The Tulane Hullabaloo

OPINION | Students’ apathy towards New Orleans is glaring


Deeya Patel, Views Editor

September 16, 2020

At an institution where nearly 70% of the students come from the 20% richest families in America, it is easy to imagine that many Tulane students are out of touch with the majority of the world’s struggles. The Tulane bubble and the people contained inside of it were quite literally born to never h...

Tulane’s community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Tulane's community not fulfilling responsibility to New Orleans

Apoorva Verghese, Intersections Editor

September 3, 2020

Towards the end of my senior year in high school, I was always so excited to tell people that I would soon be going to school in New Orleans. I knew how lucky I was to attend a university in a city so culturally rich and unique.  Unfortunately, it didn’t take long for me to understand how deeply separated Tulane...

In the midst of a pandemic, local music venues look for next steps

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Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor

September 2, 2020

In the age of the coronavirus, live music has begun to seem like a relic from a past life. Crowded venues filled with sweaty strangers are a nightmare from a public safety perspective, and with no idea when they will be able to open their doors again, many independent music venues are facing difficult ...

Preparing for the hurricanes: Advice from a New Orleanian


Maiya Tate, Staff Writer

August 23, 2020

The Tulane Hullabaloo is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Tulane University. Consider subscribing today to support our mission. Living in New Orleans my whole life means that I’ve been through my fair share of hurricanes. Right now, Hurricane Marco is expected to hit land by ...

Letter to the Editor: Tulane students call for solidarity with local organizers


Uptown for Black Liberation

June 4, 2020

Calling all Tulane students that are still living in New Orleans, The United States of America is currently immersed in protest. On social media, those that we follow, from celebrities, to corporations, family members and peers, are making efforts to publicly support the Black Lives Matter cause....

As an immunosuppressed student, my peers let me down


Zach Brenner, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

Zach Brenner is a senior majoring in political economy and double-minoring in philosophy and religious studies. In the critical few days following Tulane’s closure in March, it was clear that the coronavirus’ spread in New Orleans posed a serious threat to the vulnerable members of the community. Instea...

Administrator tests positive in Tulane community’s first coronavirus case


Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 20, 2020

A member of the Tulane administration has tested positive for coronavirus, marking the Tulane community's first confirmed case of the virus, President Mike Fitts said in an email Friday. The administrator is expected to make a full recovery and is currently self-isolating at home. The case is presumptive...

Scholastic withdraws from New Orleans Book Festival amid coronavirus concerns


Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

Last October, Tulane announced it would be hosting The New Orleans Book Festival March 19-21. The festival revealed its complete line-up of authors today, including an announcement that Scholastic authors will not be attending. “We have made the extremely difficult decision to withdraw from the New Orle...

Louisiana confirms first ‘presumptive’ case of coronavirus

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

For weeks, students have been waiting for what Governor John Bel Edwards called the inevitable: Louisiana's first case of coronavirus. Monday, Edwards confirmed that the state's first "presumptive" case of coronavirus has been detected. The patient is a Jefferson Parish resident and is currently hospita...

NOLA vegan restaurants: ethical and delicious

Cecilia Hammond | Senior Staff Artist

Avery Anderson, Arcade Editor

March 4, 2020

In the market for a healthy food that’s good for you and the planet, too? You’re in luck! Arcade has compiled a list of the best vegan restaurants in New Orleans. From vegan reubens to sweet potato dumplings, these restaurants have options to please any palate. Sneaky Pickle Located in Bywa...

Brace for BUKU 2020


Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

February 26, 2020

Mardi Gras may have ended, but don’t fret — the upcoming BUKU Music + Art Project guarantees that the party won’t be ending any time soon here in New Orleans.  The festival will be returning to New Orleans for its eighth year, founded in 2012 as a uniquely New Orleans festival experience ...

A very New Orleans Valentine’s

Naomi Smith | Associate Artist

Jordan Moskowitz, Staff Writer

February 13, 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 best friends or maybe taking yourself out on a nice date, Arcade has got you covered. Make the most of Valentine’s Day with this list of uniquely New Orleans way...