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

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

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

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...

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

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

Hannah Eichelbaum, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

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

Thinking out Loud: Trivia Nights in New Orleans

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Arcade, NOLA

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

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...

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