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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

Ella Balhoff looks at her computer.

Community Buoy: Loyola swimmer designs water rescue app

Isabella Castillo, Sports Editor May 3, 2024

Swimmer and global award-winning graphic designer, Ella Balhoff is ready to graduate and continue to centralize people in her work. Lafayette native, Balhoff said that vibrant colors and the Cajun community...

Senior and musician Jade Robbins stands in the Palm Court on Monday, April 29, 2024.

Musician Jade Robbins shares her musical influences

Emma Santangelo May 3, 2024

The first track of Jade Robbins' album, “Heart Tower,” begins with her voice, acapella, saying, “I could do it.” The opening track delves into finding the strength through the people you love to...

Screenwriter and actor Tracy Camp looks at her reflection in a mirror. Camps film Dont was featured in Loyolas Crescent City Film Festival on April 19-21, 2024.

Local screenwriter featured in Crescent City Film Festival

Violet Bucaro, Assistant News Editor May 3, 2024

Tracy Camp is a local screenwriter and actor in New Orleans. Her short film “Don’t” was screened at Loyola's student-run film festival. “I felt honored to be selected out of all the international...

Blue Carrier tattoos a client on April 22, 2024. Carrier works at Fun Tattoos on Lowerline Street.

Blue Carrier leaves a permanent mark through art

Rodrigo Delgado Jr., Assistant Photo Editor April 26, 2024

Known as “Blue Byrd,” fine arts junior Blue Carrier has always had a knack for creating art and is currently taking the world of tattooing by storm. Since they were young, Carrier has been drawing...

Music industry senior Noa Jamir plays guitar in the Palm Court on April 23, 2024.

Seniors have intimate final performance

Violet Bucaro, Assistant News Editor April 26, 2024

Music industry seniors Jade Robbins, Noa Jamir, Riley Miniex, and Joseph Belcher have evolved into artists who trust, collaborate, and look up to each other. Closing their college tenure, the musicians...

August Bay (left) and Em Bay (right) embrace in the Peace Quad on April 9, 2024.

Twins (and triplets) conquer college

Violet Bucaro, Assistant News Editor April 12, 2024

Before choosing a university, identical twins August and Em Bay wanted to flee New Orleans. They presumed they’d choose different universities, but they separately fell in love with Loyola without...

Disabled Students Assembly president Kaley Delker speaks to members Pharrell Every and Sophia Renzi during assembly meeting on April, 2, 2024.

Disabled Student Assembly forms on campus

Sydney Piglia, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

The Disabled Student Assembly is a recently chartered organization Loyola that aims to end stigmas and cultivate community for students with disabilities and their allies. DSA President Kaley Delker...

Natural light shines in through Buddig Hall dorm window

Four ways to be eco-friendly in your dorm

Laci Barrow, Photo Editor April 5, 2024

If there’s one thing living at college teaches you, it’s that you have to adjust your ways of living. Your sleep schedule might change, your study habits, and especially sustainable practices in your...

The students of Green Roofs are COOL alongside Director of Environmental Law Marianne Cufone; Back row from left to right: Leila Avery, Michael RIchard, Leonard Khan; Front row from left to right: Erin Gillen, Abby Tamburello, Marianne Cufone, Nikandra Morales, Anna Upman

Students win big with “Green Roofs are COOL”

Dajah Saul, The Wolf Editor April 5, 2024

Director of Environmental Law Marianne Cufone, alongside a team of dedicated Loyola students, collaborated on a new environmental initiative titled “Green Roofs are COOL,” which won $10,000 for a promotional...

Loyola could become Louisianas next arboretum

Loyola could become Louisiana’s next arboretum

Violet Bucaro, Assistant News Editor April 5, 2024

Seeds have been planted for Loyola’s campus to reach arboretum status for over 25 years; it’s up to administration to water them. Arboretums are a collection of woody plants, generally trees, that...

Professor and costume designer Kacie Thomassie instructs student about fabric scraps.

Sewing Sustainability: Costume Shop promotes sustainable fashion culture

Isabella Castillo, Sports Editor April 5, 2024

While sewing, cutting, and constructing the theater department’s custom wardrobe, the crew behind the Loyola Costume Shop also works to cultivate a conscious fashion culture within Loyola. Working...

Lucy Carpenter in action against Jones College on March 22, 2023. Carpenter was the highest-rated recruit in Loyola history.

Lucy Carpenter excels on the tennis court

Matthew Richards, Broadcast Producer March 15, 2024

When Lucy Carpenter arrived at Loyola all the way from Croton-on-Hudson, New York, she did so as the highest-rated tennis recruit in the history of the program and was being reunited with her high school...

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