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Hard Rock cranes demolished, recovery top priority

Hard Rock cranes demolished, recovery top priority

Jillian Oddo

October 20, 2019

The two cranes that affected businesses and activities in Downtown New Orleans have finally come down. After it was rescheduled from Saturday, Oct. 19, the demolition of the two Hard Rock cranes happened Sunday, Oct. 20 around 2:30 p.m. “I don’t think it could have gone much better,” said...

Businesses and residents affected by Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

Businesses and residents affected by Hard Rock Hotel Collapse

Tess Rowland

October 19, 2019

Construction worker Aldo was thankful that he had the day off Saturday, October 12. Just after 9:00 a.m., the Hard Rock Hotel construction site that he had been working on collapsed, leaving many of his colleagues injured. “When you do construction we always have in mind that something can happen...

Comic Strips

Comic Strips

Avery Hodge

October 15, 2019

  “Boot” “Half and Half” ...

2019 Fashion Week takes New Orleans by Storm

2019 Fashion Week takes New Orleans by       Storm

Tess Rowland

October 14, 2019

This year New Orleans Fashion Week celebrated its ninth season, and featured the work of over 50 designers in the region. Models graced the stage at the New Orleans Board of Trade with well-crafted and intricate outfits, setting the tone for the latest trends of the season. There are three days of...

Edwards faces Rispone in Louisiana governor runoff race

Edwards faces Rispone in Louisiana governor runoff race

Andres Fuentes

October 13, 2019

Governor John Bel Edwards had a legitimate chance to be re-elected in this year's primaries, but now he has another month of campaigning before he has another shot at a second term. The Democratic incumbent ended with just 47% of the vote in a six-candidate field. The governor needed 51% to have another...

Two dead in Hard Rock Hotel collapse

Two dead in Hard Rock Hotel collapse

Andres Fuentes

October 13, 2019

Search and rescue teams resume their work this morning as they look for one missing construction worker in the Hard Rock Hotel wreckage on the corner of North Rampart and Canal Street. Two people are now confirmed dead, one was killed in the initial wreckage and other was pronounced dead last night and...

Best Brunch in Town: College Edition

Best Brunch in Town: College Edition

Valerie Cronenbold

October 13, 2019

In addition to its thriving nightlife and booze culture, New Orleans is every foodie's paradise. And there's no better way to recover from a night out than a delicious brunch in the morning. Check out some of our favorite spots. 1. Satsuma Satsuma on Maple Street is a hotspot for Sunday brunch...

One dead in Hard Rock Hotel collapse

One dead in Hard Rock Hotel collapse

Lily Cummings and Andres Fuentes

October 12, 2019

One person is dead, and 19 injured after a building collapsed located at Rampart and Canal street. All 19 are in stable condition. The collapse happened around 9:00 AM Saturday morning, officials said. That building was the site of the Hard Rock Hotel that is currently under construction. Around...

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Music Festivals

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Music Festivals

Jc Canicosa

October 12, 2019

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*Writing a survival guide on musical festivals is oxymoronic because ...

Seven tips to eating like a New Orleans local

Seven tips to eating like a New Orleans local

Andrew Lang

October 11, 2019

New Orleans may be known for its food culture, but it's easy to miss out on everything this foodie city has to offer. If you want to avoid being a New Orleans-food plebeian, here are some must-follow rules. 1. Hole-in-the-wall places are often the best places. I don’t care if the building is four...

Faith in the Future campaign fundraises $101 million, largest amount in university’s history

Faith in the Future campaign fundraises $101 million, largest amount in university’s history

Erin Snodgrass

October 10, 2019

Amid administration changes, budgetary problems and eight years of fundraising, Loyola has completed its largest capital fundraising campaign ever — $101 million raised. University President Tania Tetlow announced Tuesday that The Faith in the Future campaign raised more multi-million dollar gi...

National Fried Chicken Fest attracts over 100,000 locals and tourists

National Fried Chicken Fest attracts over 100,000 locals and tourists

Gabriella Killett

October 10, 2019

    All weekend long performers and visitors joined together in a salute to good chicken and good times at Woldenberg Park. The National Fried Chicken Festival, presented by Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, came to the festival hub of the South at Woldenberg Riverfront Park this past week...

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