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Review: ‘Cold Pursuit’ doesn’t leave audiences to freeze

Review: ‘Cold Pursuit’ doesn’t leave audiences to freeze

Cody Downey

March 9, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Reviews, Showcase

Editor's Note: Despite the recent controversy surrounding Liam Neeson, we are reviewing 'Cold Pursuit' solely as a piece of cinema and are not factoring the controversy into our review score “Cold Pursuit” is a remake of the 2014 Norwegian film “In Order of Disappearance”, directed by Hans...

Review: Brasstracks’ Vibrant tour brings “future brass” sound to the Big Easy

Review: Brasstracks’ Vibrant tour brings “future brass” sound to the Big Easy

Catie Sanders

March 4, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Nightlife, Reviews

If you think you know Brasstracks’ music, you’re wrong. Ivan Jackson, trumpet, and Conor Rayne, drums, proved to be unpredictable on the Vibrant tour. It’s not surprising that they’ve mastered the art of improvisation, and, just from one concert, you could guess that this is a band you could...

Players are never ‘board’ at tabletop gaming café

Players are never ‘board’ at tabletop gaming café

Andrew Lang

February 26, 2019


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

At d4 Tabletop Gaming Cafe, you can get your meal while you try to level up your character. Upon entry, you're greeted by a wall of games and a glass display case on the counter filled with miniature figurines. There’s a gumball machine filled not with gum but with different colored and sized dice. Owners...

Tapingo expands to Loyola’s campus

Tapingo expands to Loyola’s campus

Francesca Du Broca

February 23, 2019


Filed under Food, News

When she’s running late or behind schedule, Katrina Taverna, communication sophomore, does not want to wait in line for her morning coffee so she uses Tapingo. The mobile ordering app for universities allows students to skip lines and pick-up on the go by ordering food and beverages using phones,...

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February 22, 2019


Filed under Puzzles

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Review: New ‘Kim Possible’ movie is possibly the worst Disney Channel movie

Review: New ‘Kim Possible’ movie is possibly the worst Disney Channel movie

Sam Lucio

February 22, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Reviews, Showcase

When I think of Disney Channel original movies, I think of some of the greats like "High School Musical," "Smart House," "Halloweentown," "Camp Rock," "Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century" and "Jump In," classics that can bring a nostalgia-ridden smile to any 20 something year old’s face. Disney’s latest...

From music to movies, Gasa Gasa sends out relaxed vibes

From music to movies, Gasa Gasa sends out relaxed vibes

Catie Sanders

February 22, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

There’s food, drinks and an eager audience, but the one phrase you probably won’t hear during this movie night is “Shhh!” With just a few benches and a projector, Gasa Gasa converts its dancefloor into seats and its stage into a screen for Free Films at Gasa Gasa. Behind the Freret Street...

Loyola professor is honored for lifetime achievement in music education

Kellie Sanchez

February 21, 2019


Filed under Life & Times

Think of your favorite musicians. Chances are John Snyder has recorded them. That’s what Lukas Cox said the chair of film and music industry studies told him when he was a student at Loyola. Since 2004, decades of music industry experience has been funneled into students through Snyder. He has five...

Les bons moments roulez at 22nd French Film Festival

Madison Mcloughlin

February 20, 2019


Filed under Film, Life & Times

The lights dim, the sound of munching popcorn fills the air and the giant, one-screen room comes alive with a film. The subtitles on the bottom of the screen translate the French dialogue into English, offering New Orleanians to experience French culture in the comfort of the plush Prytania Theatre seats. From...

The Kolache Kitchen opens on Freret Street

Alexandria Whitten

February 18, 2019


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Showcase

Between specialty bagels, oven-baked pizzas and artisanal hot dogs, Freret Street is home to a range of fast-casual restaurants and treats to cure any craving. Kolache Kitchen, a new restaurant that opened in late January, is bringing a twist to the Freret Street food scene, and New Orleans, with a ...

An eye on black history: New Orleans boasts hundreds of spots to learn more about the city’s culture

An eye on black history: New Orleans boasts hundreds of spots to learn more about the city’s culture

India Yarborough

February 17, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

New Orleans culture attracts people from all over the world. They come for the food, the music, the fun. But there’s a more serious history to that culture many visitors, and even some residents, might overlook. “New Orleans history is black history,” said Kim Coleman, curator and historian...

‘Happy Death Day 2U’ director speaks about the film

Riley Katz

February 16, 2019


Filed under Film, Leisure, Life & Times

Leading up the release of "Happy Death Day 2U," the sequel to surprise box-office smash hit "Happy Death Day," director Chris Landon spoke to The Maroon about what filming a sequel to a hit film is like, shooting in New Orleans and why he personally chose to film on Loyola's campus.How did you take the su...

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