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Honors students explore different faiths

Honors students explore different faiths

Chasity Pugh

November 18, 2016


Filed under Religion, Showcase

Loyola honors students have the opportunity to explore different religions through a first-year program administered by the university. All first-year honors students are required to participate in the 1-credit Ignatian Colloquium class. For the course, students are required to attend and reflect upon a re...

Student art exhibit ‘Clusterfunk’ carries largest collection yet

Student art exhibit ‘Clusterfunk’ carries largest collection yet

Caleb Beck

November 18, 2016


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase

The Untitled Visual Arts Collective hosted the largest incarnation yet of its annual student show on Oct. 13. “You want to give all artists their own voice, but be able to harmonize them into one collective statement,” said Zoe Blair-Schlagenhauf, design and fine arts junior and curator o...

Design department hosts second annual design day for local highschool students

Design department hosts second annual design day for local highschool students

Calvin Ramsay

November 18, 2016


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

This past Saturday, Nov. 12, Loyola University, the only college offering a degree in design in Louisiana, hosted its second annual Design Day in Monroe Hall. During the day, students from different high schools in New Orleans were able to tour through Monroe Hall and the design department. High school st...

Oil crash, Katrina to blame for a stagnant skyline, expert says

Taylor Ford

November 18, 2016


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

The modern skylines dominating cities such as New York, Los Angeles and Chicago are not something you will find in New Orleans. That’s because New Orleans never saw a boom of high-rise buildings like these cities, which Tulane University professor of architechture John Klingam attributes to concer...

Carpool Karaoke inspires new ‘Streetcar Stories’

Carpool Karaoke inspires new ‘Streetcar Stories’

Erin Snodgrass

November 17, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola’s marketing and communications department introduced a new web-series to the Loyola community this semester: Streetcar Stories. The 2-5 minute videos, hosted by mass communication senior Edwin Unzalu, cover topics ranging from Loyola traditions to New Orleans food. In each episode, a ne...

Religious Studies Department displays student art

Religious Studies Department displays student art

Chasity Pugh

November 17, 2016


Filed under Religion, Showcase

The hallways of the religious studies department have received a facelift thanks to the contributions of students, artists and staff. The colorful portraits and spiritual quotations were created for display by design students and artists. Searching for art with meaning, Terri Bednarz, chair of the dep...

Class of 2020 enters with fewer members but higher test scores

Class of 2020 enters with fewer members but higher test scores

Sabelo Jupiter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola’s class of 2020 entered the fall 2016 semester with higher GPA and SAT score averages than the class before, but with fewer members. The most recent freshman class, comprised of 613 new students, has continued Loyola’s trend of attracting a diverse group of scholars, with students ...

Protests erupt after Donald Trump elected president

Protests erupt after Donald Trump elected president

Starlight Williams

November 11, 2016


Filed under City, National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

After the election of Donald Trump as the 45th president, protests have broken out all over the country. Since Wednesday, protesters in New Orleans have gathered in front of Lee Circle with signs showing "Not my President" and "Love Trumps hate" to show their anger with the choice of new president....

New Orleans to host 2022 Final Four

New Orleans to host 2022 Final Four

Nick Reimann

November 10, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Championship basketball is coming back to the Big Easy. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, Tulane athletic director Troy Dannen and Saints and Pelicans president Dennis Lauscha, along with other officials were on hand for the official announcement that the 2022 men’s Final Four is coming to New Orleans...

Loyola senior performs on Saturday Night Live

Jamal Melancon

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Adam Dewalt, Loyola jazz performance senior, jammed with Solange as a part of her band on Saturday Night Live. On Saturday, Nov. 5, Dewalt performed two songs with fellow Houston native as part of Solange's most recent album release “A Seat at the Table,” which debuted at the top of the ...

“Real Talk” initiative provides a safe space for students to reflect

Chasity Pugh

November 9, 2016


Filed under Religion, Showcase

With suicide on the rise at college campuses, NOLA Wesley acknowledges that all students deserve a safe space to discuss their thoughts and share their struggles. Because of this, they have created an initiative open to all. The “Real Talk Initiative” will serve as a confidential conversation sp...

Why is Louisiana red?

Why is Louisiana red?

Nick Reimann

November 9, 2016


Filed under Politics, Showcase

With only days to go until the presidential election, in Louisiana, polls show that the race has already been decided. All signs point to Donald Trump winning Louisiana, likely by one of the widest margins of any state. According to FiveThirtyEight’s election forecast, Louisiana is now one of the...

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