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    Harm reduction in New Orleans, from pavement up

  • From blues to Cajun cuisine: the best of Jazz Fest 2024

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    From blues to Cajun cuisine: the best of Jazz Fest 2024

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    Faculty, students deliver letters condemning Tulane’s response to pro-Palestinian encampment

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    Letter to the Editor | Tulane faculty letter concerning campus protest

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    Helluva Hubbalagoo

  • Winners announced: Arcade A+ Awards

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    Winners announced: Arcade A+ Awards

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    Pratt, Jackson, others find landing spots in NFL

  • Letter from the Editor | In good hands

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    Letter from the Editor | In good hands

  • Zion Williamsons injury in the NBA play-in was the final nail in the coffin for the New Orleans Pelicans season.

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    Remembering New Orleans Pelicans: October 2023 – April 2024

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    Tulane hosts third annual student film festival

  • OPINION | Final exams: Are we finally done with them?

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    OPINION | Final exams: Are we finally done with them?

  • OPINION | Science or not: Rethinking core curriculum

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    OPINION | Science or not: Rethinking core curriculum

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    Letter to the Editor | Silent killer: Why World Malaria Day matters

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    Pro-Palestinian protesters demand charges be dropped after police sweep at Tulane

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    Tulane arrests 14 protesters, clears pro-Palestinian encampment

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Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans

The Tulane Hullabaloo

Student newspaper serving Tulane University, Uptown New Orleans

The Tulane Hullabaloo

The Mardi Gras season causes local business sales to surge, but also presents risks of dealing with Mardi Gras partiers.

‘Nonstop traffic’: Mardi Gras’ economic impact on local businesses

Ahana Louzado, Contributing Writer March 13, 2024

Mardi Gras is a crucial time of year for the New Orleans economy. According to a study conducted by Tulane economics professor Toni Weiss, the Mardi Gras celebration brought around $891 million to New...

OPINION | Love New Orleans after Mardi Gras

OPINION | Love New Orleans after Mardi Gras

Casey Wade, Views Editor February 21, 2024

“America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland.”  This iconic Tennessee Williams quote encapsulates the spirit of New Orleans. In a city...

According to the Earth Island Journal, When the parade season ended in 2014, the New Orleans city government spent nearly $1.5 million to pick up about 1,500 tons of Mardi Gras-induced waste, consisting mostly of beads.

Poisonous plastic: Toxic truth about Mardi Gras beads

Penny Gallagher, Contributing Writer February 21, 2024

Mardi Gras beads are a quintessential part of the New Orleans yearly festivities. Parade attendees often don full neckfuls of beads at one time. But these glittering necklaces have a toxic truth behind...

Professors and students, like junior Isabelle Smith showed their love for New Orleans by joining in on the parade festivities.

‘I really felt one with the city’: Professors, students reflect on parades

Bryce Oufnac, Contributing Writer February 18, 2024

As winter fades and spring approaches, New Orleans celebrates its beloved festival season, starting with the extravagant festivities of Mardi Gras.    The Carnival season can span from January...

Senior Sophi Tomasulo hands out free drug testing kits by the Lavin-Bernick Center.

TEMS, students push for drug harm reduction around Mardi Gras

Ryann Goldberg, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Tulane University’s reputation as a party school rings true on any given weekend, but it is especially true during Mardi Gras. However, with the escalating fentanyl crisis in the United States, drug...

Revelers enjoy the floats of the School of Design -- the Krewe of Rex -- in this undated photo.

2024 Mardi Gras survival guide

Sophie Borislow, Associate Arcade Editor January 31, 2024

Carnival season is here; it seems like school had barely been back in session before the festive chaos began. For those who have never experienced a Tulane University Mardi Gras before, this brief...

The drug nitrous oxide, colloquially known as whippits, are a popular drug of choice for Tulane students during Mardi Gras.

Womp womp womp: whippit wave washes campus

Camille Buckner, Staff Writer February 17, 2023

During Mardi Gras, small empty canisters litter the street.    For years, nitrous oxide has been used for quick highs. Also known as laughing gas, “whippits” or “womps,” among students,...

As Mardi Gras approaches, TUPD prepares to protect student safety off-campus.

TUPD prepares to police Mardi Gras

Max Meyerhardt, Contributing Writer February 16, 2023

The Tulane University Police Department is preparing to ensure student safety in the Broadway Street corridor during Mardi Gras after a recent rise in crime near campus continues to concern students...

3 must-see Mardi Gras parades

3 must-see Mardi Gras parades

Jo Walsh, Contributing Writer February 15, 2023

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is like no other holiday. And to many Tulane students, it’s like Christmas morning. Students run around as if their heads had been chopped off. They search for outfits, buy...

Surviving the Pardi: Tips for a successful Mardi Gras

Surviving the Pardi: Tips for a successful Mardi Gras

Ellierose Jackson, Contributing Writer February 8, 2023

You can feel it in the air — the flustered excitement has already begun; Mardi Gras is coming, and we all know it. Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a nervous newbie, there is no denying the thrill...

OPINION | What we havent learned about mask mandates

OPINION | What we haven’t learned about mask mandates

Maiya Tate, Editor-in-Chief March 16, 2022

When the Tulane University community received the email notifying that the mask mandate would be lifted the week after the first Mardi Gras in two years, some were wary.  There was no way that...

OPINION | Practice gratitude after safe, fun Mardi Gras

OPINION | Practice gratitude after safe, fun Mardi Gras

Phoebe Hurwitz, Views Editor March 9, 2022

In the days and weeks leading up to Mardi Gras’ annual celebration, Tulane University students may have been found preparing colorful, sequined outfits, making sleeping arrangements for visiting...

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