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“Bad Hair” review: It’s not “just hair”

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November 25, 2020

The delegitimization of Black women’s features, specifically their hair, has taken place throughout history. This is showcased in Hulu’s latest satirical horror film "Bad Hair." Directed by "Dear White...

Watch and Stream: November 20

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November 20, 2020

Thanksgiving break has just begun and streaming services are here to provide some exciting new content. Here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Small Axe Amazon Prime Video...

Loyola student uses graphic design to fundraise

Graphic design senior Emilia Cicero practices sewing in her New Orleans home. Cicero is working toward opening an Instagram store to showcase her artwork. Hannah Renton/ The Maroon. Photo credit: Hannah Renton
November 13, 2020

As COVID-19 cases surged through the country, anxiety and isolation set in for many people. The confusion and stress of what the virus really was and when it would end began to sink into society. Loyola...

Watch and Stream: November 13

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November 13, 2020

As we inch closer to the holidays, streaming services are ramping up for the season with exciting new content. From a new Netflix Christmas film to a new season of a historical drama, here are the films...

Students find their art in pole dancing

Digital film senior Alyson Hetzel and philosophy senior Regina Nicosia display a two person pole dancing technique at Nicosia's uptown residence on November 6. To Hetzel and Nicosia, pole dancing can be more of a fitness-based art, rather than something that is solely sensual. Photo credit: Michael Bauer
November 12, 2020

Everyone knows that friends who pole dance together stay together. At least, that's according to Alyson Hetzel and Regina Nicosia, who are students, friends and pole dancers. Hetzel, digital film...

Review: “Hubie Halloween” is fun but overwhelmingly corny

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November 9, 2020

Just in time for Halloween season, director Steven Brill’s latest film “Hubie Halloween” was released for viewing on Oct. 7. Starring actors such as Adam Sandler, Noah Schnapp and Julie Bowen, the...

Watch and Stream: November 6

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November 6, 2020

Halloween may be over, but streaming new content is still an exciting enterprise. From a zombie comedy to a female French director showcase, here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Killing...

“On the Rocks” finds Sofia Coppola at her most accessible and upbeat

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November 4, 2020

Sofia Coppola's latest film may come and go, like a vintage Italian sports car running a red light on a slow night. Still, "On the Rocks" is a refreshingly light take on a paternal relationship, one perhaps...

Going the Social Distance: I spent the start of the pandemic in the state senate

Alexis Horton poses in front of the Louisiana State Senate. She started working there at the start of the pandemic. Courtesy of Alexis Horton.
November 2, 2020

Author is Alexis Horton'Going the Social Distance' is a series by Loyola Students for Loyola Students about the triumphs and terrors of trying, or not trying, to maintain a social life during a pandemic.For...

Watch and Stream: October 30

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October 30, 2020

It's almost November, which means the holiday seasons are underway. From a new season of The Mandalorian to an early Christmas offering from Netflix, here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream...

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” review: A thrilling and timely legal drama

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October 26, 2020

Aaron Sorkin’s latest film “The Trial of the Chicago 7” shows the writer and director at his best, perhaps since writing the Academy Award-winning screenplay for David Fincher’s “The Social Network”...

The best socially distanced Halloween activities

A lone skeleton stands on the yard of the Skeleton House. The house is another staple of Halloween in New Orleans Photo credit: Michael Bauer
October 23, 2020

October: Spooky season. Technically fall (even though it’s still 80 degrees out). Whatever you choose to call it, the season is now officially upon us, and no city knows how to celebrate Halloween...

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