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Blue Cypress Books: A decade on Oak Street

Blue Cypress Books: A decade on Oak Street

Rose Wagner

October 8, 2018

      Nestled between Plum and Zimple Streets, just out of sight of the St. Charles streetcar, sits Blue Cypress Books, 900 square-feet stacked full of almost 14,000 new and used books, and one of the three remaining independent bookstores in Uptown New Orleans. Elizabeth Ahlquist,...

Column: My favorite breakfast spot near campus

Column: My favorite breakfast spot near campus

Ella Nielsen

October 8, 2018

As much as I love those instant waffles in the Orleans Room, the occasional splurge at a happy local spot for a fried egg sandwich and milky iced chai keeps me going. Here is my favorite restaurant for an indulgence on a weekend morning.Bearcat Cafe is a bright, modern, plant-filled joint located at...

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Five Loyola artists to see before they graduate

Jacob Meyer

October 7, 2018

When I started at Loyola, I once remarked that someone could throw a stone into a crowd of students and be hard-pressed not to hit a musician. Even students who aren’t enrolled in the College of Music may surprise you. From casual “SoundCloud rappers” to post-punk bands and everything in bet...

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: meal plans

JC’s Declassified School Survival Guide: meal plans

Jc Canicosa

October 6, 2018

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*We've finally reached the halfway point this semester at Loyola, which pr...

Horror-scopes for October

Horror-scopes for October

Kaelyn Johnson

October 5, 2018

Monthly Horoscope: October   Hold on tight guys and gals. This spooky October new moon is gonna be a tough one.   On Monday, Oct. 8, at 8:46 p.m. PST, the new moon will be in Libra. The new moon in Libra is a bit of a paradox. On the one hand, when the sun and moon rendezvous...

Fall trends you should know about

Fall trends you should know about

Tess Rowland

October 4, 2018

As fall quickly approaches with Fashion Weeks in cities like Paris, Milan and New York, it’s safe to say the tone has been set for the season. Here are some fall trends you should know about: 1.Oh so plaid! Rock that plaid like you’re Cher from Clueless. And no, this is not 1995. Plaid has made its return for this season a...

Top five dates that don’t break the bank

Top five dates that don’t break the bank

Jacob Meyer

September 15, 2018

College is hard. Dating is harder. Don’t mistake 50-Cent Night or Wine Wednesday for a night out on the town. If you need a romance that doesn’t leave you emotionally and financially broken, then look no further. I’ve got five simple dates that will save you money and prepare you for potential...

Meet the Tulane & Loyola skateboarders

Meet the Tulane & Loyola skateboarders

Kaylie Saidin

September 15, 2018

In every urban city, skaters and skateboard culture can be found. Despite New Orleans’ decrepit roads and bountiful potholes, the members of the community still find a way to do what they love. Anyone who's been to Loyola or Tulane’s campus has seen the skateboarders near the infamous “wall...

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

The Wolf horoscopes for the soul

Osama Ayyad

September 14, 2018

Leo (July 22 – Aug. 23) You may question your natural “joie de vivre” and self-confidence as you approach this new chapter in your life, don’t. It’s okay to shut out people if they are too much for you. Stay away from confining spaces, wet weather and embrace the Louis...

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Westboro Baptist Church protest throwback

Jacob Meyer

September 13, 2018

  June 28 is not a date which will live in infamy. No, for those of us in the Loyola community, it is a date which we remember fondly as having welcomed those who purport to bring news of our damnation with open arms so that we could smother them with a message of love and acceptance for all. ...

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Which Uptown bar is your perfect tinder match?

Madison Mcloughlin and Kaylie Saidin

September 12, 2018

College may be a time for studying, but it’s also a time for making memories...or nights you won't remember. Uptown New Orleans offers a wide selection of bars for students to enjoy themselves in. So grab your gang and swipe right on the bar that suits your mood!    

5 brunch spots to feed your soul

5 brunch spots to feed your soul

Paulina Picciano

April 14, 2018

Brunch is the key to happiness. And for those of you who think I’m exaggerating, take a second and think about it. Brunch, more so than any other meal time, is dedicated to slowing down for just a moment to really be mindful and think about the week we’ve had, eat an amazing meal and enjoy good company....

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