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“Your Honor” puts a spotlight on realities of racial injustice in New Orleans

Sofia Mongillo April 27, 2021

Showtime's limited series "Your Honor" takes a hard look into how racial prejudice impacts the justice system of New Orleans, revealing truths and constantly keeping viewers on the edge of their seat. It...

Jazz faculty member Jason Mingledorff, left. and Brent Rose rehearse with the New Orleans Nightcrawlers. The group recently won a Grammy in the new category of Best Regional Roots Album. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Grammy-winning New Orleans Nightcrawlers have Loyola roots

Valerie Cronenbold and Maria Paula Marino April 26, 2021

The 2021 Grammy Awards pleasantly surprised the iconic jazz brass band, New Orleans's Nightcrawlers, with the Best Regional Roots Grammy award for their latest album, "Atmosphere."Jason Mingledorff, band...

Loyno Confessions builds community during COVID

Loyno Confessions builds community during COVID

Oliver Bennett April 23, 2021

Loyola’s unofficial “Gossip Girl,” @loyno.confessions, is an anonymous digital forum for all things university drama, varying from professor complaints to roommate drama. One of the account’s...

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The Maroon reviews Best Picture nominees in 10 words or less

Haley Kastner April 23, 2021

There's no stopping the 93rd Academy Awards, which presents this April 23. We may have watched most if not all the Best Picture nominees from the comfort of our homes. But for those who don't have time...

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Films for when you miss Loyola and New Orleans, part 4

Ver Lumod April 22, 2021

As spring ends and everyone starts getting their COVID-19 vaccines, exploring New Orleans once more becomes an exciting prospect. It's never a bad time to check out the sights and sounds of the city through...

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Devon Baldwin pulls heartstrings in songwriting and singing

Valerie Cronenbold April 21, 2021

Bay Area songstress and 2012 Loyola alumna Devon Baldwin succeeds in the music industry through resilience. Despite the cancellation of tour dates due to COVID, she plans to release her first full-length...

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Watch and Stream: April 16

Ver Lumod April 16, 2021

It's the weekend, and streaming services and theaters got you covered with great new content. Here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. In the Earth "Kill List" director...

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“The Father” review: Hopkins’ sublime performance goes for the throat

Miles Doleac April 13, 2021

Sometimes, a great actor can still surprise. It’s an exquisite treat for the viewer who knows the aforementioned performer’s body of work well: an instance of pure, revelatory pleasure and, in this...

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“Malcolm and Marie” is captivating and well-written

Brooklyn Joyner April 11, 2021

I have never been one to watch black-and-white movies, but I stuck it out for this particular one. It was definitely worth it. Written and directed by "Euphoria" creator Sam Levinson, the Netflix original...

Von LaRae takes to the catwalk in Loyola a la Mode's annual fashion show. The members of Loyola a la Mode hope to make this fashion show an tradition on campus. Photo credit: Gabrielle Korein

Loyola a la Mode creates a space for fashion savvy students

Alan Dieu and Gabrielle Korein April 9, 2021

Loyola a la Mode is a student organization founded with the intention to fill a niche that the school had no outlet for before — fashion. Zyon Barbosa, president of Loyola A La Mode and psychology...

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Watch and Stream: April 9

Ver Lumod April 8, 2021

At a loss as to what to watch at home, in school or everywhere? Here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Them Amazon Studios presents a new horror anthology series from...

Julia Ernst started her year with a big win–the Music International Grand Prix Competition. A freshman in Loyola's Opera program, Julia is grateful for the opportunity presented by her vocal coach Irini Kyriakidou. Photo credit: Maria Paula Marino

Vocal performance freshman wins Music International Grand Prix Competition

Mia Oliva April 7, 2021

Ranked and accomplished by her classification to the Music International Grand Prix Competition, Julia Ernst proves big things are coming up for her. She has credited her success and inspiration to how...

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