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OPINION| Anti-racist advocacy must always include solidarity

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor February 17, 2021

Recently, the U.S. has seen a significantly higher rate of hate crimes committed against Asian Americans compared to past years. According to data from Stop AAPI Hate, an organization dedicated to...

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OPINION | New Safer-At-Home guidelines are counterproductive, performative

Phoebe Hurwitz, Contributing Writer February 3, 2021

Tulane University has made admirable efforts to resume the school year as normal, despite the ever-pertinent COVID-19 pandemic. Tulane’s new COVID-19 guidelines, however, demand responsibility and...

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Students react to new COVID-19 guidelines with recent spike and shift to Phase Two

Jessie Lehman, Contributing Reporter February 3, 2021

Friday, Jan. 29,  New Orleans transitioned to a Modified Phase Two plan. This plan requires mask-wearing in public places and when with anyone outside of your household — indoors or outdoors — other...

Tulane COVID-19 vaccine distribution flowing “smoothly and efficiently”

Tulane COVID-19 vaccine distribution flowing “smoothly and efficiently”

Caroline Latta, Contributing Writer January 28, 2021

  COVID-19 vaccine distribution is underway at Tulane University. Distribution is taking place at the J. Bennett Johnston Building in downtown New Orleans, which is a research facility on...

The NBA has seen a significant rise in COVID-19 cases this month.

OPINION | The NBA COVID-19 dilemma: Pause or play?

Harrison Simon, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

After being forced to pause play last March, the NBA was unsure if it was going to be able to complete the 2019-20 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Eventually, the league agreed to sequester the teams...

OPINION | COVID-19 round two: In-person education on ropes

OPINION | COVID-19 round two: In-person education on ropes

Gabe Darley, Views Editor January 21, 2021

The spring 2021 semester has finally arrived. To the dismay of many, this academic term may look disturbingly similar to our last. Unsurprisingly, the advent of the new year did not erase the consequences...

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Tulane updates spring semester COVID-19 policies

Domenic Mesa, News Editor January 20, 2021

  In an email delivered to the Tulane community Jan. 12, President Mike Fitts; Robin Forman, vice president for academic affairs and provost; and Patrick Norton, senior vice president and chief...

Tulane must take into account the students well being to mend the current unhealthy work-life balance.

OPINION | Tulane needs to do more to protect students’ mental health

Gabi Liebeler, Contributing Writer November 18, 2020

It has been an anxiety-inducing semester, to say the least. Over the past few months, students have dealt with unprecedented stressors as they have navigated a pandemic, a new hybrid learning format and...

OPINION | In 2020, voting is not optional

OPINION | In 2020, voting is not optional

Anna Dixon, Contributing Writer November 2, 2020

The future of the U.S. rests on the shoulders of the 2020 presidential election. This election falls in the midst of a global pandemic which resulted in a nationwide recession. The U.S. Senate confirmed...

Testing twice a week is not all that its chalked up to be.

OPINION | Why COVID-19 testing twice weekly backfires

Deeya Patel, Views Editor October 21, 2020

  Last week, Tulane Campus Health announced that, along with on-campus students, undergraduates residing off campus would also begin testing for COVID-19 twice a week. While this may be wise...

Making friends and building a support system in college conflicts with COVID-19 regulations

OPINION | Social isolation leads to risky student behavior

Gabi Liebeler, Contributing Writer October 21, 2020

Although Tulane released a comprehensive Return to Campus Plan in late July, this enforcement of campus-wide mask-wearing, social distancing, frequent sanitation and prohibition of gatherings over...

OPINION | Tulane’s ‘ban’ on travel belittles students

OPINION | Tulane’s ‘ban’ on travel belittles students

Robert Chumbley, Contributing Writer October 6, 2020

Tulane University’s recently issued Fall 2020 Student Travel Protocol sparked confusion and questions among students who wish to venture outside of New Orleans, Louisiana, during the school year....

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