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Every year, there is a debate of whether minority character costumes can be worn by someone outside the minority.

OPINION | Keep the happy in “Happy Halloween”

Asia Thomas, Contributing Columnist October 27, 2021

It’s time to leave the “Native American” costumes on the shelves. My culture is not your costume. A serious tweet-turned-meme had a solid point: dressing up in cultural attire that is not...

“What’s in a name?”

I kept my native name

Ifeoma Osakwe, Contributing Columnist October 20, 2021

      Last summer, I had the all typical “leaving-home” conversations with my family and one extra. My mother painted a distant picture of me not getting a job I was qualified...

It is exhausting trying to fit in all the time.

Consequences of fitting in

Ritisha Sharma, Intersections Editor October 13, 2021

I have always been told to stay out of the sunlight. I was given turmeric face masks and fairness creams as a kid to be “lighter” and “pretty again,” perpetuating the idea that a darker skin...

Holly’s Declassified Tulane Survival Guide

Holly’s Declassified Tulane Survival Guide

Holly Haney, Contributing Reporter August 25, 2021

Tulane University Class of 2025, I am going to level with you here. I started at Tulane in the fall of 2019 and for several unprecedented reasons I refuse to get into, no two semesters have looked...

Asynchronous events, like window painting, foster normalcy during the pandemic.

OPINION | Asynchronous events are different, not worse

Phoebe Hurwitz, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Citizens across the nation have had to learn to adapt to a new way of life imposed by COVID-19. Despite unique living conditions imposed by COVID-19 policies and restrictions, many Americans have found...

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

OPINION | Renaming NOLA streets requires community input

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

The mission of renaming certain streets in Orleans Parish is reflective of the recent nationwide push to put an end to the visual glorification of individuals whose conduct in life has earned them...

OPINION | Tulane film department requires modernization

OPINION | Tulane film department requires modernization

Abe Messing, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021

Enrolling in a film class initially feels kind of like getting away with something, sort of how being a Moviepass subscriber in 2018 felt — excited to watch a bunch of movies, but still slightly...

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Four must-listen NOLA podcasts

Lauren Berg, Contributing Writer October 21, 2020

The city of New Orleans is full of different cultural, historical and social points of intrigue. Finding interesting ways of learning about these things, however, can sometimes be a challenge. These...

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Say my name properly, it’s not that hard

Apoorva Verghese, Staff Writer March 25, 2020

My name, “Apoorva,” means "unique" in Malayalam, my native language. When my parents named me, they didn’t just choose a name but an aspiration. In my family, my name, as well as those of my siblings,...

Second Saturdays

Second Saturdays: Showcasing arts and culture

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor February 5, 2020

Searching for a fun and free way to nourish your artistic impulses? Look no further than Second Saturdays on St. Claude Avenue! Every second Saturday of the month at 6 p.m., the St. Claude Arts District...

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Arcade’s February events preview

Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Writer February 5, 2020

Here in New Orleans, the fun never stops. With the annual celebration of Mardi Gras coming up, why not honor the whole month with fun-filled events? While there is an overload of activities on NOLA’s...

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Tulane Homecoming Color Run accused of cultural appropriation

Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor October 31, 2019

Sunshine yellows, blushing bright pinks, electric blues and cool emerald greens shower the atmosphere as celebrators of Holi sprint towards each other with fists of color in hand. With the end of winter...

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