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Tips, tricks for navigating Mardi Gras

Tips, tricks for navigating Mardi Gras

Zachary Schultz, Breaking News Editor February 15, 2022

New Orleans’ Carnival season is a time of unparalleled decadence and merriment. Mardi Gras is the fullest expression of the Big Easy’s let-the-good-times-roll mantra. However, what makes the season...

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

The summit of New Orleans’ social calendar is an annual celebration replete with lavish galas, masquerade balls, bead-throwing, intricate costumes, rampant alcohol consumption and the occasional...


Tulane Ultimate Frisbee changes racist name, addresses privilege

Sam Butler, Contributing Writer September 5, 2019

Sam Butler is the co-captain of the Tulane Ultimate Frisbee Team. If you’d like to write an op-ed on behalf of a student organization, email [email protected] Starting this season, we at Tulane...

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Mardi Gras mapped out

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor February 28, 2019

  Mardi Gras is one of the best times of the year in New Orleans, but it can also be incredibly confusing. Whether it’s your first Mardi Gras in the city or you’re a seasoned senior, check...

The Queens Krewe of Endymion parade costume

Don’t reign on her parade: Student serves as Queen of Endymion

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor February 28, 2019

The Krewe of Endymion, one of the three “Super Krewes” and the largest parade of Mardi Gras, announced its 2019 Queen of Endymion to be Tulane University sophomore Alexandra Kenny. Next time you’re...

To end the parade, floats in the Krewe of Bacchus enter the Ball, which takes place in the New Orleans Morial Convention Center the Sunday prior to Mardi Gras day.

Ball ’til you fall: Krewes throw exclusive, extravagant Mardi Gras Balls

Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter February 7, 2018

For most Tulane students, the return of Mardi Gras means one thing: the arrival of parade season. From the extravagant floats to the off-the-wall costumes and copious beads, it's a time of year that's...

Many krewes host parades in the weeks before Mardi Gras. Krewe du Vieux, Cleopatra, Chewbacchus and Barkus are among the most popular early parades for Tulane students.

Arcade’s guide to pre-season parades

Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor January 29, 2018

A rocky start back to school – fraught with holiday off-days, boil water advisories and what can only generously be referred to as "snow days" – has made the transition feel more like an extension...

Krewe du Vieux kicks off Carnival season

Molly Maugeri, Staff Reporter January 21, 2016

Almost six months ago, Tulane students returned or began their first year in the sweltering heat of the last weeks of August. Around that time, everyone in New Orleans, including students themselves, celebrated...

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