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OPINION | Tulane students must be responsible as NOLA enters Stage 3

Tulane students' behavior can make or break New Orleans' transition to Stage 3.

Domenic Mesa, Contributing Writer

5 hours ago

New Orleans has the opportunity to be a hotbed for COVID-19. Decisions made by outsiders have the likelihood of affecting the local population far more than one would expect. As a major tourist destination, it is no surprise that during Labor Day weekend, the French Quarter was plagued with people not adhering to s...

Tulane homecoming goes virtual

Tulane homecoming goes virtual

Mercedes Ohlen, Contributing Reporter

September 30, 2020

During the week of Oct. 12-17, Tulane University will be holding homecoming events completely virtually for the first time. The week-long celebration referred to as “Wave ’20-At-Home,” will include a livestreamed football game against the Southern Methodist University Mustangs, as well as v...

OPINION | Hybrid classrooms are worst of both worlds

Hybrid classrooms come with a slew of technical issues

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

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 University students carry on with their academic careers despite the challenges of adapting to new a...

OPINION | Students’ apathy towards New Orleans is glaring


Deeya Patel, Views Editor

September 16, 2020

At an institution where nearly 70% of the students come from the 20% richest families in America, it is easy to imagine that many Tulane students are out of touch with the majority of the world’s struggles. The Tulane bubble and the people contained inside of it were quite literally born to never h...

Tulane dances differently during COVID-19

Tulane dances differently during COVID-19

Mercedes Ohlen, Contributing Reporter

September 16, 2020

Tulane set up 13 outdoor classrooms spanning across the campus quadrangles to provide safe and socially distant means for professors to host in-person classes. The outdoor tents have chairs set up six feet apart, but for some subjects that do not involve sitting down, like dance classes, the adjustm...

Students’ face mask negligence prioritizes comfort over community

Students' face mask negligence prioritizes comfort over community

Lily Lazarus, Views Editor

September 9, 2020

Prior to the start of the school year, the Tulane University administration promised students, parents, and staff that their COVID-19 protocols sufficiently addressed the risk of in-person instruction. Despite the administration’s demands that Tulane students sport a protective face mask while walking to an...

Fitts announces plan for return to campus

Outdoor classrooms are being constructed on the Berger Family Lawn for social distancing during fall semester classes.

Amy Nankin, News Editor

July 20, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. This morning, Tulane University President Mike Fitts released a comprehensive return to campus plan in an email to the Tulane student body. The email ...

Tulane to begin fall semester Aug. 19th, eliminating fall break and increasing social distancing practices

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Gabby Abrams, News Editor

May 30, 2020

Tulane University students will be welcomed back to campus on Wednesday, Aug. 19, five days earlier than originally scheduled, and the semester will continue in person until Tuesday, Nov. 24, President Mike Fitts announced in today's letter to the Tulane community. This announcement follows Fitts'...

Airing of Grievances: Zoom University

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Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Dear Professors of Tulane University: I’m writing you today as a student and friend. I want to start off by thanking you for your hard work throughout this crisis!  Without a doubt, the institution of online classes in the place of in-person ones has once again proven the dedication of Tulane University to...

Arcade’s social distancing survival guide

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

March 25, 2020

Whether you’ve decided to stay in New Orleans or head home, there’s a good chance you’re feeling pretty stir crazy right now. Well, thankfully, Arcade has compiled a list of things for you to do in this time of social distancing.       1. “Visit” the Monterey Bay Aquarium While many non-...