The Tulane Hullabaloo

No Boo? No Problem! Planning Palentine’s Day in New Orleans

Isabella Scott | Contributing Artist

Hannah Eichelbaum, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019

It is time to discuss the most important day in February. Don’t worry hopeless romantics and lonely-hearts club members, it’s not Valentine’s day. It is the much more important holiday recently added to our calendars by none other than Leslie Knope in “Parks and Recreation.” Palentine’s Day has ...

Thinking out Loud: Trivia Nights in New Orleans

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 31, 2019

Put the stress of school aside and reclaim your love of learning by attending one of New Orleans’ many trivia nights. The wide array of options spans a variety of locations, themes and prizes sure to attract any trivia lover – or just someone looking for a night away from Tulane’s campus. &n...

King Cake Festival, New Orleans’ crowning achievement

Taylor DeMulling | Senior Staff Photographer

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

When it comes to soothing a sweet tooth, there's one festival that takes the cake.   This weekend marked the sixth annual King Cake Festival, a day dedicated to its namesake food. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Champions Square, festival attendees ate like kings, sampling the signature Mardi Gras s...

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

January 23, 2019

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor As second semester kicks off, students are looking forward to the plethora of festivals and parades that imbue springtime in New Orleans. In particular, students expressed excitement over the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival lineup, featuring artists su...

Bandwagon Bootcamp: Becoming a Saints Fan

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 16, 2019

Despite the chilly air, the energy in New Orleans is blood-pumping and electric. Mardi Gras is right around the corner; more pressingly, the New Orleans Saints are just one win away from traveling to Atlanta for the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. Some students have their own, albeit less dynamic, home team lo...

Season of Light: New Orleans Best Winter Festivals

Season of Light: New Orleans Best Winter Festivals

Gillian Robins, Cori Shalit, and Hannah Erbrick

November 29, 2018

Known for its busy social schedule, New Orleans boasts tons of festivals each year. This is no exception during the winter months, when the holiday season offers ample opportunity for festive fun. Here’s a guide to enjoying some of the best festivals in the city this season.     ...

A Very Potter Holiday

Alice Moye-Honeyman

November 29, 2018

December is the most magical time of the year. And what else is magical? Harry Potter. It only makes sense that the two things must go together. Whether you’re a witch, wizard, Muggle or Squib, it’s possible to add an element of magic to any holiday season. So, don’t be a Death Eater, and check out these t...

Making the most of New Orleans: Thanksgiving as an opportunity to explore

Making the most of New Orleans: Thanksgiving as an opportunity to explore

Alice Moye-Honeyman, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

So, you’re stuck at Tulane for Thanksgiving. You know, there are far worse places to be during a major holiday. So take advantage of this staycation opportunity and enjoy everything New Orleans has to offer around turkey day -- this city has no shortage of things to do during a normal week, but it’s...

Praise the Po’boy: Oak Street Po’boy Festival offers variety of food, music

Praise the Po'boy: Oak Street Po'boy Festival offers variety of food, music

Cori Shalit, Arcade Associate Editor

November 8, 2018

The 12th annual Oak Street Po’boy Festival will be held on Nov. 11 from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. The festival is dedicated to the celebration of the classic New Orleans “poor boy” sandwich. The iconic sandwich represents the humble origins of Louisiana, specifically New Orleans, and the diversity of the...

Bluegrass in The Big Easy: Billy Strings Comes to New Orleans

Bluegrass in The Big Easy: Billy Strings Comes to New Orleans

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

November 8, 2018

Frenchmen Street isn’t just for Halloween — the lively street is a great place at any time of year to find live music in the intimate venues for which New Orleans is famous. One might expect jazz to dominate these venues, but this Saturday, Nov. 10, bluegrass is coming to Frenchmen in the form of ...

Absolute Pleasure at The Prytania: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Alex Calloway and Haley Soares

October 25, 2018

As the clock strikes midnight, the lights of the Prytania Theater — one of New Orleans’s premier independent movie theaters — begin to dim. Attendees dressed in everything from sweaters and jeans to fishnets and chokers take their seats. Painted on the faces of a first-time viewer is a bright red ...

Absolute Pleasure at The Prytania: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Absolute Pleasure at The Prytania: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Alex Calloway, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2018

As the clock strikes midnight, the lights of the Prytania Theater — one of New Orleans’s premier independent movie theaters — begin to dim. Attendees, dressed in everything from sweaters and jeans to fishnets and chokers, take their seats. Painted on the faces of a first-time viewer is a bright red “V” — it stands for virgin. This is just the beginning of the pl...