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OPINION | Tulane’s ‘ban’ on travel belittles students

OPINION | Tulane’s ‘ban’ on travel belittles students
October 6, 2020

Tulane University’s recently issued Fall 2020 Student Travel Protocol sparked confusion and questions among students who wish to venture outside of New Orleans, Louisiana, during the school year....

OPINION | Hybrid learning evolves cheating methods at Tulane

OPINION | Hybrid learning evolves cheating methods at Tulane
October 1, 2020

As Tulane introduced combined in-person and online classes into a hybrid learning model, they inadvertently introduced new opportunities to cheat. Cheating is already common at Tulane, so there should...

OPINION | Homecoming court: constructive or cliché?

Homecoming Royalty: Is it just a popularity contest?
September 30, 2020

The concept of homecoming royalty seems juvenile and in many ways superficial. By pitting members of the community together in what appears to be a collegiate popularity contest, the elected student...

OPINION | Email from School of Architecture promotes unhealthy, dangerous behaviors

Tulane School of Architecture, along with academia in general, perpetuates a toxic work culture
September 23, 2020

On Sunday, Sept. 13, Iñaki Alday, dean of the Tulane School of Architecture, sent an incredibly callous email about the School of Architecture’s new policy regarding working expectations during the...

OPINION | Hybrid classrooms are worst of both worlds

Hybrid classrooms come with a slew of technical issues
September 16, 2020

Since March, the COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly wrought havoc on the college classroom. Learning, in the traditional sense, is no longer feasible, a truth becoming more apparent by the day as Tulane...

OPINION | The Boot reopening: Recipe for disaster

OPINION | The Boot reopening: Recipe for disaster
September 2, 2020

The Boot Bar and Grill remains a hallmark of the Tulane student experience. For returning students, memories of happy hour and the buzzing social ambiance were greatly missed after being sent home last...

Campus testing does not provide a sense of security

The Campus Patient Portal crashes frequently when scheduling a COVID-19 test
September 2, 2020

It is apparent that unease has punctuated life at Tulane this semester. Overheard in passing conversations, seen in tweets and read in emails is a widespread panic that the university is making a mistake...

New normal, new Reily

new Reily
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...

Navigating dating world during COVID-19 pandemic

Navigating dating world during COVID-19 pandemic
September 2, 2020

Singledom and dating already presented a whole host of problems before the outbreak of COVID-19.  From first-date jitters, to getting ghosted after a weeks-long fling, to much-to-be-desired hookups, dating...

Optional pass/fail grading scheme does not level playing field

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist
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....

‘Quarantunes’: Arcade’s playlist for the pandemic

Hanson Dai | Art Director
April 1, 2020

What good is an apocalypse without a killer soundtrack to accompany it? While it may not actually be the end of the world (yet), we’ve taken it upon ourselves to create the perfect playlist to guide...

States are abusing the coronavirus pandemic to restrict reproductive justice

Czars Trinidad | Layout Editor
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...

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