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Wolf of Loyno Ep. 8

Wolf of Loyno Ep. 8

March 24
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Showcase

THIS WEEK, we sat down with our very own (and may we add lovely) new hosts, Sophie Henry and Jenna Mourad. Listen up for some pure comedy as we got to know these ladies on a more ~personal~ level.

Alpha Chi accepts transgender members nationally

Alpha Chi accepts transgender members nationally

John Casey
March 24
Filed under 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, a...

Baseball goes 2-1 against Tougaloo College and drops two against LSU-A

Baseball goes 2-1 against Tougaloo College and drops two against LSU-A

Andres Fuentes
March 22
Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola baseball team pulled through on the road, splitting the series between Tougaloo College.In game one, Loyola dominated with a 10-2 victory, as Joseph Kuchler, junior, held the Bulldogs to only three hits, one run, and six strikeouts. In game two, Loyola kept the Bulldogs scoreless through the firs...

Senior Nate Pierre named 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete

Senior Nate Pierre named 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete

Andres Fuentes
March 22
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Nate Pierre, business senior, has been named a 2016-17 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete for his outstanding work in the classroom.Pierre joins 61 other Division 1 men's basketball players who maintained a GPA of 3.5 while also having junior academic status. The big man adds this honor to his other acc...

Loyola track team shows great talent in Louisiana Classic behind Leah Banks

Loyola track team shows great talent in Louisiana Classic behind Leah Banks

Andres Fuentes
March 22
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The Loyola Track and Field team had a great outing in the Louisiana Classic, with six athletes qualifying for the SSAC Championships and a dominant performance by sophomore Leah Banks. At the University of Lafayette, Tiera Melancon was the first player to qualify with her 11th place javelin throw of ...

Students engage in a civil debate on abortion

Students engage in a civil debate on abortion

Seán Brennan
March 22
Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Argument: The criteria for life: humans are alive at conception A human being is alive from the moment of conception. One of the criteria for life is an organism’s ability to grow and generate cells. Humans have this ability almost immediately after conception. Cell division begins within 24 to 36 ho...

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

Colleen Dulle
March 22
Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

As a Loyola senior and longtime caffeine addict, I've spent the last four years seeking out the best coffee Uptown. Along the way, I've learned that not every great coffeehouse has great coffee, and the best coffee is sometimes found in lackluster cafes. Now I'm sharing my wisdom with you, dear reader: here is my definitive rating of Uptown coffeehouses by ambiance and coffee quality.Hey! CafeCoffee: A Ambiance: B Hey! Cafe has some of the best coffee in New Orleans. While it’s a far trek t...

Buku hits New Orleans

Buku hits New Orleans

Caleb Beck
March 17
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...

Parasitology class fights Chagas disease abroad

Parasitology class fights Chagas disease abroad

Paulina Picciano
March 17
Filed under Academic, News, Showcase, Worldview

Patricia Dorn and her parasitology students partnered with an ecohealth initiative to combat Chagas disease, which affects about six million people in Almolonga, Jutiapa, Guatemala. A service learning option for students in the class, the purpose of the trip was to utilize an ecohealth approach to...

Restaurants respond to state crab ban

Restaurants respond to state crab ban

Taylor Ford
March 17
Filed under City, Food, 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...

Uptown sees drop in persons crimes and residential burglaries

Uptown sees drop in persons crimes and residential burglaries

John Casey
March 17
Filed under City, Crime, Showcase, Worldview

Crime over the past week has decreased since the Mardi Gras season, according to New Orleans Police Department officials at the weekly district meeting. Only four persons crimes, or crimes involving bodily harm to an individual, were reported in the second district. Persons crimes were down from last...

The Wolf Pack’s historic season comes to an end in the NAIA Tournament

The Wolf Pack’s historic season comes to an end in the NAIA Tournament

Ryan Micklin
March 17
Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The sixth seeded Loyola women’s basketball team squared off against the third seed Montana State-Northern Skylights on Thursday night in the first round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics National tournament in Billings, Montana. The Wolf Pack took control of the game ear...

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