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Admissions head Satyajit Dattagupta to leave for Northeastern

Admissions head Satyajit Dattagupta to leave for Northeastern

Rohan Goswami, News Editor 1 minute ago

Satyajit Dattagupta, senior vice president and dean of admission for enrollment management and graduate and pre-college strategy at Tulane University, will step down June 6 and assume a new role at...

On Jan. 7, President Mike Fitts notified students of two student deaths. Kyra Ray and Brandon Moorman were both undergraduate students at Tulane University. Fitts stated that Tulane was notified about both deaths earlier in the week. 

Tulane releases statement on death of two students over winter break

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor January 8, 2022

On Jan. 7, President Mike Fitts notified students of two student deaths. Kyra Ray and Brandon Moorman were both undergraduate students at Tulane University. Fitts stated that Tulane was notified about...

Tulane student dies in multi-car crash

Tulane student dies in multi-car crash

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor January 6, 2022

On Jan. 4, Tulane University student Kyra Ray died in a car accident in Oklahoma. Ray’s boyfriend, Xavier Mitchell, also died in the accident. According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the accident remains...

Pictured here is Tulane Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital for Tulane Universitys School of Medicine.

Tulane labs process at least 23 omicron tests

Rohan Goswami, News Editor December 17, 2021

As of Dec. 8, Tulane University School of Medicine laboratories had processed at least 23 COVID-19 tests which were suspected or confirmed to be the omicron variant.  The data, procured through...

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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: Tulane reinstates mask mandate, offers virtual end to semester

COVID-19 update: Tulane reinstates mask mandate, offers virtual end to semester

Jada Roth, Chief Copy Editor December 15, 2021

Since the start of the fall semester, Tulane University administered 79,236 COVID-19 tests, 604 of which have returned positive. Of those 604 positive tests, 464 were students and 140 were employees. Tulane’s...

Susan Hutson is New Orleans new sheriff.

Meet New Orleans’ new sheriff, Susan Hutson

Anna Dixon, Senior Staff Reporter December 15, 2021

On Dec. 11, Susan Hutson became the first Black woman elected to be Sheriff of Orleans Parish, defeating Marlin Gusman, who has held the position since 2004.    This is Hutson’s first elected...

A Feb. 3 photograph of a COVID-19 testing station in Patterson Hall.

Contact tracing failing as omicron spreads through Tulane

Rohan Goswami, News Editor December 13, 2021

As an outbreak of COVID-19 cases metastasizes through Tulane University — suspected by administrators and students to be the omicron variant — the university’s contact tracing system appears to be...

Tulane allowing online option after omicron surge

Tulane allowing online option after omicron surge

Rohan Goswami, News Editor December 12, 2021

As COVID-19 makes a startling resurgence on Tulane University’s campus, President Mike Fitts, Robin Forman, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, and Patrick Norton, senior vice president...

Mayor Cantrell denies sending text message attacking candidate, remains neutral in clerks race

Mayor Cantrell denies sending text message attacking candidate, remains neutral in clerk’s race

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor December 10, 2021

In what appears to be an 11th-hour political hit on Austin Badon, clerk of First City Court who is currently running for clerk of Criminal District Court, a text blast was sent out to registered voters...

Tulane reinstitutes indoor mask mandate in wake of growing omicron infections on campus

Tulane reinstitutes indoor mask mandate in wake of growing omicron infections on campus

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor December 10, 2021

Tulane announced it is reinstituting an indoor mask mandate for all students, faculty and staff, regardless of vaccination status, as a result of more omicron cases being identified within the Tulane community.  The...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg donates $200,000 to unseat New Orleans sheriff

Facebook’s Zuckerberg donates $200,000 to unseat New Orleans sheriff

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor December 10, 2021

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s political lobbying group has donated $200,000 to aid Susan Hutson in her bid to unseat longtime incumbent, Sheriff Marlin Gusman, in a runoff election that will conclude...

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