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Wild Roots Rising vocalist and instrumentalist, Julia Houghton, performs a folk song on a banjo.

Neutral Ground Fest gathers community support

Sophia Maxim, Lead Page Designer May 31, 2023

Neutral Ground Fest, a benefit event for the relocation of the long-standing coffeehouse, gathered the community members together on the Mississippi River batture. The event featured many regular Neutral...

Theater department performs Head Over Heels in the Marquette Theater

New Works festival creates “safe space” for theater students

Arianna D'Antonio, Senior Staff Writer May 6, 2023

This week marks the first anniversary of the Theatre and Dance Department’s New Works Festival, and new student pieces will be featured as the festival lives on. Theater major Steven Pendleton and...

opening arch at jazz fest entrance

Jazz Fest wraps up its first weekend

Gabrielle Korein, Photo Editor May 4, 2023

This years’ New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, also known as Jazz Fest, featured artists from local favorites like Big Freedia to international stars like Lizzo. Jazz Fest is one of the most...

Loyolas Dance Ensemble at their spring performance.

Loyola Dance Ensemble holds spring recital

Sophia Maxim, Lead Page Designer May 3, 2023

The Loyola Dance Ensemble’s spring recital featured contemporary and modern dance styles with a focus on movement and expression as an end to their first full year of performing. “[The dance ensemble]...

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REVIEW: Miley Cyrus’ latest album will make you hope summer vacation never ends

Maleigh Crespo, Design Chief May 2, 2023

When Miley Cyrus dropped her self-love anthem “Flowers” as her latest album’s first single, I–like most of the world–was immediately captivated. Not to mention, the music video where she casually...

Gio Vantello (left)and Julian Weinheimer (right) play guitar at a house show

Loyola artist Juleser hosts a release party for new EP

Mia Oliva, Reviews Editor April 27, 2023

Music industry sophomore Jules Weinheimer, artistically known as Juleser, released his first EP subsequent to his debut single “Oami” from last fall. While he was raised in Little Rock, Arkansas...

divided picture of Carbonaris Maroon staff photo (left) and her current modeling photo (right)

From mass comm to model: Loyola alumna inspires women as plus-size model

Maleigh Crespo, Design Chief April 23, 2023

The content creator and plus-size model, Dani Carbonari, professionally known as Dani DMC, found her passion for entertainment while anchoring for The Maroon Minute during her undergraduate career at Loyola.  Now,...

Tired Eyes performs outside at a house show.

Tired Eyes hopes to wake up Loyola with fresh music

Abigail Schmidt, Life and Times Editor April 20, 2023

Tired Eyes is a brand-new girl group ready to break into Loyola’s music scene. What started as a running joke between two freshmen roommates became a real-life band by their sophomore year.  “I...

panelists for literary fest sit at a table.

Loyolans showcase their work at literary festival

Maleigh Crespo, Design Chief April 4, 2023

The Tennessee Williams and New Orleans Literary Festival set the stage for Loyola professors and alumni to talk about their writing focuses. The week-long literary event kicked off their 37th year at...

Jazz pianist practices in Loyola practice room.

Loyola Jazz Fest is back

Arianna D'Antonio, Senior Staff Writer March 25, 2023

After a three-year hiatus, the Loyola Jazz Fest was back for its 53rd annual festival to bring together a community with a love for music, particularly jazz, said its host and Loyola Jazz studies professor...

Student looks at menu at Bird n Brine.

Students frustrated with Bird N Brine app

Kloe Witt, Breaking News Editor March 25, 2023

Students on Loyola’s campus love their chicken. But what they don’t love is needing confusing apps to get that chicken. This is what some students on campus have complained about when it comes to the...

Drag queens for the Doggie Drag Show pose for pictures after round one of the competition concludes.

Nola on Tap taps into people’s love of brews and pups

Gabrielle Korein, Photo Editor March 23, 2023

Nola on Tap returned to New Orleans this past weekend after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19. Nola on Tap, hosted at Lafreniere Park on Saturday, March 18, is an event dedicated to showcasing local...

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