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Mercury is in Retrograde

Bernadette Locke

April 15, 2019

Mercury retrograde is finally over, which means one of two things: an audible sigh of relief or a perplexed expression. Whether you try to guess what random stranger’s zodiac signs are, or you just don’t care, you probably don’t actually know what Mercury retrograde means. This is a breakdown of...

Tulane vs. Loyola battle of fashion trends

Tulane vs. Loyola battle of fashion trends

Tess Rowland

March 12, 2019

It’s a timeless New Orleans question, what’s the better school Tulane or Loyola? Starbucks or PJ’s? Bruff or The Orleans Room? From Battle of Freret to now the Battle of Fashion, here is a little preview of what is in most closets of Loyola versus Tulane students. AirPods vs. Ariana Grande Cat-Eared...

Loyola has a history of haunted happenings

Loyola has a history of haunted happenings

Emma Ruby

March 8, 2019

Rearranged belongings, banging in the walls, rustling in pantries and voices late at night. For most Loyola students, these are simply some of the minor annoyances that come with having roommates. But for others, they are indications of a more unsettling, supernatural presence on campus. It’s no...

The Top 5 Dorms at Loyola University New Orleans

March 7, 2019

Greetings plebeians. It is I, the definitive ranker of everything on the planet. Today, we’re ranking the top 5 dorms at Loyola University New Orleans. Out of the thousands, if not five, possible dormitories to choose from when I hand-crafted this elite list, only a select few made the cut. ...

Crime around campus still threatens college students

Cody Downey

March 4, 2019

Though many students go to college expecting the usual learning, lifelong friendships and extracurricular opportunities, many don’t anticipate the amount of crime that they could fall victim to.   According to New Orleans Police Department Second District Commander Jennifer Dupree, college ...

Two Poems by Fallon Chiasson

November 21, 2018

Relocation: II went out for coffee this morning. You were still asleep. I thought about running away. Where would I go, in this new town? A town that is now our home. I love this new town. I love you. I want to run away. I go to Dunkin Donuts. There are none of those in our old town. I paid and forgot ...

2:59 by Emily Gil

2:59 by Emily Gil

November 20, 2018

I miss God.I remember when He washere, in my bedroom.I remember being able to see Himanywhere I went.I remember holding Himin the palms of myhands—and for once,feeling worth.I have become a box ofbroken eggs. I have becomethe splintered cross.Christ carried meand died on me.He did not rot in h...

A Wish For One by Kaitlyn Cleveland

A Wish For One by Kaitlyn Cleveland

November 19, 2018

Today is Jessica’s twenty-eighth birthday, and she is alone in her New York City apartment with a Magnolia Bakery chocolate cupcake with buttercream icing and one gold candle. She didn’t get back from work until eight o’clock today.She moved to the big city to try to make it as a w...

Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Five Best Off Campus Study Spots

Hannah Renton

November 17, 2018

Loyola’s campus offers a variety of study spots for students to use, whether it's your dorm, Starbucks or the library. However, over time, going to these same places can become bland. With the stale, fluorescent lighting and frigid air conditioning, the campus spots are not always ideal.Luckily for us, w...

Up-and-Comers at Voodoo 2018

Up-and-Comers at Voodoo 2018

Jacob Meyer and Kaylie Saidin

November 16, 2018

Dorothy On Friday I had the pleasure of hearing a rock-group from Los Angeles led by Dorothy Martin, the group’s eponymous front-woman. At the ‘South Course’ stage, my senses were satisfied by a blend of blues, hard-rock, and heavy metal relative of New Orleans’ own ‘sludge’ scene. Doroth...

Horoscopes before Thanksgiving break

Horoscopes before Thanksgiving break

Kaelyn Johnson

November 15, 2018

Monthly Horoscope: November 2018 As we move into the colder months, the planets ebb and flow through their paths. Venus, our planet of beauty and charm, will end her retrograde and return to her usual path on the 16th. Have you been waiting to pull the trigger on a new relationship or career move?...

Five Female-Fronted Bands

Five Female-Fronted Bands

Natalie Tavares and Kaylie Saidin

November 15, 2018

1. Goblin MarquetteUsing passionate, poetic lyrics to describe specific moments of strength, heartache and struggle, Emilia DiFabrizio vocalizes heavy emotions that are emphasized and accentuated by instrumental members of Goblin Marquette. The band's combination of punk, jazz and rock styles creates an alternative-rock sound, akin to the likes of Florence ...

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