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LemonShark Poké combines New Orleans culture with Hawaiian tradition

LemonShark Poké combines New Orleans culture with Hawaiian tradition

Madison Mcloughlin

January 17, 2019

Individuals who resolved to eat healthier when the New Year rolled around scan the streets of New Orleans for an option that has them leaving healthy, happy and full. On the corner of Magazine and Sixth Streets, surrounded by the artwork of locals, the custom-made LemonShark Poké street tile, the scent...

BREAKING: Most of Greek life placed under social probation

BREAKING: Most of Greek life placed under social probation

Riley Katz, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019

(Updated: Jan. 15, 2019 at 11:54 a.m.) Loyola's Greek life is facing social probation on most of their fraternities and sororities. With this probation, Loyola's Greek life organizations are losing their social standing. This means that they are no longer allowed to hold alcohol-related events, fo...

Mardi Gras King Cake ice cream hits store freezers across the South

Mardi Gras King Cake ice cream hits store freezers across the South

Andres Fuentes

January 2, 2019

There's no plastic baby inside but the Mardi Gras King Cake ice cream flavor from Blue Bell packs the taste of the carnival season into a half gallon. The New Orleans-inspired frozen treat is, "cinnamon cake flavored ice cream with tasty pastry pieces, a colorful green cream cheese swirl and festive c...

Review: How ‘The Grinch’ Stole My Money

Cody Downey

December 29, 2018

Walking into 2018's "The Grinch," I didn't have very high expectations. It seemed passable, but nothing to get too excited over. Obviously, a college-aged student is not the intended audience for this film. But, when you have a four-year-old little brother, you tend to have to watch some things you do...

GALLERY: Celebration in the Oaks

GALLERY: Celebration in the Oaks

Madison Mcloughlin

December 21, 2018

Every holiday season, City Park is decorated in lights....

‘Women in Music’ panel encourages gender inclusivity

Emma Ruby

December 7, 2018

It seems rare for a room full of music industry professionals and students to be female dominated. And that's exactly why Loyola hosted a "Women In Music" panel Nov. 28. The panel was part of the university's ongoing "Not Your Mother's Lecture Series," designed to promote gender inclusivity and equality...

December welcomes Nola Krampus-style haunted house

December welcomes Nola Krampus-style haunted house

Caitlyn Reisgen

December 6, 2018

Christmas time is upon us, but holiday decor and Christmas music are only the beginning. This cheerful holiday will take a dark turn Dec. 7-8 with the New Orleans Nightmare Haunted House. This haunted, Christmas-themed venue is decorated with lights and holiday staples. But instead of bright lights makin...

Galactic finalizes purchase of Tipitina’s

Galactic finalizes purchase of Tipitina’s

Andres Fuentes

December 3, 2018

After starting their careers at the two-story yellow nightclub 20 years ago, local band Galactic are now the proud owners of Tipitina's.The legendary New Orleans music venue has been sold from Mary and Roland von Kurnatowski to the local band after a year of negotiations. Despite the change in owners...

Loyola professor shares trade card collection

Loyola professor shares trade card collection

Gracie Wise, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 10.0px; font: 8.5px 'Utopia Std'} Keeping a collection can be an enjoyable hobby for anyone. From beautiful postcards to vintage Coca-Cola bottles, the possibilities of collectibles are endless. But one Loyola professor collects...

Gallery: CBD lights up for the holiday season

Gallery: CBD lights up for the holiday season

Andres Fuentes

November 29, 2018

Downtown New Orleans is full of Christmas cheer with holiday sales, Santas on street corners and carols being played over store speakers each day. But for the Crescent City night crawler (or St. Nick himself), the central business district offers a spectacle of lights to keep the holiday spirit ali...

Feb. 24 1974: Let’s All Go to the Disco

Feb. 24 1974: Let’s All Go to the Disco

November 19, 2018

This article was written by Kelly Tucker on Feb. 24 1974 You are surrounded by bubbles and fog. Rays of blinking light and pulsating sound shoot past your head. Laser beams are whining back and forth. You are spinning on a twirling platform amidst throbbing projections. You‘re not dreaming, ...

Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Hannah Renton

November 17, 2018

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...

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