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Tulane Blue Line replaces Loyola’s shuttle service

Tulane Blue Line replaces Loyola’s shuttle service

Anum Siddiqui

September 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This fall semester, Loyola students are skipping the maroon and gold for Tulane University's Blue Line shuttle system.Loyola's van shuttle system has been discontinued and replaced by Tulane's shuttle system that will now serve Loyola students and faculty. The shuttle provides access to the West Road...

New hemp store hopes to help people with pain and opioid addiction

New hemp store hopes to help people with pain and opioid addiction

Haileigh Pellerano

September 1, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

A drug store on Magazine Street offers people suffering from opioid addiction, as well as other ailments, relief from their symptoms amid the growing opioid crisis.According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, in 2017, 115 people died to opioids such as heroin, and its much stronger synthetic cousin fe...

Seiter shows devotion on and off the field

Seiter shows devotion on and off the field

Cody Downey

September 1, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

For many fans, sports could be considered a religion. Though Charlie Seiter does have a love for baseball, he also plays in the field of a higher power. Seiter, business management senior, joined the Wolf Pack in 2015 as a part of the baseball team filling the position of outfielder throughout his...

Loyola named Champion of Character Five Star Award Winner

Loyola named Champion of Character Five Star Award Winner

Andrew Lang

August 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Loyola was named as one of the Champions of Character Five Star Award Winners Aug. 30 by the National Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for the tenth year in a row.Schools can finish in three categories of the winners depending on well they score in an assessment that scores based on five cate...

Short Fiction: Inspiration

Short Fiction: Inspiration

Madison Mcloughlin

August 31, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

I started lacing up my overused, black converse. Despite being torn and worn, these converse were my favorite pair of shoes. They were reliable, and I liked reliable. Not a lot of other things in my life were very reliable at the moment, but I knew I could always count on the worn down, holey soles to...

Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive atmosphere for locals

Emo Night NOLA promotes inclusive  atmosphere for locals

Catie Sanders

August 31, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Music, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

Emo Night NOLA has brought a new meaning to the teenage rallying cry of “it’s not just a phase, mom!” Inspired by his personal connection to the genre, Christopher Folse, public events director at Republic NOLA, wanted people to rediscover the soundtrack of their teenage years throu...

Editorial: Expecting the Unexpected

Editorial: Expecting the Unexpected

August 31, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

Moving to the Big Easy can be a pretty big shift. Whether you’re just not used to living in the city or you’re struggling to keep up with the streetcar, moving here can be a pretty big culture shock for some people. Most of the learning will come with time and experience. However, one of...

SGA cabinet brings new faces to old positions

SGA cabinet brings new faces to old positions

Cody Downey

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

With a new school year, there also comes a new cabinet for Loyola's Student Government Association. Elected last year, SGA President Sierra Ambrose, political science senior, and Vice President Joann Cassama, biology junior, not only bring themselves to the table but also a whole staff to help them go...

Nora Navra Library reopens after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina

Nora Navra Library reopens after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina

Sam Lucio

August 30, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

  Nora Navra Library, the last of six New Orleans libraries destroyed during Hurricane Katrina has finally reopened. Nora Navra Library officially reopened on Aug. 24 Located in the Seventh Ward on St. Bernard Avenue, Nora Navra, originally called Branch Nine, first opened in 1946 and ser...

Loyola shelves food studies program

Loyola shelves food studies program

Madison Mcloughlin

August 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

While New Orleans is widely renowned for its food culture, attracting tourists and students alike, the city will now have one fewer food studies program. Loyola has temporarily suspended the food studies program after only one year due to a lack of demand, according to Maria Calzada, interim provost. “The...

Loyola volleyball takes three out of four at Dillard Classic

Loyola volleyball takes three out of four at Dillard Classic

Andrew Lang

August 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Loyola Volleyball team finished the Dillard Classic by winning three out of their four total matches. Loyola started the event by taking all three sets against Talladega College, but dropped the second match to Huston-Tillitson University 3-0 on Friday, Aug. 24. The Wolf Pack had more success on ...

Loyola running in middle of the pack in preseason poll

Loyola running in middle of the pack in preseason poll

Andrew Lang

August 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In a preseason poll, the coaches ranked Loyola volleyball fifth, the women’s golf fourth, men's golf sixth, and both men's and women's cross-country fourth in the Southern States Athletic Conference. The coaches predicted Dalton State to repeat as the winners of the conference in both men’s an...

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