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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....

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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....

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

Edwin Wang and Michael Naish December 4, 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...

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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...

Introduction to Intersections Guide to voting in college

Introduction to Intersections’ Guide to voting in college

Jessica Galloway, Intersections Editor August 31, 2018

The 2018 Midterm elections are coming up quickly, and this year is an important one for deciding which party will take control of Congress. Many Americans tune out during conversations about midterm...

MoVE hosted a Panel to Find Our Own Paths focused on millennial political engagement Aug. 9 at Cafe Istanbul in New Orleans.

Local initiative seeks to mobilize millennial voters

Adrienne Underwood, News Editor August 31, 2017

If half of the millennials in New Orleans voted in local elections, what could they accomplish?  In a city in which 30,000 votes generally decide mayoral elections, Millennials Voter Engagement Initiative,...

Progressive Voter Coalition questionnaire for USG executive board candidates

The Progressive Voter Coalition submitted this survey and the candidates' responses to The Hullabaloo. The Hullabaloo did not edit or alter any content.  This week, the Progressive Voter Coalition...

Tulane students must register to vote this election season

The Tulane Hullabaloo Board September 21, 2016

The 2016 presidential election will be the first election in which most Tulane undergraduates are eligible to vote. If every person between the ages of 18-29 voted, it would be the largest voting block...

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