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Review: ‘Happy Death Day 2U’ destined to become cult classic

Review: ‘Happy Death Day 2U’ destined to become cult classic

Hannah Renton

February 16, 2019

Hate watching has become a trend among the younger generations and the sequel to a b-rated college-themed thriller is the perfect film for this. After the success of horror film "Happy Death Day," the sequel, "Happy Death Day 2U," was once again filmed primarily on Loyola’s main campus. A week prior...

2/15/19 Puzzle

February 15, 2019

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6 Greek life organizations appeal social probation

Cody Downey

February 15, 2019

After a week of reviewing plans to improve the future of their chapters, Loyola’s Greek life organizations have been given the opportunity to regain their social privileges. In early January, it was revealed that eight of the Greek organizations on campus were put on a temporary social probation...

When the cat’s away, the Prytania’s not the same

When the cat’s away, the Prytania’s not the same

Catie Sanders

February 14, 2019

Jan. 23 should have been no different from any other day at the Prytania Theatre. “Let’s all go to the lobby,” rang out from the single-screened theater as moviegoers chatted and munched on concessions. But, when manager Paige Brunet arrived that morning, something was missing. Tabby cat Popcorn,...

Review: ‘YOU’ showcases stalking in the era of social media

Review: ‘YOU’ showcases stalking in the era of social media

Kaylie Saidin

February 9, 2019

The release of Lifetime’s psychological thriller YOU was met with overwhelming praise, particularly when it became available for streaming on Netflix. The series introduces us to Joe, a seemingly average New Yorker who considers himself a gentleman. He runs a bookstore, where he takes great care of...

2/8/2019 Puzzles

February 8, 2019

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Six Greek Life organizations pass the appeals process

Cody Downey

February 7, 2019

After a week of assessing what can be done for the organizations' futures, six of the chapters put on temporary probations have passed the appeals process. In early January, eight of Loyola's Greek organizations were put on temporary social probation due to errors made in their standards of excellence...

Pop-up kicks off king cake season

Pop-up kicks off king cake season

India Yarborough

February 7, 2019

Just outside of New Orleans’ haunted Mortuary Mansion sits a pop-up shop selling a Mardi Gras staple: king cakes. The shop, located at 4800 Canal St., is called the King Cake Hub. The hub’s owners have partnered with bakeries from across New Orleans and southeast Louisiana to bring more than 30...

Review: ‘Resident Evil 2′ remake is a scary-good time

Review: ‘Resident Evil 2′ remake is a scary-good time

Riley Katz

February 3, 2019

Two bullets in the chamber, no health left and a seven-foot-tall hulk in a trench coat and hat hot on my tail. I will never forget this moment from "Resident Evil 2." When I played the original "Resident Evil 2," years after its original release, I looked at it as a game that combined horror, puzzles,...

Review: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ is a Wild West masterpiece

Review: ‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ is a Wild West masterpiece

Sam Lucio

February 2, 2019

The latest movie from the famed Coen brothers, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs,” is a Netflix exclusive that brings you on a journey through the Wild West. “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” is a compilation of six individual short stories set in the Wild West about a singing gunslinger, a bank...

2/1/2019 Puzzles

February 1, 2019

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LEGO convention assembles its way to New Orleans

LEGO convention assembles its way to New Orleans

Andres Fuentes

February 1, 2019

Brick by brick and piece by piece, BrickUniverse has built its weekend-home from Feb. 2 through Feb. 3 at the Pontchartrain Center, marking the first-ever LEGO convention in Louisiana. Combining both LEGO artists and vendors, the convention seeks out to spark inspiration and creativity for all ages...

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