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Anthony Fauci subscribes to Tulane research newsletter

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Erika Massaro, Contributing Reporter

April 23, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues nationwide, hitting New Orleans especially hard, Tulane researchers have made efforts in the fight to develop treatments for the virus. From collecting grants to making cutting-edge developments, Tulane students and staff have documented and shared their prog...

Career Services offers guidance to students entering job market

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Lauren Lehmann, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2020

  Internships and post-graduation job prospects are uncertain in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, and students are anxious. Many students have received messages notifying applicants that the application process has been paused because of social distancing regulations and market instability. T...

Tulane to become test-optional for class of 2025 applicants

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Gabby Abrams, News Editor

April 11, 2020

On April 9, Satyajit Dattagupta, Tulane dean of admission and vice president of enrollment management, announced that applications for admittance into Tulane's Class of 2025 will be test-optional. This decision follows the wave of stress and uncertainty that has befallen current high school juniors as...

Dean announces changes to course registration due to uncertainty of fall semester

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 9, 2020

Newcomb-Tulane College Dean Lee Skinner announced there will be changes to the course registration policy to manage the high volume of students who will be registering for classes this fall. Students will be allowed to register for a maximum of 16 credit hours during priority registration and can add up to ...

Student residence halls to be used for medical personnel

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Gabby Abrams, News Editor

April 4, 2020

Since the first case of the novel coronavirus was detected in Louisiana on March 9, the number of cases in the state has skyrocketed above 10,000, more than 1,000 patients hospitalized. New Orleans has been the epicenter of the pandemic in the state, leading to an influx of relief workers coming in to aid t...

Tulane to hold virtual ceremony May 16, in-person commencement postponed indefinitely

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 2, 2020

Tulane President Mike Fitts sent out an email to seniors this morning alerting them of changes to this year's commencement ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A virtual ceremony will take place on the previously schedule commencement date, May 16, called "TUgether – Connecting the Class of 2020" ...

Voting for USG representatives is live amid coronavirus pandemic

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

April 2, 2020

Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government welcomed in its new executive board March 13, and voting for USG representatives opened this morning and will end tomorrow.  Students can cast their votes for president, vice president, treasurer, secretary and up to 10 senators vying for a position to represen...

Fitts approves 40% rebate on housing, dining and recreation fees

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Gabby Abrams, News Editor

April 1, 2020

Tulane students received an email this morning from Patrick Norton, senior vice president and COO, and Robin Forman, senior vice president of Academic Affairs and provost, announcing a rebate to their accounts as a result of the university's transition to online classes. President Fitts approved a rebate of 40% of the original semester cost for housing, recreati...

First known Tulane student tests positive for coronavirus

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Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

March 28, 2020

A Tulane junior told The Hullabaloo she tested positive for the novel coronavirus 11 days ago, becoming the first known student with the virus, an inevitable milestone in a spring semester destabilized by the virus’ spread. Last week, President Mike Fitts announced an administrator had tested posit...

Deja Wells named Newman Civic Fellow

Deja Wells named Newman Civic Fellow

Colin Threlkeld, Senior Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Deja Wells, a sophomore political science major, has been named a Newman Civic Fellow for her wide-ranging involvement in public service, organizing and student government at Tulane. The fellowship aims to connect civic-minded students with the resources they need to expand their impact in their communities. In addition ...

Impromptu Streams Facebook group provides entertainment during quarantine

Impromptu Streams Facebook group provides entertainment during quarantine

Amy Nankin, News Editor

March 25, 2020

It’s been roughly two weeks since Tulane decided to terminate in-person classes and urged students to return home for the duration of the semester amid the coronavirus pandemic. With students easing into online classes and many residing in states that are currently on lockdown, many students have ...

Q&A with USG President-elect Fo Garcia

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Gabby Abrams, News Editor

March 25, 2020

Why did you want to run for the position of USG president?  When I committed to Tulane, I guess I committed alone. I was the first person in my family to go to college and also the first person from my school district to go to Tulane. I moved into a single on the seventh floor of Monroe, and tho...