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Beat the Heat: A Tulane student’s guide to staying cool in NOLA weather

Beat the Heat: A Tulane student’s guide to staying cool in NOLA weather

Fiona Grathwohl, Arcade Editor
August 30, 2018
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, NOLA

Dealing with the heat, humidity and armpit sweat can be tough for many Tulane students, especially for those coming from northern states like New York. Though the temperatures do drop to a more pleasant temperature around October, in the months until then, the lack of working air conditioning everyw...

Views: Wu-Tang Vs. The Beatles brings da ruckus

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor
April 4, 2018
Filed under FULLABALOO

As anyone who has ever seen "Batman v Superman" knows, two great ideas don't always combine to create something better. Often, one overpowers the other, while on other occasions their thematic cores collide with, rather than complement, each other. Every so often, however, two seemingly-incompatible...

Crowd begs alt-J to “please don’t go” at Orpheum Theater

Crowd begs alt-J to “please don’t go” at Orpheum Theater

Emily Meyer, Senior Staff Reporter
November 16, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Music

White lights flashed, crowds shouted, smoke billowed and then — darkness. Finally, alt-J moved onto the stage and opened with the smooth instrumentals of "3WW."The British trio performed Monday at the Orpheum Theater, integrating music from all three of its albums, "An Awesome Wave," "This Is...

The Growlers put goth in “beach goth” at Joy Theater

The Growlers put goth in “beach goth” at Joy Theater

Adrienne Underwood, Senior Staff Reporter
October 20, 2017
Filed under Arcade, Music

Outside of France, no group of people has ever been so excited by a beret as when The Growlers' lead singer Brooks Nielsen quite literally shimmied onto the stage of Joy Theater clad in the aforementioned chic headwear.The Growlers identify as "beach goth," a combination of surf and psychedelic rock w...

Joy Theater to host Tegan and Sara on ‘Love You to Death’ Tour

Tyler Mead, Senior Staff Reporter [email protected]
November 11, 2016
Filed under Arcade, NOLA

Everything is awesome, because Tegan and Sara are coming to The Joy Theater Saturday Nov. 12.At this point, Tegan and Sara Quin are an institution in the indie music scene. Their two-decade-spanning career, and genre-bending discography, are sure to hit the stage with the neon-bright energy of their la...

The Head and the Heart takes The Civic Theatre with soul, solos

The Head and the Heart takes The Civic Theatre with soul, solos

Annabelle Golden, Contributing Reporter
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arcade, Music

On Oct. 26, The Head and the Heart performed at the Civic Theatre, returning to New Orleans for the first time since playing at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2014.Declan McKenna, the band's opening act, was a great compliment to The Head and the Heart’s alternative-rock sound. Only 1...

DJs Flume and Hermitude Proved They’re Still “On Top” at Orpheum Theater Show

Chloe Cristian, Staff Reporter
September 19, 2016
Filed under Arcade, Music

This past Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Orpheum Theater showcasedAustralian disc jockey Flume’s world tour.Hermitude, the opener, hit the stage first. Playing with percussion, electric guitar, accordion and computer technology, the duo introduced both its new music and performed some of its past hits, such as ...

Mac DeMarco brought Shakespeare’s salad boys to Civic Theatre

Olivia Poletti, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2015
Filed under Arcade, Music

Known for his eccentric performances, indie rock prince Mac DeMarco blew the socks — and more intimate items of clothing — off the crowd at his Oct. 17 show at The Civic Theatre. Canadian bands Walter TV and Alex Calder warmed up the crowds for DeMarco's performance with their surprisingly g...

Passion Pit, Atlas Genius blow away crowd at Joy Theater

Passion Pit, Atlas Genius blow away crowd at Joy Theater

Avery Fiftal, Senior Staff Reporter
September 20, 2015
Filed under Arcade, Music, Online Features

When "Kindred" was released last April, many devoted Passion Pit fans were skeptical. With only 10 songs, and many slower tempo tunes, would this record be up to par with Passion Pit's debut album or the just as strong "Gossamer" from 2012?The answer is yes, and it is even better live.Atlas Genius op...

Holy Ghost Tent Revival to bring 1950s inspired rock to The BEATnik

Ben Shooter, Contributing Reporter
October 17, 2014
Filed under Arcade, Music

At 9 p.m. on Wednesday The BEATnik will be subject to the soulful, swinging sound of Holy Ghost Tent Revival.Hailing from North Carolina, Holy Ghost Tent Revival is a folk rock group at heart. The band spices up its sound with diverse instrumentation, utilizing trumpet, banjo and clarinet among other i...

Green or blue bubble: Android vs. iPhone debate sparks controversy

Green or blue bubble: Android vs. iPhone debate sparks controversy

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor
September 6, 2018
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, NOLA, Showcase

iOS versus Android is arguably the most stirring, long standing debate since the blue/black vs. white/gold dress conspiracy. As the dominant culture of tech-savvy, smartphone-toters gets more advanced with each new tech-cessory, new Tesla controversy or new Apple announcement, an important question remains: w...

You can have fun in NOLA without alcohol, we promise

You can have fun in NOLA without alcohol, we promise

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor
August 30, 2018
Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, NOLA, Showcase

Tulane may be widely considered a “party school” and New Orleans is definitely an alcohol-friendly city, but there are so many ways to have a fun here without drinking. There are countless alternatives to the ever-present drinking culture that you will inevitably encounter in New Orleans.One of the m...

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