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The New Orleans mayoral primary election is set for Nov. 13.

From left to right: Who is challenging Mayor LaToya Cantrell?

Lily Mae Lazarus, Managing Editor 1 day ago

For more than 80 years, a sitting New Orleans mayor has not served fewer than two terms in office. This year, a number of candidates, including a traffic cone, have their eyes on the position.  The...

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Weekly COVID-19 update

Rohan Goswami, News Editor October 13, 2021

As of Oct. 13, Tulane University has completed 44,450 COVID-19 tests for the fall semester, 282 of which were positive. Since Oct. 5, Tulane has seen eight new positive cases, reflecting a 0.1% seven-day...

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Weekly COVID-19 update

Thamid Alam, Contributing Reporter October 6, 2021

As of Oct. 5, Tulane University has completed 36,624 COVID-19 tests during the fall semester, 274 of which were positive. Out of these 274 cases, 169 cases were Tulane students while 105 were Tulane...

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Vaccine mandate verification, enforcement lies with businesses

Rohan Goswami, News Editor October 6, 2021

After the establishing of one of the strictest COVID-19 safety protocols in the nation, Orleans Parish businesses are left with a challenge: enforcing the policy. On Aug. 16, Orleans Parish implemented...

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USG recognizes 2021-2022 historian and secretary

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Reporter September 29, 2021

On Sept. 28, Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met for the third session of the 24th Senate. This meeting focused on a quick review for senators on writing and voting on initiatives...

With the tightening of abortion laws, bodily autonomy in Louisiana only applies to COVID-19 measures.

OPINION | My body, Louisiana’s choice

Kaitlin Lowe, Contributing Columnist September 29, 2021

Texas recently signed a law that outlaws abortion after six weeks into a pregnancy. This is before many women even know they are pregnant. As other Southern states like Florida debate similar restrictions,...

Intramural sports look to resume normal programming within COVID-19 guidelines following Hurricane Ida.

Intramural sports to return as delta variant looms

Robbie Eschete, Contributing Reporter September 27, 2021

When students return to campus, things will be far from normal between recovering from Hurricane Ida and the COVID-19 pandemic. However, intramural sports returning to Tulane University this fall is a...

The FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine could curb vaccine hesitancy.

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine, hopes to decrease vaccine hesitancy

Ben Glazer, Contributing Reporter September 16, 2021

On Aug. 23 the Food and Drug Administration officially approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for distribution to Americans aged 16 years and older. Prior to the approval, the FDA authorized an emergency...

Tulane Class of 2025 different than any class before it

Tulane Class of 2025 different than any class before it

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 28, 2021

As the 2020-21 school year comes to a close, the Tulane Class of 2025 is starting to take shape. The incoming freshman class has had a series of obstacles put in front of them, due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

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

OPINION | Asynchronous events are different, not worse

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

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 April 21, 2021

 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...

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