The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Tulane continues to save face at cost of students’ well being

Spring 2021's academic calendar is glaringly lacking real breaks.
November 11, 2020

Since August, Tulane University students have weathered the administrative pandemonium of the fall semester. Though many higher education institutions chose to conduct courses remotely due to legitimate...

OPINION | Partying harder, not smarter: Coronavirus on college campuses

Coronavirus fails to curtail Tulane's party scene.
October 20, 2020

After topping The Princeton Review’s list in 2018, Tulane University remains one of the top five party schools in America. While the university attempts to distance itself from this claim to fame...

OPINION | College is not about getting rich

There is an apparent disconnect between student's talk and actions.
September 16, 2020

America is facing a reckoning. Inequality in the U.S. has reached levels not seen since before the Great Depression. A 2016 Brookings Institute analysis found that the average white family had more...

Post-Mardi Gras recovery in 3 easy steps

Mardi Gras
February 26, 2020

Mardi Gras has officially concluded, and with that, students are jumping right back into the daunting balance between going out and going to class. This transition can be difficult for many, so The Hullabaloo...

2020 Mardi Gras brings celebration, tragedy

Student perspectives of Mardi Gras celebrations
February 26, 2020

The much-anticipated annual Mardi Gras festivities descended on New Orleans this past week in full force, with Tulane students becoming immersed in the culture and celebrations of the city’s...

Thursday night Mardi Gras parades postponed due to high winds

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges
February 20, 2020

Due to inclement weather and high winds, Thursday night's lineup of parades has been postponed. Muses will now roll Friday at 4:45 p.m., and Babylon will follow. Chaos will roll on Sunday after Thoth,...

Policing Mardi Gras: TUPD prepares for the city’s biggest party of the year

mardi gras
February 19, 2020

When Mardi Gras’ main weekend commences, Broadway Street erupts. Hoards of people gather around fraternity houses, solo cups in hand, as music roars.  As a result, Tulane University Police position...

Exploring Mardi Gras’ legacy of discrimination

Dorothy Mae Taylor
February 19, 2020

Ever since the Mistick Krewe of Comus held the first organized parade in February of 1857, the celebration of Mardi Gras has been tinged with racist and classist overtones. Though a handful of new...

Affordable restaurants along the parade routes

Affordable restaurants along the parade routes
February 19, 2020

It’s a Mardi party this week in Nola. But this celebration cannot continue on an empty stomach. In order to flaunt your fashionable wardrobe and remain fully energized, food is a must. No need to...

A very New Orleans Valentine’s

Naomi Smith | Associate Artist
February 12, 2020

Sound the alarm, folks, because this Friday is the long-awaited Valentine’s Day. Whether you spend the holiday going on a romantic date with your significant other, binge-watching rom coms with your...

How do you celebrate Black History Month at a university with so few Black people?

Black history
February 5, 2020

I grew up celebrating Black History in my great-grandfather’s church in Detroit. For 18 years, three generations of my family spent every February in a gospel-induced fervor, belting and dancing to my...

Arcade’s February events preview

nola events
February 5, 2020

Here in New Orleans, the fun never stops. With the annual celebration of Mardi Gras coming up, why not honor the whole month with fun-filled events? While there is an overload of activities on NOLA’s...

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