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Design class creates poster book project for young local students

Design class creates poster book project for young local students

Davis Walden
April 8, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Loyola’s design department wrapped up a collaboration with the International School of Louisiana students by producing a poster book series.Fifth graders at ISL wrote a series of essays about “Fever 1793,” a novel that follows an outbreak of yellow fever in Philadelphia in the 18th ...

Loyola rap duo finish new project

Loyola rap duo finish new project

Jamal Melancon
April 8, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

Before departing Loyola in 2016, both music industry alumni Austin Rapbaum and Michael Duckworth retreated to Rapbaum’s studio to create Duckworth’s project “IUSEDTOSPEAKTOGOD”. Using his rapper name Mike Hazel, “IUSEDTOSPEAKTOGOD” follows Duckworth’s life with...

Iron chef interview

Iron chef interview

Kameron Hay, Loyola News Service Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Food, Life & Times, Loyola News Service

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Southern Rep takes a chance with Sweet Bird

Southern Rep takes a chance with Sweet Bird

Davis Walden
March 31, 2017
Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase, Theater

In partnership with the Tennessee Williams Festival, Southern Rep performed their rendition of “Sweet Bird of Youth.”Southern Rep Theatre performs a Tennessee Williams play each year as part of its partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. “Sweet Bird of Y...

Sociology student becomes radio personality

Sociology student becomes radio personality

Caleb Beck
March 31, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A dedicated music fanatic has transformed her residency at Loyola’s Crescent City Radio program into her own curated online music and talk show. Hannah Pico, sociology junior, gets behind the mic every Thursday to produce and host the Hellraiserz Power Hour Show, where she conducts interview...

Students keep poetry alive with DIY festival

Lily Cummings
March 27, 2017
Filed under Life & Times

Three Loyola students not only read their poems around New Orleans but are planning a three-day festival to showcase their poetry and the work of others. Jo Gehringer, English senior, opens up her home at 1932 Broadway St. for poetry readings regularly and will host the first night of the 2tender4house: indie lit...

Loyola senior receives full scholarship to Cambridge University to study spiders

Loyola senior receives full scholarship to Cambridge University to study spiders

Davis Walden
March 27, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Michael Pashkevich, biology senior, was awarded a full scholarship to Cambridge University, where he will focus his doctoral study on spiders and arachnids. Pashkevich is conducting his ongoing honors thesis study at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, where he is examining how the...

TASC Performance brand is combining bamboo with athletic wear

TASC Performance brand is combining bamboo with athletic wear

Danielle Carbonari
March 26, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Loyola News Service, Sports

Bamboo has begun to find its niche in the athletic clothing department. With the demand of bamboo clothing on the rise, TASC performance has opened a new shop on Magazine Street in hopes that the trend of bamboo athletic wear will catch on here in New Orleans. While New Orleans has just welcomed...

Greek Week rocks out with Airband performance

Greek Week rocks out with Airband performance

March 24, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Greek Life, Life & Times

Loyola's Greek Week came to a close Thursday, March 23 with the finishing Airband show. The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and the Theta Phi Alpha sorority won the competition after being judged for their choreographed performance. This show rounds out a week of events for the Greek community that i...

Alpha Chi accepts transgender members nationally

Alpha Chi accepts transgender members nationally

John Casey
March 24, 2017
Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase, Worldview

The national council of the sorority Alpha Chi Omega has announced that it will begin to accept transgender women effective immediately. A video announcement was released via the national organization’s Facebook on Feb. 17. The video, starring Angela Costley Harris, national council president, addre...

Buku hits New Orleans

Buku hits New Orleans

Caleb Beck
March 17, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

Known for its diverse lineup, unique stages and vibrant street performers, audiences reported a noticeable spin on the traditional New Orleans Carnival culture at the Buku Music and Art Project. On March 10 and 11, nearly 30,000 neon-clad music fans found their way to Mardi Gras World on the Mississippi...

Restaurants respond to state crab ban

Restaurants respond to state crab ban

Taylor Ford
March 17, 2017
Filed under City, Food, Loyola News Service, Showcase, State, Worldview

Menu changes, angry customers, and a lack of inventory are all major problems that seafood businesses will have to face over the course of a commercial crabbing ban in Louisiana. On Feb. 21, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries enacted a ban on commercial crabbing which will last for...

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