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Controversy brings sports fans together

Controversy brings sports fans together

ERIC KNOEPFLER Words of the Wise

March 28, 2012


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Flash flood warnings and tornado watches ruled the air on Wednesday, March 21 via television and iPhone weather applications. The sky hung dark and low, ominously mourning with the city of New Orleans. NOLA and all her inhabitants had just been informed of a great tragedy to the thing we hold most de...

Get Stung

Get Stung

Shannon Donaldson Staff Writer

March 28, 2012


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While many students are dancing at The Boot on Friday nights, Lynn Kleinberger is dancing in front of the crowd at New Orleans Hornets' basketball games. Kleinberger, psychology junior, is a Honeybee cheerleader for the New Orleans' Hornets. Since last July, Kleinberger has been spending 20 to 30 hou...

Theater department production wins Big Easy Award

Theater department production wins Big Easy Award

Scott O'Brien Senior Staff Writer, Scott O'Brien Senior Staff Writer, and Scott O'Brien Senior Staff Writer

March 28, 2012


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Loyola's production of "Godspell" was awarded Best University Production of 2011 at the Big Easy Awards as part of the Best in Theater awards. Patrick Gendusa, director and assistant professor of theater arts, said he had a strong feeling that his production would win this year. "I had been nominated for m...

Get Your Grub On

Get Your Grub On

PATRICK RAFFERTY Staff Writer

March 21, 2012


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Lent, also known as the carnivore catastrophe. Every Friday during this grueling six-week period, Catholics everywhere are relegated to any food that does not come from a warm-blooded animal. Luckily, New Orleans is blessed with alternatives that rival even the best meat-filled meals. From crawfish boils t...

Faith-based organizations help others during Lent

MEGAN HART Contributing Writer

March 21, 2012


Filed under Faith, Food, Life & Times

Rice isn't normally the first thing that comes to mind when you're trying to help others, but for those working with Catholic Relief Services, it's a top priority. Operation Rice Bowl takes place during the Catholic period of Lent. The bowls are used to collect change throughout the season, then give...

Femisim simplified for clarity

Femisim simplified for clarity

Holly Combs Words and Tricks

March 21, 2012


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After reading Walter Block's column, "Several feminist flaws mar the feminist movement," I wanted to respond by writing a column that ended with the lines: "Walter Block will undoubtedly interpret the foregoing as evidence that I hate economists. Nonsense. I admire many economists. I do not at all me...

Provost Ed Kvet finishes final term

Provost Ed Kvet finishes final term

HANNAH IANNAZZO Assistant News Editor

March 21, 2012


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Ed Kvet, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, has planned some of the biggest projects on campus. Most recently he has been responsible for planning the renovation of Monroe Hall and the revamping of the common curriculum. At the end of this semester, he is going to start a new project: r...

Loyola theater department takes on Shakespeare

Loyola theater department takes on Shakespeare

LINDSEY ROUSSELLE Contributing Writer

March 14, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Theater

As Loyola students are wrapping up rehearsal schedules and closing scripts, the stage lights are brightening and the shuffling backstage commences. "All's Well That Ends Well," opening March 16, is one of the theater department's featured performances in the Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series that ...

Drinks Up

Drinks Up

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

March 14, 2012


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Ever wonder what life is like on the other side of the bar? For some Loyola students, bartending has provided the opportunity to work behind the scenes at area hangouts. It's not uncommon for Loyola students to walk into a local bar and know at least one person on staff. Popular bars such as The Doors...

UP WITH THE WALL

UP WITH THE WALL

PATRICK RAFFERTY Staff Writer

March 7, 2012


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When visual arts professor Daniela Marx agreed to lead a team to design the newly constructed ...

Ed Neumeister comes to Loyola

Ed Neumeister comes to Loyola

Kristen himmelberg Assistant Life and Times Editor

March 7, 2012


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This weekend marks the 43rd Annual Loyola Jazz Festival, and this year the Loyola Jazz Band will be performing with world-famous trombonist and composer Ed Neumeister. "It's one of the oldest, continuously-running festivals in the country," said John Mahoney professor of music coordinator of jazz s...

Student jazz band gains experience while on tour

Kristen himmelberg Assistant Life and Times Editor

March 7, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Music

This semester, the Loyola Jazz Ensemble Band is breaking out — not just into music, but into the spotlight as well. The band, led by John Mahoney, the director for Jazz Studies at Loyola, consists of 19 students: five trumpeters, five saxophonists, four trombonists, two drummers, a pianist, a bassist...

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