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OPINION | Vaccine mandates are still important to ensure normalcy

OPINION | Vaccine mandates are still important to ensure normalcy

Taylor Spill, Contributing Columnist April 13, 2022

On March 21, Mayor LaToya Cantrell got rid of  the vaccine and testing mandate for most public spaces. This decision came because COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations around the time remained low despite...

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...

OPINION | Why I stopped using Spotify

OPINION | Why I stopped using Spotify

Olivia Tanaka-Kekai, Associate Arcade Editor February 9, 2022

For as long as I have been streaming, I have been a die-hard Spotify user. Long have I hailed the superior discovery algorithms and social interfaces. I made a playlist every month, usually with about...

OPINION | Tulane prepared for uncertain future of COVID-19

OPINION | Tulane prepared for uncertain future of COVID-19

Setah Alavi, Staff Columnist February 2, 2022

COVID-19 was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020. Just three months later, U.S. COVID-19 cases reached two million, with no end in sight. The global pandemic brought novel challenges. Uncertainty...

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...

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations not confirmed by Tulane

Domenic Mesa, News Editor April 15, 2021

Many universities have announced they will be mandating COVID-19 vaccinations this upcoming fall as a safety measure for returning students. Cornell University, Duke University and Notre Dame are among...

Ineligible students received vaccine as registration link circulated

Ineligible students received vaccine as registration link circulated

Mike Weilandt, Staff Reporter March 10, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine sign up link leaked Feb. 9 and was still in circulation at least a month later, and a number of non-eligible undergraduate students have successfully received the vaccine by using...

Resident advisors get approved for vaccine

Resident advisors get approved for vaccine

Mike Weilandt, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

Resident Advisors at Tulane University have now been approved by the state of Louisiana to begin receiving the COVID-19 vaccine from the university, per special request from the university. Since being...

A photo of Phelps Residence Hall on Tulanes Uptown Campus.

Limited HRL staff to receive vaccine, RAs excluded

Caroline Latta, Contributing Reporter February 3, 2021

Some members of the Tulane community have begun to become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the Phase 1A and 1B populations.  “First recipients of the [COVID-19] vaccine include Campus...

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