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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...

Are you ready for pet?

Are you ready for pet?

Natalie Hatton

March 5, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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, 2017


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...

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