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Loyola loses steam in 5-OT defeat

Loyola loses steam in 5-OT defeat

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

When the top teams in the nation clash, the games are memorable, and when No. 13 Bethel University visited the No. 25 women's team, the game lasted through five overtimes and spanned three hours before the Royals defeated the Wolf Pack 106-100. The game was back and forth throughout. The fourth quarter...

Cheer and dance members win Homecoming crowns

Cheer and dance members win Homecoming crowns

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase, Sports

It's been decades since Loyola crowned a Homecoming king and queen, but after a week of SGA and University Planning Board events, sociology freshman Darell Honora Jr. and psychology sophomore Sofia Rabassa won the crowns. Honora was the only freshman elected to the court and serves as a member of...

Loyola conducts space audit

Loyola conducts space audit

Cristian Orellana

February 15, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

From Mercy Hall to the the buildings on Broadway, every Loyola space is currently set to have a complete evaluation of its use of space conducted this year. President Tania Tetlow requested that the university conduct an audit project analyzing all spaces on campus. “The space audit is design...

6 Greek life organizations appeal social probation

Cody Downey

February 15, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

After a week of reviewing plans to improve the future of their chapters, Loyola’s Greek life organizations have been given the opportunity to regain their social privileges. In early January, it was revealed that eight of the Greek organizations on campus were put on a temporary social probation...

Filming on campus generates school spirit and revenue

Filming on campus generates school spirit and revenue

February 15, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

New Orleans has a long history of being a sought-after filming location. From the 1918 film “Tarzan of the Apes” to the Academy Award winning 2008 film “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” the city has provided an idyllic backdrop of iconic architecture and hanging Spanish moss for a variety...

When the cat’s away, the Prytania’s not the same

When the cat’s away, the Prytania’s not the same

Catie Sanders

February 14, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Jan. 23 should have been no different from any other day at the Prytania Theatre. “Let’s all go to the lobby,” rang out from the single-screened theater as moviegoers chatted and munched on concessions. But, when manager Paige Brunet arrived that morning, something was missing. Tabby cat Popcorn,...

Organizations hopes to educate on gun control

Organizations hopes to educate on gun control

Vanessa Alvarado

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Worldview

Death by guns in the United States has increased throughout the years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database, almost 40,000 people in the United States have died due to guns with reasons such as suicide, violence and accidents. These statistics and much more...

Freshman athlete wins Player of the Month

Freshman athlete wins Player of the Month

Tess Rowland

February 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

For the first time in 12 years, a Loyola athlete has been honored with the Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month award for the month for January from the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil was given the honor after a stellar 10 games through the first month...

Former U.S. secretary of state visits Tulane to talk about fascism

Former U.S. secretary of state visits Tulane to talk about fascism

India Yarborough

February 13, 2019


Filed under National, Showcase, State, Worldview

Before she was a teenager, Madeleine Albright, now 81, had fled two forms of fascism—Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939 and a communist regime in her home country in 1948, the same year her family immigrated to the United States. Albright, who in 1997 became the United States’ first female secretary...

New York Abortion Bill stirs up controversy

Francesca Du Broca

February 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

The debate around the topic of abortion is brought up once again to Loyola’s campus thanks to a new bill.The newly-appointed Democratic Senate wasted no time in pushing forward with progressive plans to strengthen women's reproductive rights through favorable New York legislation. On Jan. 22, CBS New...

LIT Conference

Tess Rowland

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

While many of their classmates were catching up on sleep and attempting to avoid Super Bowl weekend, 70 Loyola students gathered in the Danna Center on Saturday to discuss empowerment, self care and personal growth at the Learning, Innovating and Transforming Conference.“The goal of this conferenc...

Loyola baseball wins three-straight to open the 2019 season

Loyola baseball wins three-straight to open the 2019 season

Andrew Wellmann

February 10, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The series versus Lindenwood University-Belleville was tightly contested, as Loyola would win all three games by one run. Loyola hosted the three-game series from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9 at Segnette Field. Game 1 ended in a 3-2 Loyola win which was followed by a 4-3 win in Game 2. Loyola finished off...

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