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Weed culture at Tulane differs from the New Orleans community due to racial disparities.

OPINION | Weed disparity between Tulane, New Orleans communities

Olivia Barnes, Contributing Columnist October 13, 2021

In July 2021, Louisiana updated their cannabis possession laws to reflect a more progressive attitude towards marijuana. Rather than a $300 fine and 15 days of imprisonment, a person with 14 grams...

Newcomb Hall remains covered in scaffolding after Hurricane Ida.

Despite faculty concerns, Fitts emphasizes successful efforts during Ida

Rohan Goswami, News Editor October 6, 2021

As students returned to New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Tulane University President Mike Fitts reflected on the preparations around the hurricane, the evacuation to Houston, the return to...

Remaining students on campus take shelter in the LBC (Amber Corb).

University braces for Hurricane Ida

Domenic Mesa, News Editor August 29, 2021

The Tulane University administration quickly responded with a slew of emails upon learning of the ensuing strength of Hurricane Ida. In an Aug. 28 news conference, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards...

Holly’s Declassified Tulane Survival Guide

Holly’s Declassified Tulane Survival Guide

Holly Haney, Contributing Reporter August 26, 2021

Tulane University Class of 2025, I am going to level with you here. I started at Tulane in the fall of 2019 and for several unprecedented reasons I refuse to get into, no two semesters have looked...

Tulane minimum wage change signals progress

Tulane minimum wage change signals progress

Rohan Goswami, Associate News Editor August 25, 2021

Tulane University moved to increase employee minimum wage to $15 an hour from $10.28 by Oct. 1, as part of a broader effort to “honor the critical and essential role our workforce plays in creating,...

Fall testing protocols reflect highly vaccinated campus

Fall testing protocols reflect highly vaccinated campus

Domenic Mesa, News Editor August 25, 2021

Tulane administrators usher students into a fall semester with relaxed COVID-19 restrictions. Students who are unvaccinated are required to comply with COVID-19 testing twice a week. Those who are vaccinated...

Tulane Class of 2025 different than any class before it

Tulane Class of 2025 different than any class before it

Hannah Mayer, News Editor April 28, 2021

As the 2020-21 school year comes to a close, the Tulane Class of 2025 is starting to take shape. The incoming freshman class has had a series of obstacles put in front of them, due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

FULLABALOO | Tulane administration to reopen City Diner

FULLABALOO | Tulane administration to reopen City Diner

Domenic Strecker, No Relation to Mike Strecker March 25, 2021

After much deliberation among the Tulane administration, President Mike Fitts unilaterally decided to move ahead with plans to reopen the student hearth of Tulane, City Diner.  Students were met with...

Tulane students look for love through Marriage Pact

Tulane students look for love through Marriage Pact

Caroline Latta, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

The Marriage Pact, a student-run organization at colleges across the U.S, launched this week at Tulane. The Marriage Pact was started by two undergraduates in 2017 at Stanford University, where they designed...

Students reflect after one year of COVID-19

Students reflect after one year of COVID-19

Jessie Lehman, Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

On March 11, 2020, Tulane University announced the start of online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A year later, Tulane has moved into a green action-alert level with almost no active cases and...

Crane on Bruff construction site

Crane on Bruff construction site sparks meme account

Mercedes Ohlen, Staff Reporter March 17, 2021

Following the ongoing construction project for two new student dormitories on the former site of the Bruff Commons, Tulane students have taken a liking to the large red crane on the site.  An Instagram...

Tulane faces off against Tulsa in the first round of the AAC tournament.

Men’s basketball clings to AAC tournament spot

Harrison Simon, Sports Editor March 11, 2021

After a season unlike any other, the Green Wave men’s basketball team is preparing for the American Athletic Conference (AAC) tournament in Fort Worth, Texas. The team finished the regular season at...

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