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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...

Loyola law grad confirmed as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Loyola law grad confirmed as Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Christopher Gilyard

August 27, 2018


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

Loyola law grad Robert Wilkie A'88 continues his military service as the new Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Wilkie was confirmed on July 23.Under his new title as “Secretary of Veterans Affairs,” Wilkie will provide services to the U.S veterans. This includes health care services, benefits progra...

Students, teachers expected to continue coursework during campus evacuations

Students, teachers expected to continue coursework during campus evacuations

India Yarborough

August 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola professors are expected to continue academic instruction when campus operations are suspended, according to an email sent to university faculty. Maria Calzada, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, informed teachers August 17 of the expectation, one of many addressed in the school&#...

3 dead in Jacksonville shooting

3 dead in Jacksonville shooting

Sam Lucio

August 26, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

According to the Associated Press, three people have died in a mass shooting during a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville, Florida on Aug 26.Among the three dead was the shooter, who Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams said authorities believe is David Katz, a 24-year-old male from Baltimore, Maryland....

Opinion: I’m glad I don’t have a Meal Plan

Opinion: I’m glad I don’t have a Meal Plan

Jacob Meyer

August 26, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Freshmen beware; eat healthy or not at your own risk.Moving off-campus isn’t just a new-found freedom from dorm rules, or a sense you’ve regained your long-lost privacy for having flatmates but not literal roommates; it’s also a culinary awakening.I won’t lie, the poor eating ...

Opinion: Don’t take voting for granted

Opinion: Don’t take voting for granted

India Yarborough

August 26, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

You might get annoyed, but I’m gonna ask…are you voting in your state’s upcoming midterm election? If not, why?Weeks ago, I asked a childhood friend of mine the same questions. She proceeded to iterate the too-often issued sentiment “I try to stay out of politics.”When I hear my peers ...

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