Sports Saturdays: A Weekend of Women’s Volleyball

October 19th, 2013 by Justin Thomas

9290135-1What: Lafayette vs. Loyola; Lehigh vs. Loyola

When: Friday November 1st, 7:00PM; Saturday November 2nd, 4:00PM

The Loyola Women’s Volleyball Team will be hosting a weekend of conference volleyball to kick off the month of November. The Hounds kicked off a long month of conference games in the Patriot League with a very respectable 1-2 record, slowly working their way back into contention.

The last month of the season presents a lot of opportunities for home match-ups at Reitz Arena. The Hounds currently find themselves in the middle of the pack in the Patriot League, with a chance for a couple of statement matches at home.

First, on Friday November 1st, they will play host to the Lafayette Leopards, who currently occupy the basement of the Patriot League for women’s volleyball. The Hounds then have an opportunity to make a big statement in a home match against the American Eagles, who are at the top of the conference with an almost flawless record on the season.

Start off your November right by coming out and supporting the Hounds at Reitz Arena!



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Review: Sistrionix – Deap Vally

October 18th, 2013 by Margaret Jokoh

 

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Sistrionix

Grade: C+

 

Who would’ve thought the rock duo, Deap Vally would meet each other in a crochet class in California! Lindsey Troy on guitar and vocals, and Julie Edwards on drums and vocals released their debut album, Sistrionix, early this year. With comparisons to the White Stripes, Joan Jett and Janis Joplin, the two has taken the music world by storm. Read the rest of this entry »



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RadioEdu Week 04

October 18th, 2013 by Jonathan Prozzi

Concepts: Introduction to Effects, Project Planning, Homework Help Newscast

This week we learned about effects and how engineers and producers use them to enhance their production. We began with an introduction to Reverb and a discussion about natural echo and room size. As an experiment I had the students list times when they were in different size rooms and to describe the sound. We determined that the sound in the school auditorium would be different than the sound in a bathroom, and this was the perfect transition into talking about Reverb.

As RadioEdu is project-based, I had the students load a guitar and vocal sample onto an empty audio track and then add Reverb to the effects rack. The students learned about wet and dry mixes, and this drew an analogy to cooking. Once confident with the ‘flavor’ of Reverb, the students brainstormed a project to demonstrate its use.

Proof of Concept:

The students created a story about a caveman where the dialogue would have Reverb on it, as the lines were spoken inside a cave. They determined that they didn’t want the Reverb on the narrator’s voice, but only the dialogue. This was an example of Project Planning in action, as the students were thinking about how to integrate effects into their productions, but also noticed that they would need to determine a method to isolate the parts that they wanted impacted.

Evolving from their interview practice in the previous weeks, the students developed and recorded an introductory ‘homework help’ show where they would create weekly segments detailing math questions and strategies of the week, as well as study tips, vocab words, etc.

(TBA Caveman Story Pre-Edit)



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Food Fridays: The Lunch Box

October 18th, 2013 by Rachel

lunchboxWhat: No frill, delicious Breakfast and Lunch 

Where: 1102 W 36th St, Baltimore, MD 21211

When: Monday through Saturday 6:30am-4pm, Sunday 7am-2pm, Closed Tuesday

The Lunch Box, where breakfast us served all day and the service is superb. Looking for delicious french toast at 1 in the afternoon? Then head to the Lunch Box. Looking for an overstuffed sandwich, then head to the Lunch Box. Located in Hampden, the Lunch Box offers great food, variety and great prices. They don’t have a website of their own, but they are on urban spoon, where a full menu is listed and raving reviews.



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Review: Melophobia – Cage the Elephant

October 17th, 2013 by Billy Dries

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Melophobia

Letter Grade: B

 

Melding together the upbeat songwriting that made their first two albums so successful, with a distinctly more lo-fi sound, the third release from Bowling Green Alt-rockers, Cage the Elephant, continues to drive more traditional Rock N Roll into the mainstream.  Melophobia, the follow up to 2011’s wildly successful Thank You, Happy Birthday, starts off with two fast paced jams before slowing down in the third track, Telescope, a slow moving, somewhat sad, surf guitar fueled little ditty that is stuck somewhere in between The Beach Boys and Mac Demarco. Read the rest of this entry »



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Theatre Thursday: Death and the Maiden

October 17th, 2013 by Rachel

spotlighters-theatre-logoWhat: The Audrey Herman Spotlighters Theatre Presents: Death and the Maiden

When: October 18th through November 11th

Where: 817 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD

Death and the Maiden is the gripping tale with only three characters and an ending that will chill your blood. Filled with plot twists and horrifying details, Death and the Maiden tells the story of a husband and wife and a stranger, who happens to be a doctor. The wife, Paulina, was kidnapped many years ago by a doctor and was brutally tortured while being held captive. One day, when someone with the same voice as her capture appears at her door, the story unfolds and the audience is forced to answer questions no one often thinks about, while trying to solve the mystery of who the man at the door really is. It is a play that isn’t to be missed and tickets are available online.

Tickets start at $20, and are available at a reduced rate for students. Check out their website for all the info.



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Rocky Horror Picture Show

October 16th, 2013 by Joe Lomuti

ST3391~Rocky-Horror-Picture-Show-PostersYes, Yes, it is that time of year again. The season when all ghouls and ghosts are summoned to the land of the living to spread the fright and chill the bones of all the little girls and boys. Now although the air is dense with creepy crispness, this does not mean you shall hide away, for this is where the ghouls are bound to find you! But do not fear dear child, there is a way to fend off the nightmarish creatures. To combat them you must dance! And WLOY is here to assist you, as we will provide a haven to boogie off the cobwebs by presenting Rocky Horror Picture show! Meet us in McGuire Hall, October 24 at 10:30PM. Come dressed as your favorite Rocky Horror character, for the best could receive sweet treats to satiate your craving of Baltimore entertainment.



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Review: Glow and Behold – Yuck

October 16th, 2013 by Billy Dries

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Glow and Behold

Letter Grade: C+

 

Reviewed By: Margaret Jokoh

On September 30, 2013, Yuck released their album, “Glow and Behold.” Contrary to their name, Yuck, is a band who makes great music. The indie sound is brighten up with the influence of trumpets and the use of distortion pedals. “Glow and Behold” is smooth and very clean all the way through. Songs like, “Lose my Breath” definitely “glow” more brightly on the album than some of the other songs on the album. Read the rest of this entry »



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Top 20 Tracks Week of 10.13.13

October 16th, 2013 by Billy Dries

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1. “Reflektor”- Arcade Fire

2. “Don’t Save Me”- Haim

3. “Recover”-Chvrches

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Review: Volcano Choir – Repave

October 16th, 2013 by Billy Dries

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Repave

Grade: A

The organ drone that kicks off Repave, the sophomore album from Eau Claire based band Volcano Choir, immediately captures the listener and sets them on this epic journey of an album. Justin Vernon and friends have been hard at work since Bon Iver hung up their instruments at the end of 2012. Vernon already released one album with his band The Shouting Matches this year, and while that was a foot stomping and jug blowing good time, Repave and Volcano Choir pick up where Bon Iver left off. Just as the lead single, “Byegone”, had alluded to over the summer, each song grows in complexity from beginning to end, resulting in an album of rich folk anthems. Read the rest of this entry »



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