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There are eight nurses working at Tulanes uptown COVID-19 testing center, most of whom have been there since the site opened in August 2020.

Through grief, Tulane nurses find joy on frontlines

Martha Sanchez, News Editor February 17, 2022

Sharon Magee knows heartbreak. Some days, at the hospital where she works, COVID-19 patients have arrived and died before her shift ended.    All the grief often left her in tears.    So...

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...

Pictured here is Tulane Medical Center, the primary teaching hospital for Tulane Universitys School of Medicine.

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...

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...

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Weekly COVID-19 update

Rohan Goswami, News Editor October 13, 2021

As of Oct. 13, Tulane University has completed 44,450 COVID-19 tests for the fall semester, 282 of which were positive. Since Oct. 5, Tulane has seen eight new positive cases, reflecting a 0.1% seven-day...

USG recognizes 2021-2022 historian and secretary

USG recognizes 2021-2022 historian and secretary

Tanvi Bobba, Contributing Reporter September 29, 2021

On Sept. 28, Tulane University’s Undergraduate Student Government (USG) met for the third session of the 24th Senate. This meeting focused on a quick review for senators on writing and voting on initiatives...

Students should not have to bear the consequence of bad teaching. (Gabe Darley | Senior Staff Artist)

OPINION | Summing it up: Tulane math has work to do

Gabe Darley, Views Editor February 17, 2021

Tulane University is a school that values the sciences, without question. With roughly as many students belonging to the School of Science and Engineering as any of the other undergraduate schools,...

Students wear masks for in-person class as the board projects the tech-enhanced Zoom class with distance-learning students.

Administration announces COVID-19 policies for spring semester

Harrison Thorn, Senior Staff Reporter December 19, 2020

More details regarding the upcoming return to campus for the spring semester were announced Dec. 18 by an email from President Mike Fitts; Robin Forman, vice president for academic affairs and provost;...

Testing twice a week is not all that its chalked up to be.

OPINION | Why COVID-19 testing twice weekly backfires

Deeya Patel, Views Editor October 21, 2020

  Last week, Tulane Campus Health announced that, along with on-campus students, undergraduates residing off campus would also begin testing for COVID-19 twice a week. While this may be wise...

Students wear masks for in-person class as the board projects the tech-enhanced Zoom class with distance-learning students.

Tulane ramps up COVID-19 testing as positivity rate rises

Gabby Abrams, News Editor September 3, 2020

Tulane Campus Health reports a COVID-19 positivity rate of 2.9 percent following the first week of the Fall 2020 semester. 2,470 students, faculty, and staff were tested and with 73 positive cases identified....

The Campus Patient Portal crashes frequently when scheduling a COVID-19 test

Campus testing does not provide a sense of security

Deeya Patel, Views Editor 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...

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Arcade’s guide to finals season

December 4, 2019

The Hullabaloo knows how stressful finals season can be. We’ve compiled a list of tips to help you through these trying times.    Ashley Chen, Production Manager  Replace coffee and chips...

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