By Jeff Wong Tourism is one of New Orleans’ primary economic contributors. Every year, millions visit the city to take part in its unique cultural experience. However, few realize what it actually takes to keep this industry running. Jirus is a line cook at Deanie’s Restaurant, a mid-priced seafood restaurant just on the outskirts… Read More Thanks for the Tip
By Marisa Wesker The students gather around the alabaster monument, their leather shoes squelching in the sodden ground as a trumpet plays a joyful march only slightly off key. The navy wool blazers absorb the sun’s warm rays and drops of sweat begin to bead on foreheads, in armpits, and around ankles. The trumpet… Read More What’s in a Name?
By Jacob Wasserman It’s a Tuesday night in mid-February, and the Tulane Green Wave Men’s Basketball team trots on to the hardwood of Fogelman Arena, hoping to win their first game in 2019. With only eight games left in the regular season the team is in search of some inspiration, but they are unlikely… Read More A Season to Remember….Hopefully Never
By Justin Walton At the beginning of every August, 130 division one college football teams begin formal practice for the upcoming fall season. For an entire month, athletes practice from sunrise to sunset for recurrent days on sun cooked turf football fields. Teams labor in heated conditions while also studying playbooks, watching film, and… Read More The Cost of Football
By Libby Tisler Just a few weeks ago, Rob Kellner’s incredible piano skills filled the ears of many attendees at the Sunday of French Quarter Fest. Backing Maggie Koerner, Kellner could be found perched behind his keyboard on stage right. A pair of round sunglasses let him see his keys a little better through… Read More Reversing the Musician Exodus From a City Defined by Music
By Oliver Slawson Homelessness is a condition that afflicts over half a million Americans. Most homeless people are a victim of their circumstances, such as domestic abuse, drug addiction, and mental health issues. Many critics of the homeless claim that it is a choice. For the vast majority of those living on the streets,… Read More Living on the Fringe
By Morgan Miller The sidewalk, its haphazard inclines a by-product of Katrina, overflows with hungry pedestrians on this sun-drenched Saturday morning. Clusters of people amble down Magazine Street and the French Quarter alike, seeking out their ideal brunch spot. The choices are limitless and diverse— something for everyone. The aroma of freshly made guacamole… Read More A City Seasoned By Circumstance: The New Orleans restaurant scene— a serendipitous mixture of cultures, cuisines, and flavors