The Tulane Hullabaloo

The Dean’s List is an ineffective measure of student achievement.

OPINION | Dean’s List falls short of academic excellence

Abe Messing, Contributing Columnist 1 day ago

Tulane University, like most colleges concerned with their rankings in the world of higher education, is keen on making its students feel intellectually superior. Convincing the student body that the...

Limited dining hours create a culture of meal skipping at Tulane.

OPINION | Tulane’s limited dining hours promote dangerous eating habits

Hannah Levitan, Contributing Columnist 1 day ago

COVID-19 is not the only epidemic on campus. When combining uncertainty with a new sense of freedom and the opportunity to go out almost every night, the independence that teens look forward to in...

Weed culture at Tulane differs from the New Orleans community due to racial disparities.

OPINION | Weed disparity between Tulane, New Orleans communities

Olivia Barnes, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

In July 2021, Louisiana updated their cannabis possession laws to reflect a more progressive attitude towards marijuana. Rather than a $300 fine and 15 days of imprisonment, a person with 14 grams...

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OPINION | Greek life consumerism represents elitism at Tulane

Setah Alavi, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

Greek life offers a multitude of benefits for its participants. Members of these exclusive social groups expect benefits ranging from networking opportunities, increased social circles and communities...

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OPINION | Tulane undersold Hurricane Ida’s potential

Bobby Becker, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2021

The Tulane University administration and faculty worked long hours to successfully keep students safe from Hurricane Ida, and they deserve much praise for doing so. In hindsight, it is clear that they...

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OPINION | Participation grading biases students of color

Grace Chiong, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2021

Given that “in-class participation” may often amount to a hefty 10-30% of overall class grades, it is critical to address the reality that students of color may not feel comfortable speaking up...

Students exercise the freedom to gather for important issues.

OPINION | Students must pay attention to Southern anti-abortion laws

Mary Grace Granito, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2021

As a Louisiana native, I am not surprised by the recent Texas law which prohibits abortion access after six weeks. Abortion access has been under fire here for as long as I can remember.  But for...

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OPINION | Call Her Daddy now encourages women to embrace sexuality

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer August 25, 2021

With an estimated three million listeners, “Call Her Daddy” is one of the most popular podcasts in the world. The podcast and its host, Alex Cooper, have gained significant notoriety and have been...

Letter from the Editor: Thank you and goodnight

Letter from the Editor: Thank you and goodnight

Haley Soares, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

As students begin their finals-induced hibernations and gear up for a long-awaited summer, my tenure as editor-in-chief of The Hullabaloo also winds down as I reflect on the year that has passed and look...

Hey Professor! | April 28, 2021

Hey Professor! | April 28, 2021

April 29, 2021

Hey Professor! I'm young and healthy and have heard some scary stuff about the COVID-19 vaccination. Does it really matter if I get it? Sincerely, On the Fence   Dear On the Fence, Yes,...

Tulane must do more to improve accessibility on campus.

OPINION | Further accommodations needed for students with disabilities

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

  The American Disabilities Act mandates that colleges and universities provide accommodations to students with disabilities, which includes installing elevators, button-operated automatic...

Meal plan options play in to unhealthy eating habits.

OPINION | Tulane meal plans promote problematic eating

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Many college students are hyper-aware of their bodies: the size of their thighs, the way that their arms look when they walk and the appearance of their stomach when they are sitting down. The image...

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