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USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020

USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020
5 days ago

After students were sent home midway through the spring 2020 semester, Robin Forman, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost, announced Tulane University would implement a temporary grading...

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus

Building renaming efforts nationwide call into question who really belongs on campus
November 11, 2020

In 2017, three then-members of Undergraduate Student Government, Shahamat Uddin, Sonali Chadha and Juharah Worku created legislation to rename Hebert Hall on the academic quadrangle. Inspired by Student...

USG’s Civic Engagement Committee registers Tulane students to vote

USG’s Civic Engagement Committee registers Tulane students to vote
November 4, 2020

Tulane University’s Civic Engagement Committee has spent this past semester working to increase voter efficacy and voter awareness. The committee is led by director Olivia Mullaney, a junior at Tulane.  In...

OPINION | Tulane must facilitate mail-in voting

Tulane must find ways to facilitate the voting process for its students this year.
September 23, 2020

The 2020 presidential election is a high stakes event and Tulane University students have always done their part to hold their peers accountable in the election process. Now, during the pandemic, students...

Civic Engagement Committee holds Zoom forum

Civic Engagement Committee holds Zoom forum
September 21, 2020

Tulane University’s Civic Engagement Committee held a Zoom forum in which four panelists spoke about civic engagement in New Orleans. The meeting was led by Committee Director Olivia Mullaney and Assistant...

OPINION | Abolish USG elections now

Abolish USG elections now
September 16, 2020

When most of us think of democratic elections, we initially think of a first-past-the-post system where voters select a single candidate for a single office, and the winner is the one with the most votes....

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders question Tulane’s hasty reopening

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders question Tulane's hasty reopening
August 22, 2020

This statement is not an official statement of the Undergraduate Student Government August 18, 2020 To the Tulane Administration, faculty, staff, parents, and student body: We, the Vice Presidents...

Tulane’s Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy

Tulane's Hebert Hall takes on new name in face of controversy
June 22, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. This Saturday, June 20, History and Latin American...

Letter to the Editor: USG responds to nationwide racial violence

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May 31, 2020

Tulanians, We hope this finds you safe and well. Undergraduate Student Government is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of each and every one of our students during this precarious time....

Letter to the Editor: The Hullabaloo’s sexual violence op-ed mischaracterizes efforts

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor
April 2, 2020

As members of the Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government, we are concerned by the gross mischaracterization of current sexual violence prevention efforts...

Voting for USG representatives is live amid coronavirus pandemic

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April 2, 2020

Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government welcomed in its new executive board March 13, and voting for USG representatives opened this morning and will end tomorrow.  Students can cast...

Q&A with USG President-elect Fo Garcia

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March 25, 2020

Why did you want to run for the position of USG president?  When I committed to Tulane, I guess I committed alone. I was the first person in my family to go to college and also the first person from...

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