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Arcade Book Corner: September 2020

Arcade Book Corner: September 2020

Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

11 hours ago

Whether you are looking for some escapism or to become more engaged with the world around you, reading is one of the best ways to achieve your goals. Finding books that interest you, however, is oftentimes a difficult task. Arcade Book Corner will be a monthly column that features some of the best b...

Arcade’s guide to October events

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

13 hours ago

It’s fall in New Orleans, and though this season might look a little different, there are still plenty of exciting activities to do this October. Check out Arcade’s picks for fun events on campus and around town. Movie Night in the LBC Oct. 3, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. If you’re looking fo...

Airing of Grievances: Breaking up with Dean Woodley

two hearts crying around a letter with broken hearts on the envelope of the breakup letter with the dean

Gabe Darley, Staff Writer

13 hours ago

Dear Erica, Hey, girl! So great to hear from you yet again. Things sure have been crazy this semester. All these new rules and guidelines can make things pretty confusing, so this email is primarily to say “Thank you!” for the semi-daily messages you’ve been cramming into my inbox. No...

Emmys fail to overcome COVID-19 challenges

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Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter

September 23, 2020

Like always, this year I watched the Emmys on my laptop from a shoddy stream link I got from direct messaging a random person on Twitter. Not like always, so did everyone else. Well, maybe not from a Twitter link, but, you know, semantics. This Sunday, celebrities and audience members alike streamed...

No good apple: Copaganda in media

Gabe Darley | Contributing Artist

Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

September 22, 2020

One thousand ninety-nine. That is the number of people murdered at the hands of police in 2019. Behind every one of these needless killings is a person who was failed in the most violent way possible by a system that was never truly designed to ‘serve and protect.’ The support that police depart...

Airing of Grievances: COVID-19 self checks

Airing of Grievances: COVID-19 self checks

Daisy Rymer, Production Manager

September 17, 2020

Dear 328-71, Let’s stop playing this game, shall we? I was interested in you at first, but it’s become so constant now. I thought we had a nice thing going, a low-commitment kinda thing, but it seems one of us has gotten too attached. One of us has gotten too needy. I think we both know wh...

“Tenet” draws film fans back to theater

“Tenet” draws film fans back to theater

Tucker Allen, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2020

Christopher Nolan’s latest film “Tenet” (2020) is a gratifying experience on an aesthetic and technical level, which fans have come to expect from the director, now tasked with reviving theater attendance in an industry severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nolan is the mind behind ...

Arcade’s official guide to pandemic movies

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Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

September 16, 2020

The days of being able to watch a pandemic movie without feeling existential are long gone. As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus, many are turning to different forms of escapism to cope with their boredom and anxiety. Well-known movies about pandemics such as “Contagion” (2011) ...

JAMNOLA offers safe yet engaging cultural experience

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

September 13, 2020

JAMNOLA, Joy Art Music New Orleans, is a new art exhibit located on Royal Street, in the heart of Marigny and a 20-minute drive from Tulane’s campus. With 12 unique rooms and art from 20 New Orleans artists, the project aims to bring a creative and educational activity to the city, while remaini...

Back-to-school study playlist

Ashley Chen | Art Director

Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

September 9, 2020

I spent the first three years of my undergraduate career studying in the first-floor stacks of our beloved Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Even when I had a difficult, frazzled study session, I would eventually find my focus by virtue of the fact that I was in an environment designed to be condu...

Examining portrayals of abortion in television

Examining portrayals of abortion in television

Hannah May-Powers, Arcade Editor

September 3, 2020

In the 48 years since the first character on American primetime television received an abortion, a lot has changed. Not only was Roe v. Wade ratified, but conversations around bodily autonomy in general are becoming increasingly common in the public discourse. Though portrayals of abortion in popular media, particularly televisions shows, have become more no...

Virtual Activities Expo offers new way to explore campus opportunities

Virtual Activities Expo offers new way to explore campus opportunities

Meredith Abdelnour

September 3, 2020

Due to social distancing guidelines, this year’s Fall Activities Expo, hosted by the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life, will be held virtually, giving students a new way to explore their interests and discover organizations. The Expo will be Sept. 6, and organizations will be available on Zoom ...