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The Maroon Minute for October 18, 2017

Want to know how Loyola volleyball is doing? Ryan Micklin reports on that and more in today's Maroon Minute.

Editorial: Residential Life needs to prioritize desk assistants

Editorial: Residential Life needs to prioritize desk assistants

Grant Dufrene

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...

September 25, 2017No Comments

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

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...

September 28, 20174 Comments

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

In support of National Disability Awareness Month, Loyola hosted former New Orleans Saints player, Steve Gleason on Tuesday night, where he delivered a speech entitled "N...

October 16, 2017No Comments

News briefs 9/29

September 28, 2017

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

September 28, 2017

Residential life adds new spin with Wolf Pack Weekend

Residential life adds new spin with Wolf Pack Weekend

September 27, 2017

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Volleyball team finds its groove after slow start

Volleyball team finds its groove after slow start

Cristian Orellana

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...

October 18, 2017No Comments

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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“The Christians” at Loyola

“The Christians” at Loyola

Bernadette Locke

Playwright Lucas Hnath's award-winning production "The Christians" will debut as Loyola's first show of the season on Sept. 29. "The Christians" focuses on Pastor Paul, who started his megachurch with his wife a decade...

September 29, 2017No Comments

  • New York Voices come to Loyola September 29, 2017
  • A psychic fair is in your future September 28, 2017
  • Ghost in the Oaks sells out September 28, 2017

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Gas platform explodes on Lake Ponchartrain

Gas platform explodes on Lake Ponchartrain

John Casey

On Sunday night, law enforcement officials were overwhelmed with calls as Kenner residents scrambled to report a blast on Lake Pontchartrain. A natural gas storage platform ro...

October 18, 2017

DACA rescission could lead to deportations in Louisiana

DACA rescission could lead to deportations in Louisiana

October 13, 2017

Leonidas, Hollygrove residents fear gentrification

Leonidas, Hollygrove residents fear gentrification

September 28, 2017

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Happy Hour Highlights

Happy Hour Highlights

Caleb Beck

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 ...

October 12, 2017

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

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, ...

May 8, 2017No Comments

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: 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...

Opinion: The monuments are down, so now what?
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