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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...

“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) ...

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...

Seniors in art departments faced with new challenges

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

May 2, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. As the semester comes to a close, so does the undergraduate experience of seniors at Tulane University. While being away from the physical classroom a...

Netflix’s best quarantine movies

Naomi Smith | Staff Artist

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

April 4, 2020

Looking for high-quality entertainment to fill those long and lonely days in quarantine? Arcade is here to help! We’ve compiled a list of Netflix recommendations perfect for a cozy night — or month — in. "Groundhog Day" (1993) Has the quarantine isolation made you feel like you’re r...

Arcade’s social distancing survival guide

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

March 25, 2020

Whether you’ve decided to stay in New Orleans or head home, there’s a good chance you’re feeling pretty stir crazy right now. Well, thankfully, Arcade has compiled a list of things for you to do in this time of social distancing.       1. “Visit” the Monterey Bay Aquarium While many non-...

“Color Out of Space”: Cosmic horror for the modern age

Ashley Chen | Production Manager

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

March 11, 2020

From the studio that brought you “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night” (2014) and “Mandy” (2018) comes “Color Out of Space,” a cosmic gore-fest that’s guaranteed to shock. The latest adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s short story, “The Colour Out of Space” debuted at the 2019 Toronto ...

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” capturing the queer experience on the silver screen

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

March 5, 2020

After a long wait by audiences across the country, we may finally rejoice in the wide release of “Portrait of a Lady on Fire.”  Winner of the prestigious Queer Palm Feature and Best Screenplay awards at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, the movie did not disappoint.  Set in 18th century France, th...

“Parasite”: Capitalism and class consciousness

Hanson Dai | Art Director

Cameron Slate, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2020

Bong Joon-ho’s 2019 film Parasite won big at the 92nd Academy Awards this weekend, a (seemingly) expected outcome after unanimously receiving the Palme d’Or during its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. However, the film’s critical success is more surprising considering its sharp criticism o...