The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane should encourage alumni to root in New Orleans

Nikki Darrow | Contributing Artist

Gabriel Clark-Clough, Contributing Reporter

April 4, 2019

If New Orleans is a tourist city, then Tulane University is the city’s biggest travel agency. The comprehensive package offered by the elite institution includes amenities such as housing, food and a full-purpose gym membership. If you buy in on the four-year deal, the university will even throw in...

A list of must-haves from Tulane bookstore

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Jared Freifeld, Contributing Reporter

April 4, 2019

Whether you’re just visiting as an incoming freshman, or a senior on your way out, the Tulane University Bookstore located in the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life has been there for you in one way or another. It’s the place you bought your first Tulane shirt, or where you bought grandma that...

Tulane USG Fails to Make an Impact

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

March 27, 2019

With the results of the Tulane Undergraduate Student Government elections finally in, an appropriate question arises: What is the actual impact of Tulane USG on student life? As Tulanians, it was difficult not to notice the large swaths of students campaigning for student government positions last...

United States stumbles drastically behind other countries in reforming gun laws

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Michael Chen, General Associate

March 27, 2019

Immediately after the mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, last week, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was thrust onto the global stage. A face of grief and empathy, her compassion and sympathy have earned her multiple commendations from various political and religious leaders around...

FULLABALOO: Buying your way into college actually very fun, chill

Cadence Neenan, Very Rich Girl, Duh

March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only. There has been a lot in the news recently about Aunt Becky from “Full House” buying her daughters’ ways int...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane fails to address needs of Muslim students, takes no initiative against Islamophobia

Letter to the Editor: Tulane fails to address needs of Muslim students, takes no initiative against Islamophobia

March 27, 2019

On March 15 a White nationalist massacred 50 worshippers at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The vast majority of the victims of this attack were immigrants, people who had struggled through multi-year immigration processes to arrive in New Zealand, only to be killed by an...

Tulane student Health Center must continue to strive for improvement

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Eleni Sakellakis, Contributing Reporter

March 20, 2019

According to surveillance data from the Center of Disease Control, Louisiana has the second highest rate of chlamydia, third highest rate of gonorrhea and third highest rate of syphilis in the 50 states. Young people are disproportionately affected by these diseases, making up 50 percent of new infections...

College admissions scandal must focus on those impacted most

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Michael Chen, General Associate Editor

March 20, 2019

In a world where one’s college education is increasingly impacts their success in today’s workforce, many people prioritize having a college degree as an essential path towards financial gain and job stability. With an increasing pool of applicants to colleges and universities nationwide, however,...

Trump overshoots on North Korea again

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

The following is an opinion piece and does not reflect the views of the Tulane Hullabaloo. For the better half of the last century, the U.S. and North Korea have been locked in what is effectively a diplomatic stalemate. Hostility has highlighted relations between the two nations since the end of t...

Call for clarity in class registration

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Julianna Pasquarello, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

To the average Tulane student, there is no more stressful time than the class registration period. For a task as seemingly simple as creating a schedule, there is so much at stake: graduating on time, access to major-mandated classes, requirements for graduate school and more. In order to mitigate confusion...

New Orleans roads symbolize crumbling city government

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

March 14, 2019

It is no secret to any New Orleanian that the roads in the city leave something to be desired. The view, however, differs from neighborhood to neighborhood. Yes, Tulane drivers may get frustrated when they end up stuck in the Willow pothole yet again. But if one’s daily routine keeps them near campus,...

4 years in: Mike Fitts in review

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Edwin Wang, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

When Tulane announced that Apple CEO Tim Cook would be the university’s 2019 commencement speaker, many Tulanians felt a sense of pride in securing such an accomplished individual at our university. Indeed, having Cook, a leader of one of the world’s most innovative firms, as Tulane’s commencement ...