The Tulane Hullabaloo

How international students spend their holidays when not at home

Michael Naish, Associate News Editor

November 29, 2018

Thanksgiving break has come and gone, and college students across the nation have entered into the painful three weeks of classes and finals before winter break sends them home again — this time for a solid month. For many, the holidays are a time of celebrations, thanks and family. But this is not...

Light up the night at IATU’s annual Diwali event

Photo Courtesy of IATU

Kila Moore, News Editor

November 14, 2018

If you are looking for a great time with great food, great performances and a lot of dancing, the India Association of Tulane University has got just the thing for you. On Saturday, Nov. 17, IATU will host its semi-annual event, Diwali, at the JW Marriott Hotel. Diwali, the festival of lights, is a holiday celebrated across India...

IATU lights up the night with a food-filled Diwali celebration


Lucy Rice, Contributing Reporter

November 16, 2017

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is India's hallmark holiday. It is a five-day-long affair, celebrated globally in countries such as Pakistan and Britain. Here in New Orleans, the Indian Association of Tulane invites Tulanians to break away from the traditional western holiday season by attending its...

Diwali lights up Saturday night

The India Association of Tulane University hosted a Diwali celebration Saturday night at Pontchartrain Landing.

Ishan Patel, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2015

The brightest week of the South Asian calendar has dawned on Tulane. With New Orleans as a backdrop, Tulane students added their own Green Wave style dazzle to throw one of the biggest bashes of the year.Diwali is a joyous five-day holiday celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains celebrating t...

Diwali lights up Tulane

Taylor DeMulling, Associate Arcade Editor

November 11, 2015

The India Association of Tulane is bringing a whole new level to "it's lit." IATU will be hosting a Diwali celebration 6 p.m. Saturday at Pontchartrain Landing.Diwali, also known as Deepavali, is the festival of lights celebrated widely across India. The five-day celebration also marks the start of t...