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After leadership changes, turmoil, Campus Health seeks input

Rohan Goswami, News Editor April 20, 2022

Last year was tumultuous for Tulane University Campus Health, marked by two separate accusations of an abusive work environment, possible violations of federal patient privacy law and ultimately the...

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Tims, Odera to leave Tulane Campus Health

Rohan Goswami, News Editor February 16, 2022

Scott Tims, assistant vice president for campus health, will step down from his role at Tulane University at the end of February, a university spokesman said.   Lilian Odera, director of the...

A 2018 photograph of President Mike Fitts at a prior sexual violence town hall as part of the All In campaign at Tulane University.

Amidst climate survey, USG sexual violence committee holds town hall

Tanvi Bobba, Staff Reporter February 15, 2022

Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government Sexual Violence Prevention and Response committee hosted their annual townhall on Feb. 1 to discuss the university’s efforts to combat sexual aggression...

COVID-19 cases up as recruitment progresses

COVID-19 cases up as recruitment progresses

Rohan Goswami, News Editor February 7, 2022

Tulane University experienced a rise in COVID-19 cases concurrent with Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council recruitment, reporting 10.5% of tests returning positive, compared to 5.2% on Jan. 25.   For...

Tulane test positivity rates lower than New Orleans

Tulane test positivity rates lower than New Orleans’

Martha Sanchez, Associate News Editor January 28, 2022

Tulane University recorded 126 COVID-19 cases in students’ first week back on campus after an end-of-semester Omicron outbreak in December.  Ninety of the positive cases are students. Thirty-six...

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...

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‘Chaos’ at Campus Health: Employees cite burnout, abuse, dangerous levels of turnover

Rohan Goswami and Martha Sanchez December 2, 2021

Content Warning: The following article contains subject matter pertaining to suicide and self harm. Ryan Judd said that when he started working as a staff therapist at the Tulane University Counseling...

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Suicidal ideation, binge drinking impact student body

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

Content Warning: The following article contains subject matter pertaining to suicide, substance abuse and addiction. In a city with a bar on nearly every corner, Tulane University students enter college...

Chelsea Hill (l) and Jennifer Hunt (r) at Tulane Campus Health.

Campus Health webseries promotes sexual health

Abe Messing, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

If you don’t have the stamina to keep learning about sexual health every day during sex week,  you can always get your sexual health questions/needs satisfied by the “Sex Ed Quickies” web series...

mask mandate leads to professor exemptions

Mandate exemption lets professors go unmasked

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter October 13, 2021

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards reinstated his indoor mask mandate this summer as the highly infectious Delta variant devastated the state. There are some exemptions to this mandate, however, and at...

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COVID-19 booster offers extra protection against variants

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor August 25, 2021

On Aug. 19, Tulane University students, faculty and staff received a Campus Health update regarding booster shots for the COVID-19 Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. The acquisition of these booster shots...

Fall testing protocols reflect highly vaccinated campus

Fall testing protocols reflect highly vaccinated campus

Domenic Mesa, News Editor August 25, 2021

Tulane administrators usher students into a fall semester with relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. Students who are unvaccinated are required to comply with COVID-19 testing twice a week. Those who are vaccinated...

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