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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! Cafe Coffee: A Ambiance: B Hey! Cafe has some of the best coffee in New Orleans. Wh...

Students express personal style through room decoration

Students express personal style through room decoration

Erin Snodgrass
March 6
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

When Emmaline Bouchillon and Avery Cerniglia arrived on campus, they had never met in person or discussed any plans for the decoration of their room. They both came with their own design styles, hoping they would mesh well. Bouchillon, general studies freshman, describes her personal style as a mix...

Are you ready for pet?

Are you ready for pet?

Natalie Hatton
March 5
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Amy Kennedy is concerned about the perception of pet ownership, as she believes people often underestimate the commitment that a pet requires. Whether a low-maintenance pet like a fish or more involved pets like cats or dogs, it’s important to consider whether you are ready to take on the responsibility...

Why we love New Orleans

Why we love New Orleans

Caleb Beck
March 3
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

I have a T-shirt I look to fondly that reads, “Only New Orleans is real, the rest is done with mirrors.” I often wonder if I have the tenacity to make that claim, or what that even means. I’m no venerated local or Mardi Gras veteran, I’m a college transplant from Florida’s white dunes and have...

Project Decorate

Project Decorate

Jessamyn Reichmann
March 1
Filed under Features, The Wolf

Living on a budget of $660 wolfbucks a semester is a struggle. Apply wanting to create art projects to that budget, and the struggle becomes greater. However, even the dingiest of dorm rooms can look better with some creativity and cheap supplies. Whether it’s your first semester at Loyola or yo...

Loyola students are getting involved and making changes in response to the election

Loyola students are getting involved and making changes in response to the election

Lily Cummings
February 16
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Millennials are surrounded by a stigma that displays a passive citizenship. However, there are many ways this age group can make a difference, and some Loyola students are paving the way. Chandler Keen, senior musical theatre major, works closely with the Women's Resource Center on campus. Since the...

The Easy Guide to Surviving Mardi Gras

The Easy Guide to Surviving Mardi Gras

Hayley Hynes
February 9
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Elaborately decorated floats, colorfully dressed krewes with kings, queens and celebrities throwing beads your way — what else could it be but Mardi Gras? The Mardi Gras season officially begins on Jan. 6 and lasts until Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, and is meant to be a celebration before...

Maggie McGovern makes it up as she goes

Maggie McGovern makes it up as she goes

Davis Walden
February 2
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Maggie McGovern didn't touch a makeup brush until she was a senior in high school. Since then, she's trained extensively in makeup designing and uses her own drawings to inspire makeup looks that she creates for her Instagram account."I never did any costume makeup in high school. I started doing beauty...

Big stage & big screen

Big stage & big screen

Jules Lydon
January 26
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Ian Hoch, A'06, started acting at 12 years old, but his passion grew as he studied at Loyola, later working alongside local improv troupes for fun. Now, as a full-fledged actor, he sees his career as more than just fun. Many of Hoch's onstage plays are focused on social justice. His most recent project...

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

Daniel Williams
January 19
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

On the thin line between the Marigny and the Bywater, walking distance from the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts High School (NOCCA), is a young girl with her arms stretched outward. She wears a necklace that reads “light,” and if you stare long enough, you begin to feel as though she was...

7 tips on eating healthy while broke

7 tips on eating healthy while broke

Dannielle Garcia
October 24
Filed under Food, New Orleans Culture, The Wolf

Just because you have an intense class schedule or you’re riding the poor,  struggle bus, doesn’t mean your health or physique needs to be sacrificed. To help ease our ever growing muffin tops, we turned to Molly Kimball, an experienced dietitian at Ochsner Fitness Center and founder of Eat Fit N...

Dorm room recipes to keep the hunger away

Dorm room recipes to keep the hunger away

Paulina Picciano and Alliciyia George
October 24
Filed under Food, Food and Dining, Showcase, The Wolf

Ever been severely disappointed to walk into the OR and realize they’re not serving hash browns for breakfast? Yeah, me too. Cue sweet potato hash with eggs. Even if it’s already 2 p.m. on the weekend and you just woke up about five minutes prior, whipping up this colorful dish will make you feel...

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