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Newcomb Dance Company challenges, expands students’ perception of dance

Newcomb Dance Company challenges, expands students’ perception of dance

Kate Jamison, Senior Staff Reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

Alice Pascal Escher has been challenging dancers for 33 years by serving as the artistic director of the Newcomb Dance Company, a student dance troupe that performs each semester. Escher founded the company in 1984 when dance was part of Newcomb College's physical education program. A lot has changed...

LÉON enchants at Gasa Gasa

LÉON enchants at Gasa Gasa

Burke Joslin, Contributing Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Archives, Music

On Sunday, Feb. 26, Swedish singer and songwriter LÉON graced Gasa Gasa's humble yet welcoming stage. Bringing an air of glamour and mystique as well as her trademark infectious enthusiasm, LÉON displayed to everyone exactly why she has rapidly become the international sensation she is.  LÉON, as...

#WaveCrushWednesday: Lexi Frame

#WaveCrushWednesday: Lexi Frame

Nurah Lambert, Associate Arcade Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Arcade

This week’s #WaveCrushWednesday is Tulane student Lexi Frame. Lexi is a freshman currently majoring in performing arts and psychology major. In her spare time, Lexi runs her own small hairstyling business while also making lip scrubs, selling her visual art and selling soaps with her mother online....

Krewe of Athenians Ball fit for a king

Katie Gervase and Justin Reid, Contributing Reporters
March 1, 2017
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

Every year as Carnival season draws closer, many Krewes in Louisiana finalize the preparations for their infamous parades. A more exclusive event for each Krewe, its Mardi Gras Ball, also receives finishing touches. Mardi Gras Balls are unique to each Krewe and celebrate an individual Krewe's hi...

The Arcade’s rundown of Academy Award predictions

Taylor Coley, Contributing Reporter
February 25, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV

On Feb. 26, Jimmy Kimmel will host the 89th Oscars. Following the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, this year's Academy Awards finds itself celebrating diversity in every major category. It is a close race, as each nominee is deserving of the gold statue, but who will take home the prize? "La La Land" is a...

Mardi Gras Traditions: Students customize Carnival season

Mardi Gras Traditions: Students customize Carnival season

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter
February 23, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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,...

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