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JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Music Festivals

JC's Declassified School Survival Guide: Music Festivals

Jc Canicosa

October 12, 2019

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and school budget cuts, JC Canicosa — that’s me — and the Wolf try to do the impossible: create a guide that will help you survive Loyola.*cue theme song*Writing a survival guide on musical festivals is oxymoronic because ...

Seven tips to eating like a New Orleans local

Barbecue Shrimp Toast is served at Willa Jean. The dish featured a barbecue shrimp and edible flowers. Photo credit: Tess Rowland

Andrew Lang

October 11, 2019

New Orleans may be known for its food culture, but it's easy to miss out on everything this foodie city has to offer. If you want to avoid being a New Orleans-food plebeian, here are some must-follow rules. 1. Hole-in-the-wall places are often the best places. I don’t care if the building is four...

National Fried Chicken Fest attracts over 100,000 locals and tourists

Customers pose with Southern's fried chicken

Gabriella Killett

October 10, 2019

    All weekend long performers and visitors joined together in a salute to good chicken and good times at Woldenberg Park. The National Fried Chicken Festival, presented by Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, came to the festival hub of the South at Woldenberg Riverfront Park this past week...

Student workers bounce from school to bars

The Columns bar sits inside the St. Charles Hotel on a slow afternoon. Makayla Wynia serves drinks here while also working on her homework. Photo credit: Lucy Foreman

Lucy Foreman

October 10, 2019

From F&M’s to the Boot, Tj’s and The Columns, college students are not only responsible for chugging down the drinks, but also pouring them up. If you’ve visited a bar in Uptown New Orleans, you’ve probably seen a peer from Loyola or Tulane checking IDs or making drinks behind the bar....

The Wolf: How to Style Natural Hair

Khayla Gaston

September 25, 2019

In the videos below, Khayla Gaston shows some tips and tricks to style natural hair, a topic seldom talked about in the beauty industry today.The products that were used consisted of : Argan Oil Eco Styler, Style Factor Edge Booster, As I Am Twist Defining Cream, SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Restorat...

Decadence shows ‘pride without prejudice,’ takes over French Quarter

Parade-goer blows bubbles in the 48th Southern Decadence Parade. The event celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. Photo credit: Hannah Renton

Caitlyn Reisgen and Hannah Renton

September 22, 2019

Southern Decadence is a five-day-long event that takes place every year on Labor Day weekend. Now in its 48th year, Southern Decadence has transformed from a small gathering celebrating LGBTQ+ pride, to now attracting 250,000 participants. It has generated $275 million in tourist revenue, making it ...

Music and Concert Calendar: Fall 2019

Photo credit: Tess Rowland

Valerie Cronenbold

September 20, 2019

September Sept. 24: The Head and the Heart, an indie-folk band present themselves at The Fillmore Sept. 24: Deep Purple, a classic rock band from the British invasion era, will stop by the Saenger Theatre for The Long Goodbye Tour ft. Joyous Wolf. Sept. 28: The Freewater Block Party at Mardi ...

History resonates throughout the oldest bars in New Orleans

The outside of The Old Absinthe House bustles on the corner of Bienville Street and Bourbon Street on Sept. 10. The bar is among the oldest bars in the city. Photo credit: Gabriella Killett

Gabriella Killett

September 20, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6q9crTYQo_s&feature=youtu.be   While stumbling up and down Bourbon Street, the stereotypical New Orleans barhopper with a hand grenade in one hand and a daiquiri in the other, is unlikely to consider the history that is staring them in the face. But barhopping...

The Wolf: What’s it like to be a New Orleanian?

A baby doll cools down with a drink during Art Neville's second line procession on July 30, 2019. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

August 28, 2019

I've had the privilege of living in New Orleans all my life, and for that, I am grateful. I've seen the city through crooked politicians, crippling storms and cursed football seasons, but it's all worth it when the sun rises on the Crescent City. It's all worth it when you get to sit down to a crawfish boil...

The Wolf: What’s it like to be a New Orleanian?

A baby doll cools down with a drink during Art Neville's second line procession on July 30, 2019. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

August 28, 2019

I've had the privilege of living in New Orleans all my life, and for that, I am grateful. I've seen the city through crooked politicians, crippling storms and cursed football seasons, but it's all worth it when the sun rises on the Crescent City. It's all worth it when you get to sit down to a...

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: Freshman Year

JC Canicosa offers freshman his best advice for surviving that first year of college. Tess Rowland/The Maroon. Photo credit: Tess Rowland

Jc Canicosa

August 22, 2019

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and school budget cuts, JC Canicosa— that’s me—and the Wolf try to do the impossible: create a guide that will help you survive Loyola. *cue theme song* The weather is finally dipping under 90 degrees. Seemingly half of Tulane's...

How clean is your college bar?

A patron sits at a college bar. Many college bars have a series of health code violations. Photo credit: Hannah Renton

Erin Snodgrass

April 19, 2019

A college student walks into a bar. She orders a drink or two or three. She eats some chicken fingers and uses the restroom. She dances the night away, never once granting thought to the various health code violations plaguing the institution. Fruit flies hovering around the kitchen, dirty silverware...

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