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Loyola Jesuits cheer on the New Orleans Saints

November 22, 2019

Sodexo cook Ray Davis fills the Jesuits' house with the smell of omelets and waffles. Most of the 15 head out of their white house just yards away from campus to preach at local parishes. But for Rev....

Coach Hollowell earns 100th win

November 21, 2019

Head men's basketball coach, Stacy Hollowell, had a monumental night on Thursday. He is in his sixth season as head coach and brought in his 100th career win with the team against Bethel University. ...

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

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...

Basketball player feels at home on small campus

Andrew Fava drives the ball into the paint against Southern University at New Orleans, Oct. 30, 2019. Photo credit: Courtesy of Kyle Encar
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...

$450 million Superdome renovations approved

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Poydras Street on Nov. 14. The Louisiana Stadium and Entertainment District approved a $450 million renovation plan. Photo credit: Sam Lucio Photo credit: 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...

Swim teams rank in the top 10 in the nation

Both the men's and women's swim teams practice early in the morning during the week.  They are preparing for their next meet in San Antonio on Nov. 21, 2019. Photo credit: Courtesy of Parker Elliott
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...

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

Psychology junior Hayden Ricca sprints for the finish. Ricca and the men's cross country team won the SSAC championship on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Photo credit: Sabelo Jupiter
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...

Basketball seniors reflect on their careers at Loyola

Breyah Richardson goes up for a contested layup in the first game of the year against Tulane University Green Wave on Oct. 30, 2019.  Tulane took the match, winning 61-38. Photo credit: Michael Bauer
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...

Student athletes find time for school, sports and social lives

Loyola swimmer hits the pool in a meet.  The swim team holds practices at six in the morning every day except for Sunday. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes
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...

Loyola men’s basketball opens the season with high expectations

Finance Senior Noah Griffin scans across the court to pass the ball, Oct. 26, 2019. The win against Southeastern Baptist College was his first game of his last college season. Photo credit: Raegan Walberg
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...

Volleyball prepares for postseason

Sunni Blanchard, English writing senior, serves a ball up in the Early Bird Invitational, August 17, 2019. Photo credit: Andrew Lang
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...

Loyola alumna dribbles from the court to the football field

Caroline Gonzalez graduated from Loyola in 2017 with a degree in Mass Communication.  She now works as the digital media cordinator for the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans.
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...

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