Posts Tagged ‘ America ’

Obama’s flawed stimulus

All waste and debt, no growth
By Law Loving | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, Views

It is over a week into Barack Obama’s presidency, and already the President is making some drastic changes. He has ordered the eventual closing of Gitmo and has resumed federal funding of foreign abortion clinics. But as economic indicators plummet and doomsayers yell louder, Obama is justifiably most focused on the economy.
Unfortunately, the bulk of […]

Another Week in the World

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, News

Russia and China blame capitalism for economic downturn
Chinese and Russian leaders have issued statements blaming capitalism in the United States for the global economic collapse. Both were optimistic about future economic growth and highlighted their nations as prime for investment.
“We hope that our partners in Europe, Asia and America — and I’m also addressing the […]

Tulane Students for Life wins award

By Hannah Egner | Jan 31st, 2009 | Category: January 29th Print Edition, News

Tulane Students for Life received an award at the Students for Life of America conference Jan. 24 in Washington, D.C. The organization was selected from more than 480 college anti-abortion groups to attend this event, which is the largest anti-abortion conference in the United States.
Tulane Students for Life is a nonreligious group that seeks to […]

Get Some Culture

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Jan 23rd, 2009 | Category: Arcade, Featured Articles, Sports, Views

Gun's N' Us
The Darkroom Gallery, 1927 Sophie Wright Place
Jan. 23 - Feb. 3
The Darkroom Gallery's Gun's N' Us exhibition takes a revealing look at gun ownership and the cost of gun violence in our society by showcasing the award-winning work of four photographers responding to the inescapable presence of guns and violence in America.

SATIRE: Our opinion

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: Fullabaloo

NOTE: This article was written strictly as satire. The names and proper nouns used in this article do not reflect their true nature in any respect. There is in fact no truth to this article. It was written as a creative endeavor for the purposes of entertainment for the April 1, 2005 Tulane Hullabaloo's annual Fullabaloo.
It […]

TUCP says Cho-time

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Apr 1st, 2005 | Category: News

Tulane students had the chance to see comedian Margaret Cho perform live at McAlister Auditorium as a part of her Assassin tour Wednesday. Tulane University Campus Programming sponsored the event.
Cho and her opening act, Bruce Daniels, addressed many social issues facing America today, particularly gay and lesbian rights as well as a variety of other issues […]

Say it ain’t so, Jose

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Views

Congress issued subpoenas this week to several Major League Baseball players, including Jason Giambi, Sammy Sosa and Curt Schilling, to testify in regards to the recently revealed steroid-use scandal.
Congress has jurisdiction in this matter due to a quirk in the legal system; Major League Baseball is a rare exemption from our strict, century-old anti-trust laws. But […]

The Risky Business of Coalitions

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 18th, 2005 | Category: Views

It’s all too easy to think of America in dualities: red state/blue state, retro/metro, United States of Canada/Jesusland, Republican/Democrat. And once a line is drawn, everyone has to fall on only one side. Big business? Republican. Never mind all the corporate money that goes to left-wing causes. Labor? Democratic – but forget about the opinions of individual […]

Deflexion: success brewed right here at Tulane

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: News

Three Tulane University engineers are publicizing their newly invented board game, Deflexion. Engineering Professor Michael Larson and graduate students Luke Hooper and Del Segura created the game which has gained the praise of BusinessWeek magazine.
For board game fans who have grown weary of typical games like Candyland and Clue, Deflexion offers illuminated Egyptian-themed game pieces that […]

In praise of controversy

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: Views

One of life’s greatest challenges is holding and defending an unpopular opinion. In the face of a large and vehement opposition, most people will eventually defer to the majority or choose to stifle their opinions. It’s a common response, born of ingrained manners, resignation and a touch of fear. No one wants to be the […]

One year anniversary: Madrid and its aftermath

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 11th, 2005 | Category: Views

When I first arrived to study in Spain, a culture professor told me that in America we live to work but in Spain they work to live. The first question we ask a person is what they do; the first question a Spaniard asks a person is where they are from. I feared declaring “soy […]

Hip Hop to Hip Hope

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: News

As part of the month-long Black Arts Festival, several local speakers participated in a panel discussion Feb. 22 entitled Hip Hop to Hip Hope. The panel discussed issues relating to hip-hop and African-American culture.
The first issue the panel tackled was whether hip-hop is a specifically African-American phenomenon, and the general consensus seemed to be that it […]

Professor inspires

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Views

I have been living and studying at the American University in Paris since December 2004 and have recently had an experience that will stay with me long after I leave. I am also an Army ROTC student at Tulane and have prior experience in the military.
It is easy to forget at Tulane and AUP, that one […]

Letter to the Editor

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Mar 4th, 2005 | Category: Views

Dear Editor,
In recent issues of the Views section of the �Hullabaloo,� there has been a sharp downgrade in the quality of opinions offered. The views offered seem to be aiming for controversy and debate and, in so doing, are sacrificing logic and the truth. In last week�s issue Cheryl Mei-Ting Schmitz�s article was an exception to […]

Reefer Madness

By Tulane Hullabaloo | Feb 25th, 2005 | Category: Views

On a busy street in downtown London, I was once stopped by a news crew from the Fox-owned British agency Sky News and asked what I thought of Parliament’s scheme to reclassify marijuana from a class “B” to a class “C” drug. Unaware of this scheme, and generally confused by the camera’s lights and the […]