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Poetry: Rain

Poetry: Rain

Cristo Dulom

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts, Showcase

I chomp a pearAs I walk through the rainLiquid drips down my armIs it juice?Or is it rain?I finish classAnd I run to PELiquid runs down my faceIs it sweat?Or is it rain?I see Her thereAnd I stop in the rainShe stands with Someone ElseIs it fine?Or is She gone?I hear Her wordsAnd I quiver slightlyFee...

Column: My favorite breakfast spot near campus

Column: My favorite breakfast spot near campus

Ella Nielsen

October 8, 2018


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

As much as I love those instant waffles in the Orleans Room, the occasional splurge at a happy local spot for a fried egg sandwich and milky iced chai keeps me going. Here is my favorite restaurant for an indulgence on a weekend morning.Bearcat Cafe is a bright, modern, plant-filled joint located at...

Gallery: Beignet Fest kicks off the Fall season

Gallery: Beignet Fest kicks off the Fall season

Sidney Ovrom

October 7, 2018


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Photography, Showcase

To start off the fall break, patrons and foodies alike had the chance to try over 30 different beignet dishes at City Park. The 3rd annual Beignet Fest offered the Frech pastry in a wide range of varieties, from its iconic powered-sugar style to dishes served with cheese, seafood and other styles...

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Jacob Meyer

October 7, 2018


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

When I started at Loyola, I once remarked that someone could throw a stone into a crowd of students and be hard-pressed not to hit a musician. Even students who aren’t enrolled in the College of Music may surprise you. From casual “SoundCloud rappers” to post-punk bands and everything in bet...

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: meal plans

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: meal plans

Jc Canicosa

October 6, 2018


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and school budget cuts, JC Canicosa— that's me—and the Wolf try to do the impossible: create a guide that will help you survive Loyola.*cue theme song*We've finally reached the halfway point this semester at Loyola, which pr...

D&D Creations assures that Mardi Gras fashion goes off seamlessly

D&D Creations assures that Mardi Gras fashion goes off seamlessly

Andres Fuentes

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Lifestyle, Showcase

Mardi Gras fashion is a delight to the senses, but with all the preparation and planning going on, the smaller details can be missed. The shining sequences, the colorful plumes, the extravagant headdresses and the time it takes to design and make the clothes used by the krewes can be lost amongs...

Not Just a party, Irish Fest celebrates a forgotten history

Not Just a party, Irish Fest celebrates a forgotten history

Alexandria Whitten

September 27, 2018


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Photography, Showcase

Between Irish Dance Competitions, bagpipers, and the availability of Irish Channel Stout at Irish Fest New Orleans, overlooking the deep history of Irish immigrants in New Orleans can be easy. “People from New Orleans aren’t aware of the history,” said Vincent Avila, secretary and co-founder ...

New Orleans flocked to Fried Chicken Fest

New Orleans flocked to Fried Chicken Fest

Anderson Leal and Emma Ruby

September 27, 2018


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

    New Orleans is known to be the life of the party, so a family-driven chicken festival is a clucking good time. The third annual Fried Chicken Festival was a place for the community to come together and share their love for chicken. Despite inclement weather ruffling som...

Bands say goodbye to summer, hello to Gasa Gasa

Bands say goodbye to summer, hello to Gasa Gasa

Natalie Tavares

September 24, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Nightlife, Showcase

As summer comes to a close and longer, cooler nights approach, it’s back to business for Loyola sophomore bands Goblin Marquette, The Canarys and Colorblock. What better way is there to kick off fall than by denying the end of summer? The Denial Party held on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Gasa Gasa f...

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...

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