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Category Archives: New Orleans
As October ends and we prepare to welcome the holiday season, students at Loyola University are thankful for the break from all the madness school has brought this semester. After dedication to allnighters and meeting deadlines, midterms are finally over and we can finally start getting ready and focusing on Halloween! Continue reading
I have been living New Orleans my whole life and most of the people I have met at Loyola are far more knowledgeable about New Orleans than I am. The summer of my junior year, I decided to be a tourist in my own city. Along my short journey, I have discovered some of my favorite places to eat. Continue reading
This past August, it marked my fourth year in a row living here in the beautiful and vibrant city of New Orleans, LA. Although tough to adapt in the beginning, New Orleans has now become my permanent address and I couldn’t be … Continue reading
This year, rather than returning home for the summer, I decided to stay at school. Other than the heat, I had really no idea what to expect. Continue reading
There are a million unanswered questions about Loyola and what to expect about your Loyola life, but the only way to answer these questions is by experiencing it. Continue reading
Of course I was excited about transitioning into college life, but if I had really known what was coming my way I would have been absolutely ecstatic. So with that in mind, here are a few tips I have for incoming freshmen to make the most out of their college experience from the get go:
In my 3 years at Loyola so far, I can honestly say that taking advantage of the information and resources available around campus has made me feel like I can be safe in any environment.
No matter how you choose to fill your time, you’ll find your niche here at Loyola. You may have to do a little hunting, but even the search can be exciting. If you happen to hear someone saying that they’re bored, just simply remind them that they aren’t looking hard enough- they’re in New Orleans! Continue reading
“Good luck to all, be safe and Laissez les bon temps rouler!” Continue reading
“It’ll determine the friends you’ll make, the classes you’ll take, where you’ll live, the jobs you’ll have when you graduate, and all the experiences you’ll have for the next four years and beyond.” Continue reading