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Tulane to begin vaccine rollout next week

Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano/ Tulane University
January 9, 2021

Tulane is set to receive 5,000 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine early next week, after which they will begin to administer the vaccine to Tulane community members. They will receive more doses...

Administration announces COVID-19 policies for spring semester

Students wear masks for in-person class as the board projects the tech-enhanced Zoom class with distance-learning students.
December 19, 2020

More details regarding the upcoming return to campus for the spring semester were announced Dec. 18 by an email from President Mike Fitts; Robin Forman, vice president for academic affairs and provost;...

USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020

USG advocates for pass/fail option for fall 2020
November 18, 2020

After students were sent home midway through the spring 2020 semester, Robin Forman, senior vice president of academic affairs and provost, announced Tulane University would implement a temporary grading...

Tulane contracts Jung Hotel for students with COVID-19

Tulane contracts Jung Hotel for students with COVID-19
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...

Tulane to host COVID-19 vaccine trial

Tulane to host COVID-19 vaccine trial
November 11, 2020

Tulane University School of Medicine was chosen as a testing site for Janssen Pharmaceutica’s phase three clinical research study of a COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine, known as Ad26.COV2.S, is in phase...

OPINION | Tulane continues to save face at cost of students’ well being

Spring 2021's academic calendar is glaringly lacking real breaks.
November 11, 2020

Since August, Tulane University students have weathered the administrative pandemonium of the fall semester. Though many higher education institutions chose to conduct courses remotely due to legitimate...

Tulane relaxes residence hall guest policy

Weatherhead Hall
October 21, 2020

In an email to Tulane students living on campus Oct. 20, Housing and Residence Life (HRL) detailed a new policy for residence hall guests. On-campus students are now each allowed to have one guest who...

New Orleans eases COVID-19 restrictions, Tulane remains cautious

Courtesy of ready.nola.gov
October 15, 2020

New Orleans entered Phase Three of its comprehensive COVID-19 plan established by Mayor LaToya Cantrell Oct. 3. Phase Three has three parts: Phase 3.1 began Oct. 3, Phase 3.2 is expected to begin Oct....

Academic, social fraternities adjust recruitment for COVID-19

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October 7, 2020

With the continuation of the COVID-19 pandemic into the academic year, social and academic fraternities have had to change their recruitment process this fall to comply with the New Orleans COVID-19...

New Orleans faces eviction crisis amidst COVID-19

New Orleans faces eviction crisis amidst COVID-19
October 4, 2020

Eviction hearings for New Orleanians that were previously stalled due to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium are set to begin on Oct. 5. This is despite the CDC’s...

Pac-12 votes to play fall season; All NCAA teams bowl eligible

The Tulane Green Wave Football team will undoubtedly be affected by the Big Ten's decision to start play this fall.
September 25, 2020

Following the Big Ten Conference’s Sept. 16 decision to play college football in the fall, the Pac-12 Conference has also turned the tide and will play football this fall. The 12-team Pac-12 Conference...

Tulane contact traced students quarantine at the Hyatt

Tulane contact traced students quarantine at the Hyatt
September 16, 2020

Starting Aug. 26, Tulane began to send students who have been in close contact with others who tested positive for COVID-19 to quarantine at the Hyatt Regency, instead of Paterson Residence Hall. This...

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