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Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Domenic Mesa, News Editor April 15, 2021

Many universities have announced they will be mandating COVID-19 vaccinations this upcoming fall as a safety measure for returning students. Cornell University, Duke University and Notre Dame are among...

Ineligible students received vaccine as registration link circulated

Ineligible students received vaccine as registration link circulated

Mike Weilandt, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine sign up link leaked Feb. 9 and was still in circulation at least a month later, and a number of non-eligible undergraduate students have successfully received the vaccine by using...

Resident advisors get approved for vaccine

Resident advisors get approved for vaccine

Mike Weilandt, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

Resident Advisors at Tulane University have now been approved by the state of Louisiana to begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine from the university, per special request from the university. Since being...

Red Eye Bar and Grill is ordered to close by the City of New Orleans

Bars ordered to close after breaking city guidelines

Domenic Mesa, News Editor February 10, 2021

  This past week, many New Orleans bars were shut down after operating illegally during modified Phase Two restrictions. Phase Two restrictions mandate bars must stop the sale of alcohol after...

COVID-19 vaccine sign up link leaked to ineligible undergraduates

COVID-19 vaccine sign up link leaked to ineligible undergraduates

Cullen Fagan and Haley Soares February 9, 2021

This morning, Feb. 9, a message spread like wildfire through the Tulane undergraduate population, primarily over text and social media indicating that the COVID-19 vaccine would be accessible to them...

UK COVID-19 variant detected in Tulane community

UK COVID-19 variant detected in Tulane community

Domenic Mesa and Hannah Mayer February 4, 2021

Tulane University President Mike Fitts sent out an email to students earlier this afternoon detailing the presence of the U.K. variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 in the Tulane community. “Tulane's...

COVID-19 testing station in Patterson Hall

Students react to new COVID-19 guidelines with recent spike and shift to Phase Two

Jessie Lehman, Contributing Reporter February 3, 2021

Friday, Jan. 29,  New Orleans transitioned to a Modified Phase Two plan. This plan requires mask-wearing in public places and when with anyone outside of your household — indoors or outdoors — other...

Tulane COVID-19 vaccine distribution flowing “smoothly and efficiently”

Tulane COVID-19 vaccine distribution flowing “smoothly and efficiently”

Caroline Latta, Contributing Writer January 28, 2021

  COVID-19 vaccine distribution is underway at Tulane University. Distribution is taking place at the J. Bennett Johnston Building in downtown New Orleans, which is a research facility on...

Student conduct violations, Greek organization suspensions accompany major COVID-19 spike

Student conduct violations, Greek organization suspensions accompany major COVID-19 spike

Domenic Mesa and Hannah Mayer January 28, 2021

During the first week of classes, the university has seen numerous conduct issues, specifically violations of COVID-19 safety precautions. Erica Woodley, dean of students and assistant vice president...

OPINION | COVID-19 round two: In-person education on ropes

OPINION | COVID-19 round two: In-person education on ropes

Gabe Darley, Views Editor January 21, 2021

The spring 2021 semester has finally arrived. To the dismay of many, this academic term may look disturbingly similar to our last. Unsurprisingly, the advent of the new year did not erase the consequences...

spring semester

Tulane updates spring semester COVID-19 policies

Domenic Mesa, News Editor January 20, 2021

  In an email delivered to the Tulane community Jan. 12, President Mike Fitts; Robin Forman, vice president for academic affairs and provost; and Patrick Norton, senior vice president and chief...

Vaccine

Tulane begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Hannah Mayer, News Editor January 20, 2021

On Jan. 8, just days before students began their return to campus, Tulane Today sent out a breaking news email informing the Tulane community of an initial COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed by the university....

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