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Quidditch team rebounds from winless season

Quidditch team rebounds from winless season

Jaime Jimenez

December 4, 2018


Filed under Quidditch, Showcase, Sports

After a rough last season, the quidditch team rebounded this year. The quidditch team ended with an 0-16 record last year. However, this season, they closed out the fall portion of the season with a 4-6 record. The Hub City Cup held its fifth annual tournament in Hattiesburg, Mississippi Nov. 17. Loyola...

Solano-McDaniel named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Solano-McDaniel named Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Rosha'e Gibson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

For one Loyola athlete, running on the track and sprinting to class comes easy. Sasha Solano-McDaniel, sociology sophomore, has been named the 2018 Women’s Cross Country Southern States Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. The long-distance runner was named to both the Champions of...

Galactic finalizes purchase of Tipitina’s

Galactic finalizes purchase of Tipitina’s

Andres Fuentes

December 3, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

After starting their careers at the two-story yellow nightclub 20 years ago, local band Galactic are now the proud owners of Tipitina's.The legendary New Orleans music venue has been sold from Mary and Roland von Kurnatowski to the local band after a year of negotiations. Despite the change in owners...

JC Does Sports: Swing Dancing

JC Does Sports: Swing Dancing

Jc Canicosa, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Remember that episode of “Friends” when Chandler brought the wrong shoes to his wedding reception and couldn’t dance without slipping off his feet? Yeah. I walked into the aerobics room of the University Sports Complex on a Wednesday night ready to get down like it was 1955, and I was taking...

Remembering Audubon Park’s World’s Fair past

Remembering Audubon Park’s World’s Fair past

Cody Downey

December 3, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Though many people walk through the Audubon Park and Zoo, few may know that it was once the host of a world's fair called the World Cotton Centennial in 1884. The fair was hosted with the intentions of promoting the city and all it had to offer. To host this event, buildings were made onto what would...

Tylar Beckham wins a scholar award

Tylar Beckham wins a scholar award

Rosha'e Gibson

December 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Wolf Pack Athletics continues to thrive on and off the court as yet another athlete has received an award for her performance in the classroom. Tylar Beckham, mass communication senior, has been known for her impact on the volleyball court. However, her work off the court has earned her her most recent...

Women’s team ended road trip with a loss

Women’s team ended road trip with a loss

Andres Fuentes

December 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

aAfter taking down Southern States Athletics Conference rival Florida College, the Loyola women's basketball team tried to use that winning momentum versus Brewton-Parker College on Dec. 1. However, the Barons got the best over the Wolf Pack as Loyola lost a close contest to their conference rival,...

Freshmen duo take a win over Brewton Parker

Freshmen duo take a win over Brewton Parker

Andres Fuentes

December 2, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The game plan was simple - feed the basketball to the freshmen - as Zach Wrightsil and Myles Burns scorched conference rival Brewton Parker College, 95-80 on Dec. 1. Wrightsil, communication freshman, racked up a team-high 31 points while his counterpart, Burns, added 24 points as both players spent 37 ...

Opinion: Self-Conscious: What it means and feelings associated

Opinion: Self-Conscious: What it means and feelings associated

Jc Canicosa, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Self-conscious. Whichever genius came up with that word knew exactly what they were doing. Self. Conscious. Literally a consciousness of the self. A philosophical awareness of the idea of “me.” That is really all that term should mean, right? The conscious awareness of “you?” But if...

Opinion: There is a side of the opioid epidemic most people don’t see

Opinion: There is a side of the opioid epidemic most people don’t see

Jenna Cappuccia

December 2, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Living in New Orleans, a city infamously known for its high rates of illegal drug usage, you tend to hear a lot about the opioid epidemic. Local news outlets constantly cycle through horrible stories of overdoses and lives lost from the unprescribed use of opioids and narcotics. Yet, they rarely report...

Water Polo captures first wins in club sport’s history

Water Polo captures first wins in club sport’s history

Andrew Lang

December 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Loyola’s water polo club team won for the first time in its history after capturing three wins and finishing second in Tulane’s fall tournament before Thanksgiving break. The team topped Tulane B, Nola Water Polo and Tennessee, but fell to Tulane A who ended up winning the tournament with Loyo...

Loyola professor shares trade card collection

Loyola professor shares trade card collection

Gracie Wise, Staff Writer

December 1, 2018


Filed under Arts, Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 10.0px; font: 8.5px 'Utopia Std'} Keeping a collection can be an enjoyable hobby for anyone. From beautiful postcards to vintage Coca-Cola bottles, the possibilities of collectibles are endless. But one Loyola professor collects...

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