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Erasing H-1B Visa Cap in STEM Sector

April 23, 2015

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Introduction: Today’s H-1B Visa Debate The H-1B visa, which allows immigrants to come to the U.S. to work for up to six years, is one of the most popular and hotly-debated immigration instruments for both employers and employees. “Few visas in the U.S. alphabet soup of visa types have become as well-known—or controversial—as the H-1B […]

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12 tips on dreaming big and living easy, from a departing Tulane senior

March 10, 2015

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As my time at Tulane winds down and graduation fast approaches, I’m hoping to impart a little wisdom not just on navigating Tulane, but also on living in the NOLA. I am majoring in English and Political science, was in a sorority for a semester my freshman year, worked as a resident advisor sophomore year, […]

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Delachaise in Christmas lights

March 3, 2015

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The Tulane Hullabaloo‘s chief layout editor and I recently debated what drew us most to New Orleans, and I have to confess I’m not a big fan of Jazz music nor the saxophone-infused Jazz music (at which point most gasp, gawk or insult). The food and the drink, though — that’s another story. My most […]

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What to do with Port Wine, Victorian style

February 21, 2015

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Our problem was a bottle of port wine, and our solution came from a Victorian cook. The drink was called the Oxford Bishop. We bought the port assuming that it might be sweeter than our normal pallet, but after one sip I knew we’d made a mistake. Even gnawing on gourmet truffles couldn’t make the wine more […]

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Websites worth procrastination

February 21, 2015

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Let me preface with the fact that social media won’t be included… We all spend too much time online. I’ve successfully suppressed the urge to surf the net while my professors lecture on the other side of my screen (as a last-semester senior no less!), but I do trade sleep for screen time on a […]

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“Airing on the side of openness” in higher education: University takes professor’s tenure after blog post

February 11, 2015

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As a student attending Tulane University, a private university, and an editor at my school’s newspaper (The Hullabaloo), the First Amendment is always a tricky discussion. Students are not privy to the same access and rights that public universities such as LSU are required to give their students and communities. One of these rights is […]

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