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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...

$450 million Superdome renovations approved

$450 million Superdome renovations approved

Sam Lucio

November 16, 2019

The Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District has approved a contract to begin renovations on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.The contract has been given to local construction company Broadmoor LLC and will total around $450 million. The renovations are said to be broken up into separate phases with the ...

Swim teams rank in the top 10 in the nation

Swim teams rank in the top 10 in the nation

Breanna Henry

November 13, 2019

After being ranked third in the nation by the latest coaches' poll, Loyola's swim team is topping the charts. "The swim team has been doing incredible thus far," said business analytics senior Warren Massimini. Reaching such a high feat, although impressive, wasn't much of a surprise to biology...

Cross-country team makes its way back into the winner circle

Cross-country team makes its way back into the winner circle

Will Ingram

November 13, 2019

  This past weekend, Loyola’s men’s cross-country team found itself back in the winning circle, adding a new title — Southern States Athletic Conference champions, to the record books. While the cross-country teams have preformed well in the past, this is the first time that either the...

Basketball seniors reflect on their careers at Loyola

Basketball seniors reflect on their careers at Loyola

Ben Roberts

November 12, 2019

After three years of buckets, rebounds and championships, seniors Paige Franckiewicz and Breyah Richardson are preparing for their final season wearing maroon and gold. Franckiewicz, an accounting major from Slidell, has cemented herself in Loyola history. Since her freshman year, Franckiewicz...

Student athletes find time for school, sports and social lives

Student athletes find time for school, sports and social lives

Brendan Heffernan

November 11, 2019

While most Loyola students are still dreaming of Orleans Room fried rice and cancelled classes, Loyola student-athletes have been awake for hours. While demanding practice schedules and challenging coursework often keeps student athletes busy from dusk till dawn, most find the challenge ultimately worthwhile. Wolf...

Loyola men’s basketball opens the season with high expectations

Loyola men’s basketball opens the season with high expectations

Gabrielle Korein

November 6, 2019

The men's basketball team comes into the season ranked third in the Southern States Athletic Conference and are looking to build off of last year. After the team opened their season with a win against Southeastern Baptist College this past weekend, guard Andrew Fava, a graduate student that came to...

Volleyball prepares for postseason

Volleyball prepares for postseason

Breanna Henry

November 5, 2019

With the women's volleyball season coming to a close, Head Coach, Jesse Zabal said she was proud of the players' fight through the season. "We have had a couple of great wins this season, including beating University of Mobile for the first time since 2012," Zabal said. "We also started off our conference...

Loyola alumna dribbles from the court to the football field

Loyola alumna dribbles from the court to the football field

Will Ingram and Lily Cummings

October 30, 2019

Loyola graduate Caroline Gonzalez used to wake up around 5 a.m. to have enough time to lace up her sneakers and get a warmup before taking the court in The Den. Now, she wakes up to spend her days along the sidelines of Saints and Pelicans games. “It’s a surreal feeling. I remember getting chills...

Wolf Pack swimmers host defending champs in home opener

Brendan Heffernan

October 26, 2019

Loyola welcomed the Keiser University Seahawks to The Den for a two day dual meet, opening the Wolf Pack’s home schedule with a clash between top ten programs.The 2018-19 season saw the Wolf Pack’s men’s swim team finish the season ranked fifth in the country, with the women’s team fini...

Cross country coach leaves, but not without a plan

Cross country coach leaves, but not without a plan

Alexander Mccall

October 24, 2019

With cross-country head coach Kevin Licht leaving the season early, the team is hoping to keep their season on track. Although he had always thought of the team as his family, students said issues with his health and personal life kept him from putting the necessary time in to be the coach he wanted...

Cross Country Meet

Cross Country Meet

Breanna Henry

October 16, 2019

Placing sixth place overall out of 20 teams, the Men's Cross Country team wrapped up their regular season on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Watson Ford Cross Country Invitational.Hayden Ricca, psychology junior, was the first Loyola runner to cross the finish line, setting a new record."I was happy with m...

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