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Review: The Jonas Brothers in concert is the comeback you’ve been waiting for

The Jonas Brothers perform live at the Smoothie King Center on Nov. 12, 2019. The group performed in New Orleans as a part of their

Emma Ruby

November 20, 2019

After their 2013 break up that rocked the musical world of every teen girl and a six year hiatus following, the Jonas Brothers are back and possibly better than ever before. Playing hit after hit, new and old, the Jonas Brothers rocked the Smoothie King Center on Nov. 12, 2019. Before the show had...

Student veterans camouflage with the Wolf Pack

Student veteran

Rae Walberg

November 18, 2019

Veterans walk the same halls and take the same classes, but their previous careers remains unknown to most students. Mass communication junior Chris Gilyard believes students fail to acknowledge veterans because they don't have a strong presence on campus. “I don’t think that really students...

New Orleanians reimagine 1811 slave revolt

new orleans slave reenactment

Breanna Henry and Andres Fuentes

November 14, 2019

Sadness, pain, weariness and pride were all painted on the faces of marchers in the Slave Revolt Reenactment. Everyone had a different feeling as they set off for Congo Square on Nov. 8, 2019, but their chants were unified under one word: freedom. The reenactment was the latest creation from ar...

Puzzle Answers 11/15/19

November 14, 2019


Humans of Loyola: Jenna McSwain finds inspiration in the college setting

Jenna McSwain, popular and commercial music professor, poses for a portrait. She loves the inspiration in the college setting. Photo credit: Sofia Santoro

Sofia Santoro

November 12, 2019

Jenna McSwain, popular and commercial music professor, finds inspiration in the college setting.When and why did you want to go into music education? And why in the college setting?When I was in college, I did not think I wanted to be a teacher. I wanted to play. Teaching wasn’t a strength at al...

Big Easy Con serves as a playground for cosplayers

A cosplayer dressed up as Shadow Link from the video game

Cody Downey

November 9, 2019

While many people at Big Easy Con were there to see the celebrities, comic book artists and collectibles, the thing that they couldn’t help but look at were the people in costumes: cosplayers. Cosplaying is when fans show their appreciation for their favorite characters by dressing up as them...

Puzzle Answers 11/8/19

November 7, 2019


Romeo & Juliet Challenges Gender Roles and Creative Expectations

Talia Moore, musical theater senior, performs a fight scene as Mercutio alongside Tybalt played by Cereyna Jade Bougouneau, theater senior. Loyola's Theatre Department will present their production of an all-female Romeo & Juliet beginning Nov. 8, 2019. Photo credit: Hannah Renton

Zia Sampson

November 7, 2019

After debuting with an all-male cast in the sixteenth century and going through many reimaginings since then, Loyola's Theatre Department will present its production of an all-female Romeo & Juliet beginning Nov. 8. Mark Routhier, the director of the show, made this decision based on two key princ...

Marchers embrace New Orleans’ second line season


Andres Fuentes

November 3, 2019

Hours before the We Are One second line, vendors were pushing their ice carts, cooks manned the grill, bounce music filled the air and everyone had on a comfortable pair of shoes. The neighborhood crowded the heart of Central City, greeting each other with warm embraces and smiles that stretched entire...

Audubon Zoo hosts a crowd of smiles at Special Needs Day

audubon zoo special needs day

Andres Fuentes

November 2, 2019

The animals at the Audubon Zoo woke up an hour early Saturday morning to greet families on the sixth annual Special Needs Day. The park grounds offered quiet zones, animal encounters and a wellness fair, accommodating any visitors that may need assistance. "Our goal is to make those that are differently...

Review: “Joker” is all style, no substance

Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Ver Lumod

November 2, 2019

“Joker” is a dark and visceral take on the superhero genre which, while anchored by its lead star Joaquin Phoenix’s mesmerizing performance, is thematically pointless. Set in a realistic incarnation of Gotham in the 1980s, the film is a character study on Arthur Fleck, played by Phoenix, and...

Puzzles 11/1/19

October 31, 2019


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