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The Maroon Minute for October 23, 2017

JC Canicosa reports on breaking news in New Orleans, the Saints and the Pelicans!

Editorial: Residential Life needs to prioritize desk assistants

Editorial: Residential Life needs to prioritize desk assistants

Grant Dufrene

September 25, 2017No Comments

Remember the days when you would stress walk past a desk assistant, strategically covering the building sticker on your ID just so that you wouldn't have to come back hours la...

Editorial: Loyola Greek life: a (Trojan) horse of a different color

September 8, 2017

Editorial: Houston helped New Orleans once. Time to return the favor

September 1, 2017

Editorial: Tough cutbacks are necessary at Loyola

Editorial: Tough cutbacks are necessary at Loyola

August 25, 2017

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New schedule changes discussed by university senate

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

Sidney Holmes

September 28, 20174 Comments

The university senate gathered to discuss proposed class scheduling changes, including potential new two-week intersession periods in January and May, in an emergency meeting...

Loyola welcomes new vice president of enrollment management

Loyola welcomes new vice president of enrollment management

September 20, 2017

Updated purchasing rules create savings, questions

August 25, 2017

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Steve Gleason delivers “No White Flags” speech for National Disability Awareness Month

Steve Gleason delivers “No White Flags” speech for National Disability Awareness Month

Anderson Leal

October 16, 2017No Comments

Former Saints player Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS in 2011. Most people who get that news only survive 2-5 years. Gleason will start his seventh year living with the...

News briefs 9/29

September 28, 2017

Loyola offers a community for veterans

Loyola offers a community for veterans

September 28, 2017

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

September 28, 2017

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Volleyball team finds its groove after slow start

Volleyball team finds its groove after slow start

Cristian Orellana

October 18, 2017No Comments

After shutting out Middle Georgia State University, Brewton-Parker and Talladega College back-to-back-to-back this past week, the Loyola volleyball team still strives to im...

Tennis team adds depth with revamped rosters

October 18, 2017

Wolf pack continue struggles in the Den

October 18, 2017

Loyola volleyball team falls to Mobile

Loyola volleyball team falls to Mobile

October 15, 2017

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Upcoming Events 10/20-10/27

Davis Walden

October 19, 2017No Comments

10/24 Mickey Hayes and Brain Child at Gasa GasaDescription: Halloween special concert featuring Mickey Hayes and Brain Child, Tibetan Peace Pie and Wes Ragland.Location: Gasa Gasa at 8 p.m.Price: $510/24 Salsa Night Description: Stu...

  • Anime brought to reality: Naruto run in New Orleans October 4, 2017
  • “The Christians” at Loyola September 29, 2017
  • New York Voices come to Loyola September 29, 2017

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Recycling efforts on campus still evolving

Recycling efforts on campus still evolving

Hayley Risse

October 19, 2017

Reduce, reuse, recycle. Plastered on posters and printed on trash cans, these three words, accompanied by three rounded arrows, are the distinguished symbol of environmentalism. In...

Entergy continues fight for new power plant

October 19, 2017

Gas platform explodes on Lake Ponchartrain

Gas platform explodes on Lake Ponchartrain

October 18, 2017

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Happy Hour Highlights

Happy Hour Highlights

Caleb Beck

October 12, 2017

Wayfare (Our Favorite Happy Hour) Wayfare on Freret St. is the perfect spot to hit when you’re looking to spend an afternoon in the most glorious way. Its location is ...

Healthy Eating Habits

October 12, 2017

Embracing New Foods and Cultures

Embracing New Foods and Cultures

October 12, 2017

A taste of Cuban home cooking

October 12, 2017

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Students look forward to prayer and peace

Students look forward to prayer and peace

Caleb Beck

May 8, 2017No Comments

A number of Muslim students at Loyola are eagerly anticipating the lunar month of Ramadan, one of the key celebrations of Islamic faith.Practiced by over one billion Muslims, ...

Loyola launches summer high school theology program

Loyola launches summer high school theology program

May 6, 2017

Touro’s Jazz Fest Shabbat combines music, spirituality of the Big Easy

Touro’s Jazz Fest Shabbat combines music, spirituality of the Big Easy

May 4, 2017

Dziak prepares to return to Mission and Ministry

May 4, 2017

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Opinion: Awakening is for everyone

Opinion: Libertarians fail at cultural politics

By: Richard de [email protected] juniorBeing a libertarian in today’s intensely partisan politics is to occupy somewhat of a precarious position. Most Americans don’t really understand what libertarianism is, exactly; for those who identify with the left, libertarians seem to be a confusing mixture of social tolerance and economic ignorance, and to those on the right, li...

Opinion: Students should consider mindfulness-based stress reduction

By Asia Wong, LCSW, Associate Director of the University Counseling CenterWhat is mindfulness? “Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally", says Jon Kabat-Zinn Professor of Medicine Emeritus and creator of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massac...

Opinion: Banned Books Week is important

BY KAITLYN CLEVELANDMASS COMMUNICATION JUNIORWhen I say banned books or marginalized authors, what do you think of? Do you think of the banishment of books because of the racial issues, profane dialogue, biased views or the unpopularity of the subject matter? Or, do you think of the classics like The Great Gatsby, Gone with the Wind, The Scarlet Letter or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (yes, the...

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Starlight Williams | May 8, 2017

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 during the week day, which falls in the National Sleep Foundation’s recomm...

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

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 the prevalence of human trafficking on homeless youth. Researchers partnered with Covenant H...

Green Wave defensive tackle make a run for the NFL

Green Wave defensive tackle make a run for the NFL

Caroline Gonzalez | April 27, 2017

Hard work and a desire to play are the two things that have carried Tanzel Smart through the past four years. Now, the defensive tackle from Tulane University uses those same qualities in his preparation for the NFL draft. Kevin Peoples, defensive line coach for the Green Wave, said that along with his work ethic, Smart is explosive and quick off the line, making him a playmaker for any defense. “The...

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola
Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola