The Tulane Hullabaloo

Tulane Ultimate Frisbee changes racist name, addresses privilege

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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 “Rex” Ultimate have officially changed our name to “Tucks” Ultimate. After deliberation ...

Mardi Gras mapped out

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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 out this map of the Uptown parade route to help you plan your day – from bathrooms to burgers. One of the bigg...

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

The Queen's Krewe of Endymion parade costume

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 in class, look around for royalty. You might be in the presence of Her Majesty – Meghan Markle who? ...

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

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.

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 almost impossible to not look forward to. But for many local celebrators, these parades are simply peripheral...

Arcade’s guide to pre-season parades

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.

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 of winter break than the start of spring semester. But as the final reminders of the "most wonderfu...

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 the halfway point to the city's beloved carnival season and its legendary Mardi Gras.As second se...