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OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

OPINION | Unmasking Mardi Gras: Carnival of hate

Zachary Schultz, Staff Writer 17 hours ago

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...

OPINION | Black culture vital to New Orleans, Tulane

OPINION | Black culture vital to New Orleans, Tulane

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor February 24, 2021

With each year, the ebb and flow of Tulane University students filters through New Orleans. Graduating seniors march alongside a second line parade as they receive their diplomas in a festival unique to...

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Despite restrictions, Mardi Gras spirit persevered

Mackenzie Bookamer, Arcade Editor February 17, 2021

Mardi Gras in New Orleans is usually a time when tourists flock to the city to watch what seems like an endless amount of parades and be in good spirits with one another. Like most other events this...

Campus Question: What are students doing for Mardi Gras?

Campus Question: What are students doing for Mardi Gras?

Hannah Mayer and Domenic Mesa, News Editors February 11, 2021

Name: Astrid Culp (she/her/hers) Year: Sophomore Mardi Gras Plans: No parties; maybe Yardi Gras if crowds aren't bad, and I will definitely take photos of myself in the outfits I would've worn....

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TUPD prepares for altered Mardi Gras

Emily Rubino, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

On Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced that, starting Feb. 12th at 6 a.m. until Feb. 17th at 6 a.m., the New Orleans area will be under strict restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19....

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OPINION | No Mardi Gras, now what?

Robert Chumbley, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

  When New Orleans city officials euthanized Mardi Gras 2021 in November 2020 by cancelling the following year’s parades, a group of stunned onlookers gaped in dismay and indignation as the...

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Arcade’s guide to February events

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor February 3, 2021

Tired of rewatching the same shows on Netflix all the time? Branch out with these exciting virtual or socially distanced events coming up in the month of February.  Pub Trivia Night Feb. 4, 9 p.m.  Miss...

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Mardi Gras posters offer tradition in unusual year

Mackenzie Bookamer, Arcade Editor January 27, 2021

Carnival season in New Orleans — culminating with the celebration of Mardi Gras on Fat Tuesday — is a time where art takes the center stage, whether that be through parades or posters around the city....

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House floats offer safe taste of Mardi Gras

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor January 20, 2021

Mardi Gras 2021 will look a little different than years past due to strict COVID-19 restrictions. New Orleans is currently in a modified Phase One to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, which...

Spring 2021's academic calendar is glaringly lacking real breaks.

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

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor 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...

Coronavirus fails to curtail Tulane's party scene.

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

Lily Mae Lazarus, Views Editor 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...

There is an apparent disconnect between student's talk and actions.

OPINION | College is not about getting rich

Amy Stambaugh, Contributing Writer 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...

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