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OPINION | Tulane should better prepare students for hurricanes and evacuations

OPINION | Tulane should better prepare students for hurricanes and evacuations

Jolyon Breckon, Contributing Writer October 19, 2022

Hurricanes have been a part of life at Tulane University long before any current students were even a twinkle in their parents’ eyes. Though every region in the country has its set of natural disasters...

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Tulane emphasizes personal evacuation plan for hurricanes

Martha Sanchez, News Editor September 21, 2022

Tulane University announced its latest plan to face the reality of intensifying hurricane seasons: personal evacuation.    “While this year’s hurricane season has been quiet for Louisiana...

OPINION | Given hurricane risks, Tulane should reconsider academic calendar

OPINION | Given hurricane risks, Tulane should reconsider academic calendar

Gabi Liebeler, Managing Editor September 7, 2022

As the third week of classes at Tulane University ensues, freshmen are likely enjoying the normalcy of their first college semester. At the same time, sophomores, juniors and seniors — along with...

Newcomb Hall remains covered in scaffolding after Hurricane Ida.

Despite faculty concerns, Fitts emphasizes successful efforts during Ida

Rohan Goswami, News Editor October 6, 2021

As students returned to New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Tulane University President Mike Fitts reflected on the preparations around the hurricane, the evacuation to Houston, the return to...

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OPINION | Tulane undersold Hurricane Ida’s potential

Bobby Becker, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2021

The Tulane University administration and faculty worked long hours to successfully keep students safe from Hurricane Ida, and they deserve much praise for doing so. In hindsight, it is clear that they...

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Inside Tulane’s Ida evacuation

Martha Sanchez, Contributing Reporter September 7, 2021

The morning after Hurricane Ida downed trees, collapsed power lines and flooded roadways throughout southeastern Louisiana, Brian Johnson, associate vice president for campus operations, had an urgent...

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Tulane students share Hurricane Ida preparations

Mackenzie Bookamer, News Editor September 2, 2021

On Aug. 31, Tulane University announced that all remaining students in New Orleans — whether living on or off campus — would be evacuated to Houston. Prior to this announcement, students had the choice...

The Hurricane Laura evacuee crisis should compel students to stay informed.

OPINION | Laura evacuee crisis should reinvigorate students’ relief efforts

Deeya Patel, Views Editor September 30, 2020

When the question “Why is nobody talking about this?” is asked, we assume the real message the speaker is conveying is, “I just found out about this and feel the need to shame anyone who doesn’t.”...

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