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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 | What we havent learned about mask mandates

OPINION | What we haven’t learned about mask mandates

Maiya Tate, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2022

When the Tulane University community received the email notifying that the mask mandate would be lifted the week after the first Mardi Gras in two years, some were wary.  There was no way that...

Tulane University Campus Health notified students that Tulane University has lifted its indoor mask mandate effective Thursday morning. The news comes on the heels of New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell's decision to lift the indoor mask mandate for the city, following updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Following city, Tulane lifts mask mandate after Mardi Gras

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor March 3, 2022
Tulane University Campus Health notified students that Tulane University has lifted its indoor mask mandate effective Thursday morning.
Tulane Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital for Tulane Universitys School of Medicine, will shift many of its services to other local hospitals over the next two years to allow for new graduate programs.

Tulane labs process at least 23 omicron tests

Rohan Goswami, News Editor December 17, 2021

As of Dec. 8, Tulane University School of Medicine laboratories had processed at least 23 COVID-19 tests which were suspected or confirmed to be the omicron variant.  The data, procured through...

COVID-19 update: Tulane reinstates mask mandate, offers virtual end to semester

COVID-19 update: Tulane reinstates mask mandate, offers virtual end to semester

Jada Roth, Chief Copy Editor December 15, 2021

Since the start of the fall semester, Tulane University administered 79,236 COVID-19 tests, 604 of which have returned positive. Of those 604 positive tests, 464 were students and 140 were employees. Tulane’s...

OPINION | Omicron outbreak shows mask mandates inadequacy

OPINION | Omicron outbreak shows mask mandate’s inadequacy

Gabi Liebeler, Views Editor December 15, 2021

For the third time in two years, Tulane University students are flying home early and resorting to online classes and exams to evacuate a crisis. This time, undergraduate students are apprehensive...

Tulane reinstitutes indoor mask mandate in wake of growing omicron infections on campus

Tulane reinstitutes indoor mask mandate in wake of growing omicron infections on campus

Zachary Schultz , Breaking News Editor December 10, 2021

Tulane announced it is reinstituting an indoor mask mandate for all students, faculty and staff, regardless of vaccination status, as a result of more omicron cases being identified within the Tulane community.  The...

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...

Tulane lifts indoor mask mandate

Tulane lifts indoor mask mandate

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor October 28, 2021
On Oct. 28, Tulane University announced that the university's indoor mask mandate would be lifted, following updated guidance from federal, state and city leaders.
Weekly COVID-19 update: Bel Edwards lifts mask mandate

Weekly COVID-19 update: Bel Edwards lifts mask mandate

Caroline Latta, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

Governor John Bel Edwards lifted Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate, excepting only K-12 schools, on Oct. 26.  In a press release, the Governor’s office said that the governor was “cautiously...

Mayor Cantrell requires proof of vaccine, negative test at restaurants, venues

Mayor Cantrell requires proof of vaccine, negative test at restaurants, venues

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor August 12, 2021

Mayor Latoya Cantrell announced additional COVID-19 measures this afternoon, requiring people to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or recent negative coronavirus test before entering New Orleans restaurants,...

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