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Meet the Tulane & Loyola skateboarders

Meet the Tulane & Loyola skateboarders

Kaylie Saidin

September 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase, The Wolf

In every urban city, skaters and skateboard culture can be found. Despite New Orleans’ decrepit roads and bountiful potholes, the members of the community still find a way to do what they love. Anyone who's been to Loyola or Tulane’s campus has seen the skateboarders near the infamous “wall...

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

Osama Ayyad

September 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

Leo (July 22 – Aug. 23) You may question your natural “joie de vivre” and self-confidence as you approach this new chapter in your life, don’t. It’s okay to shut out people if they are too much for you. Stay away from confining spaces, wet weather and embrace the Louis...

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Jacob Meyer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

  June 28 is not a date which will live in infamy. No, for those of us in the Loyola community, it is a date which we remember fondly as having welcomed those who purport to bring news of our damnation with open arms so that we could smother them with a message of love and acceptance for all. ...

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Madison Mcloughlin and Kaylie Saidin

September 12, 2018


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Nightlife, Showcase, The Wolf

College may be a time for studying, but it’s also a time for making memories...or nights you won't remember. Uptown New Orleans offers a wide selection of bars for students to enjoy themselves in. So grab your gang and swipe right on the bar that suits your mood!    

Short Fiction: Inspiration

Short Fiction: Inspiration

Madison Mcloughlin

August 31, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

I started lacing up my overused, black converse. Despite being torn and worn, these converse were my favorite pair of shoes. They were reliable, and I liked reliable. Not a lot of other things in my life were very reliable at the moment, but I knew I could always count on the worn down, holey soles to...

Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive atmosphere for locals

Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive  atmosphere for locals

Catie Sanders

August 31, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Music, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

Emo Night NOLA has brought a new meaning to the teenage rallying cry of “it’s not just a phase, mom!” Inspired by his personal connection to the genre, Christopher Folse, public events director at Republic NOLA, wanted people to rediscover the soundtrack of their teenage years throu...

Column: Greek life member advises on Panhellenic recruitment

Column: Greek life member advises on Panhellenic recruitment

Tess Rowland

August 25, 2018


Filed under Greek Life, Life & Times, Lifestyle, Showcase

For women looking to join a sorority, it can be the most wonderful time of the year, or the most nerve-racking three days of your life. Yet, all the pain is quickly erased when you run home to your new sisters on bid day.Greek Life gets a bad reputation at most state schools, and I myself was hesitant ...

Loyola performers share what it’s like to manage careers with studies

Loyola performers share what it’s like to manage careers with studies

Vanessa Alvarado

April 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

Derek Taylor and Skylar Allen are two student performers making a name for themselves, both as separate artists and collaborators, outside the Loyola sphere. Growing up on different sides of the country, the friends met at Loyola and have quickly made their own fan bases and gotten a taste of what i...

Freret Street kicks off festival season

Freret Street kicks off festival season

Caleb Beck

April 12, 2018


Filed under Food, Leisure, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase

Locals feared heavy rain would wash out the Freret Street Festival, but were pleasantly surprised when the event went on without a hitch. On Saturday, April 7, Freret Street was closed down from Valmont Street to Napoleon Avenue to make way for the bustle of 200 vendors, 17 music acts, over three...

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Starlight Williams

May 8, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Loyola News Service, Showcase, Worldview

With the common belief that college students are sleep deprived, it’s no surprise that the crackling sounds of a jaw popping during a yawn and droopy eyelids are common fixtures on college campuses, especially during finals season. However, according to a UP by Jawbone study, students are averaging seven hours of sleep...

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...

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

Colleen Dulle

March 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

As a Loyola senior and longtime caffeine addict, I've spent the last four years seeking out the best coffee Uptown. Along the way, I've learned that not every great coffeehouse has great coffee, and the best coffee is sometimes found in lackluster cafes. Now I'm sharing my wisdom with you, dear reader: here is my definitive rating of Uptown coffeehouses by ambiance and coffee quality.Hey! CafeCoffee: A Ambiance: B Hey! Cafe has some of the best coffee in New Orleans. While it’s a far trek t...

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