The Maroon

Loyola Late Night gets revamped

SHANNON DONALDSON

September 13, 2012

Loyola students now have even less of an excuse to be twiddling their thumbs on Friday nights because Loyola Late Nights have kicked into high gear. Loyola Late Nights, the official late night weekend programming sponsored on campus, have added an increased scope of events to their calendar. According to Court...

Touring: more than just the music

CHERIE LEJEUNE

CHERIE LEJEUNE

September 13, 2012

This summer, I drove my mother's Honda minivan up the East Coast and through the Midwest for four weeks. My duffel bag became my closet, PB&J sandwiches were my staple and the only consistency in my schedule was the 45-minute set I played in bars every night. Those Loyola bands who've decided to emb...

Column: Greek life remains important

The Loyola chapter of the National Panhellenic Council stands assembled in the Peace Quad during Greek Week 2011. The National Panhellenic Council is a powerful influence on an omnipresent facet of college campuses.

SHANNON DONALDSON

September 13, 2012

Being a member of my sorority has been without a doubt the best part of my experience at Loyola. As easy as it is for me to answer that question, however, it is just as hard to explain why. Trying to explain why I love being a member of my sorority would be like explaining why I love my parents; thoug...

Cheap textbooks easy to find

LAUREN IRWIN

September 6, 2012

Don't let textbook prices become the wet blanket to your new semester excitement. There are many ways students can save money on textbooks from buying used or choosing an e-book to searching comparison websites or using rental services. According to College Board, the average undergraduate student a...

Students brave the storm at Loyola

CHERIE LEJEUNE and CHERIE LEJEUNE

September 6, 2012

With an impending Category-1 storm, Hurricane Isaac, headed straight for New Orleans, 634 Loyola students chose to ride out the storm in their residence halls instead of seeking shelter elsewhere, Residential Life said. Then when Residential Life enacted a lockdown policy with no one allowed to leave...

Should I stay or should I go ?

SHANNON DONALDSON

September 6, 2012

When she first got word that Hurricane Isaac was headed straight for New Orleans, psychology junior Emily Crochet was planning on staying at her off-campus house on Calhoun St. However, when she arrived on campus for the first day of classes on Monday, she had a change of heart. "I've been through ple...

Hunker Down New Orleans

ZACH LUND

ZACH LUND

September 6, 2012

To "hunker down," is the piece of advice that our local radio so eloquently chose to bestow upon us in our time of need. I'm sure that in a category four or five hurricane, "hunkering down" could take on a much different definition, but for me it meant a pretty damn good time. I enjoyed the ignorant bliss...

New Orleans: The original city that never sleeps

Two bartenders talk at Lafitte's Blacksmith Bar on Bourbon Street while working. Lafitte's is one of the oldest bars in New Orleans.

CHERIE LEJEUNE

August 23, 2012

Students, rejoice. Your few months at home end today. You now reside in a city where bartenders regularly watch the sun rise and drinks couldn't be any cheaper. Say goodbye to all thoughts of a simple, quiet transition into your fall semester. You have entered a city that continually redefines what it...

Readers think that print news is moving towards online

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LAUREN IRWIN

August 23, 2012

In an age of smart phones, tablets and social media, more college students are pushing away from the traditional print copy in favor of free, more convenient online sources. Two-thirds of editors surveyed at the 2008 World Editors Forum cited the greatest threat to the future of newspapers is the s...

N.O. film industry breaks out

An entire parking lot on Tchoupitoulas Street is currently full of Hollywood film trucks. Due to the tax breaks that the city is offering New Orleans has become home to many filming crews.

SHANNON DONALDSON

August 23, 2012

Getting kicked in the head by Mark Ruffalo wasn't exactly what accounting sophomore Aleksandra Golanka had in mind when she signed on as an extra for the filming of "Now You See Me." Yet when the director chose her from the crowd to stand by the police car that Ruffalo had to jump off of for the sce...

My summer vacation

Precious Esie

Precious Esie

August 23, 2012

Less than two weeks before I started my internship at The Times-Picayune this summer, I came across a New York Times article announcing that the paper would lay off 200 staff members and reduce printing to three days a week. From that point, I knew I would have an interesting experience at the paper. I was t...

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August 15, 2012

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