The Tulane Hullabaloo

World-renowned chef Leah Chase reflects on food, life, legacy

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Michael Chen, General Associate

February 14, 2019

Mother, princess and civil rights icon. Chef Leah Chase has been them all. Renowned throughout the city of New Orleans as the “Queen of Creole Cuisine,” the 96-year-old legend prides herself most on being able to connect with others through the exquisite food that she serves her customers. ...

Staff Editorial: Administration should acknowledge Black History Month, enact change


February 14, 2019

In 1963, a Jan. 26 edition of The Times-News reported that Tulane University won against a federal court order that would force the university to admit black students. According to the article, Tulane’s founder, Paul Tulane, emphasized that the university would be for white students only. Eventually,...

The best black businesses in New Orleans

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Lauren Flowers, Intersections Editor

February 14, 2019

Black culture has had an extremely notable influence on New Orleans, even in the face of hundreds of years of adversity. From New Orleans’ establishment in 1718, until the eradication of slavery in 1865, its relevance as trade center – and, thus, its wealth – was dependent on the forced labor ...

Students help New Orleans youth to Swim 4 Success

Students help New Orleans youth to Swim 4 Success

Hannah May Powers, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

After saving five children from drowning in a community lake, 15-year-old  Laura White decided to take action, creating the inaugural Swim 4 Success in Alpharetta, Georgia. Only three years later, the program found enough success to spread to New Orleans. Though Swim 4 Success was created 13 y...

Thinking out Loud: Trivia Nights in New Orleans

Emma Vaughters | Layout Editor

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor

January 31, 2019

Put the stress of school aside and reclaim your love of learning by attending one of New Orleans’ many trivia nights. The wide array of options spans a variety of locations, themes and prizes sure to attract any trivia lover – or just someone looking for a night away from Tulane’s campus. &n...

King Cake Festival, New Orleans’ crowning achievement

Taylor DeMulling | Senior Staff Photographer

Taylor DeMulling, Senior Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

When it comes to soothing a sweet tooth, there's one festival that takes the cake.   This weekend marked the sixth annual King Cake Festival, a day dedicated to its namesake food. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Champions Square, festival attendees ate like kings, sampling the signature Mardi Gras s...

Tackling a shortened spring break

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor

January 30, 2019

As students at other universities plan spring break trips to Florida beaches or on tropical cruises, Tulane students are feeling left out. At least a week off for college spring break is a given – unless you go to school in New Orleans, where Mardi Gras takes priority over all else. This year, studen...

Rising cost of living in Louisiana sinks households in poverty

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Nketiah Berko, Senior Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

  A recent report from the Louisiana Association of United Ways revealed that for a family of four in New Orleans, basic living expenses add up to nearly $61,000 a year. The analysis, known as the Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed, or ALICE Project, examined working-class Loui...

New Louisiana Amendment should change past, future

Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor

Shea Dobson, Views Editor

January 16, 2019

  Ashley Chen | Views Layout Editor This past November, the state of Louisiana passed the Unanimous Jury Verdict for Felony Trials Amendment, or Louisiana Amendment 2. Prior to the passing of Amendment 2, state trials in Louisiana only required 10 of the 12 jurors on a trial to vote guilty in order to convict the accu...

Making the most of New Orleans: Thanksgiving as an opportunity to explore

Making the most of New Orleans: Thanksgiving as an opportunity to explore

Alice Moye-Honeyman, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

So, you’re stuck at Tulane for Thanksgiving. You know, there are far worse places to be during a major holiday. So take advantage of this staycation opportunity and enjoy everything New Orleans has to offer around turkey day -- this city has no shortage of things to do during a normal week, but it’s...

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Tulanians’ lack of school pride stems from misguided administrative efforts

Justin Marcano, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

“Only at Tulane, Only in New Orleans.” It is an ever-present rallying cry that Tulane has used to tout its role in the city’s redevelopment after Katrina. It has allowed the university to have a unique, mutually beneficial relationship with the city. However, it has contributed to a crisis of identit...

NOLA News in Brief

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Campbell Lutz, News Editor

November 8, 2018

Election coverage has been a major focus of news outlets in New Orleans and across the country, but as New Orleanians voted and leaders were elected, current events outside of politics have not slowed down. In the past 10 days, the Archdiocese of New Orleans revealed the names of clergy members accused...