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Loyola senior runs pumpkin patch with family

Loyola senior runs pumpkin patch with family

Andres Fuentes

October 30, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

Fall break is typically filled with Netlfix binges, small road trips and maybe an essay or two, but for Rebekah Vensel, it's always been about the pumpkins.Making the 1,140.3 mi trip every year to her town in Pennsylvania during the break, Vensel, music industry senior, uses her time off to help wor...

Student leaders discuss assault and rape culture

Student leaders discuss assault and rape culture

Maia Moses

October 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Student leaders of two on-campus organizations, the Women’s Resource Center and Alpha Chi Omega, led a discussion Oct. 18 on the prevalence of rape culture in the modern era and how the student population at Loyola can work together to raise awareness and diminish rape culture as a whole.Sequoy...

City Park welcomes Scout Island Scream Park

City Park welcomes Scout Island Scream Park

Erin Haynes

October 29, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Nightlife, Showcase

Scout Island Scream Park will leave the Wolf Pack howling as it adds itself to the list of already terrifying Halloween attractions in New Orleans. For years, City Park has held spooky festivities to celebrate the holiday, like Ghost in the Oaks and the chilling Voodoo Music + Arts Festival. On ...

Local tour merges the haunted and the historic

Local tour merges the haunted and the historic

Tyler Wann

October 29, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle, Multimedia, Nightlife, Showcase

    Many places have laws requiring disclosure if someone has previously died in the building. Tour guides like to say that New Orleans doesn’t have those because it’s almost a given that at least one or two people have died in any building in the city. “You can be sure of that,...

Column: Saints are going for broke

Column: Saints are going for broke

Andrew Lang

October 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

The New Orleans Saints are all in this season. The Saints announced the acquisition of cornerback Eli Apple from the New York Giants for a 2019 fourth-round draft selection and a 2020 seventh-round draft selection Tuesday Oct. 23. This was done presumably to help fix a passing defense that has allow...

Opinion: Pixar movie captures the essence of Day of the Dead

Opinion: Pixar movie captures the essence of Day of the Dead

Cristo Dulom

October 28, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

ristCoco is a vibrant, deep and aurally pleasing movie. It is a fun story and has a plethora of likeable characters. The movie illustrates the traditions of Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in an enjoyable way to all audiences and includes a healthy balance of both English and Spanish whilst not...

Opinion: En la vida o la muerte, Monseñor Oscar Romero es mi santo

Opinion: En la vida o la muerte, Monseñor Oscar Romero es mi santo

Berta Alvarado

October 28, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Click here for an English translation El 14 de Octubre 2018 fue el día más feliz de mi vida, que aunque no pude estar en Roma, en el Vaticano para presenciar la canonización de Monseñor Oscar Romero, quien lucho por todos los más desfavorecidos del país más pequeño de Centroamérica, El S...

Coach Bryant sprints to new position

Coach Bryant sprints to new position

Cody Downey

October 27, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

From student athlete to volunteer coach to now assistant head coach, the move to working with Loyola’s cross country and track and field teams is just another hurdle for Amani Bryant to jump over. Head Coach Kevin Licht hired Bryant on Sept. 24 and said he is excited about Bryant joining the team,...

How to slay Halloween in New Orleans

How to slay Halloween in New Orleans

Vanessa Alvarado

October 27, 2018


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

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays for many spooky and not so spooky reasons. Who doesn't love playing dress up? Halloween gives me the excuse not to be just Vanessa for the night. Being just Vanessa definitely is not a problem but, sometimes a girl wants to be Britney Spears for the nig...

Beau helps students through ruff times

Beau helps students through ruff times

Henry Bean

October 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Between moving away from home and learning to tackle exams, college can be a stressful time, but Loyola students have access a four-legged friend to help them survive.Beau is a purebred golden retriever who is specially trained to help people with PTSD and extreme anxiety. He came to Loyola because ...

College students fail to be vaccinated

College students fail to be vaccinated

Tyler Wann

October 26, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

College students are failing to make the grade when it comes to being vaccinated for the flu, with less than half of students on college campus getting vaccinated. According to a 2017 survey done by the National Foundation for Infectious Disease, although 70 percent of students think being vaccinated is important, the rates for vaccin...

Mayor’s office launches new plan to fix city infrastructure

Mayor’s office launches new plan to fix city infrastructure

John Casey

October 26, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

In the peak of hurricane season, flooding in New Orleans can become dangerous. As the city struggles to mobilize resources, efforts to solve the problem have fallen to the New Orleans community. Mayor LaToya Cantrell took to Twitter earlier this month to announce the launch of the Catch Basin Pilot Program, a ...

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