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Pastorek ‘cautiously optimistic’ about probation status

Pastorek ‘cautiously optimistic’ about probation status

Erin Snodgrass

April 1, 2019

After three months of financial probation, Paul Pastorek, chief operating officer, thinks Loyola’s chances of being taken off of probation, come December, are likely. “I think the true options for us are that we get off of probation – and I think our chances are very good – there is a small...

Taylor Hagins breaks school record for the third time

Taylor Hagins breaks school record for the third time

Andres Fuentes

March 31, 2019

The Wolf Pack track and field teams found success at the Southern Miss Invitational but senior Taylor Hagins made the biggest stride, breaking her own school record in the hammer throw for the third straight meet. Hagins threw 42.48 meters in the event and finished in seventh place overall in the...

Buku Fest rocks the docks

Buku Fest rocks the docks

Caitlyn Reisgen

March 31, 2019

BUKU Music and Art Festival ended its 8th successful year as thousands of guests attended the two-day festival at Mardi Gras World. Attendees enjoyed the music of the over 70 artists who performed at the festival. Other attractions included live graffiti art and the BUKU Bazarr. Over 15 graffiti artists...

Opinion: Pi Kapps brought art to the community

Opinion: Pi Kapps brought art to the community

Robert Prasso and Juan Bu

March 31, 2019

With an emphasis on creativity, individuality and community, Loyola's chapter of Pi Kappa Phi partnered with the George Rodrigue Foundation for the Arts to create the new member class’ project a reality. The project’s main focus was to bring creative expression and academic development to students...

Loyola basketball player steps off the court and into the ring

Loyola basketball player steps off the court and into the ring

Andres Fuentes

March 30, 2019

Standing at 6’5 and 210 pounds, Joseph Ruzevich is used to stepping back, scoring left and dodging swipes and blocks, but Loyola’s small forward turned into a South Side Sensation when he traded his sneakers for a pair of boxing gloves. Ruzevich, computer science junior, took a chance in the ring...

Review: ‘Apex Legends’ is the new champion of battle royales

Review: ‘Apex Legends’ is the new champion of battle royales

Sam Lucio

March 30, 2019

Following the latest craze of battle royale games in a world dominated by “Fortnite,” Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts take their own shot at the hottest genre in gaming with “Apex Legends." Since "Apex," as the community refers to it as, first released on Feb. 4, the game has dominated...

Opinion: Setting the record straight on SGA

Opinion: Setting the record straight on SGA

Fallon Chiassion, Troi McClure, Sophia Rataj, Rebecca Driever, and Joann Cassama

March 30, 2019

We are here to speak our truths. This past school year was not by any means easy. We joined an executive team with two leaders who had no prior experience in the Student Government Association. We were excited, a little scared but, most of all, ready. We knew that we were capable of being in these positions...

Iggy’s Cupboard fights against food insecurity

Francesca Du Broca

March 29, 2019

For the Loyola community, one opportunity to donate to help fight food insecurity is with Iggy's Cupboard, which launched back in November of 2018, that was created by the Loyola Student Life and Ministry along with the Student Government Association. Heather Malveaux, university minister, would like...

Safety and awareness is crucial as a student living in New Orleans

Safety and awareness is crucial as a student living in New Orleans

March 29, 2019

Another Mardi Gras has come and gone. Around this time of year, freshmen students may be relishing the feeling that they’ve finally adjusted to living in New Orleans. Sophomore students may be considering leases and searching for off-campus housing throughout the city. And as spring begins and the...

Column: Brexit explained by an ‘American Idiot’

Column: Brexit explained by an ‘American Idiot’

JC Canicosa

March 28, 2019

Welcome to a new kind of tension. On Saturday March 24, over a million people took to the streets in central London in protest calling for any Brexit deal to be put up to another public vote. According to The Guardian, an online petition asking British government to revoke Article 50 and remain in...

Review: Jordan Peele delivers another masterful horror film with ‘Us’

Review: Jordan Peele delivers another masterful horror film with ‘Us’

Andrew Lang

March 28, 2019

Following an iconic debut film in “Get Out,” Director Jordan Peele stuck with the horror genre with his latest movie, “Us.” The story follows the Wilson's as a trip to the beach finds the family confronted by copies of themselves who harbor a murderous intent. As the Wilson family struggles...

Loyola wins two over No. 14 team in the nation

Loyola wins two over No. 14 team in the nation

Andres Fuentes

March 27, 2019

No. 14 Freed-Hardeman came to Segnette Field with one of the top offenses in the country, but the Lions were no match for the Wolf Pack as they dropped their doubleheader versus Loyola. The home team won Game 1, 4-2, and came back for Game 2, winning 7-2. Biology sophomore Allen Dennis extended his hitting streak to seven games, goi...

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