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Why we love New Orleans

Why we love New Orleans

Caleb Beck

March 3, 2017

I have a T-shirt I look to fondly that reads, “Only New Orleans is real, the rest is done with mirrors.” I often wonder if I have the tenacity to make that claim, or what that even means. I’m no venerated local or Mardi Gras veteran, I’m a college transplant from Florida’s white dunes and have...

Project Decorate

Project Decorate

Jessamyn Reichmann

March 1, 2017

Living on a budget of $660 wolfbucks a semester is a struggle. Apply wanting to create art projects to that budget, and the struggle becomes greater. However, even the dingiest of dorm rooms can look better with some creativity and cheap supplies. Whether it’s your first semester at Loyola or yo...

Loyola students are getting involved and making changes in response to the election

Loyola students are getting involved and making changes in response to the election

Lily Cummings

February 16, 2017

Millennials are surrounded by a stigma that displays a passive citizenship. However, there are many ways this age group can make a difference, and some Loyola students are paving the way. Chandler Keen, senior musical theatre major, works closely with the Women's Resource Center on campus. Since the...

The Easy Guide to Surviving Mardi Gras

The Easy Guide to Surviving Mardi Gras

Hayley Hynes

February 9, 2017

Elaborately decorated floats, colorfully dressed krewes with kings, queens and celebrities throwing beads your way — what else could it be but Mardi Gras? The Mardi Gras season officially begins on Jan. 6 and lasts until Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, and is meant to be a celebration before...

Maggie McGovern makes it up as she goes

Maggie McGovern makes it up as she goes

Davis Walden

February 2, 2017

Maggie McGovern didn't touch a makeup brush until she was a senior in high school. Since then, she's trained extensively in makeup designing and uses her own drawings to inspire makeup looks that she creates for her Instagram account."I never did any costume makeup in high school. I started doing beauty...

Big stage & big screen

Big stage & big screen

Jules Lydon

January 26, 2017

Ian Hoch, A'06, started acting at 12 years old, but his passion grew as he studied at Loyola, later working alongside local improv troupes for fun. Now, as a full-fledged actor, he sees his career as more than just fun. Many of Hoch's onstage plays are focused on social justice. His most recent project...

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

“Ephemeral” exhibit showcases the African-American experience

Daniel Williams

January 19, 2017

On the thin line between the Marigny and the Bywater, walking distance from the New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts High School (NOCCA), is a young girl with her arms stretched outward. She wears a necklace that reads “light,” and if you stare long enough, you begin to feel as though she was...

7 tips on eating healthy while broke

7 tips on eating healthy while broke

Dannielle Garcia

October 24, 2016

Just because you have an intense class schedule or you’re riding the poor,  struggle bus, doesn’t mean your health or physique needs to be sacrificed. To help ease our ever growing muffin tops, we turned to Molly Kimball, an experienced dietitian at Ochsner Fitness Center and founder of Eat Fit N...

Dorm room recipes to keep the hunger away

Dorm room recipes to keep the hunger away

Paulina Picciano and Alliciyia George

October 24, 2016

Ever been severely disappointed to walk into the OR and realize they’re not serving hash browns for breakfast? Yeah, me too. Cue sweet potato hash with eggs. Even if it’s already 2 p.m. on the weekend and you just woke up about five minutes prior, whipping up this colorful dish will make you feel...

The not so secret life of a college herbivore*

The not so secret life of a college herbivore*

Sidney Holmes

October 12, 2016

VEGAN Veganism is a diet that abstains from the use of animal products. Not only do vegans not eat meat, but they also don’t eat animal by-products, which includes dairy and eggs. A vegan diet is heavily based on fruits and vegetables. Hana Borhani, music industry junior, said that she became a v...

Around the world in 7 days

Around  the world in 7 days

Grant Dufrene

October 7, 2016

Rollin’ Fatties - 1430 Tulane Ave Mexican-ish? Need to fulfill a Mexican craving that Taco Bell won’t fix? Try Rollin’ Fatties. It’s a good, local alternative to a restaurant like Izzo’s, and the price is similar. Rollin’ Fatties is named after its foot long burrito, “The Fatty,” which ca...

Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

Starlight Williams

October 7, 2016

It’s not hard to find good food in New Orleans. However, for the average broke, college student, good food does not equate a healthy and an affordable meal. From eating deep fried comfort food to quick and easy neon yellow mac and cheese, it is no surprise that the freshman 15 can quickly become the...

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