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Review: Mortuary offers spooky fun for a scary price

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Lauren Berg, Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2019

Surrounded by graveyards at the end of Canal Street, it is hard to miss the big white house lit up for Halloween, The Mortuary. The haunted house actually operated as real mortuary that opened in 1872, and each year around Halloween the house is transformed into a terrifying maze. This year’s them...

Tulane students dressed in racist caricatures, are we surprised?

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Shahamat Uddin, Intersections Editor

October 30, 2019

Saturday, Oct. 26th, five days before Halloween, Tulane students have already begun their celebrations in full swing. You cannot walk through campus without spotting a group of students in a variety of costumes and, in more cases than not, at least one in an extremely offensive and racist costume. This...

How to do Halloween in NOLA: Top events and attractions

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Elka Cuttino, Contributing Reporter

October 23, 2019

The Halloween season in New Orleans is unlike any other. A city known for its Voodoo heritage and haunted ghost tours does not disappoint during spooky season. Though there are dozens of events going on at any given time in the city, here is a list of the best and the scariest you need to experience...

Spice up your spooky: Costume shopping in New Orleans

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Alex Calloway, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

As the most haunted time of the year falls upon the fair city of New Orleans, there is only one thing on many Tulane students’ minds: finding the perfect Halloween costume. While the proliferation of online retailers such as Amazon have rendered the costume hunt easier than ever, many students may st...

Krewe of Boo parade marks the beginning of New Orleans Halloween season

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Elka Cuttino, Contributing Reporter

October 16, 2019

It is almost Halloween in New Orleans, and nothing kicks off the start of spooky season like the official New Orleans Halloween parade Krewe of BOO! Young and old alike enjoy the parade, which has events planned before and after including a luncheon, masquerade ball, zombie fun run and monster mash...

Upcoming Voodoo Festival: It’s going to be out of this world

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Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Reporter

October 9, 2019

Looking for a way to celebrate your Hallo-Weekend in New Orleans? Voodoo Music + Art Experience is coming to City Park from Oct. 25-27. While there’s talk about a weak line-up, a selection of artists, music and food can make your Voodoo experience worth while. Three-day tickets are available fo...

Students discuss Halloween traditions at Tulane, in New Orleans

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Batu El, Contributing Reporter

October 31, 2018

“Halloween, to me, in New Orleans, and especially at Tulane, isn’t just a weekend or just a day — it is a whole week,” junior Charles Copetas said. Copetas said that for some Tulane students and himself, Halloween season starts with the Voodoo Music and Arts Experience, a three-day live mus...

Absolute Pleasure at The Prytania: “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”

Alex Calloway and Haley Soares

October 25, 2018

As the clock strikes midnight, the lights of the Prytania Theater — one of New Orleans’s premier independent movie theaters — begin to dim. Attendees dressed in everything from sweaters and jeans to fishnets and chokers take their seats. Painted on the faces of a first-time viewer is a bright red ...

Optimizing Personal Hairstyles for Halloween Costumes

Optimizing Personal Hairstyles for Halloween Costumes

Avery Anderson, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018

Are you in search of a simple last minute Halloween costume that requires minimal effort? Then look no further! Coordinating your costume to match the hairstyle you already have is easy and effective, making your look easily recognizable while minimizing the strain on your brain and wallet. Sho...

Your Guide to Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

October 25, 2018

So you waited a little too long to get your Halloween costumes together, and now you’re stuck a few days before Halloween with nothing to wear. Luckily, Tulane students are just a short walk or Uber ride away from amazing costume pieces at some cute affordable shops. Buffalo Exchange: 4119 Magazine St., New Orleans,...

Put some spook in your step: Netflix’s best horror movies

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Jonathan Marks, Copy Editor

October 25, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner, what better way to get into the spooky spirit than by binge-watching horror movies? Netflix offers a wide variety of cult classics, as well as independent horror films. With so many to choose from, it can be difficult to know what to watch first. The Hullabaloo...

Sinister sounds of a Hullabaloo Halloween

Sinister sounds of a Hullabaloo Halloween

Alex Calloway and Patrick Miller

October 24, 2018

While it’s certainly tempting to soundtrack your Halloween with cheesy songs about skeletons and zombies, we at The Hullabaloo want to recognize a different side of the spookiest time of the year. We have compiled a playlist that captures every aspect of the 31st, from classic rock to underground rap. T...