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Column: There’s more to sports that you don’t know

Column: There’s more to sports that you don’t know

Albert Dupont

January 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

How would you like to do your job with tens of thousands of people watching what you produce? And get this, you don’t know what’s going to happen from one moment to the next, and it happens really, really fast. That’s what the in-house video production team at the Superdome faces every Saints and...

Opioid-related deaths continue to rise in the U.S., New Orleans

Opioid-related deaths continue to rise in the U.S., New Orleans

John Casey

January 28, 2019


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

Despite national efforts to create awareness and curb the problem, the opioid crisis facing everyday Americans continues to worsen. A new report from the National Safety Council shows Americans are now more likely to die from an opioid overdose than in a car accident. The study reveals one in 9...

Four Loyola records broken at indoor track meet

Four Loyola records broken at indoor track meet

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

The indoor track and field season just started for Loyola but the program continues breaking school records.Mass communication senior Leah Banks, environmental studies sophomore Walter Ramsey and psychology sophomore Hayden Ricca each broke records at the McNeese Indoor II on Jan. 25.Banks set the new program-best in the 55-meter dash, with a time of ...

Loyola takes second place in conference after win

Loyola takes second place in conference after win

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola women's basketball team took down Brewton-Parker, 66-60, to clinch their tenth Southern States Athletic Conference win this year and to earn the No. 2 spot in the conference standings.The home-win marks the fifth consecutive victory in a row for the team. Psychology senior Megan Worry had ...

Men’s basketball scores in triple-digits versus Brewton-Parker

Men’s basketball scores in triple-digits versus Brewton-Parker

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola kept the offense flowing as the men's basketball team defeated Brewton-Parker 106-69 on Jan. 26.The Wolf Pack put up 29 - 59 (49.2 percent) from the field goal range and 9 - 21 (42.9 percent) from beyond the three-point line as compared to their conference rivals who only scored 29.9 percent f...

Gallery: Go Saints on to 2019

Gallery: Go Saints on to 2019

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

It's been a full week. The wounds of losing to the Los Angles Rams should be healed. Probably. Maybe not. However, the 26-23 loss to the Rams in overtime in the NFC Championship shouldn't cloud the successful and memorable season that the Saints had. Quarterback Drew Brees had a near-MVP...

Southern girl meets European world

Southern girl meets European world

Erin Haynes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

“Nothing is better than the Big Easy.” This famous saying would soon be challenged as I hopped off the plane from New Orleans and immersed myself in the enchanting continent of Europe. New Orleans is special. It is fueled by the welcoming, creative, passionate and food-lovin’ people who just...

Opinion: No occupation is free from problems

Opinion: No occupation is free from problems

Andres Fuentes

January 27, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Since I was in the fifth grade, I have wanted to report from the sidelines of sports games. There is no harm in being a sports reporter. There is no hard investigating, and sports reporters do not often run into trouble talking to sources. Their audience is huge and growing, and there are so many...

Reviews: It’s not hard to see why ‘Bird Box’ became popular

Reviews: It’s not hard to see why ‘Bird Box’ became popular

Cody Downey

January 26, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

During the last weeks of December, it was hard to avoid the phenomenon that was “Bird Box.” Scrolling through Twitter, almost every tweet had something to do with the film. There is no debate that because of social media the film was able to reach a wider audience. However, despite the viral promotion...

Students learn photography at Saints games

Students learn photography at Saints games

Skye Ray

January 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When shooting Saints football games, award-winning photographer David Grunfeld always remembers to bring two things — his camera and one of his students. Grunfeld is a photography professor for Loyola's School of Mass Communication, and he has been taking students to Saints games for two seasons....

Cosplayers find joy in bringing their favorite characters to life

Cosplayers find joy in bringing their favorite characters to life

Andres Fuentes

January 26, 2019


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

Just like the caped heroes that they dress up as, there’s more to cosplayers than the costumes and outfits they don at comic conventions. Everything from sewing, painting, makeup and hairstyling to the more difficult tasks such as woodworking, metalworking and leatherworking, there is a lot of skill...

Bench players play big in win versus Florida College

Bench players play big in win versus Florida College

Andres Fuentes

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Biology senior An'Jolique Woodson led the squad off the bench as the Loyola's women's basketball team racks up a 60-44 win over Florida College. Loyola's bench players were the star of the game, scoring 31 points in total. Woodson led the bench players with 10 points, six rebounds, and a single bl...

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