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French Quarter Fest rocks the city with four days of local flavor

French Quarter Fest rocks the city with four days of local flavor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

April 10, 2019

Another sunny spring weekend means more festivals for New Orleans residents to enjoy. This weekend, starting Thursday, April 11, French Quarter Festival will light up New Orleans and highlight its most famous neighborhood.   French Quarter Fest is a popular destination for music, food and art lovers. Th...

Making the most of New Orleans: Thanksgiving as an opportunity to explore

Making the most of New Orleans: Thanksgiving as an opportunity to explore

Alice Moye-Honeyman, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

So, you’re stuck at Tulane for Thanksgiving. You know, there are far worse places to be during a major holiday. So take advantage of this staycation opportunity and enjoy everything New Orleans has to offer around turkey day -- this city has no shortage of things to do during a normal week, but it’s...

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

The overlooked history of Hispanic and Latinx contributions to New Orleans

Lauren Flowers, Contributing Reporter

October 17, 2018

Louisiana does not have the most obvious ties to Latinx cultures, but its largest city, New Orleans, could not be what it is today without the influence of the Latinx individuals who have lived here. Though the construction of New Orleans began under French rule in the early 1700s, France was forced to hand over Louisia...

French Quarter Festival to capture city’s culture in country’s largest showcase of Louisiana music

French Quarter Fest is the largest free festival in the South.

Fiona Grathwohl, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018

Thursday through Sunday, French Quarter Festivals, Inc. will be holding its 35th French Quarter Festival. More than just a free way to have fun off campus and get your boogie on, French Quarter Fest prides itself in being the largest showcase of Louisiana music on the planet, and also contributes to the ...

Sex trafficking poses threat to community, students

A shop on Bourbon Street advertises strippers and professional dancers. Establishments like these have been linked to sex trafficking in the French Quarter.

Sanjali De Silva, Associate Editor

December 6, 2017

Freshman Clare Maus grew up in a city but was still taken aback by the lively and unique nightlife in New Orleans. She remembers that her first few times in the French Quarter left her astounded by the abundance of drunkards and tourists prowling the street. But what she said really made her feel f...

French Quarter offers museum must-sees

French Quarter offers museum must-sees

Rachael Richard, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

Staying within the "Tulane bubble" and forgetting to explore this incredible city proves a common problem among students. Venturing outside the boundaries of campus is a step in the right direction, but it's easy to get sucked into Frenchman Street, Bourbon bars, and the usual Tulane hotspots. The city's...

Annual pride celebration enriches community

Parker Greenwood, Contributing Reporter

August 24, 2016

180,000 people, $215 million in tourist revenue and 45 years of celebration equals one seriously decadent festival. Southern Decadence, which began in 1972 as a costume party comprised of a small group of friends held on the Sunday before Labor Day, has since developed into an internationally recogniz...