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Greenhouse party sows the seeds for Earth Week

Greenhouse party sows the seeds for Earth Week

Hannah Renton

April 27, 2019

Loyola switched out its maroon and gold for more earthly hues on April 23 in celebration of Earth Week. Complete with green punch and floral headdresses, Students for Environmental Action and the Physics Department held a hangout under the clouds on Tuesday night at the Azby Greenhouse on Monroe Hall’s...

Uptown Howl Season 4 – Episode 13

Uptown Howl Season 4 – Episode 13

April 26, 2019

April 26, 2019 On this week's Uptown Howl, Anum Siddiqui and Neecy Harrsion discuss Lil Nas X's rise to country superstardom and Coachella surprises. Shadera Moore also interviews entrepreneur Cheyenne Williams. ...

JC Does Sports Abroad: Equestrian

JC Does Sports Abroad: Equestrian

Jc Canicosa

April 26, 2019

"JC Does Sports” is a series where sports reporter JC Canicosa engages in different club and varsity sports around campus and describes his experiences as a reporter attempting to be athletic. First lesson of riding horses in England: yelling, "The British are coming! The British are coming!" whil...

Louisiana ranks as one of top 10 most gambling-addicted states

Louisiana ranks as one of top 10 most gambling-addicted states

India Yarborough

April 26, 2019

Meredith was in the fourth grade when the trips to Harrah’s ended. She had thought it was normal for her family to spend random nights of the week, sometimes even weekends, at one of the casino’s hotels. “We always had a really fun time,” she said. “I thought we were just really wealthy.” But...

Music festivals that employ students provide valuable experience

Music festivals that employ students provide valuable experience

April 26, 2019

Loyola is known for its music industry program and the experience it prepares students with – much of which is gained off-campus. Local New Orleans festivals such as Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, BUKU Music + Art Project and the legendary Jazz Fest provide employment opportunities for Loyola students...

Both tennis teams end their seasons in the conference semifinals

Both tennis teams end their seasons in the conference semifinals

Andres Fuentes

April 25, 2019

After dominating in the first round of the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship tournament, the Wolf Pack tennis teams hoped to use that winning momentum in the semifinals versus two nationally ranked Middle Georgia squads.However, with rain delays forcing the match to start with singles p...

Tennis teams bring the heat in the first round of the conference championships

Tennis teams bring the heat in the first round of the conference championships

Andres Fuentes

April 25, 2019

Both the men's and the women's tennis teams are making a racket at the Southern States Athletics Conference Championship tournament. On April 24, both teams dominated in the opening round, beating both of their opponents in order to head to the semifinals. The No. 14 women's team swept Blue Mountain Co...

Measles outbreak nears record high since declared elimination

Measles outbreak nears record high since declared elimination

John Casey

April 25, 2019

Medical professionals across the nation are warning of the impending dangers of measles as the disease nears a record-high since being declared eliminated in 2000. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the number of measles cases in the nation reached 626 in 22 states as o...

New SGA cabinet appointees draw excitement and criticism for next year’s government

New SGA cabinet appointees draw excitement and criticism for next year’s government

Emma Ruby

April 25, 2019

The Student Government Association is sailing full speed ahead, despite one cabinet pick facing scrutiny for not meeting their required experience to hold the position and another appointment declining the position completely behind SGA President Jessamyn Reichmann and Vice President Freedom Richardson. Reichmann,...

Four Wolf Pack athletes win gold at the conference track and field meet

Four Wolf Pack athletes win gold at the conference track and field meet

Andres Fuentes

April 21, 2019

Through two days of competition, Loyola's men's and women's track and field teams clawed their way to top-5 finishes in the conference meet while also landing athletes atop of the podium. At the Southern States Athletic Conference Championships, the women's team finished third overall while the men's...

How clean is your college bar?

How clean is your college bar?

Erin Snodgrass

April 19, 2019

A college student walks into a bar. She orders a drink or two or three. She eats some chicken fingers and uses the restroom. She dances the night away, never once granting thought to the various health code violations plaguing the institution. Fruit flies hovering around the kitchen, dirty silverware...

Men’s golf team finishes in fifth place at the conference tournament

Men’s golf team finishes in fifth place at the conference tournament

Andres Fuentes

April 18, 2019

Despite playing their best golf in the final day of the Southern States Athletic Conference Championship, the Loyola men's golf team could not get ahead in the standings, finishing in fifth place with a score of (+895, +31). The Wolf Pack landed just two shots behind the University of Mobile for fourth place and ...

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