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“Cobra Kai” season three review: Flawed but entertaining nostalgia trip

Ver Lumod March 7, 2021

Editor’s Note: The following review has spoilers for “Cobra Kai.” “Cobra Kai” moves to Netflix for its third season, and for good reason. The show has become a runaway hit since it first aired...

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Watch and Stream: March 5

Ver Lumod March 4, 2021

It is now three months into 2021. Time has truly passed by and the world of entertainment has so much to offer. Here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Coming 2 America Eddie...

Eve McFarland is a Loyola freshman from San Dimas, California, who plays for the women’s basketball team. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Photo Essay: “Faces that make Loyola”

Blakeley Cathey March 3, 2021

"Faces that make Loyola” is a project meant to celebrate the end of Black History Month and provide a platform to highlight the perspectives of Black students and staff on campus. The class of 2024...

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Loyola hosts women-centered French film festival

Ver Lumod March 3, 2021

Loyola will be hosting this year’s virtual edition of the Tournées Film Festival focused on women-centered French films. This year’s theme focuses on six French films either made by or about women....

The Planters NUTmobile sits at the corner of Broadway and Panola Streets, Friday, Feb. 26. The NUTmobile made appearances in neighborhoods and at local events, nursing homes, Sazerac House and the Second Harvest Food Bank.

The Planters NUTmobile shells out smiles in NOLA

Madeline Taliancich March 1, 2021

The Planters NUTmobile rolled into New Orleans last week and is heading out of town today after its crew spent time “hanging out and spreading smiles,” according to Peanutter Shannon Hope. The 26-foot...

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Watch and Stream: February 26

Ver Lumod February 25, 2021

It's almost the end of February, and streaming services have you covered. Here are the films to watch and stream this week. The United States vs. Billie Holiday Singer Andra Day stars in the...

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Pop culture’s use of African-American English raises questions of appropriation, understanding

Khayla Gaston February 25, 2021

Pop culture's mass usage of African-American English has diffused the language from the Black community into the general American public, raising questions about this appropriation and its impacts. This...

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Black Artists at Loyola make their mark in the music industry

Destiny Sanders February 24, 2021

It all started at recess. Surya Ndedi, also known as Soleille, was upset that one of her friends could not play outside during recess, so she wrote a song about it. “I sang the song to one of...

Mia Upshaw poses with her film posters at the University Programming Board’s Black is Art event, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

‘Black is Art’ event highlights Loyola’s Black creatives

Madeline Taliancich February 21, 2021

Mia Upshaw is only a sophomore, but she already runs her own production company and modeling agency. In her spare time, Upshaw even finds time to create, making paintings for her friends and family. This...

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Watch and Stream: February 19

Ver Lumod February 18, 2021

We are now halfway through February. From one of the best films of 2020 to a new Rosamund Pike movie, here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Nomadland The American neo-Western...

Maison MASKquerade shows off several Mardi Gras themed skeletons.

New Orleans’ Skeleton House Krewe presents Maison MASKquerade

Baley Champagne February 17, 2021

The New Orleans Skeleton House Krewe crafted its first Mardi Gras production, Maison MASKquerade, to embrace New Orleans' carnival tradition and advise residents to still have fun, but be safe. Maison...

Krewe founder helps Mardi Gras artists

Gracie Wise February 15, 2021

As coronavirus restrictions put Mardi Gras parades on hold, one krewe founder came up with a plan to help support Mardi Gras artists.

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