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What to do when there’s no place like home

What to do when there's no place like home

Fiona Grathwohl, Arcade Editor

September 23, 2018

It’s that time of the year when the excitement of starting the new semester at college has worn off, the stress inevitably piles up and you start to miss home. In light of what may be an emotional time for many away at college, The Hullabaloo has compiled a list of ways to have a more positi...

Celebrities who love, live in New Orleans

Celebrities who love, live in New Orleans

Fiona Grathwohl, Arcade Editor

September 14, 2018

New Orleans is famous for many things, from romantic jazz to insanely good food to French-inspired architecture. Another foundation of fame in the Crescent City, however, is fame itself. Many celebrities have pitched camp in New Orleans, even going so far as to buy very expensive homes (or, in some ca...

New Netflix show ‘Insatiable’ fails to satisfy viewers

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Fiona Grathwohl, Arcade Editor

September 7, 2018

If you haven't heard of “Insatiable” yet, it’s time to get on Google. After reading extremely mixed reviews of the new Netflix show, many of which skewed negative, The Hullabaloo decided to watch a few episodes to see if all the disdain was well deserved. For those who are unfamiliar with the...

Queue: Super Guilty Pleasure Television Shows

Nurah Lambert and Fiona Grathwohl

September 3, 2018

There is good tv and there is trash tv. We love the trash and we’re not afraid to admit it, no matter how problematic, poorly-written and just plain bad it is. This week's queue features Arcade's guiltiest of pleasures tv shows. Let's cringe together! The Inbetweeners (British Version)   I will proudly admi...

Love and Capitalism class brings Crazy Rich Asians to Tulane

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Fiona Grathwohl, Arcade Editor

August 31, 2018

We have all heard about the new and fascinating story taking the world by storm: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan. To put our newfound interest to good use, the English Department’s Love and Capitalism class, taught by Assistant Professor of English Cheryl Naruse, will be using the book as a lens to ...

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...

Bedsheet Project provokes sexual violence dialogue

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Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

April 19, 2018

Next week, students from every sphere of Tulane will be invited to participate in the Bedsheet Project, an initiative to start dialogue surrounding sexual violence on campus. The Bedsheet Project will allow students to write on, or even cut, bedsheets with any comments, questions or feelings about...

Newcomb adds digital archives to document LGBTQ+ history

The Newcomb Archives at the Newcomb Institute is diversifying its historical archives by adding its first-ever completely digital-born collection to preserve the history of LGBTQ+ activism in New Orleans.

Fiona Grathwohl and Nile Pierre

December 7, 2017

"Trans history is woefully underrepresented in the historical record," Sam Stover, archivist for digital initiatives at the Newcomb Archives and Vorhoff Library Special Collections, said. "In fact, there's a long history of erasing, minimizing or denying the trans community's existence and impact — even i...

LaToya Cantrell elected first female mayor of New Orleans

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

November 20, 2017

City council member LaToya Cantrell has been elected the first ever female mayor of New Orleans. The mayor-elect defeated fellow Democrat and municipal court judge Desiree Charbonnet in the runoff election on Nov. 18. Cantrell won 60 percent of the vote and a total of 51,342 votes while Charbonnet earned 33,729 votes. Cantrel...

Office of Admission seeks to expand recruiting efforts

The top four represented states in Tulane's student body are New York, California, Louisiana and Illinois.

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

November 16, 2017

Tulane faces criticism for having a lack of geographic and economic diversity in the undergraduate student body, and many students have said they hope the Office of Undergraduate Admission will think critically about recruiting more diverse cohorts. According to the Tulane University Registrar, 30.11 percent of t...

TUPD reports off-campus uptown armed robbery

Fiona Grathwohl, News Editor

October 19, 2017

Tulane University Police Department Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at 11:10 p.m. October 19 in the 7900 block of Birch Street. Two victims were approached by two subjects who robbed them of  purse and a cellular phone. The subjects fled eastward on Fern Street, then to Green Street, then to South C...

Cantrell or Charbonnet to be elected in run-off election

Cantrell or Charbonnet to be elected in run-off election

Fiona Grathwohl and Mary Berg

October 19, 2017

In Saturday's primary for the New Orleans mayoral election, City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell led the field with 39 percent of votes. Following Cantrell was Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet, who won 30 percent of votes, and Civil District Court Judge Michael Bagneris, who won 19 percent of the vote....