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USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020

USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020
5 days ago

After students were sent home midway through the spring 2020 semester, Robin Forman, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost, announced Tulane University would implement a temporary grading...

Tulane contracts Jung Hotel for students with COVID-19

Tulane contracts Jung Hotel for students with COVID-19
November 12, 2020

Following an uptick in COVID-19 cases after Halloween, Tulane contracted with the Jung Hotel to house students who have tested positive for the virus. The Jung Hotel, located on Canal Street in the Central...

Damage from Hurricane Zeta leaves student’s family car crushed

Kimberly Laque's car following Hurricane Zeta.
November 11, 2020

The impact of Hurricane Zeta on those living in New Orleans can be seen throughout the city, from the widespread power outages to fallen trees. Reagan Laque, a junior at Tulane University, told The Hullabaloo...

School of Liberal Arts offers new array of courses for spring semester

School of Liberal Arts offers new array of courses for spring semester
November 11, 2020

As undergraduate students begin registering for courses for the spring semester, there are a few new courses being offered that they will see in the Tulane University Course Catalog. From history to classical...

Tulane to host COVID-19 vaccine trial

Tulane to host COVID-19 vaccine trial
November 11, 2020

Tulane University School of Medicine was chosen as a testing site for Janssen Pharmaceutica’s phase three clinical research study of a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine, known as Ad26.COV2.S, is in phase...

Tulane increases testing to three times weekly for all undergraduates

Students wear masks and  use their laptops in the socially-distanced classroom.
November 6, 2020

Days after Halloween weekend, Tulane saw its largest number of positive COVID-19 cases. 55 students and 2 employees tested positive on Nov. 5, with a positivity rate of 2.4%. This elevated positivity rate...

School of Liberal Arts Organizes Civil Discourse Panel

School of Liberal Arts Organizes Civil Discourse Panel
November 6, 2020

During the 2020 election season, multiple departments at Tulane have worked to increase access to opportunities for civic engagement, whether that be through virtual watch events or voter registration...

USG’s Civic Engagement Committee registers Tulane students to vote

USG’s Civic Engagement Committee registers Tulane students to vote
November 4, 2020

Tulane University’s Civic Engagement Committee has spent this past semester working to increase voter efficacy and voter awareness. The committee is led by director Olivia Mullaney, a junior at Tulane.  In...

Campus Question: Election Edition

Campus Question: Election Edition
November 3, 2020

News Editor Amy Nankin asked people walking down McAlister Drive important questions concerning the 2020 presidential election as Production Manager Daisy Rymer stood by to take a headshot of the interviewees...

Hurricane Zeta impacts Tulane, New Orleans

Hurricane Zeta impacts Tulane, New Orleans
November 3, 2020

On Thursday evening, New Orleans was hit by the strongest hurricane in the city’s history. The Category 2 hurricane made landfall in Cocodrie, Louisiana, and generated the most damage in New Orleans...

Louisiana voters face suppression tactics in 2020 election

voting
November 2, 2020

Voter suppression describes state-sanctioned efforts to repress a citizen or group of people’s vote and disproportionally affects low income and minority groups. Actions that are characteristic of voter...

Tulane announces revised spring semester

Tulane announces revised spring semester
October 23, 2020

Friday morning, Tulane administrators sent an email to the Tulane community regarding the schedule for the spring semester. Barring any unforeseen complications, the first day of classes will be Jan. 19,...

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