The Tulane Hullabaloo

New Mexico

Daria Hoffman, Arcade Associate Editor

December 6, 2017

Other than the delicious food my mom and aunties make for our family's celebration on Christmas Eve, my favorite New Mexican Christmas tradition is setting out luminarias, which are lanterns made out of a brown paper bag, a candle and some sand. People line their fences and driveways with them, and in...

Noted Chilean author Isabel Allende talks her latest book, natural justice and risk-taking

isabel allende

Daria Hoffman, Arcade Associate Editor

December 1, 2017

With her most recent novel, "In the Midst of Winter," released in English on Oct. 31, Chilean author Isabel Allende surpassed 22 published works. Now 75 years-old, Allende began her prolific writing career at the age of 40 with the longtime classic, "The House of the Spirits." On Friday, Nov. 17,...

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Despacito, voy a colonize your people

Daria Hofmann, Contributing Writer

September 4, 2017

"Speak English, you're in America!" … Unless you're rich and white. In a political climate that is decidedly anti-Latinx, native Spanish speakers are publicly berated for speaking their language and are constantly pressured to assimilate. Given this reality, it is ironic if not downright frustrating...