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Jarrett Richard hopes to sprint his way into history

Jarrett Richard hopes to sprint his way into history

Rosha'e Gibson

May 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

For the past three years, Jarrett Richard has left broken records, top finishes and fierce drive out on the track, never boasting and always being a silent competitor. However, the computer information systems junior sprinted a long way to become a top athlete in his sport. From the very beginning,...

Wolf Pack leads Crescent City Sports

Wolf Pack leads Crescent City Sports

Will Ingram

May 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Sports media is more and more accessible, taking advantage of industry trends such as podcasts, live-streaming and social media coverage. For one New Orleans media outlet, it’s their mission to provide content within those mediums while keeping their local, Crescent City charm. Since 2008, Ken...

Opinion: Keep your hands to yourself in the mosh pit

Opinion: Keep your hands to yourself in the mosh pit

Catie Sanders

May 5, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Sweaty and slipping in the grease of spilled drinks on the Tipitina’s floor, I screamed FIDLAR’s “40oz. On Repeat” at the top of my lungs. Singing my favorite verse of the song, “I got bills to pay, and I got pills to take,” I started to feel my feet slip out from un...

Changes to spring break might be unwelcome, but they are necessary

Kaylie Saidin and Gabriela Carballo

May 5, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Showcase

If you were getting used to having two lengthy full weeks off every spring semester, you’re out of luck. This next year will be the beginning of a new precedent set by the university to change Loyola’s academic calendar. The new schedule will shorten either Easter break or Mardi Gras break, de...

St. Joseph Cemetery breathes life

St. Joseph Cemetery breathes life

Andres Fuentes

May 4, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Gated off by a rusty chain link fence, St. Joseph Cemetery No. 1 is one that most central city residents pass by on their morning commute. It's not green and lush like other cemeteries, or filled with grand histories and stories. Instead, it's wedged in the heart of homes and families, bordering Washington...

New on-campus memorial honors deceased student

New on-campus memorial honors deceased student

Rose Wagner

May 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

When she visited New Orleans, Debra Rutter used to stand outside Miller Hall, waiting for her son Dawson to get out of economics class. Now, a bench sits in the same spot in honor of Dawson, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2017.Originally from Boston, Dawson Rutter III was an economics student at Loyola, m...

Autism isn’t a death sentence

Gracie Wise

May 4, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

When I was little, I thought I was a normal kid: I went to school, writing funny stories and blathered for hours on end about my favorite games. I knew I went to occupational and speech therapy and that certain sounds drove me nuts, but I didn't think much about it and brushed it off as a personality...

Uptown New Orleans residents prepare to deal with flooding, boil water advisory

Uptown New Orleans residents prepare to deal with flooding, boil water advisory

Rose Wagner

May 3, 2019


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Sixty-year resident of New Orleans Harry Ray stood on the porch of his raised home on the corner of Robert Street and Claiborne Avenue looking out as water lapped at the front steps of his home. While rushing water was flooding the street, Ray just cracked a smile. "Yeah this is kind of funny I...

Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ provides a satisfying experience for longtime fans (spoilers)

Cody Downey

May 3, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Editor's Note: This review contains spoilers for "Avengers: Endgame.""Avengers: Endgame" is the movie fans have been waiting for not only months but years. This film serves as the best possible conclusion fans could have gotten to this juggernaut franchise. It is going to be discussed probably until t...

MARI Institute brings Mayan culture to Tulane and Loyola

MARI Institute brings Mayan culture to Tulane and Loyola

Andres Fuentes

May 3, 2019


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

With both campuses so close to one another, there is no doubt some sibling rivalry that exists between the Green Wave and the Wolf Pack, but when both schools aren't arguing over basketball teams, dining halls or uptown bars, they are coming together to study and appreciate ancient cultures. Since...

Rana Thabata wins Truman Scholarship

Rana Thabata wins Truman Scholarship

Kellie Sanchez

May 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“I’m going to be late to con law!” That was the first thought that ran through political science junior Rana Thabata's mind the morning she found out she was the winner of a Truman Scholarship. She barely made it to her 9:30 class, tired after getting back from a conference the night before....

Mackel twins went from Segnette Field to WDSU

Mackel twins went from Segnette Field to WDSU

Anum Siddiqui

May 3, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It wasn't always live shots, breaking news and mic checks for twins Travers and Fletcher Mackle, two local reporters for WDSU in New Orleans. The duo once shared the halls of the Music/Communication Building during their time as journalism students at Loyola. However, the tag team made an even bigger im...

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