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Brief: Monk celebrates 25 years of jazz

Briefs compiled by Lora Ghawaly

September 8, 2011

The Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a gala in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 11-12. Jazz greats like Aretha Franklin, Terence Blanchard, Ellis Marsalis and several others will be in attendance. There will be a jazz piano competition between three international fi...

Brief: Sarod musicians perfom concert

Briefs compiled by Lora Ghawaly

September 8, 2011

The Montage Fine Arts and Music series is hosting a night of sarod music performed by Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan Khan. The concert will take place in Roussel Hall on Friday, Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. Tickets for students, faculty and staff are $15....

Depression increases on campus

KATE TROTTER AND KRISTI-MARIE WESTON

May 6, 2011

Being alone and independent in college can be both exciting and daunting, but when there is also the daily stress of battling a mental health issue such as depression, life on campus can be a continuous struggle. Depression and anxiety are the two most commonly reported mental health issues at Loyola...

Celebrities draw Jazz Fest crowds

Marcus Mumford of the band Mumford and Sons performs at Jazz Fest on Friday, April 29. Jazz Fest will continue this weekend at the Fair Grounds Race Course on Gentilly Boulevard.

ARI SILBER

May 6, 2011

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival began the first weekend of its 41st year with some of the mildest and breezy weather the city has seen all spring. The mood of the revelers ran extremely high as they took in a wide range of musical selections in a variety of genres. Day 1: Friday, April 29 The...

Sunday Cooks serve up thanks

CARL HARRISON

May 6, 2011

Food, music and students filled Dixon Court last Sunday evening as the Loyola Sunday Cook Day club concluded its first year as a chartered organization. The Sunday Cooks began serving up dishes for their friends about two years ago. They were officially chartered by the Student Government Associati...

COLUMN: Zombies run loose on campus

John Valdespino

John Valdespino

April 14, 2011

If you are one of the more observant students on Loyola's campus, then you may have noticed an increase of kids wearing bandannas either on their arms or on their heads last week. You, sir or ma'am, are quite observant, for last week was the first game of Humans vs. Zombies, presented by the Tulane Cl...

Well-balanced diets provide energy

Nicole Kaufman

April 14, 2011

Eating healthy can be tricky in college, since school seems to dictate the daily habits of most students. But according to New Orleans-based nutritionist and registered dietician Corey Walsh, making time to eat is essential to maintaining a healthy diet. "It's crucial that we get sufficient amounts o...

Jazz Fest lineup introduces more contemporary music

Arcade Fire is one of the headliners for this year’s Jazz Festival. The band is scheduled to perform Friday, May 6 at 5

ARI SILBER

April 14, 2011

The weekends of April 29-May 1 and May 5-8 may be a time when Loyola students need to prepare for their finals, but studying early sounds like a good idea this year because of the 2011 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup. Jazz Fest will haves 12 stages to showcase almost every genre of music,...

Students cook for a cause when the 2011 Iron Chef competition returns to Loyola

Johnathan Lam, biology freshman,  puts some finishing touches on a pineapple dish.  Loyola Asian Student Organization hosted the 2011 Iron Chef competition in the St. Charles Room on April 12.

Renee Dottolo

April 14, 2011

The St. Charles Room heated up Tuesday night as seven southeast cooking teams brought a new meaning to fast food and battled it out to become the 2011 Iron Chef Competition winner, presented by the Loyola Asian Student Organization and sponsored by Tabasco. The teams had one hour to cook an appetizer...

‘Of Gods and Men’ touches hearts

ARI SILBER

April 14, 2011

Xavier Beauvois' "Of Gods and Men" is a quiet yet powerful meditation on human connection which transcends both religion and politics. Based on a true story, eight French Christian monks (headed by Lambert Wilson, "The Matrix Reloaded") live in harmony with their Muslim neighbors in Northern Africa. C...

All Access Season Pass

The New Orleans Museum of Art , nestled away in the serene City Park, offers free admission to Louisiana residents and students of local colleges. It features rotating special exhibitions, a permanent collection of more than 40,000 pieces of art and air conditioning.

By Lauren Navarro, Life and Times Editor

June 17, 2009

Never mind the economy, summer is just a money-guzzling season regardless of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.Gas prices go up because people are traveling. If your electric bill isn't sky-high by now, you're one of the few lucky ones.And, while you might be working, chances are it's only part time a...

End of the Road

Ramon Antonio Vargas

September 20, 2007

Earlier this semester, Timur Alptunaer left one of his first meetings as president of the Inter-Fraternity Council with some surprising knowledge: The university had adopted a policy that no longer supported off-campus housing for fraternities or any other student organization.The fact surfaced once Alpt...

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