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The Zen of Dishwashing

Caleb Beck

October 12, 2017

Dishwashing in a restaurant is a position that’s difficult to romanticize. You’re the bottom rung on the ladder, a decomposer of the kitchen, subsisting solely to blast oil scum from pans with hot water and chemicals and return utensils back to sender. More than a few times while running my...

WOLF: An Interview With an Insomniac

Caleb Beck

September 19, 2017

C: How long have you had difficulty sleeping? Do you feel your sleep schedule has gotten worse since starting school? M: I started having trouble sleeping in high school. I became really interested in movies around this point, and I think the artificial light late at night contributed to my lack...

An Illustrated Guide to Uptown Bars

An Illustrated Guide to Uptown Bars

Mairead Cahill

September 15, 2017

Bruno’s Tavern 7538 Maple St. PRICE: $$ AGE: 18 to enter 21+ to drink With beers and cocktails starting at just $3, it’s no surprise the Maple Street spot is popular with Loyola and Tulane students a like. If you drop by Bruno’s, expect to find the latest sports game on TV...

Favorite New Orleans Venues

Favorite New Orleans Venues

Caleb Beck

September 15, 2017

I would never have imagined that some of my favorite memories of this city would be so closely linked to the buildings they happened in, but I can picture these spaces in my head and the energy pulsing through an audience crowd as musicians made the roofs shake for hours on end. Clubs like Tipitina’s...

Frenchmen Street: A Guide to Survive

Frenchmen Street: A Guide to Survive

Bernadette Locke

September 15, 2017

Of all the places to rewind after a long week at school or work, Frenchmen Street offers a substantial amount of culture. Walking down the street with music rumbling out of the buildings is much of an art form. Amidst the cigarette smoke and narrow walkways, connections are formed over dancing in...

More than just a fashion statement

Victoria Hedin

April 27, 2017

Google defines style as a distinctive appearance that can be characteristic of a particular movement. In this way, style is one of the easiest ways to show support for a cause. With the opportunity to make either subtle or outright statements, activists today can use style and fashion to express their po...

A Guide to Advocacy

A Guide to Advocacy

Marjunique Louis

April 22, 2017

Advocating isn’t an easy task, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. In order to be an ideal advocate, you should be confident in yourself and your ability to make change. Once you achieve that confidence, you can put all your energy toward an issue or cause you feel passionate ab...

What is resistance?

What is resistance?

Marisa Clogher

April 19, 2017

What I initially conceived of resistance was something that was formulated, concretely constructed, a capital T thing that you did, performed physically and in the streets. Resistance was physical action, a way to use a body to intercept violent oppression at the hands of, in our case, state-sponsored...

SGA hosts Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

SGA hosts Dance Marathon for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

Alena Cover

March 30, 2017

When Amy Ngo, mass communication freshman, was diagnosed with lupus last year, Children’s Hospital New Orleans made the experience more manageable. Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the immune system recognizes the cells that your body creates as foreign invaders, so your immune system attacks...

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

The Definitive Rating of Uptown Coffeehouses

Colleen Dulle

March 22, 2017

As a Loyola senior and longtime caffeine addict, I've spent the last four years seeking out the best coffee Uptown. Along the way, I've learned that not every great coffeehouse has great coffee, and the best coffee is sometimes found in lackluster cafes. Now I'm sharing my wisdom with you, dear reader: here is my definitive rating of Uptown coffeehouses by ambiance and coffee quality.Hey! CafeCoffee: A Ambiance: B Hey! Cafe has some of the best coffee in New Orleans. While it’s a far trek t...

Students express personal style through room decoration

Students express personal style through room decoration

Erin Snodgrass

March 6, 2017

When Emmaline Bouchillon and Avery Cerniglia arrived on campus, they had never met in person or discussed any plans for the decoration of their room. They both came with their own design styles, hoping they would mesh well. Bouchillon, general studies freshman, describes her personal style as a mix...

Are you ready for pet?

Are you ready for pet?

Natalie Hatton

March 5, 2017

Amy Kennedy is concerned about the perception of pet ownership, as she believes people often underestimate the commitment that a pet requires. Whether a low-maintenance pet like a fish or more involved pets like cats or dogs, it’s important to consider whether you are ready to take on the responsibility...

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