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

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

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
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...

OPINION | Why COVID-19 testing twice weekly backfires

Testing twice a week is not all that it's chalked up to be.
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...

OPINION | Social isolation leads to risky student behavior

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

Airing of Grievances: Breaking up with Dean Woodley

two hearts crying around a letter with broken hearts on the envelope of the breakup letter with the dean
September 30, 2020

Dear Erica, Hey, girl! So great to hear from you yet again. Things sure have been crazy this semester. All these new rules and guidelines can make things pretty confusing, so this email is primarily...

OPINION | Homecoming court: constructive or cliché?

Homecoming Royalty: Is it just a popularity contest?
September 30, 2020

The concept of homecoming royalty seems juvenile and in many ways superficial. By pitting members of the community together in what appears to be a collegiate popularity contest, the elected student...

OPINION | Email from School of Architecture promotes unhealthy, dangerous behaviors

Tulane School of Architecture, along with academia in general, perpetuates a toxic work culture
September 23, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 13, Iñaki Alday, dean of the Tulane School of Architecture, sent an incredibly callous email about the School of Architecture’s new policy regarding working expectations during the...

OPINION | The Boot reopening: Recipe for disaster

OPINION | The Boot reopening: Recipe for disaster
September 2, 2020

The Boot Bar and Grill remains a hallmark of the Tulane student experience. For returning students, memories of happy hour and the buzzing social ambiance were greatly missed after being sent home last...

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders question Tulane’s hasty reopening

Letter to the Editor: Student leaders question Tulane's hasty reopening
August 22, 2020

This statement is not an official statement of the Undergraduate Student Government August 18, 2020 To the Tulane Administration, faculty, staff, parents, and student body: We, the Vice Presidents...

Tulane faculty not comfortable with reopening, left feeling “devalued, overlooked”

Students walk past Lindy Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. Boggs houses some of Tulane's science and engineering departments, which have some of the largest gender disparities in their professorship.
August 18, 2020

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Tulane community responds to reopening plan: “It’s going to be a sh-t show”

temp classrooms
August 6, 2020

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