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King Cake Hub brings king cake fans together

King Cake Hub brings king cake fans together

Cristian Orellana

January 22, 2020

With forty six days left until Mardi Gras and King Cake Hub now having 50 varieties, it seems only natural to ask natural to ask the owner, Will Samuels, what’s his favorite kind. “It’s like picking a favorite child,” Samuels said. Formerly a Lakeview pizza restaurant owner, Will Samuels...

Opinion: Perhaps the most important skill Loyola can provide has little institutional support

Opinion: Perhaps the most important skill Loyola can provide has little institutional support

Grant Dufrene

January 22, 2020

Graduation is coming up and I have been doing some reflecting on my time at Loyola. There is much I am grateful for in my Loyola education, some of the most important being close mentorship, nuanced thinking and foreign languages. As I’ve reflected, this last item spurred a question. I took Spanish...

Maple Street welcomes vegan restaurant to corner full of popular college bars

Maple Street welcomes vegan restaurant to corner full of popular college bars

Rose Wagner

January 21, 2020

The intersection of Maple and Hillary Streets is known for cheap drinks, cheese fries and crowds of college students partying late into the night, even on Wednesdays. But a new business has moved in across from to Bruno's Tavern, TJ Quills and Redd's Uptilly Tavern, one that hopes to bring vegan eats to...

Parade stomping gives Dean Maass appeal

Parade stomping gives Dean Maass appeal

Emma Ruby

January 20, 2020

For two weekends during August last summer, Harrah’s Casino drew a long, winding line of men out its front door. These men were not looking to gamble, however. They were vying for a chance on stage to audition to be a 610 Stomper. Only the first 50 men are allowed into the exclusive audition each...

Opinion: Star Wars fans hate Star Wars the most

Opinion: Star Wars fans hate Star Wars the most

Cristo Dulom

January 18, 2020

Growing up with the prequel "Star Wars" movies, the sequels and all the side story movies, I've come to realize that after every single one, "Star Wars" fans strike back. Whether it be a complaint of the movie being too much like the much-beloved original trilogy, being too different or having too...

Honors Program looks to the future after troubled three years

Honors Program looks to the future after troubled three years

Erin Snodgrass

January 18, 2020

After two years of instability, those involved in Loyola’s Honors program believe growth and progress are in the near future. Students and administration are both hoping Jonathan Peterson, philosophy professor and the newly announced Honors director will successfully steer the program toward smoother waters. As the university ca...

Men’s and women’s basketball end Spring Hill games in victory

Men’s and women’s basketball end Spring Hill games in victory

Gabriella Killett

January 16, 2020

Loyola's women's basketball team hosted their annual School Day game against Spring Hill College Tuesday Jan. 14. They won the match 79-54, making this the women's team 26th straight win against Spring Hill, according to loyolawolfpack.com. "Everybody did their part (in the first half), and we continued...

Deaux space reopens as a community kitchen

Deaux space reopens as a community kitchen

Daniel Schwalm

January 16, 2020

This semester, Loyola has reopened the room off of the Carrollton Turnaround that was formerly Deaux. Now known as the Carrollton lounge and kitchen, the space will serve as a place for students to study, cook, and socialize. Students had been surveyed in the past about what other dining options...

Loyola announces Tanuja Singh as its new provost

Loyola announces Tanuja Singh as its new provost

Rose Wagner

January 15, 2020

Loyola has selected Tanuja Singh, current business dean at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, as the new provost and second-in-command to President Tania Tetlow. After three years of temporary administrators serving in the position, Tetlow said she is excited for Singh to come to Loyola starting...

Shot fired outside the Boot early Sunday morning

Shot fired outside the Boot early Sunday morning

Rae Walberg

January 12, 2020

A shot was fired near The Boot Bar and Grill early Sunday morning around 2 a.m., according to an email sent to Tulane students by the Tulane University Police Department on Sunday afternoon. TUPD said the subject was involved in a physical altercation with a Boot employee which resulted in the subject...

Loyola taken off financial probation

Loyola taken off financial probation

Erin Snodgrass

December 10, 2019

The university's accreditors have announced that Loyola will not be put on another year of financial probation. The news comes after accreditors placed Loyola on a year-long financial probation in December of 2018 due to past financial mismanagement. According to University President Tania Tetlow,...

Paige Franckiewicz advocates for women’s sports on campus

Paige Franckiewicz advocates for women’s sports on campus

Andres Fuentes

December 8, 2019

The tunnel of screaming cheerleaders and noisy pom-poms has greeted Paige Franckiewicz at the start of her basketball games for years now. She darts through with a full smile on her face and high fives her teammate, ready to lead the Wolf Pack with her signature long shots. But at the end of ...

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