The Tulane Hullabaloo

Student reviews Dining Hall at the Commons, offers hacks


Melissa Rosenthal, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Dining room, gathering place for friends old and new, the heart and soul of the Tulane community: these are a few words that come to mind when describing the new Commons.  This 77,000-square-foot spectacle features a bright and pleasant dining environment, a drastic improvement from the building’s drab predecessor.  The wide array of seating options makes the...

Students, staff react and reflect on The Commons

Students, staff react and reflect on The Commons

Deeya Patel, News Editor

August 28, 2019

After almost 60 years of Bruff Commons serving as the place for Tulane students to unwind with food and friends between classes, students were able to enter the doors of the new 77,000 square foot Dining Room at the Commons on Aug. 21.  Budgeted at 55 million dollars, the Commons is three stories o...

Crawfest 2019 promises music, crawfish, good vibes

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

March 27, 2019

It’s that time of year. Second semester is winding down faster than we can figure out how to start eating a crawfish. You guessed it, Crawfest 2019 is coming up, and it’s going to be crustaceous. For those of you who don’t know, Crawfest is an annual festival located right on Tulane University...

Celebrate New Orleans’ French roots at Fête Française

2018 Fête Française

Gillian Robins, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

The annual Fête Française, celebrating French culture in Louisiana, comes back to Magazine Street on Saturday, March 23 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. This festival is hosted by the École Bilingue de la Nouvelle-Orléans at the school’s Uptown campus, which is just off of Magazine St. The proceeds from the f...

Restaurant Reviews: Warbucks’ new American cuisine

Matt Federman | Contributing Photographer

Matt Federman, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2019

Warbucks, found in the Irish Channel along Magazine street, is brought to life by Executive Chef Todd Pulsinelli. The newly opened restaurant blends modern American cuisine with distinct international influences. The kitchen staff members clearly pride themselves on bringing unconventional flavor combinations together with ...

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

Photo courtesy of Gavin Goins

Michael Chen, General Associate

February 14, 2019

Mother, princess and civil rights icon. Chef Leah Chase has been them all. Renowned throughout the city of New Orleans as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” the 96-year-old legend prides herself most on being able to connect with others through the exquisite food that she serves her customers. ...

Intersectional Confessional: Vegans and Vegetarians of Color

Intersectional Confessional: Vegans and Vegetarians of Color

Patricia García, Impana Murthy, Gomez Sandoval, Contributing Writers

November 29, 2018

Gomez Sandoval When I was 10 years old I decided to be vegetarian, and it has been almost two years since I have made a transition to a fully vegan diet. I never faced any challenge when it came to eating the way I do as I lived the majority of my life in Los Angeles, which gave me access to the city’s...

Best Latin Eats around New Orleans

Jennings Nelson, Contributing Reporter

October 18, 2018

In a city famous for Creole cuisine, lauded for its rich southern eats and boasting a substantial population of Thai restaurants, Latin food generally isn’t what comes to mind when making dinner plans in New Orleans. But with Hispanic Heritage month drawing to a close, take some time to visit some...

Know Your NOLA: Local jambalayas ranked

Jambalaya, a rice and meat dish with a cajun spin, is a staple of New Orleans cuisine. Market Cafe strives to differentiate itself from other jambalaya options.

Matthew Johnson, Contributing Reporter

April 5, 2018

Louisiana's vibrant food culture is one of many great qualities the state has to offer. The influences from French, Spanish and African cultures create a unique breeding ground for Louisiana traditions. One of those traditions is jambalaya, a rice dish incredibly popular amongst Louisianians. Livin...

Pop-up counter Saartj serves customers taste of wealth disparity through prices

Saartj, the pop-up lunch counter, offered visitors the opportunity to address the issue in a provocative way.

Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor

April 4, 2018

For lunch-goers looking for a side of social discourse with their sandwiches, a shop opened up at the Roux Carre Market last month prompting discussion about racial wealth disparity in New Orleans. Saartj, the pop-up lunch counter, offered visitors the opportunity to address the issue in a provocative w...

International students find ways to make campus feel like home


Cam Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

March 14, 2018

Many students find themselves missing home when they come to college. According to College Factual, 11 percent of students on campus come from other countries, making homesickness hit a little harder. Jennifer Li is a freshman at Tulane. She was born in Los Angeles, but a couple years later her pare...

Celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day with Arcade’s top pizza joints

Celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day with Arcade's top pizza joints

Daisy Rymer, Staff Reporter

September 21, 2017

For all those pepperoni pizza lovers out there, Sept. 20 is the best day of the year. It's National Pepperoni Pizza Day. Here are Arcade's favorite pizza places to celebrate the holiday. Louisiana Pizza Kitchen Just a short, 20-minute walk from Newcomb Hall, Louisiana Pizza Kitchen Uptown is the perfec...