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Favorite Veggie Plate

Favorite Veggie Plate

Wolf Staff

October 11, 2012


Filed under Food

Located at: 1120 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, La. 70118 • 504-861-8175 504 Frenchmen St., New Orleans, La. 70116 • 504-949-4115 4126 Magazine St., New Orleans, La. 70115 • 504-894-9800 Mediterranean food is easy to please vegetarians, so Mona's Café should come to no surprise as the winner f...

Teachers After Hours

Teachers After Hours

CHERIE LEJEUNE

October 10, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Music

It's likely that country music fans have heard a song written by Loyola's own music industry professor Jim McCormick on the radio recently. This semester, McCormick teaches a class called The Craft and Business of Songwriting, according to a Loyola University press release. But over the summer, he ac...

Too obscure for many, not obscure enough for some

Too obscure for many, not obscure enough for some

OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER and OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER

October 10, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

Loyola is sometimes labeled as "Tulane's hipster neighbor," but just because many Loyola students prefer live music to football and philosophy to accounting, does that really classify them as hipsters? Defining the term "hipster" is a challenge since it is used so loosely and can carry different meani...

100-year series has star- studded lineup

100-year series has star- studded lineup

SHANNON DONALDSON

October 10, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

An archbishop, a jazz band and a political consultant walk into Roussel Hall. There's no punch line - they're here to celebrate Loyola's one-hundredth birthday at the Presidential Centennial Guest Series. Since the kick off of the Centennial Series last month, Loyola is expecting a diverse array of speake...

Sam the ice cream girl is coming to town

Sam the ice cream girl is coming to town

LAUREN IRWIN

October 10, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

Have you seen a girl outside Monroe Library holding a bright orange sign reading, "Homemade Ice Cream $3"? That's Loyola's own entrepreneur Sam Schnetz, undecided sophomore, and for the past three weeks she has been selling home-cranked ice cream to the Loyola community. Schnetz, from Sacramento, CA, ...

Fake IDs are still prevalent in college

Fake IDs are still prevalent in college

SHANNON DONALDSON

October 3, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

Desperate times call for desperate measures as an underage college student - especially when looking for alcohol. Aside from the students themselves, no one knows this better than the employees of popular bars across town. Tom Ford, political science junior and bartender at The Palms, is one such emp...

Price points are in effect

LAUREN IRWIN

October 3, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

One place you may not expect to see Renee Burgess, retail director of Loyola Dining Services, is roaming the aisles of local grocery and convenience stores. Sans basket or cart, Burgess studies price points at local food retailers to compare and adjust Sodexo food prices accordingly. "I've gone to Rite Aid, Rouses on T...

Big time music producer comes to get students “Inforumed”

Big time music producer comes to get students “Inforumed”

Maroon Staff

October 3, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Music

On Monday, Oct. 1 at the weekly music industry forum the featured speaker was George Flanigen IV, the co- founder of Deaton-Flanigen Productions. Deaton- Flanigen Productions has been making music videos and the Monday night football intro video since 1989. Flanigen is nominated for a Country Music Award for ...

Hungry like the Wolf

Hungry like the Wolf

CHERIE LEJEUNE

September 26, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

A walk of shame isn't as shameful anymore. Hooking up, based on conversations with several Loyola students, has become a common and accepted part of college. "I have no recollection of ever feeling any sort of shame resulting from that kind of situation," said Pat Testa, economics junior. "I've never r...

Freshmen Bars are getting scarce

Freshmen Bars are getting scarce

SHANNON DONALDSON

September 26, 2012


Filed under Life & Times

Every class at Loyola starts freshman year with a set group of bars that serve as a setting for some of their fondest memories. But dark times have fallen on the Uptown college bar scene. Freshmen watering hole staples such as Friar Tuck's, The Doors, The Frat House and most recently Fat Harry's have clo...

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