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A Guide to Advocacy

A Guide to Advocacy

Marjunique Louis

April 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

Advocating isn’t an easy task, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In order to be an ideal advocate, you should be confident in yourself and your ability to make change. Once you achieve that confidence, you can put all your energy toward an issue or cause you feel passionate ab...

What is resistance?

What is resistance?

Marisa Clogher

April 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, The Wolf

What I initially conceived of resistance was something that was formulated, concretely constructed, a capital T thing that you did, performed physically and in the streets. Resistance was physical action, a way to use a body to intercept violent oppression at the hands of, in our case, state-sponsored...

SGA hosts Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

SGA hosts Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

Alena Cover

March 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

When Amy Ngo, mass communication freshman, was diagnosed with lupus last year, Children’s Hospital New Orleans made the experience more manageable. Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the immune system recognizes the cells that your body creates as foreign invaders, so your immune system attacks...

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

Colleen Dulle

March 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase, The Wolf

As a Loyola senior and longtime caffeine addict, I've spent the last four years seeking out the best coffee Uptown. Along the way, I've learned that not every great coffeehouse has great coffee, and the best coffee is sometimes found in lackluster cafes. Now I'm sharing my wisdom with you, dear reader: here is my definitive rating of Uptown coffeehouses by ambiance and coffee quality.Hey! CafeCoffee: A Ambiance: B Hey! Cafe has some of the best coffee in New Orleans. While it’s a far trek t...

Students express personal style through room decoration

Students express personal style through room decoration

Erin Snodgrass

March 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

When Emmaline Bouchillon and Avery Cerniglia arrived on campus, they had never met in person or discussed any plans for the decoration of their room. They both came with their own design styles, hoping they would mesh well. Bouchillon, general studies freshman, describes her personal style as a mix...

Are you ready for pet?

Are you ready for pet?

Natalie Hatton

March 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Amy Kennedy is concerned about the perception of pet ownership, as she believes people often underestimate the commitment that a pet requires. Whether a low-maintenance pet like a fish or more involved pets like cats or dogs, it’s important to consider whether you are ready to take on the responsibility...

Why we love New Orleans

Why we love New Orleans

Caleb Beck

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

I have a T-shirt I look to fondly that reads, “Only New Orleans is real, the rest is done with mirrors.” I often wonder if I have the tenacity to make that claim, or what that even means. I’m no venerated local or Mardi Gras veteran, I’m a college transplant from Florida’s white dunes and have...

Project Decorate

Project Decorate

Jessamyn Reichmann

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, The Wolf

Living on a budget of $660 wolfbucks a semester is a struggle. Apply wanting to create art projects to that budget, and the struggle becomes greater. However, even the dingiest of dorm rooms can look better with some creativity and cheap supplies. Whether it’s your first semester at Loyola or yo...

Loyola students are getting involved and making changes in response to the election

Loyola students are getting involved and making changes in response to the election

Lily Cummings

February 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Millennials are surrounded by a stigma that displays a passive citizenship. However, there are many ways this age group can make a difference, and some Loyola students are paving the way. Chandler Keen, senior musical theatre major, works closely with the Women's Resource Center on campus. Since the...

The Easy Guide to Surviving Mardi Gras

The Easy Guide to Surviving Mardi Gras

Hayley Hynes

February 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Elaborately decorated floats, colorfully dressed krewes with kings, queens and celebrities throwing beads your way — what else could it be but Mardi Gras? The Mardi Gras season officially begins on Jan. 6 and lasts until Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, and is meant to be a celebration before...

Maggie McGovern makes it up as she goes

Maggie McGovern makes it up as she goes

Davis Walden

February 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Maggie McGovern didn't touch a makeup brush until she was a senior in high school. Since then, she's trained extensively in makeup designing and uses her own drawings to inspire makeup looks that she creates for her Instagram account."I never did any costume makeup in high school. I started doing beauty...

Big stage & big screen

Big stage & big screen

Jules Lydon

January 26, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, The Wolf

Ian Hoch, A'06, started acting at 12 years old, but his passion grew as he studied at Loyola, later working alongside local improv troupes for fun. Now, as a full-fledged actor, he sees his career as more than just fun. Many of Hoch's onstage plays are focused on social justice. His most recent project...

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