The Tulane Hullabaloo

Seniors in art departments faced with new challenges

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

May 2, 2020

As the semester comes to a close, so does the undergraduate experience of seniors at Tulane University. While being away from the physical classroom and campus is a devastating blow for all graduating seniors, it has been particularly difficult for some art students. From the Bachelor of Fine Arts showcases to the digital media practices capstone f...

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...

Airing of grievances: Academy Awards 2020


Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

February 5, 2020

My dearest Academy,  This year, just like every other year before it, awards season has come along and, just like every other year, I must feign interest in the opinions of the “Academy.” As a self-proclaimed film buff, I have to admit that I can’t help but look when the nominations are re...

Arcade’s February events preview

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Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2020

Here in New Orleans, the fun never stops. With the annual celebration of Mardi Gras coming up, why not honor the whole month with fun-filled events? While there is an overload of activities on NOLA’s daily calendar, Arcade is here to highlight some of the most entertaining, memorable and amusing c...

DMP Senior Capstone Films to bring personal life to the screen


Patrick Miller, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Digital Media Production students completing their Capstone requirement this semester each wrote, produced and directed their own short film. The film functions as an artistic thesis and demonstration of cumulative skills. The Senior Capstone Short Films will be showcased to the public on Dec. 10 from 7...

Guide to celebrating the holiday season in NOLA

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

Elka Cuttino, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

The holiday season is a special time of year anywhere in the world, but seeing Santa characters walk around the French Quarter and lights adorn City Park make New Orleans a special place to be, even though it’s not snowing. Dozens of activities may put you into the holiday spirit, but this list ...

Arcade ranks ‘Friends’ Thanksgiving episodes

Naiomi Smith | Associate Artist

Lauren Berg, Contributing Writer

November 20, 2019

Here is a definitive ranking of all 10 of the “Friends” Thanksgiving episodes to get you in the spirit for the upcoming holiday. The show’s annual Thanksgiving episodes are each iconic in their own right, but how do they compare to one another?   The One with The List (Season 2...

Review: Looking for Alaska finds a home on Hulu

Courtesy of Alfonso Bresciani / Hulu

Ava Lemos, Senior Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

When I finished John Green’s debut novel “Looking for Alaska” in my lonely middle school years, my first thought was that it had to be adapted for the screen. The novel about teenagers simply lost and looking for meaning resonated deeply with me, and I wanted others to feel seen in the same way th...