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An image from a parade during the 2020 Carnival.

Mardi Gras parades return with route changes

Andrew Spencer, Contributing Reporter February 2, 2022

After the cancellation of many Mardi Gras parades last year due to COVID-19, the citywide celebration is set to return to New Orleans, but not without some notable changes.  City officials announced...

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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...

Tulane football player dismissed following battery charges

Thursday night Mardi Gras parades postponed due to high winds

Josh Axelrod, Senior Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

Due to inclement weather and high winds, Thursday night's lineup of parades has been postponed. Muses will now roll Friday at 4:45 p.m., and Babylon will follow. Chaos will roll on Sunday after Thoth,...

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A very New Orleans Valentine’s

Jordan Moskowitz, Staff Writer February 12, 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...

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Arcade’s February events preview

Jordan Moskowitz, Contributing Writer February 5, 2020

Here in New Orleans, the fun never stops. With the annual celebration of Mardi Gras coming up, why not honor the whole month with fun-filled events? While there is an overload of activities on NOLA’s...

Krewe of Barkus unleashes Mardi Gras

Krewe of Barkus unleashes Mardi Gras

Alex Calloway, Staff Reporter February 20, 2019

Mardi Gras season has finally arrived, and the atmosphere across New Orleans is electrifying. While historic krewes vie for space in schedules, one newer parade threatens to capture the hearts of...

Men’s basketball celebrates Mardi Gras in style with themed jerseys

Men’s basketball celebrates Mardi Gras in style with themed jerseys

Cullen Fagan, Associate Sports Editor February 7, 2018

On Jan. 31, just days after the first Mardi Gras parades of the year, Tulane men's basketball debuted its new Mardi Gras-themed jerseys against East Carolina University. The team also wore them in...

Mardi Gras is a marathon, not a sprint – as such, its important to properly prepare. Stocking up on essentials like easy-to-prepare frozen snacks, accessories and ample amounts of glitter is a smart way to prepare for festival season.

What’s in our fanny pack? A guide to Mardi Gras must-haves

Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor February 7, 2018

If you're reading this, it's too late. No, seriously. You should've done your Mardi Gras shopping on Sunday like every other (relatively) sane New Orleans resident, aggressively hounding the poor, sweet...

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Mardi Gras in color: revealing the historical divide of krewes

Nile Pierre and Hugo Fajardo January 31, 2018

Each carnival season, the city of New Orleans shuts down for perhaps it's oldest and most famed event: Mardi Gras. Most people know of krewes from their parades and the distinct types of Mardi Gras throws...

Many krewes host parades in the weeks before Mardi Gras. Krewe du Vieux, Cleopatra, Chewbacchus and Barkus are among the most popular early parades for Tulane students.

Arcade’s guide to pre-season parades

Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor January 29, 2018

A rocky start back to school – fraught with holiday off-days, boil water advisories and what can only generously be referred to as "snow days" – has made the transition feel more like an extension...

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Southern Decadence attendees reflect on history of resistance

Canela Lopez, Senior Staff Reporter September 12, 2017

The French Quarter was alive with bright colors, rainbow flags and glitter-clad bodies on Sunday afternoon, as thousands of community members and tourists alike marched down Royal Street in celebration...

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