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Therapy dogs help students survive ruff finals

Therapy dogs help students survive ruff finals

Hannah Renton

May 1, 2019

This week's Wolfpack Wednesday took a literal approach with the Pan-American Life Student Success Center hosting a De-Stress with Dogs event to help students relax before finals week. Visiting Pet Program, a local non-profit therapy dog program, brought five dogs to Loyola for students to pet and...

Loyola baseball celebrates 12 conference awards

Loyola baseball celebrates 12 conference awards

Andres Fuentes

May 1, 2019

As the Wolf Pack baseball team looks toward the offseason, they do so having earned 12 Southern States Athletic Conference awards. Business management sophomore Michael Toscano led the way with his first All-SSAC selection. The outfielder and pitcher was named to the All-Second Team for leading Loyol...

Track and field teams rack up conference awards

Track and field teams rack up conference awards

Andres Fuentes

May 1, 2019

As the school year dwindles down, Loyola track and field athletes have something to celebrate other the upcoming summer break. In total, the men's and women's team picked up 28 conference awards, four of which made the Southern States Athletic Conference All-First Team after claiming gold at the championship...

Loyola honors 163 student-athletes at academic ceremony

Loyola honors 163 student-athletes at academic ceremony

Andres Fuentes

May 1, 2019

Loyola'a athletic department invited outstanding athletes to be honored for their efforts in their sports and in the classroom. On April 30, the 15th-annual Scholar-Athlete Award Ceremony was held in the St. Charles Room. A total of 163 student-athletes were recognized at the event, as well as a Loy...

Readers are shelving their Kindles in favor of local book stores

Readers are shelving their Kindles in favor of local book stores

Riley Katz

April 30, 2019

Independent bookstores are beginning to thrive again after years of losses because customers are beginning to favor brick and mortar stores again.In the American Bookseller Association’s yearly wrap up, the data showed 132 independent bookstores opened in 2018 and a five percent increase in total ...

Loyola on pace to reach new heights in Directors’ Cup standings

Loyola on pace to reach new heights in Directors’ Cup standings

Andres Fuentes

April 29, 2019

As the campus blossoms with life once again after Spring Break, the Loyola athletic department will have the difficult task of designing and ordering a championship banner for the conference title-winning women’s golf team. The department has to answer questions such as: where would they display...

Loyola finishes regular season among the bottom of the barrel

Loyola finishes regular season among the bottom of the barrel

Andres Fuentes

April 28, 2019

In a season plagued with struggles against other Southern States Athletic Conference schools, Loyola's baseball team suffered yet another sweep at the hands of a conference team to wrap up the regular season.Out on the road, the Wolf Pack took on William Carey in a three-game series from April 26-27.Gam...

Think of the kids, and stop buying Madden

Think of the kids, and stop buying Madden

Riley Katz

April 28, 2019

Stop me if you've heard this before. The score is 24-21 in the fourth quarter, you're down by a field goal, but you're driving and in opponent territory. It's 3rd and 15 so you know you need to pass, but if you don't make it, whatever. You have a kicker who can tie the game. The ball is snapped, your...

Record number of millennials report no affiliation with religion as faith and spirituality evolve

Record number of millennials report no affiliation with religion as faith and spirituality evolve

Riley Katz

April 28, 2019

Various reports claim religion is losing the influence it once had among millenials and adults. In the annually published American Family Survey conducted by Brigham Young University in 2018, 44% of millennials aged 18 to 29 years old and 43% of adults aged 30 to 44 years old identified as atheist, ...

Tennis program racked up 14 conference awards

Tennis program racked up 14 conference awards

Andres Fuentes

April 27, 2019

With another successful season in the books, the men's and women's tennis teams are celebrating even more accolades after winning 14 Southern States Athletic Conference awards. Head Coach Kyle Russell won Women's Tennis Coach of the Year after leading the team to 10-plus wins despite a difficult schedule th...

Review: Netflix’s ‘Love, Death and Robots’ is a burst of creativity

Review: Netflix’s ‘Love, Death and Robots’ is a burst of creativity

Sam Lucio

April 27, 2019

Have you ever wanted a series about a sentient yogurt conquering the world, or farmers in giant mech suits defending their land from aliens, or mercenaries battling dracula with cats? Probably not, but Netflix’s new animated anthology series “Love, Death and Robots” does it anyway. “Love,...

HOLoyno: Who is Henne?

HOLoyno: Who is Henne?

Sofia Santoro

April 27, 2019

Inspired by the Humans of New York series, often shortened to HONY, psychology sophomore Sofia Santoro started an experimental project that involved taking portraits of professors, followed by a brief interview. This project became HOLoyno. All portraits were shot around campus on a canon film came...

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