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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...

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...

A Hullabaloo archive photograph of a COVID-19 testing station in Patterson Hall from February 2021.

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...

Maggie Pasterz | Layout Editor

OPINION | New data collection policy invades students’ privacy

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

The discussion of internet privacy rights and data collection policies in a national context has become more intimate than one might have expected. How could data collection, location tracking and...

Tulane contracts Jung Hotel for students with COVID-19

Tulane contracts Jung Hotel for students with COVID-19

Gabby Abrams , News Editor 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...

Students wear masks and  use their laptops in the socially-distanced classroom.

Tulane increases testing to three times weekly for all undergraduates

Gabby Abrams , News Editor 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...

Contact tracing through a pandemic

Contact tracing through a pandemic

Jessie Lehman , Contributing Writer September 10, 2020

As Tulane University enters its fourth week of classes, more and more students are transitioning in and out of quarantine. Tulane’s contact tracing team identifies close contacts of those who test positive...

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