The Tulane Hullabaloo

King Cake Festival, New Orleans’ crowning achievement

King Cake Festival, New Orleans’ crowning achievement

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Food, NOLA, Showcase

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...

Life is Bruff: DIY Relaxation

Life is Bruff: DIY Relaxation

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Food

Take a deep breath and close your eyes. Go to your happy place. What do you hear? The rush of the ocean? The chirping of songbirds? Or perhaps … the bustle of a dining hall? Students might think their happy place is somewhere like the beach or a lush meadow, but it could actually be closer than yo...

Students make Tulane smile

Students make Tulane smile

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

Happy Tulane, a new project started by four freshmen involved in Tulane University’s Freshman Leadership Program, might just put a smile on your face. Happy Tulane aims to “bring happiness to Tulane’s campus and cultivate a culture of celebrating joy and wellbeing in ways small and large wh...

Tackling a shortened spring break

Tackling a shortened spring break

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life

As students at other universities plan spring break trips to Florida beaches or on tropical cruises, Tulane students are feeling left out. At least a week off for college spring break is a given – unless you go to school in New Orleans, where Mardi Gras takes priority over all else. This year, studen...

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Students React: Jazz Fest Lineup Drop

Tara Nored, Contributing Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Music, NOLA

Emma Vaughters | Layout EditorAs 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...

Local nonprofit fighting to exonerate prisoners screens “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Local nonprofit fighting to exonerate prisoners screens “If Beale Street Could Talk”

Josh Axelrod, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV, Showcase

Following up his celebrated, Oscar-winning hit “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins opted to tell another moving and oft-forgotten story. Weaving an intimate picture of black love amid a backdro­­p of wrongful imprisonment and the criminal justice system, his next film, “If Beale Street Could Talk...

Revisiting the value of political satire with ‘Vice’

Revisiting the value of political satire with ‘Vice’

Cullen Fagan, Senior Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV, Showcase

Emma Vaughters | Layout EditorI was a toddler when the World Trade Center fell to the deadliest terror attack in world history, as were the majority of my fellow Tulane students. Most of us grew up learning about this tragedy in a reverent, yet removed, manner. I definitely wasn’t paying...

Bandwagon Bootcamp: Becoming a Saints Fan

Bandwagon Bootcamp: Becoming a Saints Fan

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

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...

Airing of Grievances: Syllabus week

Airing of Grievances: Syllabus week

January 16, 2019


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Showcase

Adelaide Basco | Art DirectorDear “Sylly” Week Shenanigans, To quote the great Michael G. Scott, “Do you think that doing alcohol is cool?” But really — it’s a Monday, and there’s roughly thirty of you rowdy rapscallions shouting at each other outside my ho...

“Heathers: The Musical” comes to campus in student-run, sold-out show

“Heathers: The Musical” comes to campus in student-run, sold-out show

Josh Jessiman, Senior Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


Filed under Arcade, Campus Life, Music

Hairspray, heels and homicide will be on display Thursday for the opening night of “Heathers: The Musical,” the entirely student-run and sold-out production roughly nine months in the making. Led by director Margo Hera, "Heathers" is somewhat of a step in a new direction for the theater department sinc...

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


Filed under Arcade, NOLA, Showcase

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


Filed under Arcade, Movies & TV, NOLA

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...

Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans
Arcade