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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...

Delta Jamma raises money for the blind

Delta Jamma raises money for the blind

Seán Brennan

April 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Greek Life, News

For James Quick, performing in the Peace Quad last Saturday was a cloudy day full of firsts. “I’ve never played outside before,” Quick said. “So it was that kind of new experience.” It was also the first time that Quick, music industry business sophomore, and his band played together...

Loyola design students create logo for Lower Ninth Ward Market

Loyola design students create logo for Lower Ninth Ward Market

Skyllarr Trusty, staff writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Academic, City, Features, Life & Times, Showcase

Burnell Cotlon was hand-making signs for his Lower Ninth Ward Market before Loyola design students decided to lend their talents to the local cause. Burnell’s market acts as a local source of fresh produce for those who cannot travel far due to lack of transportation. Cotlon began the initiative...

American artist and Loyola alum gains national success

American artist and Loyola alum gains national success

Skyllarr Trusty

February 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Showcase

Amy Guidry, A'94, shows Loyola's art students that national success could be just around the corner. Since finishing her degree and receiving the Loyola University New Orleans Visual Art Scholarship, an honor only awarded to one student in each graduating class, Guidry's artwork has been shown in galle...

Colossal diamond found in Angola

Nicholas Morea

February 17, 2016


Filed under Features, National

A diamond weighing 404 carats was found by a mining company in Angola. Tested by a New York diamond relator, the diamond was deemed "virtually flawless" and entirely colorless, which is the rarest form of the diamond. Ranked the 27th largest diamond in the world, the jewel was cut and is now on displa...

Construction takes over the Fly

Nicholas Morea

February 17, 2016


Filed under City, Features, Worldview

New Orleans residents may have to say goodbye to their favorite picnic spot since construction plans have been made to take over the river-side green space known as the Fly.The Carrolton Boosters, a nonprofit youth sports club, plans to build a sporting complex on the property after they raised $3.8 mill...

Sneaux falls on campus

Sneaux falls on campus

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features, News

Members of the Uptown community came together with students to celebrate the holidays with the annual Sneaux event. Fake snow and other winter treats filled the Marquette Horseshoe on Wednesday, Dec. 9. The Stuart Hall boys choir sang “Christmas Time in New Orleans” (top left). Sam and Lucy Krause...

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