The Tulane Hullabaloo

Young Americans for Liberty hosts bipartisan discussion against death penalty

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Michael Chen, Contributing Reporter

November 6, 2018

Last Thursday at 7:26 p.m., Edmund Zagorski became the first man to die by electric chair in Tennessee since 2007. Zagorski, who was convicted of drug-related murders in 1983, requested the electric chair, saying he hoped death would be less painful than lethal injection. Debate about the effectiveness o...

Political Organization Spotlight

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Sophie Brams, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

With the increasing polarization in American politics, political science experts say college campuses are increasingly targeting college students to get them to vote. Freshmen are finally at voting age, and students are beginning to shape their political identities. Some students say political organizations on Tulane’s campus offer students a place ...

Student Org Spotlight

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Campbell Lutz, News Editor

August 30, 2018

As classes begin and a new routine begins to take hold, some Tulane students are looking for ways to get more involved on campus. More than 200 of Tulane’s numerous clubs will make an appearance on the Berger Family Lawn at the Fall Activities Expo, which will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ...

Political organizations preach open discussion, gather for debate

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Matt Saletta, Associate News Editor

April 18, 2018

On Wednesday, April 11, a panel of Tulane students gathered in Joseph Merrick Jones Hall for a public debate on eight pressing political issues the United States faces today. Four groups were represented: the Tulane Democrats, the Tulane Republicans, Young Americans for Liberty and Turning Point. The...

Pain of Parkland: Students mobilize against gun violence

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Sanjali De Silva and Josh Axelrod

March 1, 2018

Many Americans are all too familiar with the mass shooting cycle: public outrage, political inaction and then quiet after a few weeks. Parkland was different. According to Vox among others, the Parkland shooting on Feb. 14 has remained on the minds of Americans and media outlets largely due to the politic...