20, 2019

As one of the top 50 most acclaimed universities in the U.S., Tulane University continuously accepts those students who are “the best and the brightest.” While this seems constructive for the university, admissions statistics paint an unseemly portrait of campus than what is aggressively promoted. ...

Raven Ancar sheds light on Black student experience in self-directed film

Photo courtesy of Raven Ancar

Nile Pierre, News Editor

February 14, 2019

The Hullabaloo sat down with Tulane freshman Raven Ancar to discuss the inspirations and process behind the making of her first film, “The Veil.” The documentary, based on “the veil” present in W.E.B. Dubois’s “The Souls of Black Folks,” details the experiences of Black students at Tulane. ...

Staff Editorial: Administration should acknowledge Black History Month, enact change


February 14, 2019

In 1963, a Jan. 26 edition of The Times-News reported that Tulane University won against a federal court order that would force the university to admit black students. According to the article, Tulane’s founder, Paul Tulane, emphasized that the university would be for white students only. Eventually,...

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Tulane enters agreement with Office of Civil Rights, vows to end “sex discrimination” against men

Kila Moore, News Editor

January 15, 2019

In the fall of 2018, Virginia Title IX attorney Margaret C. Valois filed a complaint against Tulane University and the Newcomb College Institute which claimed that the university discriminated against male students with many of its scholarship opportunities. After an investigation by the Department of Education’s O...