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Women’s tennis takes down Mobile, men’s team falls short

Women’s tennis takes down Mobile, men’s team falls short

Andres Fuentes

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

To kick off spring break, the No. 18 Loyola women's tennis team narrowly defeated the No. 11 University of Mobile Rams 5-4 on their home court.The men's team faced a shutout, as they fell to the No. 15 Rams, 5-0.On the women's side, Loyola picked up a pair of wins. International business sophomore Manuel...

Loyola golf celebrates their first conference title

Loyola golf celebrates their first conference title

Andres Fuentes

April 11, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

It was a pool of national talent at the Southern States Athletic Association women's golf championship. Three ranked teams looked to live up to their national hype and win the conference crown. But among the eight teams in Greenville, Alabama, the No. 8 Wolf Pack clawed their way to the top, winning...

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...

Robyn Caire tells the life of a Loyola lifeguard

Robyn Caire tells the life of a Loyola lifeguard

Shadera Moore

April 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The first thing that hits you upon entering the West Road Garage is the scent of chlorine wafting in way up from the fifth floor. But according to Robyn Caire, “a lot of people don’t actually know that (Loyola) has a pool,” much less know about the students that protect its swimmers. Caire,...

Loyola announces Father Ted’s successor

Riley Katz

April 8, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

University President Tania Tetlow announced the successor to the Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J. in an email to the Loyola student body, staff and faculty.Following Dziak's pending departure on a year-long sabbatical, the Rev. Justin Daffron, S.J., will step into Dziak's position."Father Daffron bring a wealth of higher education administr...

Loyola endures bittersweet series with their first conference win of the year

Loyola endures bittersweet series with their first conference win of the year

Andrew Wellmann

April 8, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

It was another rough conference series for Loyola, as Blue Mountain College earned 23 total runs over the last-place Wolf Pack. However, a glimmer of hope came out of the three-game series with Loyola claiming their first conference win of the season. Loyola won Game 1, 5-1 at home and dropped Game...

Loyola launches Women’s Leadership Academy

Loyola launches Women’s Leadership Academy

Andrew Lang

April 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

When people picture leaders, many would picture a suit and tie. Loyola will be trying to change that image into one of a pantsuit too. Starting April 16 and running through Jan. 21, 2020, Loyola will host a series of courses designed to help develop and train female leaders. The Women’s Leadership...

Democrats prepare for 2020 election

Democrats prepare for 2020 election

Emma Ruby

April 8, 2019


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Worldview

Although the 2020 presidential election remains 19 months away, the rhetoric and energy surrounding the Democratic primaries have already begun to take center stage in political conversation. With an announced slogan of “Keep America Great!” Republican candidate, President Donald Trump seems to be...

Fall and winter sports boast their smarts

Fall and winter sports boast their smarts

Madison McLoughlin

April 8, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

*There has been a correction. Finance senior Ethan Turner has also won conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Loyola athletics prove the “dumb jock” stereotype wrong with their scholar awards. In total, 42 Loyola fall and winter athletes have been named to Southern States Athletic Conference ...

Loyola track and field set multiple records at the Spring Time Classic

Loyola track and field set multiple records at the Spring Time Classic

Andres Fuentes

April 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Yet again, the Loyola track and field teams competed in an outdoor meet, shattering records all throughout.The Wolf Pack found great success at the Spring Time Classic, their second-to-last regular season meet.Popular and commercial music junior Tristin Sanders stole the show, breaking the school record in the women's 800-meter run for th...

Chandler Harmon helps take down No. 9 LSUA

Chandler Harmon helps take down No. 9 LSUA

Andres Fuentes

April 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

The No. 9 team in the country came to City Park to take on Loyola's women's tennis squad, marking the third straight match against a nationally ranked opponent.LSU-Alexandria brought a fight to the Wolf Pack's home court but it was a late-game effort by freshman Chandler Harmon that helped earn a narrow 5-4 victory.To kick off the match, the duo te...

Trash to Treasure: Audubon Aquarium aims to teach about ocean pollution with art

Trash to Treasure: Audubon Aquarium aims to teach about ocean pollution with art

Andres Fuentes

April 7, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A toilet seat, car bumper, bleach bottles and flip flops are all items that can plague a marine environment, but the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas has such items on display as art pieces. The aquarium welcomed Angela Pozzi’s “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea” series, which depicts sculptures...

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