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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...

One case of mumps confirmed

One case of mumps confirmed

March 10, 2017


Filed under Briefs, Lifestyle, News, Showcase

As of Friday, March 10 there has been one confirmed case of the mumps on campus. According to an email sent by the Office of Emergency Management, mumps is a mild disease but has the ability to spread quickly. Student with possible symptoms are advised to go to the Student Health Center. The email...

Loyola alumna transforms body through fitness journey

Loyola alumna transforms body through fitness journey

Taylor Ford

January 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Loyola News Service, Multimedia, Sports

Jasmine Barnes, A’14, proved that with dedication and focus, it is possible to create a healthier lifestyle for yourself. She began her fitness journey in February of 2015. “You know I wanted to lose weight that’s really what it was. I knew that I was overweight and I wanted to just lose...

Wizard World Comic-Con 2017 champions cosplayers

Wizard World Comic-Con 2017 champions cosplayers

Jamal Melancon

January 13, 2017


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle

Local Scott Sentilles had attended the New Orleans Wizard World Comic-Con for the past five years, but it was not until his sixth year that he chose to dress up as a cartoon character, altering his convention experience. “I don’t know; I didn’t find inspiration to do any other character I guess,"...

Celebration in the Oaks lights up City Park

Celebration in the Oaks lights up City Park

Jessica Molina

December 7, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase

Lights shine brightly at Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans' City Park as they celebrate their 30 year anniversary. Over 165,000 visitors visit the holiday light festival every year to view the light display.

Loyola Brass Society and Chamber Orchestra join forces for concert

Anna Knapp

April 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Life & Times, Lifestyle

For the first time, Loyola Chamber Orchestra students left their familiar performing space to join forces with the Brass Society at a concert under the Audubon Park oaks. On Sunday, April 10, the orchestra and brass band assembled a free spring concert, which was open to the public, at the Newman...

Boulder lounge provides new indoor facility for climbing community

Anthony Alongi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle

The New Orleans Boulder Lounge offers people a taste of the daredevil lifestyle without ever having to leave the city. Bouldering is a term used to describe a type of rock climbing that is done without a rope or a harness. The lounge located in the Irish Channel has climbing surfaces spanning 2,500...

Millennials swipe left to traditional dating

Millennials swipe left to traditional dating

Gabriela Morales

March 10, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, National, Showcase, Worldview

With the swipe of a finger, Millennials are re-defining the dating culture with the help of dating apps on their phone. Aaron Didier, psychology freshman, said he uses Grindr, a social networking app for gay and bisexual men, as his preferred dating app. “Meeting someone in person isn’t easier. It...

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

Alena Cover

March 10, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, The Wolf

Even though she knows what she is doing, Lily Cordingley, mass communication freshman, said she feels unwelcome in the weight room. “I know how to use the machines, but the way boys look at you skeptically makes you feel like you’re doing it wrong, even when you know you aren’t,” Cordingley...

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