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A masking sign on Tulanes campus in front of the Bead Tree sculpture.

Tulane prepares for COVID-19 successful Mardi Gras

Alexandra Halfon, Contributing Reporter February 17, 2022

With Carnival season finally upon New Orleans, the waning but still-present threat of COVID-19 has Tulane University preparing for this year’s Mardi Gras with optimism and caution.   After...

Tips, tricks for navigating Mardi Gras

Tips, tricks for navigating Mardi Gras

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor February 15, 2022

New Orleans’ Carnival season is a time of unparalleled decadence and merriment. Mardi Gras is the fullest expression of the Big Easy’s let-the-good-times-roll mantra. However, what makes the season...

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

The summit of New Orleans’ social calendar is an annual celebration replete with lavish galas, masquerade balls, bead-throwing, intricate costumes, rampant alcohol consumption and the occasional...

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OPINION | No Mardi Gras, now what?

Robert Chumbley, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

  When New Orleans city officials euthanized Mardi Gras 2021 in November 2020 by cancelling the following year’s parades, a group of stunned onlookers gaped in dismay and indignation as the...

Tulane students enjoy carnival rides, food, and local music Friday night on the LBC Quad. The night culminated in a fireworks display.

Tulane community members come together for Homecoming

Sanjali De Silva, Carrigan English, and Kayla Davis November 9, 2017

The New Orleans hot weather returned, alumni flooded campus and events ranging from tailgating to carnivals filled students' weeks with school spirit. It was Homecoming time. For this year's Homecoming...

Krewe of Athenians Ball fit for a king

Katie Gervase and Justin Reid, Contributing Reporters March 1, 2017

Every year as Carnival season draws closer, many Krewes in Louisiana finalize the preparations for their infamous parades. A more exclusive event for each Krewe, its Mardi Gras Ball, also receives finishing...

Vendors, carnival costume shoppers gather for Piety Street Market

Parker Greenwood, Associate Arcade Editor February 8, 2017

Thrifty shoppers looking to spend a day venturing across the city should turn their attention towards the Piety Street Market. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of every month, Old Ironworks,...

Many markets open around this time of year to sell otherwise socially unwearable clothes. When its Carnival season, however, the stranger the better.

Mardi Gras shopping: what to wear and where to get it

Taylor DeMulling, Associate Arcade Editor January 31, 2016

Calling all fanny pack-enthusiasts, all lovers of glitter and extravagance: break out your neon windbreakers, because carnival season has begun. If this is your first Mardi Gras, or you are just looking...

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