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Asynchronous events, like window painting, foster normalcy during the pandemic.

OPINION | Asynchronous events are different, not worse

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer 1 day ago

Citizens across the nation have had to learn to adapt to a new way of life imposed by COVID-19. Despite unique living conditions imposed by COVID-19 policies and restrictions, many Americans have found...

OPINION | Pandemic did not end gun violence

OPINION | Pandemic did not end gun violence

Anna Dixon, Staff Writer 1 day ago

 As the United States returns to a new state of normalcy, with the allowance of outdoor gatherings and more businesses being able to reopen, mass shootings have surged. It reflects a grim reality for...

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

OPINION | COVID-19 sidelines sexual misconduct procedures

Lily Mae Lazarus and Sala Thanassi April 15, 2021

It is no secret that Tulane Univerity has a systemic sexual violence problem. According to the 2017 Climate Survey, 77% of all student survey respondents report being victims of sexual assault and...

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Domenic Mesa, News Editor April 15, 2021

Many universities have announced they will be mandating COVID-19 vaccinations this upcoming fall as a safety measure for returning students. Cornell University, Duke University and Notre Dame are among...

OPINION | Religious practice altered, not halted, by COVID-19

OPINION | Religious practice altered, not halted, by COVID-19

Mark Keplinger, Contributing Writer April 14, 2021

When standing at the intersection of Broadway Street and Freret Street, an observer spots several Jewish and Christian ministries nestled between the fraternity houses and The Boot Bar and Grill. These...

New Orleans excels in vaccine distributions

New Orleans excels in vaccine distributions

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 14, 2021

The state of Louisiana opened up vaccination eligibility for everyone ages 16 and older for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and 18 and older for the Moderna vaccine on March 29, 2021. Louisiana was one of...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution halted

Johnson & Johnson vaccine distribution halted

Mercedes Ohlen, Staff Reporter April 14, 2021

The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine administration has recently been halted by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention due to six cases of a blood-clotting...

Individual schools’ commencement ceremonies moved to May 19-21

Individual schools’ commencement ceremonies moved to May 19-21

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 7, 2021

On March 26, 2021, Tulane administration sent out an email announcing that commencement ceremonies for individual schools, which are to be held in person, would be moved up to the week of May 10.    Michael...

Tulane students continue to get vaccinated as eligibility expands

Tulane students continue to get vaccinated as eligibility expands

Emily Rubino, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

On Monday, March 29, Governor John Bel Edwards expanded the eligibility of the vaccine to every individual age 16 and over for the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and everyone age 18 and over for the Johnson &...

Tulane announces changes to commencement, mixed reactions

Tulane announces changes to commencement, mixed reactions

Haley Soares, Senior Staff Reporter March 26, 2021

This morning, March 26, 2021, Tulane University President Mike Fitts announced that the Class of 2021 commencement ceremony would be held virtually due to continuing COVID-19 concerns.  The virtual...

Americans must condemn rising anti-Asian rhetoric

Americans must condemn rising anti-Asian rhetoric

Edwin Wang, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021

On March 16, Robert Aaron Long attacked three different Atlanta spas, killing eight people. Captain Jay Baker of the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office quickly attested “[the shooter] said it was...

Students reflect after one year of COVID-19

Students reflect after one year of COVID-19

Jessie Lehman, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

On March 11, 2020, Tulane University announced the start of online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A year later, Tulane has moved into a green action-alert level with almost no active cases and...

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