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Did you know?

Mary Graci

May 10, 2016

1. When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. 2. “Facebook Addiction Disorder” is a mental disorder actually identified by some psychologists. 3. May 29th is officially “Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day“. The origins of Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day are unknown...

Roommate advice from a bad roommate

Roommate advice from a bad roommate

Gage Counts

March 18, 2016

One of the most exciting – and terrifying – things about going away to college is the rooming situation. While I got lucky with the roommate draw, my roommates didn’t. Based on my experience of being a bad roommate, here’s some advice on how not to lose a roommate. Bathroom Hog ...

Once upon a time…

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Colleen Dulle

March 15, 2016

Biever HallBiever, built in 1964, was the first residence hall on Loyola's campus. Once an all-male dorm, it wasn't until the 2011-2012 school year that Biever became an all-freshman dorm. The hall was also renovated to accommodate triple rooms on the quad side.In the 2007-2008 school year, four s...

Dorm room essentials

Chasity Pugh

March 15, 2016

Moving out of your parents' house and living on your own is a fun and refreshing journey to embark on in college. However, many are left clueless when they are stripped of all the amenities that were convenient to them before. From shower necessities to storage essentials, here is a list of everything yo...

House hunting in the Big Easy, made easy

Nicholas Ducote

March 15, 2016

Finding the perfect place to live in New Orleans while in college can be hard. Between balancing classes, clubs and work along with getting situated with roommates, rent and utilities, you can be in for a real nightmare. But with some time and effort, finding your comfort zone is possible. If you’...

What you need to know before signing the lease

Taylor Galmiche

Lawson Box

March 15, 2016

Moving into your first off-campus apartment is an exciting thing most college students look forward to. No more rules, no public restrooms, no strict RAs and no more outrageous fines from a drunk neighbor who felt your wing's water fountain would look better ripped out of the wall. Plus, you can now...

Laundry for Dummies

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Brianna Nicole Abrams

March 15, 2016

You are standing in front of the washing machine with a blank look on your face. Your parents aren't around for your to pawn your clothes off to, and you are not quite sure if the bleach should go with the whites or the with the colors. Here's a quick guide that will make sure your clothes come out squeaky...

Carnival Flab to Easter Fab

Carnival Flab to Easter Fab

Akilah Morris

March 10, 2016

With another Carnival season gone, many may be realizing a little unwanted weight put on over the break. Unfortunately, the gym can be filled with intricate machines that require previous skill or uncomfortable gawkers, and outdoor exercise can be weather dependent and inconvenient . Luckily, getting...

Is that actually good for you?

Is that actually good for you?

Chasity Pugh

March 10, 2016

With more people choosing to follow a healthy lifestyle, the most important part that comes into question is food. While there are various nutritious foods out there that are both good for the body and taste great, there are also some foods that are health-based but bear no true health benefits. From...

Healthy snacks for a healthy body

Healthy snacks for a healthy body

Alliciyia George

March 10, 2016

5 Minute Frozen Yogurt Snacks can boost metabolism, prevent weight gain and provide the energy you need to stay strong all day long. This recipe is perfect for you when you’re craving something sweet and do not want to eat empty calories. Serving size: 1 Ingredients 1 cup fresh frozen fruit ...

Zumbaphobia

Zumbaphobia

Tia Teamer

March 10, 2016

Classes like Zumba, Twerk N Tone, Body Pump and Boot Camp encourages its attendees to sweat to a beat, but they all lack one thing: a male presence. Three weeks in, classes have had an average of eight male attendants per week spread out amongst the 13 classes offered, according to attendance records. While...

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