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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...

Kenner donut shop fights to stay in business

Kenner donut shop fights to stay in business

Andres Fuentes

July 12, 2018


Filed under City, Food, Multimedia, Showcase, Worldview

  Typically speaking, with construction crews and machinery, there would be a sense of hope for growth and business but for Cop A Donut in Kenner, Louisiana, a large decline in profits is their reality. Butch Geis, owner of Cop A Donut and Jefferson Parish Sherif's Officer, remembered w...

Salsa Bachata fest puts NOLA on its feet

Salsa Bachata fest puts NOLA on its feet

Anderson Leal

July 6, 2018


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Music, Showcase

This August the New Orleans Salsa Bachata Festival is back for its second annual event that aims to bring Hispanic recognition for the city. It all started with the passion that festival founder, Rubia Garcia, had for dancing and giving back to the community. She began dancing in high school, and...

Column: Seniors: embrace solitude, not isolation

Column: Seniors: embrace solitude, not isolation

Caleb Beck

May 6, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A few months (or several lifetimes ago), I wrote about graduating seniors wading through the difficulties of shaky job markets and general education hang-ups, all while undergoing the listless malaise senioritis entails. These were thoughts from a dark place, the feeling of a looming capitalist obelisk ...

Gallery: Have a look into Jazz Fest 2018

Gallery: Have a look into Jazz Fest 2018

Angelo Imbraguglio

May 4, 2018


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Music, Photography, Showcase

Angelo Imbraguglio shoots one of the Crescent City's biggest festivals. It is a celebration of New Orleans culture, music and food. The festival starts on April 27 and goes throughout two weekends until May 6.  

Indigenous Women Discuss Their Cultures

Indigenous Women Discuss Their Cultures

Emma Gilheany

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times

Loyola students had a chance to be enlightened with stories from different cultures in the comfort of the St. Charles room. Perspectives of Indigenous Women was a panel held on April 30 in the St. Charles Room of the Danna Center. The event included five Native American women who discussed a variet...

Saturday Night Live comedians visit Tulane

Saturday Night Live comedians visit Tulane

Rhon Ridgeway

April 27, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Nightlife, Showcase

It was all fun and laughter in McAlister Auditorium this past Thursday.Tulane had the pleasure of presenting Saturday Night Live comedians to their students and the public on April 26. The three comedians packed the house referencing the skits they pitched to SNL that never made it on live televisio...

Cafe Luna curates hip monthly art market

Cafe Luna curates hip monthly art market

Christopher Gilyard

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase

The Garden District community came together at Cafe Luna to sell and celebrate art, eat hand-rolled bagels and drink freshly roasted coffee.Cafe Luna, located on the corner of Magazine and Nashville streets, has a cozy interior with speedy Wi-Fi and a lengthy patio and garden. The space hosts a monthly...

Informed Consent deals with science and religion coming to a head

Informed Consent deals with science and religion coming to a head

Erin Snodgrass

April 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase, Theater

After premiering an award winning-play in New York, Loyola alumnus James McBride has returned to his alma mater to direct Loyola’s theater arts program’s final production this year, Informed Consent. “Informed Consent,” written by Deborah Zoe Laugher, is at the intersection of medicine and...

New memorial creates an open dialogue about mental health

New memorial creates an open dialogue about mental health

Paulina Picciano

April 19, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

The Social Political Design class unveiled The Kendall Collective, a memorial to the late Kendall Michelle Daigle. Kendall Daigle was an English writing student who passed away March 2014 from a heroin overdose, and her memorial aims to create an open dialogue about mental health and drug addiction. The memorial was put...

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