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Review: Tremé festival contributes lively culture not found Uptown

Review: Tremé festival contributes lively culture not found Uptown

Megan Garcia, Intersections Editor

October 9, 2019

The fifth annual Tremé Fall Festival took place last weekend on Oct. 5 at St. Augustine Catholic Church, known for being New Orleans’ oldest African American church.  The festival celebrates the rich aspects of food, clothing and music that encompass the culture and history of the Tremé neighborhood. Hoste...

OPINION: The accidental erasure of ‘hispanidad’ culture on Tulane’s campus

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Miranda Teresa Fitz, Contributing Writer

October 3, 2019

Getting my grandma onboard with my move to New Orleans was a hard sell. There was no part of her that wanted me to leave home and live in a culture that, as far as any of us knew, was not even remotely similar to South Florida’s. The day I arrived with her for the first time and took her to the French Q...

Our core curriculum is incomplete without a class on Hurricane Katrina

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Ezra Weber, Senior Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Ezra Weber is a sophomore who studies English and economics. He serves as the Sports Editor for The Hullabaloo. No single event seems to have had as great an effect on the New Orleans community as Hurricane Katrina. Every longtime New Orleans resident has a Katrina story. Yet the school fails to re...

DNC must increase its support for College Democrats across the country

College Democrats at their 2019 convention

Jackson Faulkner, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2019

Jackson Faulkner is the Development Director of the College Democrats of Louisiana. While the rhetoric of the 2019 College Democrats of America Summer Convention held at Tulane this past weekend was centered on youth engagement, a closer examination of the current College Democrats of America reveals a crit...

Mayor LaToya Cantrell visits The Boot after sexual assaults

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Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter

September 7, 2019

Mayor LaToya Cantrell visited The Boot Bar & Grill last night following two sexual assaults in the past two weeks that began at the campus bar. She spoke with Boot management to learn more about the incidents before sending out a message of support to the victims, two Loyola students. The assau...

Exploring New Orleans’ history through local museums

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Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

September 4, 2019

When we think of New Orleans, unique festivities and food quickly come to mind, so it may be easy at times to overlook the significance of the rich history and traditions that also characterize the city.  New Orleans is a city well-known for keeping its history alive and accessible. You can see i...

Arcade’s fall concert previews

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Haley Soares, Arcade Editor

September 4, 2019

Listening to live music is a great way to spend a night out in New Orleans, hearing the artists you love while exploring some of the great music venues NOLA has to offer. Arcade has compiled a guide to some of the can't-miss concerts of the fall for any music lover:  Lizzo at Fillmore New Orle...

The Hullabaloo staff dispenses sage wisdom to first-year students

Ashley Chen | Senior Staff Artist

The Hullabaloo Staff

September 4, 2019

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With an overly punitive juvenile justice system, New Orleans is failing its children

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Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

September 4, 2019

Nketiah Berko is a research assistant with the Oxford-Tulane Developmental Justice Network studying juvenile justice in New Orleans and Barbados and was formerly an investigative intern at the Orleans Public Defenders office. On Aug. 15, a disturbance broke out at the Orleans Parish Juvenile Just...

NOLA News in Brief

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Amy Nankin, News Editor

August 29, 2019

  Tulane students are finishing up their first week of classes, eating at the new Dining Room at the Commons for the first time and braving the extreme heat of New Orleans summers. Outside of the Tulane bubble, however, Lafayette artist Tony Bernard created a new design for “I Voted” stickers fo...

Historic “bead tree” removed from Tulane’s campus

Tulane's trees are well-rooted in the university's past.

Amy Nankin, News Editor

May 15, 2019

Tulane University announced that the beloved “bead tree” — a sizeable Nuttall oak tree covered in Mardi Gras beads that became a recognizable feature on campus — was removed from the Academic Quadrangle Tuesday. Lightening struck the tree a few years ago, and the tree was in danger of falling...

Summer is coming: Events for students staying in NOLA

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

April 25, 2019

Maybe you’re taking a class, working or have an internship. For whatever reason, you’re staying in New Orleans for the summer. If you’re worried about getting bored, don’t – festival season is just beginning, and New Orleans will be ripe with things to do this summer. Here are just a few to ...