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New Orleans Fashion Week

New Orleans Fashion Week

Olivia Lueckemeyer

October 29, 2012


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Haute Chocolate Designer: Terysa Ridgeway For the Spring / Summer 2013 collection, designer Terysa Ridgeway showcased a beautiful selection of dresses, skirts and pant suits. Playing with feminine touches such as bow-tied closures, low-cut backs and pastel colors, Ridgeway created a collection that i...

Voodoo in Nola: more than meets the eye

Shannon Donaldson

October 25, 2012


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This Halloween night, make sure you lay a broomstick across your doorway - that way, witches can't come into your house and hurt you.  Or at least that's true according to Louisiana Voodoo legend. Though it is popularly portrayed as a purely superstitious religion, Voodoo is more than just sti...

Puzzle Solutions for Oct. 26, 2012

Puzzle Solutions for Oct. 26, 2012

Maroon Staff

October 25, 2012


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Guide to Voodoo

Cherie LeJeune

October 24, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Music

It's that time of the year again. Yes, Halloween is right around the corner, but more importantly the Voodoo Music Experience is here! That means three days full of good music, tasty food and great fun. But newbies and veterans alike can always use a few pointers on how to make this year's experience t...

The art of finding the perfect Halloween costume

Olivia Lueckemeyer

October 24, 2012


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With Halloween just around the corner, students are readying their costumes in preparation for fall's most anticipated holiday. Halloween in New Orleans is unconventional because instead of one night of dressing up in a costume and going door to door for candy, Halloween is more of a prolonged serie...

Loyola gets jazzed for Wynton Marsalis

Loyola gets jazzed for Wynton Marsalis

October 24, 2012


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Wynton Marsalis greets faculty as he arrives at Loyola to perform on Monday, Oct. 22. Marsalis, a New Orleans native, is a world renowned trumpeter and composer who is now the Managing and Artistic Director of Jazz at Lincoln Center. He came to Loyola to perform a concert with his band and teach a m...

New Orleans Gets Spooky

New Orleans Gets Spooky

SHANNON DONALDSON and SHANNON DONALDSON

October 24, 2012


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This Halloween night, make sure you lay a broomstick across your doorway - that way, witches can't come into your house and hurt you. Or at least that's true according to Louisiana Voodoo legend. Though it is popularly portrayed as a purely superstitious religion, Voodoo is more than just sticking pins in ...

Loyola @ Voodoo

Loyola @ Voodoo

CHERIE LEJEUNE

October 24, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Music

BIG HISTORY Amanda Wuerstlin, a 2006 Loyola graduate, plays violin and sings harmonies in Big History, a band that layers sultry, southern vocals on top of tinkling-pop noises and forceful backbeats. It's modern-day Blondie, and if Florence Welch got a hold of a synthesizer, it might sound something like Big History. Wuerst...

Students find it hard to resist the Halloween sweets

LAUREN IRWIN

October 24, 2012


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Kylie Jo Skellen, education sophomore, loves classic candy corn and, like others with a sweet tooth, struggles to balance her candy intake during the Halloween season. "There are a few days where you're like, it doesn't really matter, it's whatever, I guess I won't eat tomorrow," Skellen said. "Then ...

Favorite Clothing Store

Wolf Staff

October 11, 2012


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Located at: 3312 Magazine St., New Orleans, La. 70115 • 504-891-7443 For many thrift store enthusiasts, Buffalo Exchange on Magazine Street is shopping heaven. This chic buy-sell-trade boutique not only offers vintage and used clothing at discounted prices, but also provides an easy way to make a qu...

Favorite On-Campus Food

Favorite On-Campus Food

Wolf Staff

October 11, 2012


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With a menu straight from the streets of Florence, Italy, La Divina Gelateria is a place where students can find meals for any time of day. These are some of the reasons why students like Maura Vananzo, English writing freshman, enjoy the eatery. "I work late, so it's an option that is open, and I'm It...

Favorite Late-Night Munchies

Favorite Late-Night Munchies

Wolf Staff

October 11, 2012


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Located at: 1039 Broadway St., New Orleans, La. 70118 • 504-866-2362 This uptown hole-in-the-wall offers more than 40 different types of crêpes, both salty and sweet. At first glance, the menu board may leave you feeling dazed and confused with so many options, including the option to create your...

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