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Tulane cancels in-person classes for remainder of spring semester; online courses start March 23

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

Tulane is moving to online courses from March 23 to the end of the spring semester to lower the risk of coronavirus spreading among the student body. Louisiana now has 13 presumptive cases of the virus following the state's announcement of its first confirmed case just two days ago. Students who live...

Tulane cancels New Orleans Book Festival; event was expecting nearly 30,000 attendees

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

Just yesterday the New Orleans Book Festival announced its full line-up, boasting a roster of nearly 100 authors for an event expecting 30,000 attendees. Today, the Tulane-hosted event has been canceled due to the spread of coronavirus in New Orleans, according to Walter Isaacson, event co-chair and...

Scholastic withdraws from New Orleans Book Festival amid coronavirus concerns


Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

Last October, Tulane announced it would be hosting The New Orleans Book Festival March 19-21. The festival revealed its complete line-up of authors today, including an announcement that Scholastic authors will not be attending. “We have made the extremely difficult decision to withdraw from the New Orle...

Hull Poll: Here are the authors we’d invite to BookFest

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Hullabaloo Staff

October 23, 2019

Bestowed with a unique honor, Tulane University will host the first inaugural 2020 New Orleans Book Festival. Though some readers may feel their eyes growing droopy upon encountering the phrase "Book Festival," this event is nothing to scoff at. A slew of celebrities and writers will be gracing Tula...