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Born to Run 5k supports Woman’s New Life Center

Born to Run 5k supports Woman’s New Life Center

Raquel Derganz Baker, [email protected] @Raqui_Road

May 1, 2015

For veteran runner Rachel Quintana, the Woman's New Life Center Born to Run 5K is not just a way to support fitness, fun and pro-life work; it’s also a family tradition. “My family and I have run the Born to Run race every year since 2012,” Quintana said. “I love that the race supports the...

Lawmaker introduces ‘Marriage and Conscience bill’ targeting LGBT couples

Lawmaker introduces ‘Marriage and Conscience bill’ targeting LGBT couples

By Sarah-Anne Smurlick, [email protected] @golfinggal11

April 29, 2015

A Louisiana representative proposed a Marriage and Conscience bill to the state legislature that would offer protection to those not wanting to provide services related to marriages on the basis of religious views. Freshman Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., introduced the Marriage and Conscience Act on April 1...

Student sexually assaulted off campus

Burke Bischoff

February 5, 2015

An unknown man sexually assaulted a Loyola student while she was walking towards Broadway Avenue, according to the Loyola University Police Department. The student told a campus security authority that a man sexually assaulted her on Oak or Maple Street Saturday, Jan. 24 between 5:45 a.m. and 6:00...

Column: Drama and passion starts with action

Column: Drama and passion starts with action

KARLA ROSAS

January 16, 2014

"They've forgotten the drama of it all," claims the figure in a Guy Fawkes mask. The speaker is V, the anti-hero of Alan Moore's V for Vendetta. In V's world, human progress has reached an impasse, while an all-powerful fascist government stands in the spotlight: the star of a vicious cabaret. The ...

Brief: Gulf oil spill indictment trial heats up

Associated Press

December 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the text messages that a former BP drilling engineer deleted from his cellphone contained information that could have been evidence in the Justice Department's investigation of the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an FBI agent testified Wednesday at the engi...

H&M opens its New Orleans store in style

H&M opens its New Orleans store in style

NIA PORTER

November 21, 2013

Karen Miranda, psychology junior, never knew how popular H&M was until she camped out in line with her friends - for 16 hours. When Miranda and hundreds of other shoppers waited in a line spanning five blocks, the retail giant was seen fully living up to its hype. H&M, one of the world's largest fast fas...

Obama takes on The Big Easy

Obama takes on  The Big Easy

Associated Press

November 14, 2013

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Arriving in New Orleans, President Obama was all smiles on the tarmac as he greeted Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal. But later, with Jindal in the audience, Obama chided state Republican leaders who have failed to take advantage of a provision in his health care to expand Medicaid to cover more of the work...

Freshman class lacks Jesuit High School students

NIA PORTER

November 7, 2013

Loyola University prides itself on its rich Jesuit tradition, but the school failed to attract any students from New Orleans' only other Jesuit institution this year -Jesuit High School. Not one student from Jesuit High School's graduating class of 2013 enrolled at Loyola this year, and it is somet...

Galatic plays at local landmark

Galatic plays at local landmark

ZACH BRIEN

November 7, 2013

With each band member sporting zombie attire, Galactic drew a crowd to the Civic  eatre on Halloween this year. Galactic isn't new to New Orleans - they began at Loyola in 1994.  They have a history of playing at Tipitina's, but this year they wanted to change things up. "We just wanted to do somet...

NOLA For Life makes strides to reduce crime in the city

BURKE BISCHOFF

November 4, 2013

More than 1,000 people attended the first ever NOLA for Life job fair held Wednesday, Oct. 16. Employment is one of the key aspects of NOLA For Life, which is New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's comprehensive murder reduction strategy created to reduce the city's high murder rate and help change the...

Starstruck on Jump Street

Starstruck on Jump Street

TIFFANY KUDIWU

October 3, 2013

21 Jump Street stars, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill, were on Tulane University's campus Oct. 1 to film. Tatum and Hill have returned to New Orleans to film the movie's sequel, 22 Jump Street. 

Column: Jesus, take the wheel

Column: Jesus, take the wheel

BURKE BISCHOFF

October 3, 2013

When I was driving back home from a night with friends on Friday, Sept. 20, the thought of a drunk driver totaling my car was never even a possibility in my mind. It was around 11:30 p.m. when I found myself driving my car across the Crescent City Connection in the middle lane toward my home on the W...

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