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Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Hannah Renton

November 17, 2018


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

Loyola’s campus offers a variety of study spots for students to use, whether it's your dorm, Starbucks or the library. However, over time, going to these same places can become bland. With the stale, fluorescent lighting and frigid air conditioning, the campus spots are not always ideal.Luckily for us, w...

Up-and-Comers at Voodoo 2018

Up-and-Comers at Voodoo 2018

Jacob Meyer and Kaylie Saidin

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

Dorothy On Friday I had the pleasure of hearing a rock-group from Los Angeles led by Dorothy Martin, the group’s eponymous front-woman. At the ‘South Course’ stage, my senses were satisfied by a blend of blues, hard-rock, and heavy metal relative of New Orleans’ own ‘sludge’ scene. Doroth...

Five Female-Fronted Bands

Five Female-Fronted Bands

Natalie Tavares and Kaylie Saidin

November 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

1. Goblin MarquetteUsing passionate, poetic lyrics to describe specific moments of strength, heartache and struggle, Emilia DiFabrizio vocalizes heavy emotions that are emphasized and accentuated by instrumental members of Goblin Marquette. The band's combination of punk, jazz and rock styles creates an alternative-rock sound, akin to the likes of Florence ...

Presidential Inauguration Concert will honor the future of Loyola

Presidential Inauguration Concert will honor the future of Loyola

Anum Siddiqui

November 14, 2018


Filed under Music, News, Showcase

Loyola University President Tania Tetlow has joined with the College of Music and Fine Arts to put together an inauguration concert before she officially commits to the university, the concert will take place November 15 at 7:30 in the Louis J. Roussel Performance hall and open to the entire Loyola com...

New urban and electronic music degree to drop in fall of 2019

New urban and electronic music degree to drop in fall of 2019

Shelbi Copain

November 10, 2018


Filed under Academic, Music, News, Showcase

The College of Music and Fine Arts is launching a new undergraduate degree program in the fall of 2019. The urban and electronic music production program is the first of its kind in the country, encouraging students to develop skills in production and performance while mastering the technology of re...

Locals find treasure -and trash- in Lake Pontchartrain

Locals find treasure -and trash- in Lake Pontchartrain

Andres Fuentes

November 9, 2018


Filed under City, Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

On Sunday afternoon, instead of partying at the Bucktown Seafood Festival or any Saints pre-game parties, many New Orleanians decided to enjoy their extra hour of sleep by relaxing at the Lake Ponchartrain lakefront.Whether strolling past the crashing waves or sitting along the edge of the descending seawall,...

Film festival looks to bring Palestinian culture to campus

Film festival looks to bring Palestinian culture to campus

Catie Sanders

November 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Film, Life & Times, Showcase

A Loyola sophomore is looking to bring the culture of Palestine all the way to Uptown New Orleans. On Nov. 9, the Palestinian Film Festival will be held in Bobet Hall and aims to educate students on the movement for freedom in Palestine. Marco Saah, popular and commercial music sophomore, worked...

Marooners share the one film they think everyone must watch

Marooners share the one film they think everyone must watch

Catie Sanders

November 6, 2018


Filed under Film, Life & Times, Showcase

In honor of Autumn being the season for film festivals, the Maroon staff shared the one film they think everyone should see at one point in their life. Andres Fuentes, Editor in Chief The Dark Knight Andrew Lang, Sports Editor Memento Catie Sanders, Life & Times Editor Rocky Horror Picture Show Cristo D...

Female filmmakers offer insight on the entertainment industry

Female filmmakers offer insight on the entertainment industry

Khayla Gaston

November 6, 2018


Filed under Film, Life & Times, Showcase

Future female filmmakers were left inspired and confident in their ability to be successful in a male-dominated industry thanks to the panel "Conversations with Women in Film."Hosted by the Women’s Resource Center, the panel featured Mridu Chandra, a film producer and mentor to short film-make...

The New Orleans Film Festival proves that anyone can be Don Quixote

The New Orleans Film Festival proves that anyone can be Don Quixote

Rose Wagner

November 5, 2018


Filed under Film, Life & Times, Showcase

At first glance, 15th-century Spain might not appear to have much in common with modern-day St. Bernard Parish, but one Louisiana filmmaker strongly disagrees.Chris Poché wrote and directed the Louisiana-based film "The True Don Quixote," which premiered at the New Orleans Film Festival on Oct. 20. The...

Column: Howlin’ haunted places to avoid on campus

Column: Howlin’ haunted places to avoid on campus

Catie Sanders

October 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life & Times, Nightlife, Showcase

1. 8th Floor of BuddigAs an incoming freshman I did a quick Google search of Buddig Hall hoping I could find pictures of the layout or color of the walls. Instead, I found an previous Maroon article by Vicki Calloum claiming an exorcism was once performed on an 8th floor resident after a game of Ouija went horribly wrong. But, this happened in the 60s, so B...

City Park welcomes Scout Island Scream Park

City Park welcomes Scout Island Scream Park

Erin Haynes

October 29, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Nightlife, Showcase

Scout Island Scream Park will leave the Wolf Pack howling as it adds itself to the list of already terrifying Halloween attractions in New Orleans. For years, City Park has held spooky festivities to celebrate the holiday, like Ghost in the Oaks and the chilling Voodoo Music + Arts Festival. On ...

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