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Wellness to provide new fitness classes

By SCOTT O'BRIEN

August 25, 2011


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The Department of Athletics and Wellness will host a variety of fitness classes and customized personal training this fall to Loyola students, faculty, staff and University Sports Complex members. Group exercise classes, which include Yogalet, Cardio/Strength Fusion, Step, Water Workout, Muscle Hustle, Zumba...

Cardio step beat means exercise meets fun

SANTIAGO CAICEDO

May 5, 2011


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Getting fit can be fun… if you know how to take a joke. Cardio Step Beat, a free aerobics class, uses encouragement from classmates and a tradition of perseverance to help people get fit and have fun at the same time. Exercise routines are done to music, and students are encouraged to go at ...

Intramural softball attracts law students

RICHARD DEMPSEY

May 5, 2011


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The 2011 intramural softball season provided some Loyola Law School students with an opportunity to get away from their studies and enjoy the game they love. Although number-one-seeded Hung Jury, a team comprised solely of Loyola Law School students, was upset in the first round, they said they enjo...

COLUMN: Baseball in need of funding

COLUMN: Baseball in need of funding

HASANI GRAYSON

May 5, 2011


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Loyola's baseball team took on the previously number one ranked Lee University on March 26. If you haven't heard of Lee, don't feel bad. They're a small liberal arts college in Cleveland, Tenn. In most cases, I would make fun of a small town of 41,285 residents that stole the name of a bigger, better-known ci...

Fight showcases Loyola student

Fight showcases Loyola student

SCOTT O'BRIEN

May 5, 2011


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English writing freshman and lightweight kickboxer Michael "The Hurricane" Sanchez took first place at the Friday Night Fight at Marlene's Place on Tchoupitoulas Street on April 29. The event was held to raise interest in the sport of kickboxing and help build a fan base for the fighters. The matches featured...

Volleyball works to repeat winning season

LAUREN IRWIN

April 27, 2011


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Preseason practices have begun for Loyola University's women's volleyball team as they gear up for their next chance to take the Southern States Athletic Conference title. The Wolfpack took second place in the SSAC's Western conference, and held the most wins since 2007 in the 2010-2011 season, with a re...

Brock brings experience to rugby

Brock brings experience to rugby

MICHAEL SANCHEZ

April 27, 2011


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Sam Brock has changed the way Loyola plays rugby. Since October 2010, Brock has been coaching the Loyola rugby team and led them to the playoffs for the first time in six years. Brock started playing football, baseball and basketball as a child before competing in college soccer. When he was 25, his o...

Women’s basketball preps in off season

MALERIE THORNTON

April 27, 2011


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Loyola's women's basketball team is not wasting any time preparing for the 2011-2012 season. The team finished the season with a record of 20-16, and an in-conference record of 6-6. Although practice for the girls has not started yet, the team is working hard to stay in shape and prepare themselves for the n...

COLUMN: Exercise proper etiquette

COLUMN: Exercise proper etiquette

Ben Staab

April 27, 2011


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The weight room is a dark and dingy place. We wear tennis shoes, big shirts, Spandex and mesh clothing. We sweat. We breathe heavily. This place seems like the last place you would worry about etiquette. However, there are many subtle rules that exist in the gym in addition to the typical signage po...

Show Me The Money

HASANI GRAYSON

April 27, 2011


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Even though it's not the major leagues, money can be a major factor in where college athletes choose to play. Financial assistance for baseball is limited due to the relatively slow development of a scholarship program. According to head basketball coach and Athletic Director Michael Giorlando, baske...

Carrollton AD takes on triathalon

Carrollton AD takes on triathalon

MICHELLE GINGRAS

April 13, 2011


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Most members of the Loyola community are used to seeing Donna Adams, residential area director, behind a desk in Carrollton Hall. But she can also be seen training for the half Iron Man, which she will participate in on April 17. The half Iron Man will consist of a 1.2 mile swim in Lake Pontchartrain, followed ...

COLUMN: Lights, camera, playoffs!

COLUMN: Lights, camera, playoffs!

Craig Malveaux

April 13, 2011


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And the winner is — you. Not the players, not the coaches, not the commissioner and certainly not the owners, but you, the die-hard NBA fans. You've witnessed something truly remarkable this year. The 2010 season proved to be nothing short of amazing, and it has effortlessly delivered a blockbuster fi...

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