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Student veterans camouflage with the Wolf Pack

Student veterans camouflage with the Wolf Pack

Rae Walberg

November 18, 2019

Veterans walk the same halls and take the same classes, but their previous careers remains unknown to most students. Mass communication junior Chris Gilyard believes students fail to acknowledge veterans because they don't have a strong presence on campus. “I don’t think that really students...

New Orleanians reimagine 1811 slave revolt

New Orleanians reimagine 1811 slave revolt

Breanna Henry and Andres Fuentes

November 14, 2019

Sadness, pain, weariness and pride were all painted on the faces of marchers in the Slave Revolt Reenactment. Everyone had a different feeling as they set off for Congo Square on Nov. 8, 2019, but their chants were unified under one word: freedom. The reenactment was the latest creation from ar...

Puzzles 11/15/19

November 14, 2019

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Humans of Loyola: Jenna McSwain finds inspiration in the college setting

Humans of Loyola: Jenna McSwain finds inspiration in the college setting

Sofia Santoro

November 12, 2019

Jenna McSwain, popular and commercial music professor, finds inspiration in the college setting.When and why did you want to go into music education? And why in the college setting?When I was in college, I did not think I wanted to be a teacher. I wanted to play. Teaching wasn’t a strength at al...

Big Easy Con serves as a playground for cosplayers

Big Easy Con serves as a playground for cosplayers

Cody Downey

November 9, 2019

While many people at Big Easy Con were there to see the celebrities, comic book artists and collectibles, the thing that they couldn’t help but look at were the people in costumes: cosplayers. Cosplaying is when fans show their appreciation for their favorite characters by dressing up as them...

Puzzle Answers 11/8/19

November 7, 2019

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Romeo & Juliet Challenges Gender Roles and Creative Expectations

Romeo & Juliet Challenges Gender Roles and Creative Expectations

Zia Sampson

November 7, 2019

After debuting with an all-male cast in the sixteenth century and going through many reimaginings since then, Loyola's Theatre Department will present its production of an all-female Romeo & Juliet beginning Nov. 8. Mark Routhier, the director of the show, made this decision based on two key princ...

Marchers embrace New Orleans’ second line season

Marchers embrace New Orleans’ second line season

Andres Fuentes

November 3, 2019

Hours before the We Are One second line, vendors were pushing their ice carts, cooks manned the grill, bounce music filled the air and everyone had on a comfortable pair of shoes. The neighborhood crowded the heart of Central City, greeting each other with warm embraces and smiles that stretched entire...

Audubon Zoo hosts a crowd of smiles at Special Needs Day

Audubon Zoo hosts a crowd of smiles at Special Needs Day

Andres Fuentes

November 2, 2019

The animals at the Audubon Zoo woke up an hour early Saturday morning to greet families on the sixth annual Special Needs Day. The park grounds offered quiet zones, animal encounters and a wellness fair, accommodating any visitors that may need assistance. "Our goal is to make those that are differently...

“Joker” is all style, no substance

“Joker” is all style, no substance

Ver Lumod

November 2, 2019

“Joker” is a dark and visceral take on the superhero genre which, while anchored by its lead star Joaquin Phoenix’s mesmerizing performance, is thematically pointless. Set in a realistic incarnation of Gotham in the 1980s, the film is a character study on Arthur Fleck, played by Pho...

Puzzles 11/1/19

October 31, 2019

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Festival takes city by storm

Festival takes city by storm

Caitlyn Reisgen

October 30, 2019

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience returned to City Park for its 21st year Oct. 25-27 giving attendees an unforgettable Halloween weekend in New Orleans. Despite Tropical Storm Olga giving the festival a soggy start on Friday night, thousands of music fans continued to worship the music of headliners Guns...

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