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Tour the city, home of the wolf pack

The center of the Children’s Museum has become a symbol of the city of New Orleans. The museum is a place where people of all ages can go and enjoy the simplicities of childhood.

By LORA GHAWALY The Maroon

January 26, 2012

New Orleans stereotypes abroad could probably be summarized through the Mardi Gras trifecta of beads, boobs and booze. However, residents of the city know that the essence of New Orleans life is beyond that. It is wonderful to attend school in a place where the Voodoo shops are a few blocks from the ...

Opera back after 145 years

KABIR HINGORANI Contributing Writer

January 19, 2012

For the first time in 145 years, Jacques Offenbach's "The Grand Duchess of ...

Loyola Greek life more close-knit

Mass Communication sophomore Jonathan Cepelak and general studies sophomore Charles Walsh walk together during the 2011 Greek Week events. Loyola students are offered leadership and friendship opportunities during rush.

KRISTEN HIMMELBERG Assistant Life and Times Editor

January 19, 2012

Jaycee Re, marketing senior and president of Sigma Phi Epsilon, came to college and missed the close, family-like bond he had in high school with his wrestling team, but it didn't take long until he found a replacement. At a sorority formal in the fall, he met a few members of Sigma Phi Epsilon and decid...

IFC hosts spring rush

By JADE DOMINGUE Contributing Writer

January 19, 2012

As fraternity rush begins this semester, graphic design freshman Noah Borer anticipates finding the right fraternity for him, new friends and role models. The Inter-Fraternity Council at Loyola will hold its annual rush this year from Jan. 22-31. Rush is a formal process for fraternities to meet pros...

Brief: Interfraternity Council Rush begins in January

Maroon Staff

December 7, 2011

Loyola's four fraternities, the Beggars, Phi Kappa Psi, Sigma Alpha Kappa and Sigma Phi Epsilon, will hold rush in January. The rush process will be from Jan. 19 to Jan. 30. Each of the fraternities will hold information and social meetings about their respective fraternities. Students can sign up i...

Structure for exams unwise

Holly Combs

HOLLY COMBS WORDS AND TRICKS

December 7, 2011

I really don't have time to be writing this column today. I have a research paper due Wednesday and one due Friday, an interview in French on Tuesday, a pastiche to Kate Chopin due Wednesday, an exam on religious Indian art on Friday, and as much of my thesis as I can possibly finish due as soon as...

Student explores new heights in Africa

Maggie Copeland bungee jumps off the world's highest bungee jumping bridge in South Africa

By MAGGIE COPELAND Contributing Writer

December 7, 2011

Words cannot describe the feeling of standing on the edge of a bridge knowing you are about to free-fall to your almost certain death. It does not matter that there are ropes tied all around my body, because at the moment my feet leave the ground I am not going to stop falling; the little thing cal...

Bourbon Street bars offer change of scene

A bartender pours a drink at Krazy Korner. Krazy Korner offers interesting music and drink specials.

The Maroon Staff

December 7, 2011

Tropical Isle 600 Bourbon St. Start off with a good drink, New Orleans style. Tropical Isle was founded during New Orleans World's Fair of 1984. A hand grenade is a must if you're going to be on Bourbon. Krazy Korner 640 Bourbon St. During the day, Krazy Korner is the place to be if you're looking to jam out to the b...

Women of Loyola made many firsts

By BERNARD COOK Faculty Contributor

November 30, 2011

Although women were not formally allowed to register in the College of Arts and Sciences until the mid-1950s, women were present at Loyola as students almost from the time the university was chartered. The first women graduated from Loyola in 1913. They were students in the School of Pharmacy, which ...

Student performs with fire

Danielle Latimer performs with a fire poi. Latimer first learned about fire performance in her hometown of Seattle.

By SABLE LEFRERE Staff Writer

November 16, 2011

Move over, Usher. Mass communication sophomore Danielle Latimer knows how to let it burn. "The more accurate term is fire spitting, but I think fire breathing sounds better," Latimer said. Latimer is a practitioner of fire breathing, which is an act of creating a fireball by blowing a fine mist of f...

Sunday Cooks dish out new cooking classes

By LORA GHAWALY Life and Times Editor

November 16, 2011

Don't stick a fork in the Sunday Cooks just yet; they're not done. The cooks are now offering free cooking classes to students every other week until the end of the school year. However, they are facing a big issue: graduation. The leaders, Christoph Dornemann, mass communication major, John Bushnell, biology major, and Wol...

“Godspell” comes to Marquette Theatre

SHANNON DONALDSON

October 27, 2011

The Loyola theater department is gearing up for their newest production, a new rendition of "Godspell." The play is a musical based on a series of parables from the Gospel of Matthew with a pop culture foundation. The production is in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the play. "Godspell" is a rock musical featu...

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