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OPINION | Amendment 7: Lesson in voter awareness

OPINION | Amendment 7: Lesson in voter awareness

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor December 8, 2022

Louisiana Amendment 7, which appeared on voter ballots in November, has caused some confusion among voters. While involuntary servitude is generally unlawful in the United States, there is one exception....

Students at Tulane University cast their midterm election votes Tuesday.

Citing civic responsibility, pride, students cast midterm ballots

Julia Goldman, Contributing Writer November 9, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 8th, millions of Americans made their way to the polls to cast votes in this year’s midterm elections. Tulane University students were among those exercising that right.    “I’ve...

The New Orleans Smoothie King Center was established as an early voting location in the 2020 elections.

Tulane voter guide to Louisiana primaries

Katherine Dawson, Staff Writer October 19, 2022

Louisiana’s open primary elections start Oct. 25, and voters in Tulane University’s district of Orleans Parish can expect a U.S. Senate race, a 1st Congressional District race and a question about...

OPINION | Your vote impacts everyone

OPINION | Your vote impacts everyone

Doxey Kamara, Intersections Editor October 12, 2022

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which has since allowed states to declare abortion illegal, prompted feelings of anxiety and a near-immediate activist response. The opinion...

The New Orleans mayoral primary election is set for Nov. 13.

From left to right: Who is challenging Mayor LaToya Cantrell?

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor October 20, 2021

For more than 80 years, a sitting New Orleans mayor has not served fewer than two terms in office. This year, a number of candidates, including a traffic cone, have their eyes on the position.  The...

OPINION | In 2020, voting is not optional

OPINION | In 2020, voting is not optional

Anna Dixon, Contributing Writer November 2, 2020

The future of the U.S. rests on the shoulders of the 2020 presidential election. This election falls in the midst of a global pandemic which resulted in a nationwide recession. The U.S. Senate confirmed...

Tulane must find ways to facilitate the voting process for its students this year.

OPINION | Tulane must facilitate mail-in voting

Deeya Patel, Views Editor 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...

Abolish USG elections now

OPINION | Abolish USG elections now

Robert Chumbley, Contributing Writer 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....


Vote for those of us who can’t

Apoorva Verghese, Contributing Writer February 26, 2020

Around this time last year, my parents, my sister and I received our green cards. After 14 years, we finally became permanent residents of the U.S.  My clearest memory of our U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...

Students must stop relying on Twitter as a campaigning platform

Twitter is not a replacement for campaigning

Deeya Patel, Views Editor January 23, 2020

From the perspective of journalism, Twitter was revolutionary for news in 2006. Instant breaking news updates and bite-sized previews to full articles presented a powerful and convenient way to relay information....


Louisiana elections should be decided by Louisianans, not out-of-state students

Edwin Wang and Michael Naish December 5, 2019

Coinciding with historic statewide voter participation, College Democrats empowered Tulane’s precinct’s 118% spike in turnout. Greater civic engagement promotes better local collaboration, but out-of-state...

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Letter to the Editor: Voting

Bailey Casteel, Contributing Writer October 25, 2018

Dear Editor: With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, I want to emphasize to your audience that voter turnout is essential. This midterm election, 35 Senate seats are open, as well as all...

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