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Column: The French Quarter Fest celebrates everything New Orleans

Column: The French Quarter Fest celebrates everything New Orleans

Andres Fuentes

April 15, 2019


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Photography, Showcase

You couldn't tell that hurricanes upon hurricanes dispersed its people. There were too many shuffling feet, dancing to horns, strings and melodies. You couldn't tell that there was once a yellow fever epidemic. There were too many smiles chowing down on Cajun food. You couldn't tell that a fire...

Loyola athletes learn how to dine with the Wolf Pack

Loyola athletes learn how to dine with the Wolf Pack

Emma Ruby

April 9, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photography, Showcase, Sports

Weight training, early-morning practices and post-game film breakdowns are all staples of the student-athlete experience, but an aspect of athleticism that often goes unrecognized is the attention to diets that many athletes and coaches strive for. According to tennis Head Coach Kyle Russell, maintaining...

Uptown Howl Season 4 Episode 12

Uptown Howl Season 4 Episode 12

April 5, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Uptown Howl

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 12 from Loyola Maroon on Vimeo. April 5, 2019 On this week's edition of Uptown Howl, Shadera Moore and Shelbi Copain give you the latest on the Nipsey Hussle story. Ariana Del Mar interviews Student Government President Jessamyn Reichmann and Senator-at-Large Gabri...

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 12

Ariana Del Mar

April 5, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Uptown Howl

March 29, 2019 This week on the Uptown Howl, Anum Sidiqqui and Neecy Harrison give you the hottest gossip in entertainment news. Shelbi Copain interviews Thomas Barrera....

World Rhythms Festival celebrates African influence in New Orleans

World Rhythms Festival celebrates African influence in New Orleans

India Yarborough

April 4, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Music, food and a nod to history – that was the theme of this weekend’s Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival. “This festival is a celebration of the African diaspora and its connection to New Orleans,” said Kia Robinson, marketing and communications coordinator for the New Orleans Jazz...

Buku Fest rocks the docks

Buku Fest rocks the docks

Caitlyn Reisgen

March 31, 2019


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

BUKU Music and Art Festival ended its 8th successful year as thousands of guests attended the two-day festival at Mardi Gras World. Attendees enjoyed the music of the over 70 artists who performed at the festival. Other attractions included live graffiti art and the BUKU Bazarr. Over 15 graffiti artists...

Krispy Kreme is trading doughnuts for beads

Tyler Wann

March 26, 2019


Filed under City, Multimedia, Worldview

Krispy Kreme is turning a closet full of Mardi Gras beads into both an opportunity for free donuts as well as an opportunity to give back. This Monday and Tuesday, the Krispy Kreme of Metairie is willing to trade donuts for Mardi Gras beads. Every 12 lbs of beads will get customers a free dozen...

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 10

March 22, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Uncategorized, Uptown Howl

On this week's edition of the Uptown Howl, Ariana Del Mar and Neecy Harrsion bring you the latest in entertainment news. Jade Myers interviews student and entrepreneur Janae Sterling about her eyelash business.

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 9

March 22, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Uncategorized, Uptown Howl

This week on Uptown Howl, Khayla Gaston and Jade Myers talk about Luke Perry's final days as well as Jennifer Lopez's brand new engagement to A-Rod. Khayla Gaston interviews makeup artist Kourtney Parker.

Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Rob Noelke

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase

Spray paint cans littered a warehouse floor as one Loyola student made his mark on Mardi Gras. Paul Roach, studio art junior, was given the opportunity to paint a mural to be displayed on Superior seafood, a popular stop on the St. Charles parade route.    

Fast & Furry-ous: Wiener dogs race at the Fair Grounds

Fast & Furry-ous: Wiener dogs race at the Fair Grounds

Tess Rowland, Andres Fuentes, and Vanessa Alvarado

March 10, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Photography, Showcase, Sports

The Fair Grounds' winner circle welcomed more than hooves and jockeys. 48 sets of paws and wagging tails hit the race track on March 9. The thoroughbreds were just the appetizer as spectators pressed up against the gates to catch a glimpse of purebred wiener dogs racing toward the finish line. Nea...

Wolf Pack Wrap Up with RoSha’e Gibson

Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes

February 28, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Wolf Pack Wrapup

We take an inside look into Loyola's sports broadcast with Ro Gibson. Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes highlight the success of the golf, baseball, cheer and dance teams.

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