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Commuter students frustrated over loss of designated space

Commuter students frustrated over loss of designated space

Erin Snodgrass

October 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

As Loyola’s commuter students returned to campus this semester, they expected to be able to claim “The Hub,” located in the basement of the Danna Student Center, as their regular place to hang out. Instead, they found the Student Government Association had moved its offices to that l...

Opinion: David Duke needs to be taken seriously

Opinion: David Duke needs to be taken seriously

Nick Reimann, [email protected]

October 27, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Nick ReimannMass communication junior & Worldview [email protected] you think that a neo-Nazi, former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan and founder of the National Association for the Advancement of White People can’t win an election in 2016, you’re wrong. At least, as long as th...

Loyola to host live broadcast of multi-billion viewer show

India Yarborough

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

The Young Turks, a YouTube based political talk-show series aimed at young voters, will broadcast live from Satchmo’s lounge in Loyola’s Danna Student Center Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. CST for the eighth episode of a national, 12-campus tour focusing on this year’s presidential election. Th...

Trump refuses to accept election not rigged

Trump refuses to accept election not rigged

Nick Reimann

October 25, 2016


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

With just a few weeks remaining until the election, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump met for one final debate in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 20. Moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace, the third debate was no different than the first two in terms of the fierce rhetoric the candidates attacked each othe...

French fulbright scholar joins design department

French fulbright scholar joins design department

Davis Walden

October 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase

Julie Morel, Fulbright scholar, is teaching students at Loyola to embrace experimentation and their own style while completing tasks in her print design and interactive design classes. “It feels like people have no problem with mixing things which, for me, might not work, but it works (for them...

New Orleans accent is rarely portrayed well

New Orleans accent is rarely portrayed well

Caleb Beck

October 24, 2016


Filed under City, Features, Showcase, Worldview

New Orleanians do not speak with a stereotypical southern drawl. This is a common misconception that might just draw the ire of local natives. However, this is a characteristic that is continually played up in shows and movies set in New Orleans. New Orleans is a city that undeniably pays tribute to...

Bagel Boy: Uptown Delivery Sensation

Bagel Boy: Uptown Delivery Sensation

Caleb Beck

October 24, 2016


Filed under Features, Food, Life & Times, News, Showcase

Loyola alumnus Brendan Dodd, A'16, has built a reputation in Loyola and Tulane's communities, delivering free bagels to friends and strangers alike. Bike deliveries are not an unusual sight in bustling New Orleans, but one former Loyola student saw an opportunity to make a name for himself as a deliver...

Dorm room recipes to keep the hunger away

Dorm room recipes to keep the hunger away

Paulina Picciano and Alliciyia George

October 24, 2016


Filed under Food, Food and Dining, Showcase, The Wolf

Ever been severely disappointed to walk into the OR and realize they’re not serving hash browns for breakfast? Yeah, me too. Cue sweet potato hash with eggs. Even if it’s already 2 p.m. on the weekend and you just woke up about five minutes prior, whipping up this colorful dish will make you feel...

Students cast absentee ballots

Students cast absentee ballots

India Yarborough

October 19, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola University students Abigail Justice, Marisa Mosher and Richard de Schweinitz have three things in common: they are first-time voters in a national election, they will all vote absentee this November. Each agrees that citizens' votes are their voices.According to Loyola's website, 60 percent o...

NOLA Wesley holds fall retreat

NOLA Wesley holds fall retreat

Yuichiro Oguma

October 18, 2016


Filed under Christianity, Religion, Showcase

Local students in the Uptown area gathered to bond on a religious journey during NOLA Wesley's fall retreat this September in Biloxi, Mississippi.The retreat was held from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, and the group of twelve visited Seashore Assembly, a space that offers food and living accommodations for relig...

Editorial: Double standards have no place in Greek life

Editorial: Double standards have no place in Greek life

India Yarborough

October 16, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

Greek life on all college campuses is governed by rules. Those rules shape Greek organizations’ official and unofficial social practices, their community engagement and their recruitment methods. When we further break down Greek life rules, specifically recruitment rules, we direct our attention to...

Prather ready to make big changes within athletic department

Prather ready to make big changes within athletic department

Sidney Holmes

October 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On July 15, Loyola's Athletic Director Brett Simpson appointed Courtnie Prather as the assistant athletic director. "We are excited to welcome Courtnie Prather to Loyola. As a former student athlete and head coach, she understands the importance of developing students to lead lives with and for others....

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