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Your Guide to Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

October 25, 2018

So you waited a little too long to get your Halloween costumes together, and now you’re stuck a few days before Halloween with nothing to wear. Luckily, Tulane students are just a short walk or Uber ride away from amazing costume pieces at some cute affordable shops. Buffalo Exchange: 4119 Magazine St., New Orleans,...

Day of the Dead: finding meaning through the past

A representation of a candy skull representative of Dia de los Meurtos.

Miranda Sinsheimer, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018

The period beginning Oct. 31 and ending Nov. 2 marks the celebration of Day of the Dead. The rich and vibrant traditions of Day of the Dead originated in Mexico and are celebrated throughout Latin America. Today, the holiday is celebrated in connection with the Catholic holidays of All Souls and All Sai...

Haute couture Tulane: student fashion through the decades

Tulane students circa 1994

Cori Shalit, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

Trends in fashion have always been a reflection of the cultural values and events of a certain time period. Tulane University was founded in 1834, and its fashion has been constantly changing ever since. Let’s start our journey through the changing fads of Tulane students’ fashion in 1916. The ‘Lost G...

The Hullabaloo’s Survival Guide to Your Sub Sea Level Campus

Trekking through the rain can be tough between classes. Make sure you are prepared each day for a random downpour.

Marie Gosserand, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

It's understandable why Tulane was named one of TIME magazine's "most beautiful campuses" with our famed live oak trees and centuries-old buildings ...  Apparently it didn’t hear about our lack of a proper drainage system. Many Tulane students have experienced the dreadful walk to class when a hu...

Dating Apps: A Taxonomy

Dating Apps: A Taxonomy

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

September 26, 2018

Dating is a crucial social process for many — learning more about oneself, finding true love and weeding out creeps. At first there was just mating and then there was courting. Now there is swiping. Much like zodiac signs and pizza toppings, everyone who has dabbled in e-dating has their own prefe...

Love at first swipe: the stigma surrounding online dating

Contributing reporter Sari Axelrod investigates the stigma surrounding dating apps on Tulane's campus.

Sari Axelrod, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2018

These days, you would be hard pressed to find something your cell phone can’t do. We rely on our phones for everything — to wake up in the morning, to submit school assignments and to communicate with our families back home. When tasked with something new, we ask ourselves “Is there an app for that?” And n...

Awkward Sex Stories: No sparks, only thunder


September 26, 2018

This story flips the column on its head. The sex came first. The awkwardness came a little later. On our first three dates, he checked every box for a perfect Tinder hookup: shitty job at Barnes and Noble, singer (of opera, but I’m willing to extend the sexy musician card to him) and a Loyola boy,...

Why we swipe right: What (not) to do with your profile

Why we swipe right: What (not) to do with your profile

Jennings Nelson and Alex Calloway

September 26, 2018

In an increasingly digital world, online dating apps are becoming the modus operandi on college campuses. After all, if there is no need to leave your dorm room to meet the person of your dreams, then why would you? Just like in real life, however, first impressions are everything. A good profile c...

New York Fashion Week trends for Tulane students to try

New York Fashion Week trends for Tulane students to try

Rachel Horn, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2018

New York Fashion Week offers the general public a sneak peek into all of the biggest fads for the spring and summer seasons of 2019, and with its conclusion begins the mad rush to try them all on for size. While it is typically not fitting to wear runway clothing day-to-day here at Tulane, here are so...

Football Season 101: Tackling the touchdown and the tailgate

Football Season 101: Tackling the touchdown and the tailgate

Adelaide Basco, Senior Staff Reporter

September 13, 2018

Grab your fanny packs and slap on your dad caps, everyone – it’s time for tailgating season. Preparing to have the best tailgate experience possible can be stressful to those of us new to the pastime, so use this handy guide to have fun, no matter what the weather looks like!     Wear sh...

Awkward Sex Stories: Laughter is the best medicine (after lube)

Awkward Sex Stories: Laughter is the best medicine (after lube)

Anonymous, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2018

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. It was the first night after I’d come back for my sophomore year. I’d convinced Stephen*, my unofficial boyfriend, that I needed him to stay with ...

‘Bounce Back’ with BSU at its first event of the semester

Courtesy of Tulane Black Student Union

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

September 7, 2018

Stop in Saturday Sept. 8 to celebrate the start of the new school year with Tulane’s Black Student Union as it hosts “Bounce Back Pt. 1.” The event begins at 7 p.m. and will be held in the Lavin-Bernick Center for Student Life in the Stibbs Conference Room. “It’s sort of like a welcome...