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Anxiety Management Workshop Posters Stress Students

India Yarborough
May 8, 2017
Filed under Worldview

With finals quickly approaching, Loyola has promoted the University Counseling Center’s anxiety workshops through a campus-wide email with some tips and resources for students to better handle the end of the semester.Many students have already made up their minds about the anxiety workshops, based off...

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Starlight Williams
May 8, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Loyola News Service, Showcase, Worldview

With the common belief that college students are sleep deprived, it’s no surprise that the crackling sounds of a jaw popping during a yawn and droopy eyelids are common fixtures on college campuses, especially during finals season. However, according to a UP by Jawbone study, students are averaging seven hours of sleep...

Pollster Frank Luntz cites anger as reason for Trump election in Loyola lecture

Pollster Frank Luntz cites anger as reason for Trump election in Loyola lecture

Nick Reimann
May 7, 2017
Filed under City, National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

As President Donald Trump approached his well-publicized 100th day in office, Frank Luntz spoke at Loyola on issues the country faces with Trump as president and the difficulties in predicting his victory. The lecture, which was held in Roussel Hall on April 27, was the eighth installment in the Ed...

Losing the Cajun Coast

Losing the Cajun Coast

Nick Arceneaux
May 6, 2017
Filed under State, Worldview

Environmental disasters and climate change are changing Louisiana’s coastline, leading to struggles for Cajun communities across the state.The Cajun culture, which relies heavily on fishing and other fruits of the bayou, is in danger as rising sea levels and deteriorating environmental condition...

Loyola supports disability pride

Haley Pegg
May 1, 2017
Filed under Worldview

New Orleans is increasing the number of events that both support the needs of disabled individuals and places pride in them. In March, New Orleans held its first ever disability pride festival at the Advocacy Center. While New Orleans is new to the trend, major cities like Philadelphia and Chicago...

Millennials disrupt usage of traditional grocery stores

Millennials disrupt usage of traditional grocery stores

Alliciyia George
April 30, 2017
Filed under Worldview

Some milennials aren’t running to the grocery story often because online shopping is becoming more prevalent. According to a Gallup report, millennials are leading the move away from traditional grocery stores with their shopping habits. About 52 percent of millennials said they spend more on groceries,...

Modern Slavery Research Project comes out with new data about human trafficking

Modern Slavery Research Project comes out with new data about human trafficking

Colleen Dulle and Haley Pegg
April 28, 2017
Filed under Crime, Loyola News Service, Multimedia, National, News, Showcase, State, Worldview

UPDATED: April 29, 2017 at 12:43 p.m. Nearly one in five homeless youths are victims of human trafficking. This statistic was among the new findings from Loyola University New Orleans’ Modern Slavery Research Project. Between February 2014 and June 2016, members of the project conducted a full study on ...

Confederate monument debate continues as one statue is taken down secretly

Confederate monument debate continues as one statue is taken down secretly

Lester Duhé
April 27, 2017
Filed under City, Politics, State, Worldview

With city officials removing the Battle of Liberty Place Monument early Monday morning, the hype around the confederate monuments strengthens as locals criticize the way it was removed. Workers began to dismantle the monument around 2 a.m. Workers wore masks and tactical vests, while snipers were...

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Caleb Beck
April 27, 2017
Filed under City, Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Loyola’s jazz ensemble will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival next weekend with eclectic song choices and an expanded roster of musicians. On Thursday, May 4, the ensemble will play the festival’s Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent in Heritage Square to deliver a 45-minute performance,...

NOLA parking meters doubled in revenue from last year

NOLA parking meters doubled in revenue from last year

Nick Ducote and Starlight Williams
April 24, 2017
Filed under City, Loyola News Service, Showcase, Worldview

Since extending parking meter times and increasing meter rates in the French Quarter in January 2016, the city has nearly doubled its parking meter revenue. In the city’s quarterly economic review, the city’s economist reported a $4.2 million increase from October 2015 to August 2016. Michael...

Flood protection officials update coastal projects

Flood protection officials update coastal projects

Jamal Melancon
April 21, 2017
Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

The city of New Orleans is ready to take on this hurricane season without issues, officials said at the 2017 State of Flood Protection Summit. The current coastal master plan calls for 76 restoration projects, 12 structural risk reduction projects and 32 non-structural risk reduction projects, according...

New Orleans fights with immigration enforcement policy

New Orleans fights with immigration enforcement policy

Alliciyia George
April 10, 2017
Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

New Orleans joined with 36 other cities and counties to fight against Trump’s executive order to withhold federal funding to places that do not comply with his administration’s immigration enforcement policies,New Orleans immigration policy came about as a result of a Federal consent decree. T...

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