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Students work to right immigration concerns

Students work to right immigration concerns

Marie Simoneaux

October 30, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola students are taking action in response to the recent wave of unaccompanied children immigrating into the U.S., causing what has now been dubbed “the border crisis.” The Loyola Immigration Advocacy Club and their advisor, Susan Weishar, have started a letter-writing campaign to the Louisiana Congr...

Quidditch hosts Gulf Coast tournament

Quidditch hosts Gulf Coast tournament

Elise Berggreen

October 30, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Zach Brien The Loyola Quidditch team  hosted the 3rd Annual Wolf Pack Classic on Saturday in Kenner where they finished 3-2. “We implemented a lot of what we’ve been working on. We have a lot to work on still and more to implement, but this was a good peek at our progress,” Steven Gergen, environmental b...

Unfinished business

Unfinished business

Mark Robinson

October 30, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Zach Brien Zach Brien Zach Brien Zach Brien “Keep on keepin’ on” has been the motto for the women’s Wolf Pack volleyball team this season. Head Coach Angela Franke said that from day one, there was always the understanding that this year’s team would be a work in progress. ...

Sex and the Synod

Sex and the Synod

Katherine Collier

October 24, 2014


Filed under Religion, Showcase

Many members of the Loyola community say they are hopeful that the Catholic church is starting a new conversation about sex, contraception, divorce and homosexuality, but the final message from the Vatican is still to come. On Oct. 4, Pope Francis began a two-week meeting called “Synod on the Family...

Worship the music

Worship the music

Samantha Eroche

October 24, 2014


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Linda Hexter Linda Hexter Linda Hexter Louisiana fall is upon us, which means the first taste of festival season is here in the South. One highly anticipated festival is the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience (aka Voodoo Fest) to be held in New Orleans’ City Park from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, the 16th s...

Take it to the Street

Take it to the Street

Zach Brien

October 24, 2014


Filed under Showcase

“In most places, culture comes down from on high. But in New Orleans, it bubbles up from the streets,” said Wynton Marsallis, jazz trumpeter. The second line is a tradition born from the people and streets of New Orleans. It’s what we do when we’re happy, what we do when we...

Basketball team preps for fresh start

Basketball team preps for fresh start

Mark Robinson

October 24, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Zach Brien It’s been over a year since Robert Lovaglio, management senior, has been able to play alongside his teammates. After sustaining an injury to his anterior cruciate ligament that sidelined him for the entire 2013-2014 season, Lovaglio and the Wolf Pack are gearing up to begin the 2014-20...

Favorite place for cheap eats

Favorite place for cheap eats

Ellen McCusker

October 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

With three great locations on Freret, Magazine and Frenchmen, Dat Dog New Orleans is a fun, casual restaurant for both hipsters and professionals. When it comes to food, Dat Dog’s menu is overwhelming with options, from a crawfish sausage dog to a traditional Italian sausage dog. Once you manage...

Favorite place for local New Orleans food

Favorite place for local New Orleans food

Sidney Holmes

October 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

Capturing the taste of New Orleans is no small feat. Since 1996, Jacques-Imo's has been making food with the perfect amount of New Orleans flavor. People come from near and far to get a taste of the food at Jacques-Imo's.  Founder, Jacques Leonardi, put together a menu with the famous Chef Aust...

Favorite place to get spoiled by your parents

Favorite place to get spoiled by your parents

Mary Graci

October 17, 2014


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

Four words: Get your reservation now.  With a waiting list the length of a short novel and the fine-dining quality to make that acceptable, Commander's Palace is not your average weekend outing. When the parents are in town and they ask where do you want to go for dinner, what's the logical answer...

Wolf Pack Sports Roundup

Wolf Pack Sports Roundup

Nick Ducote

September 29, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In the premiere of the Wolf Pack Sports Roundup Nick Ducote tells us how the Loyola track, tennis and volleyball teams did over the weekend and what to expect next week.

Funding the future

Funding the future

Colleen Dulle

September 27, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola’s $100 million Faith in the Future campaign will launch on Oct. 9, although it has raised over $43 million already in its quiet phase. “Faith in the Future: The Campaign for Loyola University New Orleans” is the university’s most ambitious fundraising campaign to date, according to Bill Bish...

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