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Andrew Harper is bugging about his senior thesis

Andrew Harper is bugging about his senior thesis

Tess Rowland

September 20, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Showcase

From the New Orleans Museum of Art to amusement rides, there is an array of attractions for an avid fan of City Park. But for one Loyola senior, it's not the paddle boats or the train ride that draws his interest; it's long, winged insects. Andrew Harper, environmental science senior, will host a...

Gallery: These Shining Lives undergoes tech week

Gallery: These Shining Lives undergoes tech week

Sidney Ovrom

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Photography, Showcase, Theater

Loyola's production of These Shining Lives had a dress rehearsal on Sept. 15 during their technical week. Students in the play are preparing for opening day on Sept. 20. According to the University Newsroom, "The production dramatizes workplace hazards in 1920s Illinois and explores the politi...

Top five dates that don’t break the bank

Top five dates that don’t break the bank

Jacob Meyer

September 15, 2018


Filed under Food, Photography, Showcase, The Wolf

College is hard. Dating is harder. Don’t mistake 50-Cent Night or Wine Wednesday for a night out on the town. If you need a romance that doesn’t leave you emotionally and financially broken, then look no further. I’ve got five simple dates that will save you money and prepare you for potential...

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Madison Mcloughlin and Kaylie Saidin

September 12, 2018


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Nightlife, Showcase, The Wolf

College may be a time for studying, but it’s also a time for making memories...or nights you won't remember. Uptown New Orleans offers a wide selection of bars for students to enjoy themselves in. So grab your gang and swipe right on the bar that suits your mood!    

Audubon Zoo elephant herd grows by two

Audubon Zoo elephant herd grows by two

Emma Ruby

September 6, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Elephants Jothi and Supara have packed their trunks in preparation for a 1,241-mile move to the Big Easy. The Audubon Zoo will be home for the two new Asian elephants this fall, the Audubon Nature Institute announced in a press release. Jothi and Supara will be relocated from the Buffalo, New York...

Column: Give artificial ice a chance

Column: Give artificial ice a chance

Andrew Lang

September 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life & Times, Showcase

Ice skating is an amazing sensation that is incredibly difficult to put into words. As someone who played hockey for around five years of my life and learned to skate at around six or seven years old, I had mixed emotions when I learned Penguin Ice Skating was opening at The Esplanade Mall in Kenner. On one hand,...

Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive atmosphere for locals

Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive  atmosphere for locals

Catie Sanders

August 31, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Music, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

Emo Night NOLA has brought a new meaning to the teenage rallying cry of “it’s not just a phase, mom!” Inspired by his personal connection to the genre, Christopher Folse, public events director at Republic NOLA, wanted people to rediscover the soundtrack of their teenage years throu...

Column: Greek life member advises on Panhellenic recruitment

Column: Greek life member advises on Panhellenic recruitment

Tess Rowland

August 25, 2018


Filed under Greek Life, Life & Times, Lifestyle, Showcase

For women looking to join a sorority, it can be the most wonderful time of the year, or the most nerve-racking three days of your life. Yet, all the pain is quickly erased when you run home to your new sisters on bid day.Greek Life gets a bad reputation at most state schools, and I myself was hesitant ...

Students explore Loyola during welcome week

Students explore Loyola during welcome week

Alexandria Whitten

August 23, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

From August 16-19, first-year students arrived on campus before classes for Wolf Pack Welcome to learn more about Loyola, listen to keynote speakers and bond with classmates. Josslyn Littles, a Krewe leader and senior design major, believes that this year’s Wolf Pack Welcome focused on creating...

White Linen Night lights up the evening

White Linen Night lights up the evening

Jacob Meyer

August 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Multimedia, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

Locals used their wardrobe to show their passion for the arts during Hancock Whitney's White Linen Night, which took place on the first Saturday in August as it has in previous years. Sponsored by the banking group, White Linen Night utilized the art-openings of Julia Street's local galleries to fund...

Column: Latinos take over NOLA with modern fusion styles

Column: Latinos take over NOLA with modern fusion styles

Anderson Leal

August 16, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

As a Cuban-American, being part of any event that promotes and cherishes my culture is a comforting experience. This month began with the presence of dancers from all over the United States, South America, and the Caribbean celebrating the second annual New Orleans Salsa Bachata Festival at the Le Meridien hotel. I am thrilled to share my experience taking great workshops, and enjoyin...

Wildlife Conservancy is a Louisiana hidden treasure

Wildlife Conservancy is a Louisiana hidden treasure

Tess Rowland

August 8, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A walk down the trails of Woodlands Conservancy in Plaquemines Parish uncovers an unexpected piece of history. World War II-era relics can be found along the 10 miles of pathways throughout the conservancy. However, the real treasure of Woodlands Conservancy is the forest, which plays an important ro...

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