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Khadijah Queen (L) and Emma Allen (R)

Evening with Khadijah Queen transports audiences into her world

Asia Thomas, Contributing Reporter November 17, 2021

Within her first 10 minutes on stage, Khadijah Queen was engaging, mesmerizing and moving. Her first piece set the scene for a night of jaw-dropping, beautiful verse ahead and guided audiences to the...

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New Orleans Poetry Festival brings poetry to all

Meredith Abdelnour, Arcade Editor April 11, 2021

The New Orleans Poetry Festival was created in 2016 by Megan Burns and Bill Lavender when they decided there were not enough literary events focused on poetry. The festival, which is by and for poets,...

Adelaide Basco | Art Director

Eden, like the garden

Eric Charles, Contributing Writer February 28, 2019

There is a place where one must travel to find love. This is not a home. It is a secret garden: constructed by knobby hands, hidden from unknown antagonists. I’ve been gone for a year, returned,...

Intersectional Confessional: I wish you felt how I felt

Intersectional Confessional: I wish you felt how I felt

Eric Charles, Staff Writer January 30, 2019

Margaux Armfield | Staff Artist I wish you felt how I felt. I first came to Tulane on an unofficial visit for football. I was excited about the new atmosphere in contrast to where I’m...

The bodies we live in: poems from the margins

The bodies we live in: poems from the margins

Brown Love | Canela López Our humanity is fleeting. Together, it builds, grows. Our ancestors chained, eradicated, exterminated. But we thrive. Humanity stripped, bodies attacked, existence devalued....


Rhyme Verses Rhythm aims to engage attendees, recruit members at poetry slam

Taylor DeMulling, Staff Reporter November 15, 2017

It's an autumn evening, early in the fall semester. The year is 2014. A young man naively climbs up onstage at a poetry slam in a last-ditch effort to impress the articulate, well-educated woman of his...

Poetry at the Movies: Ramblings of a Mixed Kid

Poetry at the Movies: Ramblings of a Mixed Kid

Alexis Martin, Contributing Writer March 10, 2017

I do not understand. To be driven from your home. Stripped of your humanity. After all, "You knew better." To hate is to be taught to hate   "Knowing" weighs heavily. And heavier...

They didnt tell me

“They didn’t tell me”

Kristen Munguia, Contributing Writer February 16, 2017

There's a lot of things that they didn't tell me. They didn't tell me that I'd be one of only a handful of students who look like me. They didn't tell me that student of color representation was...

Tulane brown

Kristen Munguia: “Brown”

Kristen Munguia, Contributing Writer January 28, 2017

I've never thought much about the color of my skin. See I've always been taught to only focus on what lies within.   The problem with the real world is, no one really listens. Different...

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