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Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Hannah Renton

November 17, 2018


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

Loyola’s campus offers a variety of study spots for students to use, whether it's your dorm, Starbucks or the library. However, over time, going to these same places can become bland. With the stale, fluorescent lighting and frigid air conditioning, the campus spots are not always ideal.Luckily for us, w...

Horoscopes before Thanksgiving break

Horoscopes before Thanksgiving break

Kaelyn Johnson

November 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

Monthly Horoscope: November 2018 As we move into the colder months, the planets ebb and flow through their paths. Venus, our planet of beauty and charm, will end her retrograde and return to her usual path on the 16th. Have you been waiting to pull the trigger on a new relationship or career move?...

Local tour merges the haunted and the historic

Local tour merges the haunted and the historic

Tyler Wann

October 29, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Nightlife, Showcase

    Many places have laws requiring disclosure if someone has previously died in the building. Tour guides like to say that New Orleans doesn’t have those because it’s almost a given that at least one or two people have died in any building in the city. “You can be sure of that,...

How to slay Halloween in New Orleans

How to slay Halloween in New Orleans

Vanessa Alvarado

October 27, 2018


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

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays for many spooky and not so spooky reasons. Who doesn't love playing dress up? Halloween gives me the excuse not to be just Vanessa for the night. Being just Vanessa definitely is not a problem but, sometimes a girl wants to be Britney Spears for the nig...

Beau helps students through ruff times

Beau helps students through ruff times

Henry Bean

October 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Between moving away from home and learning to tackle exams, college can be a stressful time, but Loyola students have access a four-legged friend to help them survive.Beau is a purebred golden retriever who is specially trained to help people with PTSD and extreme anxiety. He came to Loyola because ...

Blue Cypress Books: A decade on Oak Street

Blue Cypress Books: A decade on Oak Street

Rose Wagner

October 8, 2018


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

      Nestled between Plum and Zimple Streets, just out of sight of the St. Charles streetcar, sits Blue Cypress Books, 900 square-feet stacked full of almost 14,000 new and used books, and one of the three remaining independent bookstores in Uptown New Orleans. Elizabeth Ahlquist,...

Gallery: Fall Break expectations in Southern Louisiana

Gallery: Fall Break expectations in Southern Louisiana

Ariel Landry

October 8, 2018


Filed under Leisure, Lifestyle, Photography, Showcase

It doesn't feel like fall yet. In New Orleans, we still have the A/C cranked on high with the hope of cool weather hitting sometime during Fall Break, but the expectations of having typical autumn activities aren't always the reality in October.

Column: My favorite breakfast spot near campus

Column: My favorite breakfast spot near campus

Ella Nielsen

October 8, 2018


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

As much as I love those instant waffles in the Orleans Room, the occasional splurge at a happy local spot for a fried egg sandwich and milky iced chai keeps me going. Here is my favorite restaurant for an indulgence on a weekend morning.Bearcat Cafe is a bright, modern, plant-filled joint located at...

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Jacob Meyer

October 7, 2018


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

When I started at Loyola, I once remarked that someone could throw a stone into a crowd of students and be hard-pressed not to hit a musician. Even students who aren’t enrolled in the College of Music may surprise you. From casual “SoundCloud rappers” to post-punk bands and everything in bet...

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: meal plans

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: meal plans

Jc Canicosa

October 6, 2018


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and school budget cuts, JC Canicosa— that's me—and the Wolf try to do the impossible: create a guide that will help you survive Loyola.*cue theme song*We've finally reached the halfway point this semester at Loyola, which pr...

Horror-scopes for October

Horror-scopes for October

Kaelyn Johnson

October 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

Monthly Horoscope: October   Hold on tight guys and gals. This spooky October new moon is gonna be a tough one.   On Monday, Oct. 8, at 8:46 p.m. PST, the new moon will be in Libra. The new moon in Libra is a bit of a paradox. On the one hand, when the sun and moon rendezvous...

D&D Creations assures that Mardi Gras fashion goes off seamlessly

D&D Creations assures that Mardi Gras fashion goes off seamlessly

Andres Fuentes

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Lifestyle, Showcase

Mardi Gras fashion is a delight to the senses, but with all the preparation and planning going on, the smaller details can be missed. The shining sequences, the colorful plumes, the extravagant headdresses and the time it takes to design and make the clothes used by the krewes can be lost amongs...

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