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Students are a part of festival

Students are a part of festival

CHERIE LEJEUNE

October 31, 2012

"Watching Florence Welch warm up - that was the most enchanting experience," 2012 Loyola graduate Katie Peters said about her experience volunteering at Voodoo Festival two years ago. "I sat with her harpist while he was playing on a harp, and she was meditating. You saw the artistry and the aesthetic." Peters is on...

Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

SHAMARA KING

October 31, 2012

Loyola University's opera program hosted a fall opera workshop, "Oktoberfest: Opera's Greatest drinking Songs," Thursday, Oct. 25, in Nunemaker Auditorium. The program performed 14 opera songs, including: Lehár's "The Merry Widow," Mozart's "The Abduction from the Seraglio," donizetti's ...

New Orleans Fashion Week

New Orleans Fashion Week

Olivia Lueckemeyer

October 29, 2012

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

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

The art of finding the perfect Halloween costume

Olivia Lueckemeyer

October 24, 2012

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Guide to Voodoo

Cherie LeJeune

October 24, 2012

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...

Favorite Music Venue

Favorite Music Venue

Wolf Staff

October 11, 2012

Located at: 225 Decatur St., New Orleans, La. 70130 • 504-310-4999 The House of Blues is a chain venue, meaning that several are scattered throughout the nation. But the House of Blues New Orleans incorporates Southern culture in a way that no others do, with the venue itself being home to the bigge...

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