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Brief: New Orleans prepares for a busy running season

Maroon Staff

May 3, 2012


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In case eating snowballs on a hot summer day isn't rigorous enough for you, over fifteen charity runs and walks have been booked for May. The month kicks off with the ONS Foundation/Pfizer Oncology Fun Run Walk and Wheelchair on May 5. Soon after, at least two running events will be available to Ne...

‘Pack baseball record may be deceiving

‘Pack baseball record may be deceiving

ETEFIA UMANA Staff Writer

May 3, 2012


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Loyola baseball team began the season with six wins but were not able to finish the season with the same success. However, the Wolfpack finished with its second best winning percentage in four years. The Wolfpack finished the season with a final overall record of 18-33. With a conference record of 3-2...

Committing to exercise is worth the time

Committing to exercise is worth the time

CAITLIN SPIEKER The Loyola Rep

May 2, 2012


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I've rewritten this column at least six times. It's my last one as I'll be graduating in May, so I've been trying to dole out some advice I could give my readers to get through the treachery of exams. However, I'm taking a different approach for this last hoorah. I am always the girl who skips out on a night of fun because a...

Super Bowl opportunities open to students

CAMI THOMAS Staff Writer

May 2, 2012


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What could be better than an all-access pass into the hottest sporting events in New Orleans for free? As if the packed streetcars didn't give it away, New Orleans was recently the host of the 2012 NCAA Men's Final Four. Downtown was crowded with fans from across the country. While it may have seemed f...

Beer pong may not be so easy to play anymore

Beer pong may not be so easy to play anymore

Santiago Caicedo staff Writer

May 2, 2012


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The drinking game of beer pong is an emblem of social collegiate life. However, options may be limited to play the drinking game at bars in Uptown, unless you or someone you know owns a beer pong table. Some bars in Loyola's vicinity previously held beer pong tournaments, but stopped due to various reaso...

Brief: Sean Payton may work in television

Maroon Staff

April 26, 2012


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Upon his suspension, Saints head coach Sean Payton may consider working in television until the season is over. The job could include being a sports commentator since Payton has been banned to enter a stadium during the games, but has not been banned from television. He has also stated he wants to he...

Brief: Third Annual Dragon Boat Festival

Maroon Staff

April 26, 2012


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The third annual International Dragon Boat Festival is fast approaching. Boats decorated with Chinese dragon heads and tails, along with other decorative accessories, will take to the seas and race each other in 250-meter, 500-meter and 1,299-meter races. The festival takes place May 12 starting at...

Brief: Volleyball adds “standout” players

Maroon Staff

April 26, 2012


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Loyola volleyball has just added its fourth new player to the 2012 squad. Haley Crane, a player from Long Island, N.Y., is the most recent member to join the signing class. Crane was a team captain for her club team and a two-time starter. Crane follows Kaylin Storey, Katie Hamilton and Kaitlin Mohr...

Brief: Loyola plays for Wounded Warriors

Maroon Staff

April 26, 2012


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Wolfpack baseball will play against Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Ga. this Friday wearing camouflage uniforms. This will be is to honor the military as well as the Wounded Warrior Project. During the game, fans interested in purchasing a game-worn jersey can do so during a silent ...

Brief: Student athletes to be honored

Maroon Staff

April 26, 2012


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Following recognition in their sport of choice, Loyola student athletes who have grade point averages of at least 3.0 will now be honored for their accomplishments in the classroom. Students with grade point averages between 3.0 and 3.49 receive bronze medals; 3.5-3.99 silver medals; and those with 4....

Brief: Basketball players named to the All-Jesuit team

Maroon Staff

April 26, 2012


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Criminal justice senior Kieva Council and psychology sophomore Jasmine Brewer have been added to the 2011-2012 National All-Jesuit Women's Basketball team. The announcement was made by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Council has received this distinction once in the past, and for ...

Committing to exercise is worth the time

Committing to exercise is worth the time

CAITLIN SPIEKER The Loyola Rep

April 25, 2012


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 It takes commitment, sweat, and mental and physical pain to get through the journey of fitness, health and total wellness, but just how hard do you need to push it in a workout for it to actually be effective? There are so many workout plans, diets, pills and supplements that promise you the bo...

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