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Film festival looks to bring Palestinian culture to campus

Film festival looks to bring Palestinian culture to campus

Catie Sanders

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Film, Life & Times, Showcase

A Loyola sophomore is looking to bring the culture of Palestine all the way to Uptown New Orleans. On Nov. 9, the Palestinian Film Festival will be held in Bobet Hall and aims to educate students on the movement for freedom in Palestine. Marco Saah, popular and commercial music sophomore, worked...

NOLA Nightmare rises from the grave of House of Shock

NOLA Nightmare rises from the grave of House of Shock

Caitlyn Reisgen

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

On the same grounds under the Huey P. Long Bridge, where the House of Shock terrified visitors for years, the new haunted house, New Orleans Nightmare, debuted this year. This unique haunted house is owned by the 13th Floor Entertainment Group, who also owns other haunts across the United Stat...

Cheryl Conway wins first Staff of the Month Award

Cheryl Conway wins first Staff of the Month Award

Riley Katz

October 20, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Following years of tight budgets and staff reductions, the Executive Staff Committee of the Staff Senate made the choice to recognize a staff member who goes above and beyond each month, starting in October.The initial idea for the award arose in the Organizational Health committee earlier this year...

Blue Cypress Books: A decade on Oak Street

Blue Cypress Books: A decade on Oak Street

Rose Wagner

October 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Showcase, The Wolf

      Nestled between Plum and Zimple Streets, just out of sight of the St. Charles streetcar, sits Blue Cypress Books, 900 square-feet stacked full of almost 14,000 new and used books, and one of the three remaining independent bookstores in Uptown New Orleans. Elizabeth Ahlquist,...

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Jacob Meyer

October 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

When I started at Loyola, I once remarked that someone could throw a stone into a crowd of students and be hard-pressed not to hit a musician. Even students who aren’t enrolled in the College of Music may surprise you. From casual “SoundCloud rappers” to post-punk bands and everything in bet...

D&D Creations assures that Mardi Gras fashion goes off seamlessly

D&D Creations assures that Mardi Gras fashion goes off seamlessly

Andres Fuentes

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Lifestyle, Showcase

Mardi Gras fashion is a delight to the senses, but with all the preparation and planning going on, the smaller details can be missed. The shining sequences, the colorful plumes, the extravagant headdresses and the time it takes to design and make the clothes used by the krewes can be lost amongs...

Loyola performers share what it’s like to manage careers with studies

Loyola performers share what it’s like to manage careers with studies

Vanessa Alvarado

April 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

Derek Taylor and Skylar Allen are two student performers making a name for themselves, both as separate artists and collaborators, outside the Loyola sphere. Growing up on different sides of the country, the friends met at Loyola and have quickly made their own fan bases and gotten a taste of what i...

SGA hosts Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

SGA hosts Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

Alena Cover

March 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

When Amy Ngo, mass communication freshman, was diagnosed with lupus last year, Children’s Hospital New Orleans made the experience more manageable. Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the immune system recognizes the cells that your body creates as foreign invaders, so your immune system attacks...

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

Colleen Dulle

March 22, 2017


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...

Local mixologist prepares for Tales of a Cocktail

Local mixologist prepares for Tales of a Cocktail

Davis Walden

March 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Leisure, Life & Times, Nightlife, Showcase

John Thomas Sides is an apprentice at Cure, a local cocktail bar, where he is learning the tricks of the trade, so he can one day create his very own cocktail recipes. Before starting in January, Sides hadn’t bartended a day in his life, but he is now training to be part of Tales of the Cocktail. ...

Interactive: Where to find fish fries in New Orleans

Interactive: Where to find fish fries in New Orleans

Colleen Dulle

March 13, 2017


Filed under Christianity, Features, Food, Religion, Showcase

Every Friday until Easter, churches across New Orleans will hold "fish fries," gatherings where meatless meals are served during the fasting season of Lent. Click through the map or see our list below to find out when and where to get your seafood fix without breaking the bank. Want some options outside city limits? The Archdiocese of New Orleans has you covered. Brother Martin Date: March 24 Time: 4-8 p.m. Holy Name of Jesus School Dates: March 10 and 24, April...

Students express personal style through room decoration

Students express personal style through room decoration

Erin Snodgrass

March 6, 2017


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...

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