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You will survive: Five ways to avoid a stress spiral

You will survive: Five ways to avoid a stress spiral

Gabriella Killett

November 21, 2019

Feel free to change the headline I was just trying to come up with something more creative 1. Take a break. College is a lot. From writing papers to social anxiety-provoking meetings, from looking at your DCPL every other day to triple-checking which classes you need to take next, college requi...

Top Apps for College Students

Top Apps for College Students

Alexis Caillet

November 20, 2019

Khan Academy Khan Academy is a very useful resource for any student, even college-level students. The best part is that it is completely free! This app provides students with a large selection of helpful resources. Once you’ve created a free account, you have access to videos and practice proble...

Living in the “Big Easy” might be getting easier

Living in the “Big Easy” might be getting easier

Tess Rowland

November 20, 2019

For the first time in 10 years, Richie Champagne has now been able to move into a home in the Lower Ninth Ward that he calls, “100% his own.” After numerous setbacks like rebuilding his credit and facing several job lay-offs, Champagne lived with his parents in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but still...

Donelley Center invites new Diversity Officer

Donelley Center invites new Diversity Officer

Zia Sampson

November 19, 2019

In an effort to foster an ever-growing discussion of diversity in the workplace, the Donnelley Center has announced a new Diversity and Inclusion officer position, which will begin in the spring semester. Political science senior Rana Thabata served in the position this fall in an inaugural trial...

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

Andres Fuentes

November 19, 2019

For people who fight for equity and justice, Orleans Parish public defenders have trouble finding such qualities when it comes to their appropriations battle. Chief District Defender Derwyn Bunton said the typical day for defenders is rushing from case to case, knowing that there is no adequate funding...

Algiers Ferry closure impacts local businesses

Algiers Ferry closure impacts local businesses

Tess Rowland

November 18, 2019

Phillip Kilbarger is the lead cook at Dry Dock Cafe, where he's been working with his sister for eight years. With the Algiers Ferry not in service, restaurants and businesses at Algiers Point have seen a decrease in business. “We survive off tourists here,” said Kilbarger. Kilbarger has seen...

Student veterans camouflage with the Wolf Pack

Student veterans camouflage with the Wolf Pack

Rae Walberg

November 18, 2019

Veterans walk the same halls and take the same classes, but their previous careers remains unknown to most students. Mass communication junior Chris Gilyard believes students fail to acknowledge veterans because they don't have a strong presence on campus. “I don’t think that really students...

Basketball player feels at home on small campus

Basketball player feels at home on small campus

Rosha'E Gibson

November 17, 2019

Loyola men’s basketball player Andrew Fava has lived in Baltimore, Gainesville and now New Orleans, but to him, Loyola feels like home. “The first thing I realized was that this is a school where everybody knows everybody,” Fava said. While transferring from a much larger university to a...

Loyola Academy to bring conservation knowledge to Mirabeau Gardens in Gentilly

Loyola Academy to bring conservation knowledge to Mirabeau Gardens in Gentilly

Rae Walberg

November 17, 2019

In the heart of Gentilly, 25 acres of Federal Emergency Management Agency-funded space was recently granted to build Mirabeau Water Gardens, a place where water conservation will be modeled on a larger-scale. For Loyola professors Aimée Thomas and Bob Thomas, this was a dream ten years in the making. The...

Students face single sign on frustration

Students face single sign on frustration

Emma Ruby

November 17, 2019

Students looking to sign up for spring classes this week faced the notoriously slow LORA logins, but also complained about the addition of the single sign on login block. Emma Trunkle, psychology sophomore, her status in the Honor's college guarenteed her an early registration time. But while she...

New Orleans leaders embrace second Edwards term

New Orleans leaders embrace second Edwards term

Andres Fuentes

November 17, 2019

After a campaign season of mud slinging and presidential visits, the dust finally settled and Louisiana decided on another four years of John Bel Edwards. The democratic incumbent won against his republican competitor, Eddie Rispone, in a down-to-the-wire race. Edwards won 51% of the vote, with 774,469...

Opinion: New Orleans owes a lot to Anthony Davis

Opinion: New Orleans owes a lot to Anthony Davis

Sam Lucio

November 16, 2019

In about 12 days, the day before Thanksgiving, the New Orleans Pelicans will be playing a game here in town in the Smoothie King Center. Normally, this would be like any other game in the 82 game-long season, but this one will feel different for a lot of people, especially the ones in attendance. This...

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