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Melania Trump hires Loyola alumna

Melania Trump hires Loyola alumna

Jessica Molina

January 27, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Politics

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff, A‘93, joins Melania Trump’s staff as a senior adviser. Wolkoff is a graduate of Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in mass communation. She worked her way up in the fashion industry, as a former special events planner for Vogue and a fashion director for the...

Big stage & big screen

Big stage & big screen

Jules Lydon

January 26, 2017


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...

Leslie Parr honored with Dux Academicus award

Leslie Parr honored with Dux Academicus award

Jc Canicosa

January 25, 2017


Filed under Administration, Features, News, Showcase

Leslie Parr, A. Louis Read Distinguished Professor in Communication, was the recipient of the Dux Academics award this year. The annual award, given at the President’s Convocation, honors an outstanding faculty member who has educated students in away that is above and beyond Loyola’s standard...

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

Daniel Williams

January 19, 2017


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...

New Orleans accent is rarely portrayed well

New Orleans accent is rarely portrayed well

Caleb Beck

October 24, 2016


Filed under City, Features, Showcase, Worldview

New Orleanians do not speak with a stereotypical southern drawl. This is a common misconception that might just draw the ire of local natives. However, this is a characteristic that is continually played up in shows and movies set in New Orleans. New Orleans is a city that undeniably pays tribute to...

Bagel Boy: Uptown Delivery Sensation

Bagel Boy: Uptown Delivery Sensation

Caleb Beck

October 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Food, Life & Times, News, Showcase

Loyola alumnus Brendan Dodd, A'16, has built a reputation in Loyola and Tulane's communities, delivering free bagels to friends and strangers alike. Bike deliveries are not an unusual sight in bustling New Orleans, but one former Loyola student saw an opportunity to make a name for himself as a deliver...

Catfishing for love

Catfishing for love

Starlight Williams

September 23, 2016


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Showcase

He said he was 6’2", had blue eyes, dark brown hair and was a pre-med student who volunteered at animal shelters. She would exchange pictures as she chatted through text and social media, and while she fell harder for him, she started to wonder why he never had time to video chat her. Three mont...

Interview with a vampire

Interview with a vampire

Ellen McCusker

September 22, 2016


Filed under Features, Nightlife, The Wolf

When a vampire in Romania video calls you in the middle of a work day, you are compelled to answer. However, instead of relaxing in his coffin or dining on the blood of an unsuspecting victim, Father Sebastiaan, a successful figure in the vampire community, was just sitting down to a chicken dinner...

Bars with a twist

Bars with a twist

India Yarborough

September 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Nightlife, Showcase, The Wolf

The 21st Amendment La Louisiane - 725 Iberville St.  With vintage photographs lining the walls, bartenders dressed in 1920s inspired clothing and jazz filling the air, The 21st Amendment La Louisiane follows the theme of the prohibition era, which ended in 1933.   Barcadia - 601 Tchoupit...

BABE boutique opens on Freret

BABE boutique opens on Freret

Davis Walden

September 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Life & Times

The BABE clothing boutique opens on Freret Street in October. After doing trunk and home shows for a year, Jessy Jacobs has outgrown the showroom in her mother’s home and is opening a boutique on Freret street this October. The owner of BABE, a contemporary women’s boutique, Jacobs has worke...

Loyola Brass Society and Chamber Orchestra join forces for concert

Anna Knapp

April 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Lifestyle

For the first time, Loyola Chamber Orchestra students left their familiar performing space to join forces with the Brass Society at a concert under the Audubon Park oaks. On Sunday, April 10, the orchestra and brass band assembled a free spring concert, which was open to the public, at the Newman...

Student club swings into free dance classes

Student club swings into free dance classes

Brian Wollitz

April 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Life & Times

Every Thursday night, students come together to shake off college life stresses by swing dancing the week away. The weekly classes, which are hosted by the Swing Dance Club in the Aerobic room from 8-9 p.m., are open to any student who might be interested in learning how to dance - no matter their...

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