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The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

Osama Ayyad

September 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

Leo (July 22 – Aug. 23) You may question your natural “joie de vivre” and self-confidence as you approach this new chapter in your life, don’t. It’s okay to shut out people if they are too much for you. Stay away from confining spaces, wet weather and embrace the Louis...

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Jacob Meyer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

  June 28 is not a date which will live in infamy. No, for those of us in the Loyola community, it is a date which we remember fondly as having welcomed those who purport to bring news of our damnation with open arms so that we could smother them with a message of love and acceptance for all. ...

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Madison Mcloughlin and Kaylie Saidin

September 12, 2018


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

College may be a time for studying, but it’s also a time for making memories...or nights you won't remember. Uptown New Orleans offers a wide selection of bars for students to enjoy themselves in. So grab your gang and swipe right on the bar that suits your mood!    

Loyola lowers hurricane evacuation threshold

Loyola lowers hurricane evacuation threshold

Henry Bean

September 11, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

While many college students celebrate hurricane season with survival parties, Loyola is reminding students to keep a go-bag packed as the university has lowered its campus evacuation threshold from Category 3 to Category 2 hurricanes. The university decided to change its policy out of concern that...

Diversity grants to be given to students, staff

Diversity grants to be given to students, staff

Samuel Kahn

September 11, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola is living out its Jesuit mission by handing out $500 grants to student or staff projects that address issues linked to diversity and social justice through the university’s diversity committee. To apply for the grant, event organizers need to fill out a form available on the diversity committee...

Domino’s to aid New Orleans’ pothole problem

Domino’s to aid New Orleans’ pothole problem

Andres Fuentes

September 11, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Since May of 2010, the Crescent City has filled over 360,000 potholes. However, many cracks and crevices still exist throughout the city, reaping terror on pizza delivery drivers and their pizza pies. Domino's Pizza has stepped in to help combat the pesky pothole problem and bring about smoother roads...

Loyola names Lesli Harris as first ever chief of staff

Loyola names Lesli Harris as first ever chief of staff

Rose Wagner

September 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

To help execute President Tania Tetlow's plans as president and guide the university following Project Magis, Loyola has hired Lesli Harris as its inaugural chief of staff, according to a universitywide email from Tetlow on Sept. 10. The chief of staff position was created to efficiently plan out...

New director takes over the Whelan Children’s Center

New director takes over the Whelan Children’s Center

Emma Gilheany

September 10, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

For the new school year, The Whelan Children’s Center has welcomed Latisha Newman, a veteran childcare worker, as its new director. Newman started as the new director on July 25 and has over 15 years of experience in childcare, having previously been a lead teacher, education supervisor and center d...

Column: I’ll never forget about Belize

Column: I’ll never forget about Belize

Paige Carter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Traveling, living and working with 11 other athletes from Loyola in the beautiful country of Belize was truly one of the best experiences of my life. The living conditions, summer camp and sightseeing are memories that I will never forget. For three weeks, we ran a summer camp in Dangriga, Belize. All 12 ...

Kenner mayor orders halt to purchasing of Nike products, met with opposition from councilman

Kenner mayor orders halt to purchasing of Nike products, met with opposition from councilman

John Casey

September 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn is facing backlash as a memo from his office emerged on social media Sunday morning ordering booster clubs at city recreational facilities to immediately end the purchasing of all Nike products. “Effective immediately all purchases made by any booster club operating at any K...

Opinion: Barnes and Noble should restock condoms

Opinion: Barnes and Noble should restock condoms

Nicole Schmidt

September 9, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I was delighted to hear that when Barnes and Noble took over Loyola’s campus bookstore, they started selling condoms to students — especially since our student health center is prohibited from distributing them. Condoms are a practical and common resource available at most universities, and it is...

Letter: Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

Letter: Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

Maria Calzada

September 9, 2018


Filed under Letters to Editor, Op/Ed, Showcase

As we prepare to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15), we recognize the achievements and contributions of American citizens with ancestry from Spain, Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean. As a group, Hispanics are the second-largest ethnic population in the United...

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