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  • TUA update

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    Student government to host spring elections this week

  • Tulane University removed Tonya Hansel as director of the doctor of social work program. Hansel remains a tenured professor.

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    Director of Tulane doctor of social work program removed

  • The New Orleans Book Festival at Tulane University is scheduled for Mar. 14-16.

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    Book Fest schedule features Stacey Abrams, Jake Tapper

  • Students, faculty and alumni gathered on the academic quad on Friday to start digging the new NPHC plots, marking a new beginning for Black greek organizations.

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    ‘A huge step forward’: Plots earn Divine Nine recognition on campus

  • Over the span of five days, monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery worked together in the meticulous creation of a sand mandala on the fifth floor of the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. On Saturday morning, it was wiped away with several swipes of a paintbrush.

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    Peek into Tibetan Buddhism, from Howard-Tilton Memorial Library

  • With a capacity of 200+ people, Paul Hall’s auditorium serves as an ideal venue for lecture-based classes.

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    Paul Hall opens new doors for Science and Engineering department

  • Its a bird, its a plane, its Green Wave Man

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    Meet Green Wave Man: Tulane’s only superfan

  • Lisa P. Jackson, Apple executive and the first Black administrator of the EPA, came to Tulane to speak about her career path.

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    Apple executive Lisa Jackson speaks on career journey

  • The pop icon has come under scrutiny for her consistent attendance at Kansas City Chiefs games this season

    Football

    Do NFL fans really hate Taylor Swift or do they hate women?

  • OPINION | Tenure: The last defense of professors’ constitutional rights 

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    OPINION | Tenure: The last defense of professors’ constitutional rights 

  • Heres how you should spend your college summer.

    Arcade

    What can I do with my first college summer?

  • Club spotlight: Tulane Sports Business Conference

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    Club spotlight: Tulane Sports Business Conference

  • Dua Lipa turns back clock on ‘Training Season’

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    Dua Lipa turns back clock on ‘Training Season’

  • Pottery on display in the Newcomb Art Museum.

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    Newcomb Pottery shines light on Tulane’s history

  • OPINION | Could NOLA be more than four years of fun?

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    OPINION | Could NOLA be more than four years of fun?

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The Tulane Hullabaloo

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The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Traditional grading scales need reform, now

OPINION | Traditional grading scales need reform, now

Owen Wu, Contributing Writer February 21, 2024

It’s a grueling experience to earn a 92.5% in a class only to realize an A is a 93%. With all of the hard work put in over the semester, it is difficult to imagine a gap of 0.5% creating a 0.34 difference...

Strict attendance policies hinder the quality and efficacy of in-person instruction

Save attendance policies for the schoolhouse

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer September 9, 2020

Tulane University is a higher education institution whose undergraduate students are legal adults who have chosen to continue their formal learning process beyond what is mandated by the state. Though...

Optional pass/fail grading scheme does not level playing field

Optional pass/fail grading scheme does not level playing field

Deeya Patel and Cullen Fagan April 29, 2020

After the World Health Organization declared a global pandemic on March 11, universities including Harvard, Columbia and Stanford have opted for universal pass/fail grading for their undergraduate students....

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Students to select grading scheme for spring courses, provost says

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter March 23, 2020

Undergraduate students will now have the option to switch their courses to a P (Pass) / MP (Minimal Pass) / U (Unsatisfactory) structure. Robin Forman, senior vice president for academic affairs and...

A+

Tulane students deserve an A-plus on their transcript

Tanvi Telekunta, Contributing Writer February 19, 2020

In a system that rewards grades and other quantitative measurements over qualitative factors like effort or willingness to take risks, students are incentivized to take easy classes to ensure their GPAs...

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