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Saints fans upset in Walk On's

Vikings pull off the upset against Saints

Sam Lucio January 6, 2020

After enduring two consecutive heartbreaking endings in the playoffs, the New Orleans Saints suffered another defeat to the Minnesota Vikings, 26-20 in overtime in the wild. The Vikings won the coin...

Newman students sleep out for homeless youth

Andres Fuentes November 10, 2019

The frigid cold under the Friday night lights did not stop the Isidore Newman Greenies on their way to breaking records and making history. Fans, family and alumni stormed the field after the 45-0 win...

A cosplayer dressed up as Shadow Link from the video game

Big Easy Con serves as a playground for cosplayers

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...

Students listen at the Fight for Immigrants' Rights session hosted by the Loyola College Democrats. The session had both local and national organizations in attendance. Photo credit: Cristian Orellana

Organizations call for unity against ICE

Cristian Orellana November 8, 2019

Most nuns pray in monasteries. Some get arrested by police at protests. Sister Quincy Howard is the latter. “If someone had told me that in five years, that i would be a nun lobbyist on Capitol Hill,...

Daniel Werst speaks to other protesters in front of the ICE office in New Orleans Oct. 12. Werst said he supports an open border policy. Photo credit: Cody Downey

Detention centers bring immigration discussion to Louisiana

Cody Downey November 5, 2019

Though the topic of immigration may feel far away for most Louisiana residents, the presence of detention centers across the state brings the topic closer to home than some might expect. According to...

new orleans haunted history tours

Haunted History Tours uncovers New Orleans’ ghostly past

Andres Fuentes November 4, 2019

For 300 years, New Orleans has been the site of Mardi Gras festivities, crawfish boils and the occasional hurricane, but some tour guides wish to tell the tales of pirates, vampires and the ghosts that...

Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

The Boot Bar Welcomes New Neighbors

Lucy Foreman November 4, 2019

The Boot Bar & Grill has been serving college partiers since the 1970s and, for the first time ever, students visiting the bar will have to welcome new neighbors across the street who may create some...

Faith leaders support Hard Rock Hotel collapse victims

Andres Fuentes November 4, 2019

With a collapsed building, two unstable cranes and hundreds of nervous rescue and medical crews, the only natural thing to do was break bread and hold hands in the middle of New Orleans' business district. In...

Archbishop Rummel takes down top-ranked John Curtis

Andres Fuentes November 2, 2019

Louisiana sports fans knew this weekend was coming when the schedules dropped. Both the New Orleans Saints and the LSU Tigers had bye weeks at the same time. But little did they know, the local prep...

New Orleans Saints induct Super Bowl champions into Hall of Fame

Andres Fuentes October 30, 2019

Midway through the NFL regular season, former Saints stars and were immortalized into the team's Hall of Fame. Wide receiver Marques Colston and running back Reggie Bush were both awarded the honor....

Edwards Rispone in Runoff election for governor

Edwards faces Rispone in Louisiana governor runoff race

Andres Fuentes October 13, 2019

Governor John Bel Edwards had a legitimate chance to be re-elected in this year's primaries, but now he has another month of campaigning before he has another shot at a second term. The Democratic incumbent...

Breathing Easy: Bike Rider receives Second Chance at Life

Tess Rowland October 3, 2019

Frankie Avila celebrated another year of breathing, moving and cycling. The double-lung transplantee was fortunate to celebrate his 46th birthday on Sept. 29, as well as, the 24th year of his donated...

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