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After armed carjackings, questions about Uptown crime remain

Martha Sanchez, Associate News Editor February 2, 2022

In 2021, New Orleans Police Department’s second district — which includes Tulane University’s upscale neighborhood — experienced at least 12 reported carjackings. Now, that same area has recorded...

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Lily Pitt: Life of public service

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor December 16, 2021

Lily Pitt — adjunct professor of Chinese language in the Asian Studies department — has traveled around the world before ultimately landing in New Orleans. Pitt grew up in Beijing and is colloquially...

COVID-19 update: Booster protects against omicron

COVID-19 update: Booster protects against omicron

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter December 8, 2021

As of Dec. 8, Tulane University completed 72,618 COVID-19 tests during the fall semester, 335 of which were positive. Tulane has a seven-day 0.7% testing positive rate, the same as Orleans Parish....

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J Nathan Bland: Tulane’s Diplomat in Residence

Hannah Mayer, Staff Reporter November 18, 2021

J Nathan Bland — known as Nathan — is the third Diplomat in Residence at Tulane University. As Diplomat in Residence, Bland is responsible for recruiting students for possible careers in the State...


Mayor Cantrell wins second term, promises focus on infrastructure

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter November 18, 2021

Incumbent New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell won a second term on Saturday, vowing to continue her infrastructure priority that she says will support the city for decades to come. “It is up to...

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Inside Tulane’s 2021 homecoming

Caroline Latta, Staff Reporter November 11, 2021

Tulane University’s annual homecoming kicked off this week with an extensive lineup of events. On Monday, clubs and other campus organizations were able to paint a window in the Lavin-Bernick Center....


Tulane affiliates respond to climate change plan

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor November 11, 2021

Tulane University is located in one of the most environmentally sensitive yet significant regions: New Orleans. With the impending threat of climate change — evidenced by the destruction of Hurricane...


University reimburses students as TUPD pursues suspect

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter November 10, 2021

Tulane University has reimbursed almost half of students who reported dorm thefts after Hurricane Ida and issued one arrest warrant linked to the campus crime surge.  After Hurricane Ida, some students...

Weekly COVID-19 update: Bel Edwards lifts mask mandate

Weekly COVID-19 update: Bel Edwards lifts mask mandate

Caroline Latta, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

Governor John Bel Edwards lifted Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate, excepting only K-12 schools, on Oct. 26.  In a press release, the Governor’s office said that the governor was “cautiously...

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Reily managers threaten to strike over inequities

Mackenzie Bookamer and Rohan Goswami October 27, 2021

Reily Student Recreation Center is frequented by Tulane University students, faculty and affiliates alike, and its staff provide critical support in the smooth functioning of the nearly 160,000-square-foot...

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LBC Dunkin’ Donuts experiences delays in opening

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor October 20, 2021

Dunkin’ Donuts was slated to be the newest addition to the Lavin-Bernick Center food court fall 2021 — taking the space of the widely popular Panera Bread — but has experienced delays in opening.  Panera...

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City Council combats congestion, development Uptown

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter October 20, 2021

After years of contentious debate between Uptown residents and property developers, the New Orleans City Council instituted new barriers against “doubles to dorms” developments.  The new rule,...

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