The Tulane Hullabaloo

Beat the Heat: A Tulane student’s guide to staying cool in NOLA weather

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Fiona Grathwohl, Arcade Editor

August 30, 2018

Dealing with the heat, humidity and armpit sweat can be tough for many Tulane students, especially for those coming from northern states like New York. Though the temperatures do drop to a more pleasant temperature around October, in the months until then, the lack of working air conditioning everyw...

You can have fun in NOLA without alcohol, we promise

You can have fun in NOLA without alcohol, we promise

Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

August 30, 2018

Tulane may be widely considered a “party school” and New Orleans is definitely an alcohol-friendly city, but there are so many ways to have a fun here without drinking. There are countless alternatives to the ever-present drinking culture that you will inevitably encounter in New Orleans. One of the m...

Arcade’s Picks for top indie albums of the summer

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Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018

When school gets out – namely, after finals crush our hopes and dreams and we finally return home to our loving families, friends and pets – we clear our minds for that summer relaxation vibe. Summer’s all about laying low and recuperating, chilling with quality people and avoiding like the pl...

Canadian rockers deliver an Eh+ performance

Rock band The Glorious Sons brought their signature brand of indie soul to Gasa Gasa this Sunday. Hailing from Kingston, Ontario, the band has made significant waves in the Canadian alternative scene.

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

March 22, 2018

This Sunday, rock band The Glorious Sons filled Gasa Gasa with raucous soul and foot-tapping enthusiasm. Currently touring following the release of the band's second album, "Young Beauties and Fools" and riding the positive reviews of musical authorities from all over Canada, The Glorious Sons certainly lived up to the transcontinental hype.  Opening band The...

Hip Hop Nutcracker dazzles with new twist on old classic

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Julia Ferro, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2017

For better or for worse, the end of Thanksgiving has ushered in the holiday season. This means twinkling lights, ABC’s 25 Days of Christmas and, most importantly, music. Some of the most famous Christmas songs come from Tchaikovsky's instantly recognizable The Nutcracker. The ballet premiered in 189...

Airing of Grievances: ‘Tis the Season to be Cuffing


December 7, 2017

Dear Cuffing Season, As the temperature drops from a temperate 70 to a chilly 65, girls are digging out their sweaters, guys are wearing flannels and people are pairing up. If you were to make a graph of temperature versus the desire to "cuff," as they say, it would just be a diagonal line. I can...

Krewe of Kringle sleighs Christmas competition with holly-jolly parade

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Regina LoBiondo, Senior Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017

During the stress and frenzy of finals it can be easy to lose the holiday spirit. But if you want an excuse to put that festive sweater to use before things get too crazy, while also enjoying a few holiday spirits, then clear your Saturday night plans and buy your tickets to Krewe of Kringle. The Kre...

Despite childish plot, “Monsterland” reads as a nostalgic pleasure

Lauren Gaines, Senior Staff Reporter

December 3, 2017

Upon first glance "Monsterland," a new fiction novel by Michael Okon, may appear to be a book that most would consider too  juvenile for college students to take time to read, especially given the copious amounts of reading we are required to entertain for our respective courses already. After reading ...

Queue: Disney Throwbacks


Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

December 1, 2017

If you’re going to take a Netflix trip down memory lane, you might as well make it a good one. These films are some of the most wholesome and entertaining Disney throwbacks that will most certainly quench your nostalgic thirst. And extra bonus - once you watch one, your Netflix will never let you forg...

Awkward Sex Stories: #highschoolmemories


November 29, 2017

It feels like going home for holidays and breaks has become some sort of game. The objective: How many of my previously platonic friends can I fool around with now that I won't have to face them in the hallways of high school? There is clearly something about the thrill of doing it in your mom's baseme...

New Orleans coffee shops help students get through daily grind


Emily Meyer, Senior Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017

In honor of approaching finals and an inevitable lack of study spaces, Arcade compiled a list of coffee shops around New Orleans for the students, coffee addicts and hipsters in search of their daily caffeine rush. Rook Cafe Hidden just beyond Tulane staples Dat Dog and Blaze Pizza, Rook offers a quirky a...

Celebrate Mental Health Festival enjoys third successful run

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Bhumika Shirole and Daria Hofmann

November 21, 2017

After a week of pushing for the destigmatization of mental illness, Celebrate Mental Health concluded its campaign last Saturday, with the annual Celebrate Mental Health Festival. With another year of the festival came another year of bustling attendees, booths and performances. Organized by the National...