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Mardi Gras is official, city encourages vaccination

Martha Sanchez, Staff Reporter November 18, 2021

COVID-19 spread undetected through Mardi Gras crowds two years ago, turning New Orleans into an epicenter in the early days of the pandemic. Last week, the New Orleans City Council officially declared...

OPINION | Sudden relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions may have been hasty

OPINION | Sudden relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions may have been hasty

Jordan Levine, Contributing Columnist November 17, 2021

On Oct. 28, Tulane University Campus Health blasted an email to students and faculty that likely came as a shock to many: the mask mandate would be lifted effective Oct. 29. This email stated that...

Heres the latest from Tulane after Halloween weekend. Graphic of COVID cell in a Halloween costume.

Halloween COVID-19 update: Tulane mask mandate lifted

Rohan Goswami, News Editor November 3, 2021

In an Oct. 28 email to the Tulane University community, Campus Health announced the lifting of the indoor mask mandate for all campus visitors, in alignment with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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OPINION | New Orleans vaccine mandate: Necessary or excessive?

Gabi Liebeler, Views Editor August 25, 2021

On Aug. 12, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced that proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test results must be shown in order to enter certain city establishments, effective on Aug. 16. This mandate...

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Experiencing the NOLA art scene during COVID

Mackenzie Bookamer, Arcade Editor January 20, 2021

New Orleans is a city known for its vibrant culture, which is often shown throughout the numerous art exhibitions in the city. In the wake of COVID-19, however, many museums and galleries have had...

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Tulane begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Hannah Mayer, News Editor January 20, 2021

On Jan. 8, just days before students began their return to campus, Tulane Today sent out a breaking news email informing the Tulane community of an initial COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed by the university....

Hooking up in the age of Coronavirus is just as toxic, if not worse.

OPINION | COVID-19 manages to worsen hookup culture

Anna Dixon, Contributing Writer November 18, 2020

Long gone are the days of the post-night-out hookup, when one could find validation from a complete stranger after their true person of interest ignored them at the party earlier that evening. COVID-19...

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New normal, new Reily

Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Reporter September 2, 2020

OK, this sucks. Now I’ve got to assemble my own home gym if I want any sort of regular workout this year.  That’s what I thought upon first reading Tulane’s email about the reopening of the Reily...

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First-generation college students, our triumphs are still valid

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor April 22, 2020

Just about four years ago from today, I committed to attending Tulane University and graduating amongst the Class of 2020. It was one of the most exciting days of my entire life. I called my dad after...

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Letter from the Editor: Closing the door on an unprecedented year

Sanjali De Silva, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2020

When I started this job last June, I never imagined the triumphs and challenges I would face. This year has been the most difficult and most rewarding one of my life — and I wouldn’t trade it for anything.  As...

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States are abusing the coronavirus pandemic to restrict reproductive justice

LaKia Williams, Contributing Writer April 1, 2020

LaKia Williams is the communications and outreach coordinator for ReJAC NOLA, a fellow for MyLASexEd, an advisor on the student activist advisory committee for ASEC, and the founder and coordinator of...

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Administrator tests positive in Tulane community’s first coronavirus case

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter March 20, 2020

A member of the Tulane administration has tested positive for coronavirus, marking the Tulane community's first confirmed case of the virus, President Mike Fitts said in an email Friday. The administrator...

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