The Tulane Hullabaloo

Guide to celebrating the holiday season in NOLA

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

Elka Cuttino, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

The holiday season is a special time of year anywhere in the world, but seeing Santa characters walk around the French Quarter and lights adorn City Park make New Orleans a special place to be, even though it’s not snowing. Dozens of activities may put you into the holiday spirit, but this list ...

Season of Light: New Orleans Best Winter Festivals

Season of Light: New Orleans Best Winter Festivals

Gillian Robins, Cori Shalit, and Hannah Erbrick

November 29, 2018

Known for its busy social schedule, New Orleans boasts tons of festivals each year. This is no exception during the winter months, when the holiday season offers ample opportunity for festive fun. Here’s a guide to enjoying some of the best festivals in the city this season.     ...

‘Tis the Season to Stop Stressin’: Your Guide to a Festive Finals Season

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

November 29, 2018

After months of anticipation, the season is finally upon us: finals. It’s easy to get caught up in the stress of the last few weeks of the semester, but remember that it’s still the holiday season. Even if you’re not celebrating, there are still ways to destress and make the most of the rampa...

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...

Off the cuff: Students reflect on cuffing season at Tulane

Off the cuff: Students reflect on cuffing season at Tulane

Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

As the winter months approach and the festive lattes brew, Tulane students are already preparing for the most polarizing time of year: cuffing season. Loved by some, deplored by others, cuffing season is the period of the semester where happily-single individuals suddenly find themselves longing for...

Krewe of Kringle sleighs Christmas competition with holly-jolly parade

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Regina LoBiondo, Senior Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017

During the stress and frenzy of finals it can be easy to lose the holiday spirit. But if you want an excuse to put that festive sweater to use before things get too crazy, while also enjoying a few holiday spirits, then clear your Saturday night plans and buy your tickets to Krewe of Kringle. The Kre...

Airing of Grievances: Gift Giving

Airing of Grievances: Gift Giving

December 3, 2015

As the holiday season approaches with terrifying speed, the presence of presents weighs heavily on my mind. I'm no Grinch, so I know that there are many reasons for the season that do not come wrapped in a huge red bow. That knowledge, however, does little to assuage my impending GGA (that's Gift-Givin...

Arcade’s Guide: How to wrap up the year

Taylor DeMulling, Associate Arcade Editor

December 3, 2015

No matter where you fall on the holiday spirit spectrum, from Mariah Carey (extra festive) to Scrooge, you can't deny that the holiday season is in full swing. Ugly Christmas sweater party invites are popping up on Facebook quicker than you can say "spiked eggnog," the Michael Bublé Christmas album ha...