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Graduating seniors reflect on NOLA

Graduating seniors reflect on NOLA

Davis Walden

May 2, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

As seniors approach graduation, several have reflected on their college accomplishments and what they wish they would have experienced living in New Orleans. Amelia Seidel, English senior, said that she’s in no rush to check off every activity the city has to offer her. “There are tons of things...

Student flow artists explain their moves

Student flow artists explain their moves

Caleb Beck

April 28, 2017


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

Loyola students are no strangers to expressive arts, but a lesser-known subculture found on campus are practitioners of movement-based flow arts. Under the umbrella of flow arts are all manner of skill-based techniques including hula-hooping, juggling, fire spinning and more. The common thread ...

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Caleb Beck

April 27, 2017


Filed under City, Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Loyola’s jazz ensemble will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival next weekend with eclectic song choices and an expanded roster of musicians. On Thursday, May 4, the ensemble will play the festival’s Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent in Heritage Square to deliver a 45-minute performance,...

Design class creates poster book project for young local students

Design class creates poster book project for young local students

Davis Walden

April 8, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Loyola’s design department wrapped up a collaboration with the International School of Louisiana students by producing a poster book series.Fifth graders at ISL wrote a series of essays about “Fever 1793,” a novel that follows an outbreak of yellow fever in Philadelphia in the 18th ...

Loyola rap duo finish new project

Loyola rap duo finish new project

Jamal Melancon

April 8, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

Before departing Loyola in 2016, both music industry alumni Austin Rapbaum and Michael Duckworth retreated to Rapbaum’s studio to create Duckworth’s project “IUSEDTOSPEAKTOGOD”. Using his rapper name Mike Hazel, “IUSEDTOSPEAKTOGOD” follows Duckworth’s life with...

Iron chef interview

Iron chef interview

Kameron Hay, Loyola News Service Reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Loyola News Service

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Southern Rep takes a chance with Sweet Bird

Southern Rep takes a chance with Sweet Bird

Davis Walden

March 31, 2017


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase, Theater

In partnership with the Tennessee Williams Festival, Southern Rep performed their rendition of “Sweet Bird of Youth.”Southern Rep Theatre performs a Tennessee Williams play each year as part of its partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. “Sweet Bird of Y...

Sociology student becomes radio personality

Sociology student becomes radio personality

Caleb Beck

March 31, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A dedicated music fanatic has transformed her residency at Loyola’s Crescent City Radio program into her own curated online music and talk show. Hannah Pico, sociology junior, gets behind the mic every Thursday to produce and host the Hellraiserz Power Hour Show, where she conducts interview...

Students keep poetry alive with DIY festival

Lily Cummings

March 27, 2017


Filed under Life & Times

Three Loyola students not only read their poems around New Orleans but are planning a three-day festival to showcase their poetry and the work of others. Jo Gehringer, English senior, opens up her home at 1932 Broadway St. for poetry readings regularly and will host the first night of the 2tender4house: indie lit...

Loyola senior receives full scholarship to Cambridge University to study spiders

Loyola senior receives full scholarship to Cambridge University to study spiders

Davis Walden

March 27, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Michael Pashkevich, biology senior, was awarded a full scholarship to Cambridge University, where he will focus his doctoral study on spiders and arachnids. Pashkevich is conducting his ongoing honors thesis study at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, where he is examining how the...

TASC Performance brand is combining bamboo with athletic wear

TASC Performance brand is combining bamboo with athletic wear

Danielle Carbonari

March 26, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Loyola News Service, Sports

Bamboo has begun to find its niche in the athletic clothing department. With the demand of bamboo clothing on the rise, TASC performance has opened a new shop on Magazine Street in hopes that the trend of bamboo athletic wear will catch on here in New Orleans. While New Orleans has just welcomed...

Greek Week rocks out with Airband performance

Greek Week rocks out with Airband performance

March 24, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Greek Life, Life & Times

Loyola's Greek Week came to a close Thursday, March 23 with the finishing Airband show. The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and the Theta Phi Alpha sorority won the competition after being judged for their choreographed performance. This show rounds out a week of events for the Greek community that i...

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