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Friendship between two Loyola runners goes beyond the race-trail

Friendship between two Loyola runners goes beyond the race-trail

Rosha'E Gibson

November 12, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Hayden Ricca and Walter Ramsey always run together.In the four cross country races Ricca, psychology sophomore, and Ramsey, environmental studies sophomore, have both run in, the furthest apart they have finished from each other is 10 seconds. In all of those races, they both finished in the top five...

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Andrew Lang

November 12, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Sports, State

Next time Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas goes off for 211 yards, it could win you some money. 47 parishes voted to legalize daily fantasy sports betting in their jurisdiction. 17 parishes voted against it. Chairman of the Fairness for Fantasy Sports Louisiana political action committee...

Volleyball season comes to close with loss to Faulkner

Volleyball season comes to close with loss to Faulkner

Andrew Lang

November 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Loyola volleyball team’s fell to Faulkner University in the Southern States Athletic Conference Volleyball Championships in the quarterfinals, bringing their season to a close Friday, Nov. 9. The Wolf Pack fell in three straight sets to Faulkner. Jesse Zabal, volleyball head coach, said it w...

UPB honors the President with ‘Tetlow Fest’

UPB honors the President with ‘Tetlow Fest’

Emma Ruby

November 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Maroon, gold and Tetlow all over is the idea for the impending celebration that has been organized in honor of President Tania Tetlow’s impending inauguration. The festival, organized by the University Programming Board, has been dubbed “Tetlow Fest,” and will spread across the Peace Quad and...

Opinion: Don’t be afraid to have the courage to ask for help

Opinion: Don’t be afraid to have the courage to ask for help

Andrew Lang

November 11, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I used to think it was a sign of weakness to ask for help, but my experiences taught me something everyone should learn. It isn’t weakness or fear that leads someone to ask for help, but courage to accept that you need it. Midway through my sophomore year of high school, during my Christmas br...

Opinion: The hardships of having an invisible illness can be frustrating

Opinion: The hardships of having an invisible illness can be frustrating

Laura Coatney

November 11, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

What does “invisible illness” mean? It is a broad umbrella term for any medical condition that is not immediately apparent to others. Conditions that are not easily visible include chronic pain, mental illness, diabetes, seizure disorders and much more. According to the 2002 US Census Bureau, 96%...

Whatever floats your goat: Yoga class brings out your inner animal

Whatever floats your goat: Yoga class brings out your inner animal

Tess Rowland

November 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

De-stressing at times can be a long, consuming practice. For college students dealing with immense amounts of stress, it can be hard to find the light at the end of the tunnel, but what if the solution to de-stress was tangible? And fluffy? Well, look no further than goat yoga. The event takes place Mon...

New urban and electronic music degree to drop in fall of 2019

New urban and electronic music degree to drop in fall of 2019

Shelbi Copain

November 10, 2018


Filed under Academic, Music, News, Showcase

The College of Music and Fine Arts is launching a new undergraduate degree program in the fall of 2019. The urban and electronic music production program is the first of its kind in the country, encouraging students to develop skills in production and performance while mastering the technology of re...

Driven Loyola senior plans to build Algiers community center

Driven Loyola senior plans to build Algiers community center

Rose Wagner

November 10, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

As his classmates apply to graduate school and anxiously fill out job applications, Freddie Marshall is busy meeting with government officials and critiquing architectural renderings, determined and focused on the future of Algiers.Marshall, music industry senior, is the founder of the Freddie Marshall ...

Locals find treasure -and trash- in Lake Pontchartrain

Locals find treasure -and trash- in Lake Pontchartrain

Andres Fuentes

November 9, 2018


Filed under City, Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

On Sunday afternoon, instead of partying at the Bucktown Seafood Festival or any Saints pre-game parties, many New Orleanians decided to enjoy their extra hour of sleep by relaxing at the Lake Ponchartrain lakefront.Whether strolling past the crashing waves or sitting along the edge of the descending seawall,...

Editorial: Stop history from repeating itself

Editorial: Stop history from repeating itself

November 9, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

Many of us were taught about the “Voyage of the Damned” in history classes. If you’re unfamiliar, the name refers to the voyage of the MS St. Louis, a German ocean liner that carried Jewish refugees from Europe to the West to escape persecution at the hands of the Nazi party. The re...

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Rose Wagner and Andres Fuentes

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Two priests who previously worked for Loyola were among the 57 clergy members who the Archdiocese of New Orleans identified as being taken out of ministry due to accusations of sexual abuse of minors. The list was released Nov. 2, and included six people identified as Jesuits. Among the Loyola-related...

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