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Loyola student makes his mark on local mural

Paul Roach sprays paint on a mural. The mural is located at Superior Seafood.

Rob Noelke

March 19, 2019

Spray paint cans littered a warehouse floor as one Loyola student made his mark on Mardi Gras. Paul Roach, studio art junior, was given the opportunity to paint a mural to be displayed on Superior seafood, a popular stop on the St. Charles parade route.    

Fast & Furry-ous: Wiener dogs race at the Fair Grounds

Wiener Dog Races New Orleans

Tess Rowland, Andres Fuentes, and Vanessa Alvarado

March 10, 2019

The Fair Grounds' winner circle welcomed more than hooves and jockeys. 48 sets of paws and wagging tails hit the race track on March 9. The thoroughbreds were just the appetizer as spectators pressed up against the gates to catch a glimpse of purebred wiener dogs racing toward the finish li...

Wolf Pack Wrap Up with RoSha’e Gibson

Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes

February 28, 2019

We take an inside look into Loyola's sports broadcast with Ro Gibson. Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes highlight the success of the golf, baseball, cheer and dance teams.

Plates Fly, as Loyola students pie their professors for a cause

Walter Block, economics professor, recieves a plate of shaving cream to the face on Feb. 26. The pieing was part of a University Honors Association event that asked students to donate $1 to the Gulf Restoration Network in exchange for pieing a participating professor.

Khayla Gaston

February 28, 2019

On Tuesday Feb. 26, the University Honors Association held a Pie a Professor event in the Peace Quad. Participants were asked to donate $1 to throw plates of whipped or shaving cream at a professor. The funds collected were donated to the Gulf Restoration Network as part of the honors association's service...

Barkus was full of bite

The good puppers sit in their time machine. Photo credit: Sidney Ovrom

Sidney Ovrom

February 25, 2019

Dogs and other creatures gathered Sunday, Feb. 24, to celebrate Barkus. Barkus is a carnival krewe that emphasizes dogs in order to promote pet adoption. The parade celebrated its 26th anniversary of being recognized as an official parade.      

Dogs bring out diversity on campus

Three Loyola students pet one of the dogs from Zeus's Rescues.The Bateman team hopes that the Dogs for Diversity event will help draw people to their future events.

Cristian Orellana

February 23, 2019

With the help of some small furry friends from Zeus’s Rescues, the Bateman team promoted its campaign, Designing Diversity, on Feb. 21. The organization brought out dogs to help draw people to their table out in the Peace Quad. “We’re using the dogs to get people to get to our table to talk...

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 7

Tess Rowland

February 22, 2019

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 7 Royal traditions may change and what is the latest on with the Jussie Smollett investigation? We have all this juicy gossip and news on this week's edition of the Uptown Howl. Khayla Gaston and Neecy Harrison bring you up to date while Tess Rowland interviews DJ Derek ...

Therapy dogs help students pawspurr during midterms

Tallulah, a dog from the Visiting Pet Program, enjoys an ear rub from a Loyola student during her visit to the Student Success Center. Photo credit: Rose Wagner

Rose Wagner

February 22, 2019

In a flurry of Mardi Gras costumes, with an entourage of supervisors and the goal of helping students destress from midterms, six trained therapists visited Loyola on Feb. 21. The attraction? They were dogs. Through a partnership with the non-profit Visiting Pet Program, Loyola celebrated Wolf Pack...

Wolf Pack Wrap Up Highlights Senior Night

Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes

February 21, 2019

Jillian Oddo and Andres Fuentes highlight Senior Night in The Den and much more Loyola athletics

Families gather in The Den for Senior Night

The family of biology senior An'Jolique Woodson came prepared to cheer her on for Senior Night. Photo credit: Rosha'E Gibson

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019

14 seniors were showered with cheers, roses and love on Senior Night in The Den. Families and fans witnessed the basketball, cheer and dance teams say one final goodbye to their senior members. The seniors include: Menley Long - Women's basketball Megan Worry - Women's basketball Ka...

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 6: Grammy Mania

Tess Rowland

February 15, 2019

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 6 from Loyola Maroon on Vimeo. February 15, 2019 The Grammies are the talk of the entertainment world on this week's edition of Uptown Howl. Tess Rowland and Ariana Del Mar dive into Ariana Grande passing on the awards show, Cardi B being the first female solo artist ...

Cheer and dance members win Homecoming crowns

Psychology sophomore Sofia Rabassa and sociology freshman Darell Honora Jr. were named the 2019 Homecoming king and queen. Rabassa is a captain of the dance team and Honor is a member of the cheer team. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2019

It's been decades since Loyola crowned a Homecoming king and queen, but after a week of SGA and University Planning Board events, sociology freshman Darell Honora Jr. and psychology sophomore Sofia Rabassa won the crowns. Honora was the only freshman elected to the court and serves as a member of...

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