Tulane’s Response to COVID-19 and Coming Back to School

By Anusha Rainey As New Orleans tries to safely get back to normal, one university thus far has not disappointed in its coming back. Tulane University reopened in August, but unlike many schools in the country, Tulane has continued to stay open. Much of this has to do with the school’s rigorous testing on campus.… Read More Tulane’s Response to COVID-19 and Coming Back to School

First Responders Still Recovering from a Decimating Pandemic

By Angelo Gefeke We tend to think of our first responders as a reliable, indispensable, and almost invincible service that is always there when we need them. However, while COVID-19 has hit the city of New Orleans hard, our frontline personnel are among those that bear the highest risk of infection. This includes New Orleans… Read More First Responders Still Recovering from a Decimating Pandemic

The Effects of COVID-19 on Pollution in New Orleans

By Kylee Whatley Over the past eight months, a global pandemic has forced New Orleanians to change their behavior in everyday life. At the start of the pandemic, citizens experienced several months of quarantines. Furthermore, even after the Mayor lifted quarantines in the summer, many of the city’s stores, restaurants, and bars remained closed or… Read More The Effects of COVID-19 on Pollution in New Orleans

Stitching It to the Patriarchy and the Pandemic

By Natalie Shaffer COVID-19 has presented student activists with a strange and often conflicting situation. In the past seven months, many systemic inequalities have seemingly been laid bare by the pandemic and the heightening social justice climate, yet the virus continues to mandate our physical distance. For many students this means that their campuses are… Read More Stitching It to the Patriarchy and the Pandemic