Playlist from the Top 20 Countdown 11.19.10

November 19th, 2010 by Ryan Nisley

Ever wonder what song Tim and Amanda are playing outside Boulder on Fridays? Well now you can! We’re going to be posting the Top 20 Countdown every week so you all can check out these songs.

This week features Kings of Leon, Neon Trees, and Gaslight Anthem. Cee Lo Green makes the countdown at #20 and we have high hopes it will climb towards the top. Read the rest of this entry »

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Food Fridays: Holy Frijoles

November 19th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Have you eaten too much in Boulder lately and now need some spice in your life? Start with tonight’s dinner! Head on over to Holy Frijoles for some authentic Mexican cuisine! Hoy Frijoles is located in the heart of Hampden, which is only a short drive from Loyola’s campus and a perfect place for a quick escape from the average school cafeteria.

Holy Frijoles has a wide variety of Mexican fodder, including every type of taco, burrito, chimichanga and enchilada there is, but it doesn’t end there! You can view and/or download the menu at their website.

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Top 40 11.19.10

November 18th, 2010 by Ryan Nisley

This week a new artist makes a debut at the top spot! The Naked & Famous is a group from New Zealand that effectively blend the musical styles of Passion Pit and M83 into an incredibly catchy indie-pop that gets stuck in your head. Warning: this group may become your new favorite band. Read the rest of this entry »

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35 Years of Loyola Radio!

November 18th, 2010 by The Professor

We’re celebrating 35 years of radio at Loyola this Saturday! It’s the exact day in 1975 when WVLC (The Voice of Loyola College) first signed on to broadcast in the cafeteria. It evolved into WLCR and ran until the mid 1990s before being wiped out in the renovation of the Student Center. In 2002 we restarted WLOY and in March of 2003 we went 24/7/365 and haven’t looked back. Now we are, along with lots of station alumni from the 70’s and 80’s. Listen in from 1-7pm on Saturday to check out all the DJs as they get back on the air again! We’ve got their original jingle and even their original vinyl!

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WLOY Late Night Concert Thursday 11/18

November 18th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

Thursday November 18 WLOY is hosting another Late Night Concert in McGuire from 9 until midnight. We’re bringing to you some Loyola and Baltimore-based acts. An eclectic group of Loyola sophomores, The Palace At 4 AM, will open the event, followed by Baltimore-based band The Flying Eyes.

Remember that at our events you can enter in our raffle to win tickets for concerts at Ramshead Live! I challenge you all to find someone who doesn’t like music. Seriously. Do people like that even exist? Didn’t think so.

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Theater Thursday: The Mobtown Theater

November 18th, 2010 by Allison Ebner

It may be getting hectic with Thanksgiving around the corner and other holidays following soon after, but we all need a few hours to get away from the impending school exams or crowding shopping malls, right? The Mobtown Theater provides the perfect opportunity.

An intimate theater noted for it’s tradition of giving many companies their first performance space, you never quite know what you’ll find at The Mobtown Theater. The first weekend of December the Baltimore Improv Group will return to the stage with their “Back2Back 2” improv show.

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The Second Annual Loyola Rising Returns!

November 17th, 2010 by Amanda Nolan

The Loyola Poetry Club is hosting the Second Annual Loyola Rising on Monday, November 20 in McGuire Hall at 8PM. It’s Loyola’s ONLY music and poetry show, and last year’s high attendance proved that Loyola Rising is a must-attend event! The list of performers names almost twenty Loyola students who will be singing, rapping, breakdancing, reading original poems, playing music, liturgically dancing, building the beat, et cetera. If that does not sound titillating enough, headlining the event will be Loyola grads turned hip-hop phenomena, A Cool Stick as well as George Watsky. Big acts are playing alongside YOUR friends – be there! Oh, and WLOY is co-sponsoring the event :)

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7 Minute Sports: Jim Paquette Part 1

November 17th, 2010 by Anthony Santiago

Beginning this semester, WLOY and I will be bringing you a brand new segment called the 7 Minute Sports Slam. In each segment, I will be tackling various sports topics and pieces that will spark interest to all audiences. Each segment promises to keep podcasts to seven minutes with as much sports information as any person can handle.

As the maiden voyage for 7 Minute Sports, WLOY is bringing you an exclusive interview with Loyola’s new Athletic Director, Jim Paquette, in three independent pieces.

In the interview, I took the great opportunity to talk about an array of topics, ranging from expectations of all the sports here at the Division I Loyola to what are the exact duties of a collegiate athletic director. In this first piece, Jim and I talk about the role that an Athletic Director plays in college, the differences between the ACC and the MAAC respectively, and as well what is the ultimate goal for Loyola Athletics. I will bringing to you a new 7 minute sports clip weekly. So never miss a beat and I will keep on bringing to you more sports fun.

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Wacky Wednesday: Wreath-Making Shindig and the Merry Mart

November 17th, 2010 by Allison Ebner

Are you beginning to feel that holiday spirit nipping at your nose? Now, you can get ready with the Wreath-Making Shindig and The Merry Mart thanks to The Creative Alliance at the Patterson.

At the Wreath-Making Shindig, hosted by Chip Simpson, you’ll be able to decorate your own personalized wreath along enjoying some wine, a country-style buffet, and a live bluegrass band to set the mood

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Tourism Tuesday: Sherwood Gardens

November 16th, 2010 by Allison Ebner

Whether you’re a fan of autumn or just the all-around nice November weather we’ve been having, you’re sure to fall in love with Sherwood Gardens.

First created in the 1920s as a hobby for local conservationist John W. Sherwood, Sherwood Gardens has become known as the most famous tulip garden in North America. About 80,000 tulip bulbs are planted each year along with a wide variety of rare trees and spectacular sights.

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