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Mardi Gras Traditions: Students customize Carnival season

Mardi Gras Traditions: Students customize Carnival season

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 23
Filed under Arcade, Archives, NOLA, Showcase

The floats are ready to roll, the tutus and fanny packs emerge from under-the-bed storage, and every store within 10 miles of campus has already sold out of peach Andre. America's greatest street party has begun.Mardi Gras runs from the Twelfth Night, the night before the Feast of the Epiphany, th...

LÉON makes Crescent City stop on first North American tour

LÉON makes Crescent City stop on first North American tour

Burke Joslin, Contributing Reporter
February 23
Filed under Arcade, Music

With neo-grunge street art, a brand-new locale and featured artists every day of the week, Gasa Gasa is Uptown New Orleans' most ambitious venue for live music and the arts.A hole-in-the-wall concert hall with an endearingly edgy aesthetic, Gasa Gasa has re-characterized its immediate community....

Meme Queens: Topical Tulane Instagrams parody student life, stereotypes

Tigre Mui, Contributing Reporter
February 23
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

We are in the midst of a "Meme Renaissance." As many of the "the greats" came out of the High Renaissance of Italy — Donatello, Da Vinci and the like, so, too come the genius artists of Tulane. Across Facebook, Twitter and now Instagram, Tulane-centric accounts have popped up, poking fun at campus ...

Queue: Netflix Original Thriller Series

Kathryne LeBell, Senior Staff Writer
February 23
Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV

Netflix has made quite the name for itself, producing a varied selection of original shows. Critically-acclaimed series like "Orange Is the New Black" and "Stranger Things" have brought in a loyal fanbase. This medium also allows for more thematic freedom and, to be frank, fairly realistic violence....

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...

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...

Seven must-download apps for savvy students

Nicole Leseur, Contributing Reporter
February 18
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

Far gone are the days of "making calls" and "sending texts" - the primary purpose of phones has well surpassed these archaic activities. Phones today can be your personal accountant, your travel planner, your bar-hopping buddy and your saving grace during midterm season if you use them right. Thankfully,...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

#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...

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