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Loyola implements first stage of Quality Enhancement Plan

Loyola implements first stage of Quality Enhancement Plan

Tasja Demel

October 13, 2016


Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola began acting on its new five-year Quality Enhancement Plan this semester, and according to school administration, the plan is on track with its progress outline. The Quality Enhancement Plan Leadership Team said the first few courses, internships and exchange programs are adapting to the new pl...

The not so secret life of a college herbivore*

The not so secret life of a college herbivore*

Sidney Holmes

October 12, 2016


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

VEGAN Veganism is a diet that abstains from the use of animal products. Not only do vegans not eat meat, but they also don’t eat animal by-products, which includes dairy and eggs. A vegan diet is heavily based on fruits and vegetables. Hana Borhani, music industry junior, said that she became a v...

Recruitment practices divide Loyola’s Greek community

Recruitment practices divide Loyola’s Greek community

India Yarborough

October 11, 2016


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

Despite shared values and similar community efforts, recruitment processes among Loyola’s Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council and Panhellenic Association differ, with the Panhellenic Association adhering to more structured recruitment guidelines than their male and National Pa...

Women’s body found in Audubon lagoon

Women’s body found in Audubon lagoon

Alliciyia George

October 10, 2016


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

UPDATED OCT. 17, 2016 AT 7:40 P.M.New Orleans coroner Jeffrey Rouse has identified the woman whose body was found in the Audubon Park lagoon as Sheila Freedman, a 53 year old homeless woman from Massachussets.Freedman had moved to New Orleans a year ago, leaving behind her husband and two children. Ro...

Around the world in 7 days

Around  the world in 7 days

Grant Dufrene

October 7, 2016


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

Rollin’ Fatties - 1430 Tulane Ave Mexican-ish? Need to fulfill a Mexican craving that Taco Bell won’t fix? Try Rollin’ Fatties. It’s a good, local alternative to a restaurant like Izzo’s, and the price is similar. Rollin’ Fatties is named after its foot long burrito, “The Fatty,” which ca...

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Starlight Williams

October 7, 2016


Filed under Food and Dining, Showcase, The Wolf

It’s not hard to find good food in New Orleans. However, for the average broke, college student, good food does not equate a healthy and an affordable meal. From eating deep fried comfort food to quick and easy neon yellow mac and cheese, it is no surprise that the freshman 15 can quickly become the...

Where are they now?: Alfred Banks

Where are they now?: Alfred Banks

Sabelo Jupiter

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

There was no fear in his eyes, nor any anticipation. Banks exuded an aura of calm, his mind-state never going anywhere but the present.  However, where Banks is now sharply contrasts where he was about 10 years ago: a first-year student at Loyola University  New Orleans, ready to begin his rap career....

Getting real with Elysian Feel

Getting real with Elysian Feel

Caleb Beck

October 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Showcase, The Wolf

We got together with Elysian Feel, a New Orleans band from Loyola University New Orleans that combines funk, jazz, R&B and blues in their sound. They’ve recently finished a summer tour of the southeast United States and are preparing to release their sophomore album. Dylan Seals is on the drums, Abner Dei...

Festival of Contemporary Song combines literature and music

Festival of Contemporary Song combines literature and music

Ellen Mccusker

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Imagine a living, breathing, immortal entity that has the ability to influence the life of anyone it encounters. This is how a student involved in last weekend’s Festival of Contemporary Song described two art forms: literature and music.William Horne, professor of music and coordinator of theory and c...

Kratom outlawed Sept. 30

Kratom outlawed Sept. 30

Caleb Beck

September 27, 2016


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

“In less than a week, this drink will accrue six felonies,” said Ashley Daily, owner of the Euphorbia Kava Bar on Oak Street. Daily gave a sad smile as she lamented the legal status of the brew she’d just concocted: kratom tea. Kratom leaves, indigenous to Southeast Asia, are derived to make...

Loyola examines heroin epidemic

Loyola examines heroin epidemic

September 27, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Last semester, Loyola lost two students to drug-related deaths. One of these was a heroin overdose. The United States has seen a dramatic increase in heroin-related deaths in the last year, which prompted President Barack Obama to declare Sept. 19-26 National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week. The issue has affect...

First-year retreat promotes sense of community among students

First-year retreat promotes sense of community among students

Jessamyn Reichmann

September 24, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola’s annual first year retreat took place last Saturday at Camp Abbey retreat center in Covington, La. During the one day excursion, select faculty and staff shared stories about their time at Loyola, student counselors opened up about college life and retreaters participated in ice breakers, sm...

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