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Hookup culture does not equal feminism

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Robin Boch, Associate Views Editor

February 2, 2017

“Hookup culture” has become a common phrase in today’s society. It describes a culture in which many people have casual sexual experiences with one another, often looking for encounters with no real emotional bond or relationship. Hookup culture is practiced by people of any age, gender, race,...

Green Wave yields sixth straight against Temple Owls loss despite early lead

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017

Despite a quick and early lead, Tulane men's basketball (4-18, 1-9 American Athletic Conference) was not able to remain ahead and fell to Temple (12-11, 3-7 AAC) 79-71 Tuesday night at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse. Redshirt junior guard Cameron Reynolds had an impressive showing, despite...

PeachWave helps host Electroflux, expands influence off campus

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Taylor DeMulling, Arcade Editor

January 19, 2017

Part art exhibition, part dance-punk dance party and part fundraiser, Electroflux will combine different forms of local talent into one unconventional event.The self-proclaimed dance party takes place at 10 p.m. on Jan. 28 at The Howlin' Wolf. The expo is a collaboration between PeachWave, an online pu...

Muses shoe workshop walks through process behind Mardi Gras classic

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Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2017

Mardi Gras krewes are as integral to New Orleans culture as jazz bands and Cajun food. Among the most iconic of the parades, few krewes rival the all-female Muses in popularity of prestige. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 23, the krewe parades through Uptown New Orleans distributing, among other items,...

On-campus events put finals stress to rest

On-campus events put finals stress to rest

Cam Lutz, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

As finals week draws near, and students begin to prepare for their exams, various organizations around campus are busy organizing events designed to relieve some of the inevitable stress. From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, Dec. 10, the Tulane Alumni Association is hosting a study break at the Alumni...

Tulane Zodiacs: Arcade’s guide to star sign stereotypes

Tulane Zodiacs: Arcade's guide to star sign stereotypes

Adrienne Underwood, Senior Staff Reporter

December 8, 2016

No one asked for it, and we listened. The Arcade presents: the stereotypical Tulane student of each star sign. Keep in mind that stereotypes, by definition, are not representative of every individual of a group: not every Scorpio is as fierce as the Scorp stereotype, and some Capricorns do, in fact,...

Team honors seniors’ strong performances

Team honors seniors' strong performances

Susan Fanelli, Sports Editor

December 8, 2016

In a year filled with tough competition, the Tulane women's swimming and diving team competed hard in its senior day against LSU on Saturday, Dec. 3 in the Reily Student Recreation Center natatorium. In the midst of a 161-79 loss to the Tigers, the Green Wave celebrated two seniors, Joy Jason and...

Jay Pharoah experiments, interacts with crowd

Josh Axelrod, Contributing Reporter

September 5, 2016

When Jay Pharoah entered McAlister Auditorium, a loud sigh of relief could be heard across campus as anxious freshman traded their syllabus week groans for comedy-night laughs.On Aug. 29, Pharoah, of "Saturday Night Live," delivered on a night of uproarious and absurd comedy, mostly due to his recurrin...

“We are all Louisianians now:” Tulane, Louisiana communities unify during historic floods

Canela López and Lauren Gaines

August 24, 2016

On Aug. 4, freshman Kim Lam was worrying about what decor to buy for her dorm at Tulane. A week later, her concerns were replaced with dread as she watched flood water engulf her childhood home. For many Tulane students who call southern Louisiana home, the month of August was spent not only packi...

Black Arts Festival explores culture through multiple events

Black Arts Festival explores culture through multiple events

Molly Maugeri, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2016

As Black History Month comes to a close, the Black Arts Festival celebrates black writers, musicians and artists from New Orleans and around the country.The Tulane Black Student Union started organizing the festival around the time of the organization's conception in 1969.This year's festival is entitl...

Tulane’s Twitter personalities shine

Tulane's Twitter personalities shine

Michael Ossorguine, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015

Tulane’s Twitter presence has been enhanced in epic proportions by three anonymous sources that connect students to the most important aspects of our school’s culture. These are of course The Boot, President Mike Fitts and our beloved Cow Cat. It truly goes to show that not all heroes wear capes...