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‘Cendrillon’ comes to Loyola

‘Cendrillon’ comes to Loyola

Gracie Wise

February 1, 2019


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase, Theater

Nearly everyone has heard of the "Cinderella story" in which Cinderella is mistreated by her stepmother, meets Prince Charming and loses one of her glass slippers. But what if she lived in the Roaring Twenties and attended a Mardi Gras ball in a shimmering flapper costume? Loyola Opera Theatre...

Fair grounds goes wild with camels, zebras and ostriches

Fair grounds goes wild with camels, zebras and ostriches

Andrew Lang

January 31, 2019


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

The Fair Grounds were filled with thousands of fans hotly anticipating a race of the world’s largest birds. Capable of speeds up to 40 mph in the wild, the ostriches were the climax of the exotic animals. Five birds darted down the track that was usually occupied by horses. Crashes took out two of the fi...

Loyola’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity wins national awards

Loyola’s Pi Kappa Phi fraternity wins national awards

Cody Downey

January 30, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

Loyola's Pi Kappa Phi has won two of the most prestigious awards  bestowed on a chapter by their national fraternity.  The Iota Phi chapter earned national recognition Jan. 19 at the fraternity's officer training institute in Dallas, Texas, where it received the Founders’ Award and Champion Ma...

Iggy Vols returns to Kingston, Jamaica to ring in the New Year

Tess Rowland

January 28, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

While most college students can be found returning to their hometowns for winter break or partaking in a vacation, last month one group of Loyola students participated in a 10-day cultural immersion and service program in Kingston, Jamaica. The program, Ignacio Volunteers, nicknamed Iggy Vols, offers...

Reviews: It’s not hard to see why ‘Bird Box’ became popular

Reviews: It’s not hard to see why ‘Bird Box’ became popular

Cody Downey

January 26, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

During the last weeks of December, it was hard to avoid the phenomenon that was “Bird Box.” Scrolling through Twitter, almost every tweet had something to do with the film. There is no debate that because of social media the film was able to reach a wider audience. However, despite the viral promotion...

Cosplayers find joy in bringing their favorite characters to life

Cosplayers find joy in bringing their favorite characters to life

Andres Fuentes

January 26, 2019


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

Just like the caped heroes that they dress up as, there’s more to cosplayers than the costumes and outfits they don at comic conventions. Everything from sewing, painting, makeup and hairstyling to the more difficult tasks such as woodworking, metalworking and leatherworking, there is a lot of skill...

1/25/2019 Puzzles

January 25, 2019


Filed under Puzzles

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Review: ‘Bumblebee’ transforms the franchise

Review: ‘Bumblebee’ transforms the franchise

Sam Lucio

January 22, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Reviews, Showcase

I am the only person I know who actually liked the Michael Bay directed Transformers movies. So much so, that its become a running gag amongst my friends. I have seen every Transformers movie multiple times and can name numerous Transformers. I’m not quite sure what it is, but Transformers has been...

Review: ‘Mortal Engines’ is running on fumes

Review: ‘Mortal Engines’ is running on fumes

Sam Lucio

January 21, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Reviews, Showcase

Originally a book of the same name written by Philip Reeve, famed "Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson produced this movie and his longtime storyboard artist, Christian Rivers made his directorial debut. I went into this movie knowing almost nothing about what this movie was and what the fictional...

1/18/2019 Puzzles

January 18, 2019


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Greek Life confusion results in organization probations

Greek Life confusion results in organization probations

Cody Downey

January 18, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

A "paperwork" issue has thrown Loyola's Greek organizations into turmoil — with some questioning what the future will hold. Eight Greek organizations on Loyola's campus are on temporary social probation due to their failure to meet the Standards of Excellence set up by the university, according to Pa...

Wolf Pack takes a bite out of the New Year

Wolf Pack takes a bite out of the New Year

Ariel Landry

January 18, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

It’s Jan. 1, and you’ve got that “new year, new me” mindset. But, we all know resolutions tend to be pretty hard to keep. This can be especially true for the party-hard, night-owl on a college student budget. Still, there are some goals that even the average tired, broke, social butterfly...

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