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The benefits of a social media sabbatical

Neil Baum

February 10, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

As students, we spend an inordinate amount of time on computers and watching screens on iPads and cell phones. I am guilty of waking up every day looking at emails and also checking my computer inbox before retiring at night. I have become, as most of my fellow students, aware that I am tethered to the...

Notes from the Wolf Pack Tour

Notes from the Wolf Pack Tour

Calvin Ramsay

February 10, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

It’s 30 minutes till the first set in Austin, and Convolk has been missing for the past three hours.The Russian-American headliner left the Airbnb saying that he was getting a new tattoo, and that was it. Now, 13 other rappers, producers, photographers and videographers sit backstage at a bar/venue ...

4 athletes set Loyola records at Bulldog Open

4 athletes set Loyola records at Bulldog Open

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Sticking with their consistency, the Loyola track and field program went on to set four new school records at the Samford University Bulldog Open in just their third meet of the season.Computer information systems junior Jarrett Richard set the tone early for the Wolf Pack, shattering the school record in the 200-...

Tennis teams drop matches versus UNO

Tennis teams drop matches versus UNO

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Versus their cross-city rivals, both the men's and the women's tennis teams faced up against the University of New Orleans but dropped both contests. The Privateers won over the Wolf Pack men's team, 6-1, and the women's team, 7-0. For the men's side, Loyola was not able to earn a win in the doubles...

Five players score in double-digits in win versus Middle Georgia State

Five players score in double-digits in win versus Middle Georgia State

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In a team effort, led by mass communication freshman Zach Wrightsil, the Loyola men's basketball team muscled through a victory on the road, beating Middle Georgia State 88-77. Wrightsil nearly racked up a triple-double in the game. The freshman led the team in points and assists with 28 and eight ...

Presley Wascom and Megan Worry help secure Loyola’s 9th consecutive win

Presley Wascom and Megan Worry help secure Loyola’s 9th consecutive win

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball team racked up a win versus Middle Georgia State, marking their 20th victory of the year and the sixth consecutive year that head coach Kellie Kennedy has reached the milestone. The 82-70 victory also improved the team's win streak to nine games in a row, stemming back to thei...

Loyola basketball player faced inappropriate remarks at Faulkner University game

Loyola basketball player faced inappropriate remarks at Faulkner University game

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola's women's basketball team traveled to Montgomery, Alabama on Feb. 7 to face Faulkner University. The Wolf Pack would go on to win 85-66, but not without inappropriate remarks from Faulkner fans toward biology senior Kayla Noto. Noto played on the court for a total of six minutes enduring what she claimed to be harassm...

Audubon welcomes Valerio back into Jaguar Jungle

Audubon welcomes Valerio back into Jaguar Jungle

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

Out of the mist of Jaguar Jungle, Audubon Zoo's troubled big cat, Valerio, returns to his revamped and renovated habitat. The almost four-year-old jaguar stepped foot in his enclosure for the first time in seven months, after escaping and setting off on a killing spree among the other animals at the...

Homecoming returns to Loyola

Homecoming returns to Loyola

Riley Katz

February 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

After decades of forgoing homecoming formalities, the Loyola’s Student Government Association along with other student organizations is bringing the celebration back to campus.Homecoming week starts Feb. 11 and runs through Feb. 15, bringing a week-long celebration complete with events to campus...

Review: ‘YOU’ showcases stalking in the era of social media

Review: ‘YOU’ showcases stalking in the era of social media

Kaylie Saidin

February 9, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Reviews, Showcase

The release of Lifetime’s psychological thriller YOU was met with overwhelming praise, particularly when it became available for streaming on Netflix. The series introduces us to Joe, a seemingly average New Yorker who considers himself a gentleman. He runs a bookstore, where he takes great care of...

3-Peat: Dance team captures third-straight championship in The Den

3-Peat: Dance team captures third-straight championship in The Den

Vanessa Alvarado

February 8, 2019


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola competitive dance team brought championship-caliber fierceness and intensity for the third year in a row, winning the title in front of the home crowd. The dance team scored 86.32 to win the Southern States Athletic Conference title for a third straight year with four dancers making the...

Muslim students work to combat stereotypes on World Hijab Day

Muslim students work to combat stereotypes on World Hijab Day

Anum Siddiqui

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Hijab-wearing Muslims, or hijabis, around the world are often labeled by members of other religions as oppressed — a stereotype Loyola's Muslim Student Association hoped to combat by celebrating World Hijab Day on Feb. 1.“I wanted to educate non-Muslims about the significance of the hijab...

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