Sports Saturdays: Love the Hounds this Valentine’s Day

February 14th, 2015 by Justin Thomas

10773694 10767986WHAT: Loyola Men’s Lax vs. Penn State; Loyola Women’s Basketball vs. Boston University

WHEN: Saturday, February 14th, 12:00pm; 2:00pm

WHERE: Ridley Athletic Complex; Reitz Arena

This Valentine’s Day, spend some time with your one true love…the Loyola Greyhounds!

The Hounds will be on display first at noon, when the men’s lacrosse team will take on 17th ranked Penn State, then at 2pm when the women’s basketball team will play against Boston University.

Loyola men’s lacrosse opened their season last week with a tough 13-12 loss at home against no. 9 Virginia. They now have the chance to right the ship against Penn State in the two teams’ 52nd overall meeting. Sending a little love the Hounds’ way for the game surely can’t hurt.

The women’s basketball team was right in the middle of the pack in the Patriot League before going on the four-game losing streak they’re on now. However, the Hounds round out their season with five more conference games, three of which are at home. Almost all of their remaining games are against teams that reside in the the lower half of the Patriot League standings. Be sweet and spread hearts all around for the Hounds at 2pm.

Show your love for the green and grey this Valentine’s Day, and be the Hounds’ valentine!



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Crucial Cuts – BEST MUSIC SHOW on RadioFlag

February 13th, 2015 by The Professor

Crucial Cuts WinsThursdays 12-2PM and Saturdays 4-6PM

How good is Crucial Cuts and it’s host Earl Crown? Well, just ask the listeners on RadioFlag all over the world. They nominated, flagged and supported his show right into the winners circle!

WLOY is VERY pleased to present the Fall 2014 Best Music Show as voted on RadioFlag: CRUCIAL CUTS WITH EARL CROWN. This might go to his head, but what the heck, he earned it with his fantastic mix of music, showing up for work with broken ribs, timing his smoke breaks perfectly, and bringing in some cool interviews.

Congratulations to Earl Crown for winning! Tune in for the live show on Thursdays Noon-2pm and the repeats on Saturdays 4-6pm. You can download the RadioFlag app to listen to the stream wherever you go and interact with our award winning DJs!



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Food Friday: Kooper’s Tavern

February 13th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Kooper's TavernWhat: Kooper’s Tavern

Where: 1702 Thames St. Baltimore, Maryland 21231

When: Monday-Sunday// Hours Vary

Kooper’s Tavern, located in Historic Fells Point, is a great place for a night out, a quick, delicious bite to eat, or even to host your own private party! The restaurant is named after the owner’s family pet, Kooper, a Yellow Lab who suffered from Parvo, a very difficult disease to overcome, but still lived a wonderful 12 years. The restaurant now prides itself in Kooper’s name for its great food, fun atmosphere, and generous support of charities such as the Maryland SPCA, Lab Rescue, Autism Speaks, and more! With a versatile menu, including a B.Y.O.B (I’m talking about burgers here, people) option, fresh seafood, and mouth-watering starters, this reasonably priced, but delicious menu, will be the perfect place to chow down! Find out more about Kooper’s Tavern and their partner restaurants here!



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Loyola Routs Lafayette in Patriot League Matchup

February 12th, 2015 by Justin Thomas

10771740In a dominating effort on both sides of the court, Loyola cruised to a 62-43 win over Patriot League opponent Lafayette on Wednesday night at Reitz Arena.

Tyler Hubbard and Franz Rassman led the scoring for the Hounds, but the real story was the suffocating team defense from the Hounds.

The Greyhounds started the second half strong, going on a 14-0 early in the half, extending their lead to 28. At one point in the game, the Hounds led the Leopards by 30 points. Read the rest of this entry »



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50 Shades of Grey Soundtrack Review

February 12th, 2015 by Rachel

50 shades soundtrackOkay. So no matter how you feel about 50 Shades of Grey as a book or a movie, you can’t deny that the soundtrack is killer. It features some truly soulful R&B hits and romantic classicss that are bound to get stuck in your head and leave you wanting more. From ‘Earned It’ by The Weeknd, to songs from greats like Annie Lennox with ‘I put a spell on you’ and Frank Sinatra with ‘Witchcraft,’  to a slowed down version of ‘Crazy in Love’ by Beyonce. This soundtrack is almost unbelievable it’s so good, featuring songs from so many promient artists in music, past and present. If you haven’t yet, check out the album, it’s available on iTunes, Spotify and in disc form. If you’re feeling sensual, need a playlist for Valentine’s Day or just wanna listen to some great music, give the 50 Shades soundtrack a listen. Trust me, it’s worth it.

