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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...

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...

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