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Political science professors analyze midterms

Political science professors analyze midterms

Olivia Warren, Associate News Editor December 7, 2022

Midterm election decisions enacted new state constitutional amendments, bringing new changes for Louisiana and New Orleans beyond Senate and Congressional elections. Eight proposed amendments to the...

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Louisiana legalizes mobile sports betting

Jeremy Rosen, Staff Reporter February 4, 2022

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board officially legalized sports betting on mobile devices on Friday, Jan. 28. Louisianians can now use state-licensed websites and sports gambling apps to place bets...

Tulane test positivity rates lower than New Orleans

Tulane test positivity rates lower than New Orleans’

Martha Sanchez, Associate News Editor January 28, 2022

Tulane University recorded 126 COVID-19 cases in students’ first week back on campus after an end-of-semester Omicron outbreak in December.  Ninety of the positive cases are students. Thirty-six...

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J Nathan Bland: Tulane’s Diplomat in Residence

Hannah Mayer, Staff Reporter November 18, 2021

J Nathan Bland — known as Nathan — is the third Diplomat in Residence at Tulane University. As Diplomat in Residence, Bland is responsible for recruiting students for possible careers in the State...

COVID-19 weekly update

COVID-19 weekly update

Rohan Goswami, News Editor November 10, 2021

As of Nov. 3, Tulane University has completed 58,452 COVID-19 tests during the fall semester, 292 of which were positive. Tulane has a seven-day 0.1% positivity rate, while Orleans Parish reported...

Students exercise the freedom to gather for important issues.

OPINION | Students must pay attention to Southern anti-abortion laws

Mary Grace Granito, Contributing Columnist October 6, 2021

As a Louisiana native, I am not surprised by the recent Texas law which prohibits abortion access after six weeks. Abortion access has been under fire here for as long as I can remember.  But for...

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,...

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Climate-fueled hurricanes prompt urgent questions

Martha Sanchez, Contributing Reporter September 15, 2021

A disappearing coastline and the warming of the Gulf of Mexico — both effects of climate change  —  intensified the effects of Hurricane Ida seen in southeastern Louisiana. Tulane evacuated remaining...

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Recent onslaught of anti-trans legislation threatens individuals in several states

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor April 7, 2021

Over the past few months, several states across the country have been the center of legal controversies surrounding the rights of marginalized communities. States such as Louisiana and Arkansas have...

Four Tulane alumni join Biden administration

Four Tulane alumni join Biden administration

Sophie Brams, Staff Reporter January 28, 2021

Joe Biden took office just over a week ago, and four Tulane alumni have been tapped to serve in the new President’s administration.  Danielle Conley, who graduated from Tulane in 2000 with a B.A....

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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...


As an immunosuppressed student, my peers let me down

Zach Brenner, Contributing Writer April 1, 2020

Zach Brenner is a senior majoring in political economy and double-minoring in philosophy and religious studies. In the critical few days following Tulane’s closure in March, it was clear that the...

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