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Southern Candymakers is carving up some haunting treats for October

Southern Candymakers is carving up some haunting treats for October

Andres Fuentes

October 22, 2018


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Showcase

  New Orleans: a city of haunted streets, voodoo shops and cemeteries. But one French Quarter candy shop is looking to mix the might of New Orleans with the fright of Halloween into spooky sweets for the Halloween season. Southern Candymakers has been cooking up traditional New Orleans candie...

Freshman Jordan Bernard takes on out-sized role

Freshman Jordan Bernard takes on out-sized role

Rosha'E Gibson

October 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Loyola volleyball added several players to the roster this year, none playing a bigger role than general studies freshman Jordan Bernard. Bernard may play a big role, but she is undersized as an outside hitter according to Head Coach Jesse Zabal. Zabal said Bernard makes up for it with her athleticism...

Opinion: An invitation to Take Back the Night

Opinion: An invitation to Take Back the Night

Stephanie Boyd

October 21, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

After I transferred to Loyola University New Orleans, I started stopsexualassault.org with my mom. As a student who survived sexual assault, and a parent who survived the attack of her daughter, it was our way of speaking out against abuse: sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalk...

Loyola revisits climate survey results

Loyola revisits climate survey results

Anum Siddiqui and Cristo Dulom

October 20, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

In response to the 2017 Campus Climate Assessment, the university held the first in a series of climate update meetings on Oct. 17. Last year’s Campus Climate Assessment brought attention to issues such as food insecurity on campus, workload stress, community exclusion and worries about institut...

Cheryl Conway wins first Staff of the Month Award

Cheryl Conway wins first Staff of the Month Award

Riley Katz

October 20, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Following years of tight budgets and staff reductions, the Executive Staff Committee of the Staff Senate made the choice to recognize a staff member who goes above and beyond each month, starting in October.The initial idea for the award arose in the Organizational Health committee earlier this year...

Disney announces cruises to base out of New Orleans in 2020

Disney announces cruises to base out of New Orleans in 2020

John Casey

October 19, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

The tourist experience in New Orleans just became a little more magical. Disney Cruise Lines announced on Sept. 27 that the company will begin operating cruises out of the Port of New Orleans starting in the spring of 2020. The Disney Wonder, a 2,700-passenger ship, will make the Erato Street Cruise...

Social justice themes ring throughout theater production

Social justice themes ring throughout theater production

Emma Ruby

October 19, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase, Theater

"Believe women." That was the message that Shelbi Copain, mass communication and musical theatre sophomore, hopes students took away from the Loyola theater department production These Shining Lives.The show tells the true story of four women in the late 1920’s who were exposed to radium in the...

Editorial: How to stay afloat during exams

Editorial: How to stay afloat during exams

October 19, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

Last week marked the end of the first term of the semester. With exams ending and midterm grades going up, last week signified a major spike in academic pressure in many students minds. However, with the focus being centered on grades it was easy to overlook another important event that also happened las...

Priority registration no longer guaranteed for students with disabilities

Priority registration no longer guaranteed for students with disabilities

Emma Ruby

October 18, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

Students registered with the Office of Accessible Education for testing and academic accommodations will no longer be provided automatic priority registration for classes, an email sent from the office informed students last month. In the past, all students registered with the office received automatic...

Berendzen announces registration changes at Honors Town Hall

Berendzen announces registration changes at Honors Town Hall

Andres Fuentes and India Yarborough

October 18, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

With spring registration approaching, students are stressed with selecting courses, meeting with advisers and hoping the school's WiFi signal doesn't go out during registration. But for students in the University Honors Program, registration is coming with it's own set of changes. At the Honors Town...

High school rivalries in the Big Easy are a unique tradition

High school rivalries in the Big Easy are a unique tradition

India Yarborough

October 18, 2018


Filed under City, Photography, Showcase, Worldview

There’s one question New Orleans natives can’t escape: “Where’d you go to high school?” It’s a seemingly simple inquiry, but for many, the answer is rife with history. New Orleans native Ryan Gallagher never doubted he would attend Brother Martin High School. It was where his father, grandfath...

Loyola volleyball beats Middle Georgia State

Loyola volleyball beats Middle Georgia State

Andrew Lang

October 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Loyola’s volleyball team beat Middle Georgia State University in three sets Saturday Oct. 13, their second straight win. The Wolf Pack took the first set in strong fashion with a 25-15. The second set was tighter with Loyola narrowly taking the set 25-23. The Wolf Pack followed that up with another...

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