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Wolf Pack golfers sweep Player of the Week awards

Wolf Pack golfers sweep Player of the Week awards

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2019

Both the men's and women's golf teams feature athletes honored with the Southern States Athletic Conference Player of the Week award. Business senior Daria Delfino picked up her second award of the season and business senior Philip Nijoka was the second male athlete to win the award for Loyola thi...

Ashley Rogers wins her first golf tournament

Ashley Rogers wins her first golf tournament

Andres Fuentes

March 26, 2019

Coming off of a successful bought at the Wolf Pack Invitational, the women's golf team continued their streak of excellence at the Tennessee Wesleyan Spring Invitational.The Loyola team would go on to take fourth place and international business senior Ashley Rogers scored her first individual win of her career.Loyola landed high in the f...

‘Same God’ screening discusses faith intersectionality

‘Same God’ screening discusses faith intersectionality

Shamaria Bell

March 26, 2019

On Dec. 10, 2015, Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins made a controversial post that would end up contributing to the loss of her job.“I affirm the statement of faith. I affirm the statement of faith. I affirm the statement of faith.” These are the words that Hawkins repeated as sh...

Loyola to offer new food and femininity course

Loyola to offer new food and femininity course

Emma Noble

March 25, 2019

Food and femininity, a class with material centered around how modern women across many cultures often find themselves in a negative relationship with food, will take the format of an intense two-week session in the May term of the spring semester being offered for the first time. Jaita Talukdar,...

Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Wounded Wolves: Loyola still winless in conference play

Andrew Wellmann

March 24, 2019

Despite nearly closing out Martin Methodist in Game 3, the Loyola baseball team is still winless in the conference standings, suffering three-straight losses at home. The Wolf Pack hit Segnette Field for a doubleheader on March 22. The Red Hawks flaunted their offense, winning Game 1, 6-3, and dominating...

Opinion: Your font choice matters

Opinion: Your font choice matters

Ariel Landry

March 24, 2019

Once again, you’ve procrastinated writing your essay that’s due at 11:59. You only have a few hours to write six pages, but you’re in luck. Your professor never said you had use Times New Roman. You quickly hit the drop down menu and select the thickest 12 point font that’s going to turn those...

Opinion: There’s still a lesson in ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

Opinion: There’s still a lesson in ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

Andres Fuentes

March 24, 2019

Seldom does a piece of music feature the struggle of young African-Americans, the impact of gang violence, the celebration of African roots and the embrace of faith — all laced with funky beats, jazz horns and the raspy voice of Kendrick Lamar. Four years ago, the Compton rapper dropped, "To Pimp a ...

Loyola ends tournament run after historic season

Loyola ends tournament run after historic season

Andres Fuentes

March 23, 2019

The historic 2018-2019 season for the Loyola men's basketball team has come to a close after the Wolf Pack picked up a loss versus Arizona Christian, 83-77, in the second round of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championship tournament.To start the game, the Firestorm brought t...

Tennis captain and head coach thrive as one unit

Tennis captain and head coach thrive as one unit

Henry Bean

March 23, 2019

The bond between a coach and an athlete is one that is formed through practices, competitions and grit. It’s a pure relationship that exists through even language and culture barriers. A Loyola pair was brought together, after being nearly 5,000 miles away from each other, and after four years...

Cassidy Wells named conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Cassidy Wells named conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Andres Fuentes

March 22, 2019

An already decorated cheerleader can add one more accolade to her list. Criminal justice senior Cassidy Wells was named the Southern States Athletic Conference Cheer & Dance Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She maintained a 3.55 GPA while also hyping up the crowd for home volleyball and basketball...

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Rose Wagner

March 22, 2019

After running uncontested and winning last week’s Student Government Association election with 100 percent of the vote, Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology junior and president-elect, and Freedom Richardson, political science junior and vice president-elect, said they are already strategizing about the year...

SGA drama overshadows policy impact on student life

SGA drama overshadows policy impact on student life

Kaylie Saidin

March 22, 2019

Last week, the Student Government Association senate here at Loyola unanimously passed three policies. One initiative was to create a $1,500 per semester funding allocation from the budget to Iggy’s Cupboard, an on-campus food shelf for students facing food insecurity. A second was to place do...

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