Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

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“The Tortured Poets Department” review: Swift at her most vulnerable

Maleigh Crespo, Editor in Chief April 21, 2024

As a new inductee of the Tortured Poets Department, my first order of business: a deep dive into the chairman’s 16-track composition of tortured, heart-wrenching, (and sometimes shady) poetry, lyricism,...

A student receives a henna tattoo in the Peace Quad on April 28, 2024.

Muslim Student Association hosts Eid event

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 21, 2024

The Loyola community celebrated Eid in the Peace Quad with halal sweets, snacks, drinks, and henna tattoos, provided by the Muslim Students' Association. "As we congregate on this blessed day, we cannot...

Drag queen Laveau Contraire performs at drag bingo show on April 11, 2024.

Drag show aims to help queer students feel seen

Kloe Witt, Managing Editor for Digital April 19, 2024

It was a night of cheering, dancing, and bingo at Loyola with the university's second annual drag show. All semester, the Student Government Association’s equity and inclusion committee has been working...

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‘Cowboy Carter’: Beyonce proves Black women can do everything

Ecoi Lewis, Senior Staff Writer April 19, 2024

When you think of Beyoncé, you might immediately think: “icon,” “queen Bey,” or in my case, “the biggest star in the world.” Beyoncé released her highly-anticipated album, “Cowboy Carter,”...

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‘Dune: Part Two’: A Sci Fi Titan

Zach Cesarini, Design Chief April 19, 2024

I was tickled with anticipation in the days, weeks even, leading up to the late night showing of “Dune: Part Two.” 20 years of stargazing and sci-fi dorkery has led me to this moment, awkwardly wedged...

Planet of the Little Green Men lead singer and guitarist Ben Heil rolls around on the Esplanade in the Shade Stage at the New Oreans Jazz Museum, sponsored by Loyola, on April 12, 2024.

Student performers take on French Quarter Fest

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 12, 2024

Student musicians performed at French Quarter Fest on the Esplanade in the Shade Stage at the New Orleans Jazz Museum, sponsored by Loyola. The Kissing Disease, D.P.M Javi, featuring Ben Delgado, and Planet...

Enne Samuels (God) points during reading of A New Saint for a New World alongside Amanda Greenbaum (Wall) on April 6, 2024 in the Lower Depths Theater.

Theatre department showcases modern-day Joan of Arc in reading series

Aaron Covin, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Have you ever wondered what would happen if Joan of Arc existed today? This concept is brought to life in Ryan Cambell's play, "A New Saint for a New World." The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance...

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“Lisa Frankenstein”: “Heathers” but make it camp

Christina Sterling April 12, 2024

In the 1980s, teen comedies had taken over American cinemas by storm. Filmmakers such as John Hughes gave audiences beloved teen comedy classics from “Sixteen Candles” (1984) to “The Breakfast Club”...

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“a girl called maya” writes, produces, and performs in new song

Maleigh Crespo, Editor in Chief April 12, 2024

Music industry studies junior Maya Davis known as “a girl called maya” on social media and streaming platforms released her debut single “begin again” with sophomore Corey “CJ” Sanders. Davis...

Disabled Student Assembly forms on campus

Disabled Student Assembly forms on campus

Sydney Piglia 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...

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“Loss of Life”: An experimental effort

June Fernandez, Reviews Editor April 12, 2024

Since the success of their first album “Oracular Spectacular,” MGMT has been an experimental group. The iconic indie band has become known for their use of various instruments, sounds, and themes to...

The Kissing Disease speaks with 4WWLs Brheanna Berry after a French Quarter Fest performance teaser on April 11, 2024. Screenshot of live broadcast.

Students prepare to perform at French Quarter Fest

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 10, 2024

Loyola student musicians are gearing up for French Quarter Fest this weekend. For the second year, the music department will sponsor the Esplanade in the Shade Stage at the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Loyola...

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