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Criminology Student Von LaRae releases debut album “The Art of Sex”

Sofia Luciano, Life and Times Editor September 1, 2022

Criminology Senior Von LaRae debuted their first full length album “The Art of Sex” over the summer. Since then, the album has been acclaimed for its experimental sound and unique harmonies ornamenting...

Performers play trumpet and saxophone during a second line parade at Jazz Fest Sunday May 1, 2022.

Loyola students enjoy Jazz Fest’s return

Artie Bennett, News Editor May 5, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returned to the city, bringing back the music and sending Loyola students flocking to the fairgrounds. “I think just being...

(File photo) Jazz Fest fans enjoying the music at the Congo Stage on Sunday, March 29th, 2018. The Jazz and Heritage Festival takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, but was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Staying safe at Jazz Fest

Jackie Galli, Sports Editor April 30, 2022

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is back after a two-year absence caused by the ongoing pandemic. According to the Jazz Fest health and safety page, the festival will be following all local...

Whitney McBay (right), former Dance Marathon president, sits beside her sorority sister and Delta Gamma president, Margaret Whitten (left), at Loyolas Dance Marathon on Saturday, April 2 in the Orleans Room of the Danna Center. Delta Gamma is one of the biggest fundrasiers for Dance Marathon, an event meant to benefit New Orleans Childrens Hospital.

Dance Marathon fundraises over $3,900 for children’s hospital

Jackie Galli, Sports Editor April 8, 2022

Freshman Emily Chapin, along with her Dance Marathon co-president, Sydney Randall, took on running the event this year despite never even having been to a Dance Marathon before. The event on April 2...

Krewe of Muses returns for Mardi Gras 2022

Madeline Taliancich, Managing Editor for Digital March 30, 2022

On the bottom floor of NOLA Craft Culture in Mid-City, the women of Muses get to work.  "This is going to be a death star sitting in the galaxy and the eventual plan is to have the laser coming out...

Grounds Krewe works to make Mardi Gras more sustainable

Madeline Taliancich March 30, 2022

Brett Davis said he’s seen Mardi Gras grow into a high waste event over the years.  "It's an incredible amount and, when you look at the profile of the waste, you see how much of it is unnecessary,"...

Tennessee Williams Literary Festival returns with shouts for Stella

Parker Boyd March 28, 2022

The Stella Shouting Contest has returned to the French Quarter for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.  The festival was held to honor the work of Tennessee Williams and the 75th anniversary...

Amina Scott, Loyola Contemporary Ensemble and Bass Instructor, performs electric bass at Congo Square during a Jason Marsalis show on Feb. 27, 2022.

Amina Scott balances teaching and gigs

Brendan Heffernan March 17, 2022

Loyola contemporary ensemble and bass instructor Amina Scott is teaching her students the lessons she learned while establishing herself as a fixture in the New Orleans jazz scene. Since graduating from...

King Cake Hub connects area bakeries with Carnival pop-up

Khayla Gaston, Equity and Inclusion Officer February 17, 2022

New Orleans is home to a vast array of people, parties, and types of king cake. King Cake Hub, a seasonal pop-up shop, gives New Orleanians the opportunity to sample dozens of different king cakes without...

Valentines Day date ideas under $30

Valentine’s Day date ideas under $30

Brendan Heffernan, Life and Times Editor February 10, 2022

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and your special someone deserves more than a slice of Sodexo pizza and some candy from The Market. Well, maybe they don’t actually deserve better than that,...

Cooks at NOLA Crawfish King and BBQ pick through fresh crawfish.

New Orleans chefs share crawfish boil traditions

Jariah Johnson, Digital Team February 8, 2022

For many Louisianans, the smell of crawfish in the pot brings up memories of good times, loved ones, and original recipes. New Orleans area crawfish chefs are no exception as many local cooks prepare...

Mardi Gras decorations featuring a face wearing a COVID mask adorns an oak tree on St. Charles Avenue Jan. 22, 2022.

New Orleans residents make plans for COVID-safe Mardi Gras

Domonique Tolliver, Life and Times Assistant February 1, 2022

“Without a doubt, we will have Mardi Gras 2022,” declared Mayor LaToya Cantrell at New Orleans’ annual Kings Day celebration on Jan. 6. While this excited some New Orleanians who have missed the...

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