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Ben Fields sends the Wolf Pack to the second round

Ben Fields sends the Wolf Pack to the second round

Andres Fuentes

March 21, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

With 29 seconds left on the clock, Loyola needed the perfect play to send the men's basketball team into the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship tournament. Being a part of the final 16 teams is territory the Wolf Pack team has not reached since 1946,...

SGA senate says ‘no’ to vetoes

SGA senate says ‘no’ to vetoes

Erin Snodgrass

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

For the first time in 10 years, the Student Government Association Senate has unanimously overturned a presidential veto. In fact, they overturned three. On Wednesday, March 20, the nine present senators voted to overturn three pieces of legislation that had been vetoed by Sierra Ambrose, SGA president,...

Revamped livestreaming is a plus for students and athletes

Revamped livestreaming is a plus for students and athletes

Rosha'e Gibson

March 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As The Den adjusts for the time without any home volleyball or basketball games, the athletic department has a chance to reflect on their first year with a student-run production crew in charge of livestreaming the home games. Technology coordinator, Albert Dupont, was the mastermind behind all the...

Male pageant questions Asian stereotypes

Male pageant questions Asian stereotypes

Shamaria Bell

March 21, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Through a night of pick-up lines and pageantry, Loyola, Louisiana State University and Xavier University students infused comedy with a discussion of Asian male stereotypes and expectations. The Loyola Asian Student Organization partnered with students from LSU and Xavier to host a comedic male pageant...

Check out these local artists before Buku Festival

Check out these local artists before Buku Festival

Caitlyn Reisgen

March 21, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

With Lana Del Rey, Kevin Gates and A$AP Rocky headlining, the Buku Music and Art Project returns to the Big Easy March 22 and 23. Tickets are sold out for the festival which is now in its seventh year. This year, the talent search didn’t look too far from home, with the lineup featuring popular local...

Wolf Pack earns two wins on the road

Wolf Pack earns two wins on the road

Andres Fuentes

March 20, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola strung a pair of wins in a doubleheader versus Tougaloo College, racking up 18 hits and 14 stolen bases among both games. Loyola won Game 1, 7-6, and took Game 2, 7-2, breaking their six-game skid. Business sophomore Michael Toscano was hot on the plate, going 4-6 with two runs, five stolen b...

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

Riley Katz

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In an email addressed to the student body, President Tania Tetlow announced the speakers for Commencement 2019. During the undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremony, New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will address the graduating classes. Tetlow said in the email...

Golf teams take top crowns at Wolf Pack Invitational

Golf teams take top crowns at Wolf Pack Invitational

Andres Fuentes

March 20, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Both the men's and women's golf teams defended their home turf at the Wolf Pack Invitational, as the women's team won the overall match and both squads took the individual titles. The women's team finished the tournament with a score of 615 (+39), earning the first place finish. They entered the...

The ongoing border wall saga lacks resolution

The ongoing border wall saga lacks resolution

Jasper Roberson-Schulz

March 19, 2019


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

The government shutdown is over and life in the oval office proceeds without approval for wall funding, yet friction between the House of Representatives and President Trump is far from being over. Now, the conversation moves toward the likelihood of a wall being built and what would happen if it were. With...

Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Rob Noelke

March 19, 2019


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase

Spray paint cans littered a warehouse floor as one Loyola student made his mark on Mardi Gras. Paul Roach, studio art junior, was given the opportunity to paint a mural to be displayed on Superior seafood, a popular stop on the St. Charles parade route.    

ID fine policy met with mixed emotions

ID fine policy met with mixed emotions

Jasper Roberson-Schulz

March 18, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

A policy implemented back in January that fines students who do not show a Loyola ID upon entering a residence hall has been met mixed reactions. In failing to show an ID, students will receive one warning before a potential $15 fine charged to their account. Amy Boyle, director of residential...

Students start new photography club

Students start new photography club

Valerie Cronenbold

March 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

When finance freshman Chandler Boudreaux and general studies freshman Shamaria Bell noticed that there was no place for students to explore photography without academic pressure, they decided to create a group of their own: a photography club focused on group excursions and lectures. The ideology...

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