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Loyola’s cross country team dashes to the end of the season

Nadir Benslimane, Staff Writer December 4, 2022

The 2022 season for the Wolf Pack cross country team has wrapped up with “mixed results,” according to Head Coach Geoffrey Masanet. But despite battling sickness and losing many of the men’s team...

Illustration by Sophia Maxim

EDITORIAL: Vote for politicians who care about the planet

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor December 4, 2022

Despite the fact that the climate change issue is clearly a dire crisis important for everyone on the globe to address, politicians refuse to step up to the plate. This year alone, several bills were introduced...

A sign at Twitter headquarters is shown in San Francisco, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

Twitter negates COVID misinformation policy

David Klepper, Associated Press December 3, 2022

Twitter will no longer enforce its policy against COVID-19 misinformation, raising concerns among public health experts and social media researchers that the change could have serious consequences if it...

The mens basketball team holds their rings out under the team banner in the Loyola gym.

The men’s basketball team puts a championship ring on it

Kloe Witt, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

The Loyola men’s basketball players and coaches recently celebrated last season’s championship win once more, and they have the bling to show for it. The team held a ceremony on Nov. 12 where they...

Shrimp boats in Bucktown Harbor.

New Orleans fishing industry suffers sourcing issues

Sydney Piglia, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

Fishing runs through Merlin Schaeffer’s blood. He has been fishing in Louisiana waters for decades, and before him, so were his father and his grandfather. While primarily a fisherman in Lake Pontchartrain,...

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COLUMN: How to have a very college Christmas

Jackie Galli, Managing for Print December 1, 2022

The city is covered in lights galore. The music is blasting in every grocery store. No one can escape – Christmas is here once more. As a college student in New Orleans, and at Loyola in particular,...

The sign outside Loyolas SGA office that reads Student Government Association.

SGA said they achieved goals despite setbacks

Macie Batson, Senior Staff Writer December 1, 2022

Loyola’s current Student Government Association administration ran on the promises of improving student quality of life, increasing accountability throughout the school, and improving relations between...

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OPINION: Don’t vote for unqualified celebrities

Ava Acharya, News Editor November 30, 2022

Why do mainstream celebrities run for office? Usually, these campaigns are fueled by a narcissistic need to gain power, instead of a legitimate desire to promote genuine political change. To be fair, it's...

Illustration by Abigail Schmidt

Intramural sports begin spring registration

Abby Barlow, Staff Writer November 30, 2022

Interested in participating in group sports? Loyola offers a wide range of intramural sports to students as well as faculty and staff. Regardless of skill level or experience, anyone can sign up to play...

A boat rolls along the Mississippi River as the sun sets on Sept. 4. Those who lounge near the parks shore can watch boats like this pass by several times in an evening.

EDITORIAL: Daylight savings is a little treat

Abigail Schmidt, Sports Editor November 29, 2022

Imagine a chilly fall night at the Fly. You and your friends are sitting in a hammock with blankets, drinking hot cocoa and eating fast food, watching the beautiful orange November sunset. It’s 4 p.m. The...

A feminine-presenting person stands in a bedroom combing their body hair. Body air, and armpit hair, in particular, has been historically frowned upon when women wear it. Photo via

OPINION: Hairy armpit feminist talks of shame

Jackie Galli, Managing Editor for Print November 28, 2022

I am ashamed of my armpit hair. Perhaps it doesn’t make sense saying that when I could easily shave it. But the reason why I want to shave it is the same reason why I have made a promise to myself...

M.U.S.E celebrates unity in movement

M.U.S.E celebrates unity in movement

Arianna D'Antonio, Worldview Editor November 27, 2022

M.U.S.E., directed by Loyola Theatre Arts and Dance faculty member Kai Knight, will make its debut Nov. 30 as an original movement piece inspired by individual and group conversations of six performing...

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