The Tulane Hullabaloo

Freret Street Festival kicks off New Orleans’ festival season

Emma Vaughters | Arcade Layout Editor

Hannah Eichelbaum, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2019

After jaywalking across Freret Street every day – late to classes – Tulane students have developed a true appreciation for the famous New Orleans street that passes through the center of Tulane University’s campus. This Saturday, April 6, the city of New Orleans will pay it tribute during t...

Krewe Du Fool puts on third April Fool’s Day parade

Ashley Chen | Layout Editor

Hannah Eichelbaum, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2019

Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day are finally over, meaning parade season has officially come to its end … April fools’! April Fools’ Day is celebrated like any other occasion in New Orleans – with a parade. On Monday, April 1, Krewe Du Fool will be putting on its third annual April F...

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

2018 Fête Française

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

The annual Fête Française, celebrating French culture in Louisiana, comes back to Magazine Street on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This festival is hosted by the École Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans at the school’s Uptown campus, which is just off of Magazine St. The proceeds from the f...

Beaucoup de talent at BUKU: What to expect from anticipated artists

Photo courtesy of Diament Public Relations

Kila Moore, Hannah Erbrick, and Hannah Eichelbaum

March 14, 2019

No place serves up a party quite like New Orleans. With tons of festivals, concerts and, of course, Mardi Gras, the city promises a good time no matter the season. Back for its eighth year, BUKU Music + Art Project is sure to get your blood thumping, hips swaying and taste buds tingling with a jam-packed...

Luck of the Irish: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Luck of the Irish: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

March 14, 2019

Need a break from parades? Look elsewhere. Sunday, March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day, which means another weekend full of parades, beads and, this time, cabbage. If you’re caught unprepared, grab a green shirt and keep reading for your guide to the festivities this year.   Legend has it ...

Mardi Gras mapped out

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019

  Mardi Gras is one of the best times of the year in New Orleans, but it can also be incredibly confusing. Whether it’s your first Mardi Gras in the city or you’re a seasoned senior, check out this map of the Uptown parade route to help you plan your day – from bathrooms to burgers. One of the bigg...

Don’t reign on her parade: Student serves as Queen of Endymion

The Queen's Krewe of Endymion parade costume

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

February 28, 2019

The Krewe of Endymion, one of the three “Super Krewes” and the largest parade of Mardi Gras, announced its 2019 Queen of Endymion to be Tulane University sophomore Alexandra Kenny. Next time you’re in class, look around for royalty. You might be in the presence of Her Majesty – Meghan Markle who? ...

Krewe of Barkus unleashes Mardi Gras

Krewe of Barkus unleashes Mardi Gras

Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019

Mardi Gras season has finally arrived, and the atmosphere across New Orleans is electrifying. While historic krewes vie for space in schedules, one newer parade threatens to capture the hearts of Tulane students with its signature subject – man’s best friend. The Mystic Krewe of Barkus is Mardi Gras...

More Than Magic: Origins of Voodoo

Hanson Dai | Associate Artist

Cori Shalit and Hannah Erbrick

February 14, 2019

New Orleans has a reputation for many things  – Mardi Gras, great food, general debauchery – but possibly one of the most well-known aspects of New Orleanian culture is Voodoo. Tulane students may have been to Voodoo Fest or visited Marie Laveau’s House of Voodoo, but traditional “Vodou...

Know Your NOLA: Mardi Gras Indians

Courtesy of Michelle Martin

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

In the sea of paper mache floats, beads and colorful costumes, it’s hard for anything to stand out against the parade pandemonium of festival season. Yet, somehow, it’s impossible to miss the Mardi Gras Indians, punctuating parades and festivals with bright suits adorned with stones and feather...

Celebrating Black excellence in Southern art

Lydia Mattson | Associate Artist

Gillian Robins and Hannah Erbrick

February 14, 2019

  New Orleans’ influence in music is well known – after all, it was Black New Orleanians who invented jazz music. Louis Armstrong may be a household name, but Black History Month is a great opportunity to recognize other Black artists, musical and otherwise, who contributed so immensely to...

French Film Festival: Celebrating French, Haitian Culture in New Orleans

Courtesy of New Orleans Film Society

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The 22nd annual New Orleans French film festival — “one of the longest running foreign film festivals in the country” — is Feb. 15-21 at the historic Prytania Theatre. The lineup includes 17 full-length films and three short films. The festival includes classic and modern films, most from France...