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Student organizations aid in tornado relief

Student organizations aid in tornado relief

Dannielle Garcia
February 16
Filed under City, News, Showcase

While Mission and Ministry said Loyola is not equipped with tools to send students out and immediately start rebuilding, they encourage students to find ways to help, and several organizations have embraced the spirt of “magis” and done just that. Delta Sigma Pi, business fraternity, is planning...

Faculty goes from OCELTS to Muses

Faculty goes from OCELTS to Muses

Lily Cummings
February 16
Filed under News, Showcase

With Mardi Gras right around the corner, students aren’t the only ones looking forward to the holiday. Jennifer Jeanfreau, director of the office of community engaged learning, teaching and scholarship, is one of several Loyola faculty members who ride in a Mardi Gras parade. Jeanfreau has been...

Student debt creates added stress for students

Ryan Micklin
February 16
Filed under News

Many students are no longer leaving college and starting careers but leaving college hoping for any job that pays well enough to pay off their debt. Mark Kantrowitz, nationally recognized expert on student financial aid, scholarships and student loans, has found that many emerging professionals care...

Black History Mass sparks controversy

Black History Mass sparks controversy

Leah Banks
February 16
Filed under Faith, News, Religion, Showcase

Loyola's Black History Mass was planned as an uplifting celebration of African-American culture but left some students feeling discouraged. On Feb. 12, Loyola's 9 p.m. Mass community held its 8th Annual Black History Mass. It featured music from the Genesis gospel choir. During the month of February,...

Fraternity organizes relief effort after tornado in New Orleans East

Fraternity organizes relief effort after tornado in New Orleans East

Dannielle Garcia and Natalie Hatton
February 14
Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

After seeing their community ripped apart by an EF-3 tornado, the New Orleans alumni chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity knew they had to help with the relief efforts. Allen Moret, management junior and director of educational activities for Alpha Phi Alpha's Loyola chapter, reached out for volunteers...

University Senate discuss upcoming changes at Loyola

University Senate discuss upcoming changes at Loyola

Akilah Morris
February 9
Filed under Administration, News

The University Senate’s first meeting back in session announced new deans, mentioned that some colleges and departments are still searching to fill positions and an update on the Equilibrium plan. After four decades as Dean of the Music and Fine Arts department at Loyola University New Orleans,...

SGA funding creates new opportunities for students

Nicholas Boulet
February 9
Filed under News, Student Government

Cole Gautereaux, sophomore rugby player, said they would have had an uncomfortable trip without the help of SGA funding. “The funding has allowed us to travel more comfortably as a unit,” Gautereaux said. “We went to a tournament in Alabama and were able to stay at a hotel, which was...

Classes continue despite storm

Classes continue despite storm

Jessica Molina
February 9
Filed under Academic, News

Mimi Bui, biology sophomore, was one of several students confused on Tuesday when the tornado warning was issued. Bui and a few of her friends gathered in the basement of Monroe instead of going to their 11 a.m. class. “I felt like I would be safer there because I knew there wasn’t any windows,R...

Bobet Hall receives funding for renovations

Staff
February 6
Filed under News

Loyola received a $1 million donation from the Pan-American Life Insurance group and an anonymous donor. The gift was announced via email to the Loyola community from Chris Wisemann, the vice president for Institutional Advancement. The money will be used to renovate Bobet Hall into the Pan-America...

Special Archives creates a collection to remember the Women’s March

Jessica Molina
February 6
Filed under News

Monroe Library is collecting items from the Women’s March that took place on Jan 21. The archive project will recognize the importance of the march and the historical and social context of the activism-led movement. They are requesting donations of digital images, signs, recordings and other ma...

Graduates can order supplies at the Grad Fair

Jessica Molina
February 6
Filed under Academic, News

The 2017 Undergraduate/Graduate Grad Fair will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Danna Center, St. Charles Room.The 2017 College of Law Grad Fair will be held Wednesday, February 15 from 2-6 p.m. in Greenville Hall, located across Pine Street from the Colle...

Upward Bound receives over $2 million from state

Upward Bound receives over $2 million from state

Natalie Hatton
February 5
Filed under News

Over the last five years, the United States Department of Education has awarded the Upward Bound program at Loyola a total of $2,170,757. Upward Bound works with low-income students from four West Bank high schools to prepare them for the transition to and graduation from college. To be eligible for ...

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