 

 



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Theatre Thursday: 50 Shades of Grey

February 12th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

50 Shades of Grey What: 50 Shades of Grey

Where: Senator Theatre

When: See showtimes

Warning: it’s here. The moment we (and all of our dark sides) have been waiting for: 50 Shades of Grey. The romance film is based off of E L James’ erotic bestselling novel about a innocent young Literature student, Anastasia Steele, who encounters intimidating business tycoon and handsome billionaire, Christian Grey. Their relationship quickly escalates to something far more complex than Ana ever thought it would be when Grey reveals to her his very dominating tastes. The steamy first installment of the Fifty Shades Trilogy, this film will surely shock your senses as it takes you deeper and deeper into the unusual romance between Ana and Mr. Grey. Whether or not you’ve read the book, you will certainly be enticed by the mysterious and provocative film. 50 Shades of Grey premieres at the Senator Theatre today, and tickets won’t last long! To find out more, click here!



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WLOY Coffee House Series Presents: OPEN MIC NIGHT

February 11th, 2015 by Rachel

10955583_10152680666854087_1019169113258600471_oWLOY will be hosting an Open Mic Night as a part of our Coffee House Series, now featuring coffee. Come by to showcase your talent, encourage a friend to sing along and perhaps woo the person of your desires just in time for Valentine’s Day with a love song! Ed Sheeran and Etta James covers are recommended, along with heart felt originals. So stop by the Reading Room from 8-10PM this Thursday for good tunes from your peers, a relaxing vibe and real, 100% Arabica Coffee!



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Beck Takes Home the Grammy

February 11th, 2015 by Lauren Puleo

beck morning phase cover art “Morning Phase” Wins Album of the Year
Release Date: 2/25/14
Rating: 7/10

After the Grammys last week, Beck sure wasn’t singing, “I’m a loser, baby” anymore. While the alt-rock icon took the stage to accept the award for Album of the Year, many viewers (most notably Kanye West) were shocked by this “upset”. How did Beck manage to beat out Beyonce, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, and Pharrell Williams? Well lemme tell ya…

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Wacky Wednesdays: Cupid’s Undie Run

February 11th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Cupid's Undie Run What: Cupid’s Undie Run

Where: Lucky’s Tavern

When: Saturday, February 14th// 2:00 pm

No naked mile has ever felt as good as Cupid’s Undie Run! Why? Because when you run this mile you’re helping raise money for the Children’s Tumor Foundation! Last year, the foundation raised $2.8 million dollars, all thanks to those ambitious runners who participated. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Who would want to run around in their underwear in the middle of February? Sure, the cold weather is unbearable, and maybe you’re not feeling so hot about your bod because you’ve been able to hide the winter pounds under baggy sweaters and winter coats, but once you and the hundreds of other bare-bodied runners cross the finish line, the only thing you’ll be thinking about is the good deed you’ve done, and the super fun pre-game and after party! This is your chance to spread the love with a good workout, great company, and incredible cause! Plus, you can flaunt your craziest Valentine’s Day get-up (or lack thereof)! Register for this crazy love-run here!



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Tourism Tuesday: Monumental Helicopters

February 10th, 2015 by Lauren Keyes

Monumental Helicopters What: Monumental Helicopters

Where: 7505 General Aviation Drive, Fort Meade, Baltimore 20755

When: By appointment

Want to see Baltimore like you’ve never seen in before? Then sign up for a ride over the city with Monumental Helicopters! The aerial view of Baltimore is a spectacular one, boasting the city’s beautiful lights, Baltimore icons like the Domino Sugar plant, the Under Armor HQ, the Ravens and Orioles stadiums, and more! Choose from various available packages, or design your own tour of Charm City! “Don’t look down,” they said. But on a ride with Monumental Helicopters you won’t be able to pick your eyes up off of the breathtaking city of Baltimore! Make a reservation here!



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