Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans

Shabbat 1000 is big baba ga-news for Chabad

Shabbat 1000 is big baba ga-news for Chabad

Josh Axelrod, Associate Editor
February 19
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Food

At a school where 27 percent of the student body is Jewish, Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, is no minor venue. Yet, despite the hundreds of students who show up to weekly dinners, Rabbi Leibel Lipskier decided to raise the bar. Shabbat 1000, a Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center-sponsored event, was he... Read more »

Queue: Dark comedies

Parker Greenwood, Arcade Associate Editor
February 19
Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV

You are sitting in bed after an especially long day and want to watch something, but you don't have time for a movie. As a matter of fact, you don't even have time for a 40-minute-long show and all the emotional turmoil it would entail. It's just been one of those days, and you're seeking something to... Read more »

Airing of Grievances: Dog Days

Airing of Grievances: Dog Days

February 17
Filed under Arcade

Dear TUSTEP dog sitters, walkers and owners,Quick question – I promise this will only take a moment of your time. It's about something very personal that's been bothering me for a while now, and I guess I'm just hoping you can help me out a bit by clarifying something. No, don't worry, I'm not... Read more »

Classic Hawaiian dish finds home in New Orleans

Classic Hawaiian dish finds home in New Orleans

Jordan Figueredo and Samantha Sitt
February 16
Filed under Arcade, Food, Showcase

Poke Loa makes its entrance into New Orleans' foodscape with a minimalistic interior, offering diners the opportunity to express creativity through the step-by-step process of building a Poke bowl.Poke has become the latest food trend to capture taste buds across the nation in recent years. With... Read more »

Bagel Boy rises from Humble beginnings

Bagel Boy rises from Humble beginnings

Nurah Lambert, Associate Arcade Editor
February 16
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Food, NOLA

Bagels aren't just a doughy treat or an on-the-go breakfast. For some, they are a lifestyle. Recent Loyola University New Orleans graduate Brendan Dodd, known by many as Bagel Boy, launched his bagel delivery business only a few months ago but is already making a name for himself in the New Orleans... Read more »

The Broad Theater reimagines look, feel of movie theaters

The Broad Theater reimagines look, feel of movie theaters

Julia Glass, Contributing Reporter
February 16
Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV

While AMC theaters are usually the go-to when spending a night out at the movies, New Orleans has local options that are not only more convenient but also more interesting. As with other institutions, the city breaks the mold on conventional theater design and operation.The Broad Theater offers... Read more »

#WaveCrushWednesday: Alex Keiser

#WaveCrushWednesday: Alex Keiser

Lauren Gaines, General Associate
February 15
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

This week's #WaveCrushWednesday is Tulane student Alex Keiser. Alex is a freshman majoring in political science with a minor in French. In her spare time, Alex bakes desserts, breads and treats in one of the kitchens in Butler House and brings the goods to students throughout the building to brighten t... Read more »

Netflix Queue: Hidden Gems

Sydne Klein, Staff Reporter
February 13
Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV

For every time a person may consult Netflix for a classic re-watch of "Pulp Fiction," there lies a hidden trove of entirely underrated yet satisfying film selections. Aside from the fact that Netflix still does not offer any of the four "Bloodsport" movies, the site offers an impressive collectio... Read more »

Angel Olsen showcases newest album, performs for first time in city

Sarah Simon, Senior Staff Reporter
February 11
Filed under Arcade, Music

Angel Olsen descended on Feb. 4 at Republic New Orleans for her first show in the city. She was accompanied by Los Angeles-based artist Chris Cohen.Cohen and his band opened the show with slow, chill indie rock, reminiscent of coffee-shop music. The set was calm aside from a few incidents involving... Read more »

Piety Street Market offers festival festoonery, flea-market style

Parker Greenwood, Arcade Associate Editor
February 10
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

Thrifty shoppers looking to spend a day venturing across the city should turn their attention towards the Piety Street Market. The market is hosted by Old Ironworks from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month.Take the streetcar, walk down Royal Street to check out the art galleries,... Read more »

Louis C.K. has last laugh at Mahalia Jackson Theater

Matthew Philips, Contributing Reporter
February 10
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

Within the competitive field of stand-up comedy, it is often difficult for individual performers to sell out entire venues. For Louis C.K., however, selling out back-to-back nights with less than a week's notice has become the standard.The Emmy-winning comedian's shows began at 8 p.m. on Feb. 1 and... Read more »

T. Morgan Dixon promotes health improvement, empowerment with GirlTrek

Julia Engel, Contributing Reporter
February 9
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Campus Life

As part of the NewDay speaker series hosted by the Taylor Center, co-founder and chief of programs for GirlTrek T. Morgan Dixon spoke on Feb. 6 about the underlying psychological causes of the black female health crisis in the U.S.In the Freeman Auditorium in Woldenberg Art Center, Dixon delivered... Read more »

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