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A Beginner’s Guide to Ingmar Bergman

Ver Lumod, Reviews Editor October 17, 2021

A few months ago, I went through a long-running marathon of Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s films. Bergman is widely known as one of the most influential artists of all time, creating over 60 films...

Jose Hernandez with his upright bass. He is a jazz musician with an ear for experimental music.

Latine artists celebrate their heritage

Oliver Bennett, Op/Ed Editor October 16, 2021

Latine creatives at Loyola said they use their culture to inspire themselves and each other to become better artists. Making a statement with their art and being passionate about social justice has become...

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Watch and Stream: October 15

Ver Lumod, Reviews Editor October 15, 2021

Halloween season is fast approaching. To count down the days, here are the films and TV shows to watch and stream this week. Halloween Kills Laurie Strode and Michael Myers face off once again...


Column: Sofia Bermejo experiences TikTok Phenomenon

Sofia Bermejo Mongillo, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

When TikTok first became popular, I told myself and everyone around me that I would never download it. Just months later, COVID-19 hit. Suddenly I was back home, taken away from my friends, and it seemed...

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‘Black Widow’ review: Long-awaited Marvel film deserves hype

Julia Perret October 5, 2021

As a lover of all things Marvel, women, and Rachel Weisz, “Black Widow” called to me from the quiet realm of the local AMC theater in Harahan. I just knew that I had to experience this film in a theatrical...

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Review: “Cinderella” tries too hard to be Gen-Z

Sofia Bermejo Mongillo, Staff Writer October 3, 2021

Kay Cannon takes a modern spin on a classic tale in her latest film “Cinderella,” released Sept. 3. It tells the story of a young, aspiring seamstress living under the rule of her harsh foster family,...

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Watch and Stream: October 1

Mia Oliva, Assistant Reviews Editor October 2, 2021

After an abrupt pause in the semester, what better way to unwind than to enjoy a new film or TV show? Here’s what’s available to watch and stream this week. Titane The latest horror-thriller...

Mia Borders in a studio at the Music/Communications Loyola complex. She is the leader of the Pop/Comm ensemble as well as the Singer/Songwriter ensemble.

Music professor stays positive amidst gig cancellations

Clarise Quintero, Writer September 30, 2021

Mia Borders, a New Orleans native and Loyola music professor, lost out on her favorite gig in 2021 after Jazz Fest was canceled and the delta variant of COVID-19 raged nationwide. Border, like many...

(File photo) Jazz Fest fans enjoying the music at the Congo Stage on Sunday, March 29th, 2018. The Jazz and Heritage Festival takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, but was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Festival Cancellations

Oliver Bennett, Op/Ed Editor September 30, 2021
New Orleans's annual music festival such as Jazz Fest have been cancelled for the second year in a row, affecting the city's entire scene.
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Review: “I Think You Should Leave” and the Horror Manifesto Masterpiece Theory

David Culotta September 28, 2021

To the uninitiated, the Netflix sketch comedy show “I Think You Should Leave” may be a bizarre and unquestionably insane show. Co-created, written, produced, and starring Tim Robinson, it is a brilliant,...

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