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Sebastian reflects on new job, time at Loyola

Sebastian reflects on new job, time at Loyola

Colleen Dulle

January 23, 2017


Filed under Religion, Showcase

Loyola’s vice president of Mission and Ministry, John Sebastian, is leaving New Orleans in May to fill a similar position at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. “John has been a great gift to Loyola,” the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., university president, said when he announced Sebastian’s...

Wolf Pack defeated by the Toppers in the final seconds

Wolf Pack defeated by the Toppers in the final seconds

Caroline Gonzalez

January 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The game came down to the last few seconds in Saturday's matchup between Loyola and Blue Mountain College. It was neck and neck for the entire game with each team trying to break away and extend their lead.In the final 20 seconds of the game, senior Jalen Gray was sent to the free throw line tying the g...

Women’s basketball dominates Blue Mountain College 93-56

Women’s basketball dominates Blue Mountain College 93-56

Andres Fuentes

January 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The women's basketball team won its second consecutive game at home against Blue Mountain College 93-56 on Saturday. Coming off of a dominating victory over William Carey, the Loyola squad had some momentum in their match up with Blue Mountain College. Loyola played solid throughout, leading by a wid...

Men’s team suffers close loss versus William Carey College 80-72

Men’s team suffers close loss versus William Carey College 80-72

Andres Fuentes

January 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola men's basketball team fell to No. 24 William Carey College 80-72 in their first home game since their road trip.Play was rough throughout both halves of the game. The lead was neck-and-neck in the beginning until the Wolf Pack started to lose their edge.Team leaders, business management senio...

The Wolf Pack defeat the Crusaders 84-44 behind Jackson’s triple-double

The Wolf Pack defeat the Crusaders 84-44 behind Jackson’s triple-double

Jc Canicosa

January 20, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In their first home game back after a nine day road trip, the Wolf Pack defended their home court in a 84-44 win over the William Carey College Crusaders. Though the game was competitive in the first half, the Wolf Pack hit the ground running in the second half leading by as much as 42 at one point. "W...

Loyola divests but may reinvest again

Loyola divests but may reinvest again

Colleen Dulle

January 19, 2017


Filed under City, News, Showcase, State

Jose Torres was suffering from a fever for 11 days in prison, but said he was denied medicine for refusing to sign his deportation papers. Instead, he said, guards told him they were sending him to "el pozo" — "the pit" — where detainees who started fights were sent. “They were taking ...

Opinion: Democrats, not Russia, to blame for Trump

Opinion: Democrats, not Russia, to blame for Trump

Nick Reimann

January 19, 2017


Filed under National, Op/Ed, Opinions, Politics, Showcase

RUSSIA. RUSSIA. RUSSIA. Turn on cable news and that’s all you’ll hear. Any time, 24/7, it’s all about how Russia “influenced” the election or even “changed the outcome.” The horror! Well, guess what, it’s not Russia’s fault that Donald Trump is the next president of the United...

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

Daniel Williams

January 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

On the thin line between the Marigny and the Bywater, walking distance from the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts High School (NOCCA), is a young girl with her arms stretched outward. She wears a necklace that reads “light,” and if you stare long enough, you begin to feel as though she was...

Loyola rugby team to appear in Jesuit Cup

Loyola rugby team to appear in Jesuit Cup

Andres Fuentes

January 18, 2017


Filed under Rugby, Showcase, Sports

The Loyola rugby team has been invited to the second annual Jesuit Cup in Santa Clara, California. The tournament hosts rugby teams from universities across the nation. The 7’s tournament will feature teams from Notre Dame, Gonzaga and Boston College to name a few. Loyola’s rugby team will...

Loyola’s track and field team sets eyes on conference championship

Loyola’s track and field team sets eyes on conference championship

Jc Canicosa

January 17, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

As the spring season begins, Loyola’s track and field team hopes to see their hard work in the offseason pay off. Nick Dodson, head coach, said that he feels that his team is in a good place for the start of the season. “Preparation for the upcoming season has been very good,” Dodson said....

TOPS deficits result in increased tuition costs for students

TOPS deficits result in increased tuition costs for students

India Yarborough

January 17, 2017


Filed under Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

Katilyn Cleveland of Covington, Louisiana received news last school year that she might have to pay thousands of dollars more out-of-pocket for her tuition this semester. Even though Loyola's price of tuition for the 2016-2017 school year had only risen .02 percent, or $724, her Tuition Opportunity...

Men’s basketball team falls short to Martin Methodist

Men’s basketball team falls short to Martin Methodist

Caroline Gonzalez

January 16, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Wolf Pack took on the Martin Methodist College Redhawks in Pulaski, Tennessee where the Redhawks pulled away in the final minutes of the game and defeated the Pack, 89-79. Loyola struggled to guard shooters tonight with four Redhawk starters in double digits. “We had trouble at times staying in fron...

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