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COVID-19 cases remain low at Tulane

COVID-19 cases remain low at Tulane

Jada Roth, Chief Copy Editor March 16, 2022

As of March 15, Tulane University has administered 18,557 COVID-19 tests during the spring semester.    There are three active COVID-19 cases — one student and two employees. Tulane has...

OPINION | Why I stopped using Spotify

OPINION | Why I stopped using Spotify

Olivia Tanaka-Kekai, Associate Arcade Editor February 9, 2022

For as long as I have been streaming, I have been a die-hard Spotify user. Long have I hailed the superior discovery algorithms and social interfaces. I made a playlist every month, usually with about...

OPINION | Tulane prepared for uncertain future of COVID-19

OPINION | Tulane prepared for uncertain future of COVID-19

Setah Alavi, Staff Columnist February 2, 2022

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Just three months later, U.S. COVID-19 cases reached two million, with no end in sight. The global pandemic brought novel challenges. Uncertainty...

Overwhelmed and ill with COVID-19, Faith McLean remembers the healthcare workers who nursed her back to health.

Ode to frontline healthcare workers

Faith McLean, Associate Arcade Editor February 1, 2022

Hopes were high as I anxiously awaited my results at Urgent Care. But as my COVID-19 test came back positive, my holiday spirit dissipated.    No singing Christmas carols with my friends while...

Revelers enjoy the floats of the School of Design -- the Krewe of Rex -- in this undated photo.

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...

Cartoon arm with vaccination Band-Aid

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...

picture of cloud art exhibit with needles hanging down at a museum

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...


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...

new Reily

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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