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Loyola adds Braille signs to buildings on campus

Loyola adds Braille signs to buildings on campus

Dannielle Garcia
April 27, 2017
Filed under Loyola News Service, News, Showcase

Pointing her cane from side to side, Sophie Trist, English writing freshman, uses it to guide her around campus. “I was born with a condition called Frazier syndrome and basically what it is, is I was born with literally no eyes,” Trist said. However, she does not let her disability prohibit...

Wolf of Loyno S2 Ep. 11!

Wolf of Loyno S2 Ep. 11!

April 27, 2017
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Showcase

This week we got ~jazzy~ and picked our Jazz Fest faves. This comprehensive guide includes what the best food is, some tips n trix that we've gathered over the years and our FAVE low key artists *Peep Papa Carl and his jazz fest flags*    

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Caleb Beck
April 27, 2017
Filed under City, Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Loyola’s jazz ensemble will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival next weekend with eclectic song choices and an expanded roster of musicians. On Thursday, May 4, the ensemble will play the festival’s Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent in Heritage Square to deliver a 45-minute performance,...

Wolf Pack set their sights on conference championship

Ryan Micklin
April 26, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

With the regular season winding down, the Loyola baseball team is striving to make a return to the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship tournament for a second consecutive year.Last year, Doug Faust, head coach, led the Wolf Pack to its first ever conference championship appearance with some...

Track and Field teams finish in the Top 5 at the SSAC Championship

Track and Field teams finish in the Top 5 at the SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola track and field team finish in top 5 at the SSAC Championship meet, with the women finishing second overall and the men taking home fourth. In women's discus, the Wolf Pack swept, earning gold, silver, and bronze. Meghan Temple took first with 38.96 meters. Taylor Haggis and Anna Hugel fin...

Loyola Baseball team Suffers a Sweep versus Bethel on Senior Day

Loyola Baseball team Suffers a Sweep versus Bethel on Senior Day

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team suffers a 11-7 loss to SSAC rival Bethel University, giving the Wolf Pack a series sweep.In their last home series of the season, Loyola honored seven senior members of the team for their years of play. The festivities were spoiled early on as Bethel scored 8 runs in the firs...

Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Men’s golf team breaks Loyola records at SSAC Championship

Andres Fuentes
April 25, 2017
Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

New records were set for the Loyola men's golf tournament, as the team finished with the lowest scoring match in school history and the SSAC named Philip Nijoka to the SSAC All-Tournament team, a first for the program. At Arrowhead Country Club, the Wolf Pack secured a sixth place finish with 885 total...

Loyola students need to tune into their school’s issues

Loyola students need to tune into their school’s issues

Seán Brennan
April 24, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

There’s some good news for the Loyola student body coming out of the recent Student Government Association elections: a voter turnout almost triple that of 2016. This year, 739 students voted in this year’s elections, making up roughly 22 percent of eligible voters. This is up from the 273 votes...

NOLA parking meters doubled in revenue from last year

NOLA parking meters doubled in revenue from last year

Nick Ducote and Starlight Williams
April 24, 2017
Filed under City, Loyola News Service, Showcase, Worldview

Since extending parking meter times and increasing meter rates in the French Quarter in January 2016, the city has nearly doubled its parking meter revenue. In the city’s quarterly economic review, the city’s economist reported a $4.2 million increase from October 2015 to August 2016. Michael...

Passover Seder brings together believers and non-believers

Cristian Orellana
April 22, 2017
Filed under Judaism, Religion, Showcase

Jews and gentiles alike gathered at Tulane Hillel to celebrate the Passover Seder, continuing to retell the Jews’ unchanging, ancient story of hardship and hope.The celebration brought together both longtime followers and complete newcomers to pass on, remember and contemplate the story of the Je...

A Guide to Advocacy

A Guide to Advocacy

Marjunique Louis
April 22, 2017
Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

Advocating isn’t an easy task, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In order to be an ideal advocate, you should be confident in yourself and your ability to make change. Once you achieve that confidence, you can put all your energy toward an issue or cause you feel passionate ab...

Study shows link between religion and health

Study shows link between religion and health

Alliciyia George
April 22, 2017
Filed under Religion, Showcase

For black women looking for ways to improve their mental health, some researchers say religion and spirituality bring health benefits such as a longer life and a decreased risk for heart disease.According to the Black Women’s Health Study, which was further analyzed in the April 2017 issue of ...

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