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You never have to walk alone

You  never  have to walk alone

Alena Cover

November 4, 2015

For students who are afraid to walk alone in the dark, there is a new safety app that ensures they never have to walk home alone again. Developed by five University of Michigan students in August 2014, Companion was designed in hopes of helping college students stay safe. According to Lexie Ernst,...

Editorial: LUPD: Unsung protectors

Gage Counts, [email protected]

October 21, 2015

The Loyola University Police Department is one of the most under-appreciated services that the university provides. There is a significant number of students on campus who repeat the line, “LUPD isn’t a real police department. Its officers aren’t real police. They’re just glorified security...

Armed robbery reported at Monkey Hill Bar in Uptown

Ryan Micklin

October 1, 2015

New Orleans Police Department reported that three men stormed into the Monkey Hill Bar at 10:21 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 28 and robbed employees and customers. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite promised that New Orleans law enforcement officers would examine the recent string of Uptown restaurant and bar...

Fatal shooting of Louisiana State Trooper

Skyllarr Trusty

August 27, 2015

Louisiana Senior State Trooper Steven Vincent, 43, passed away in a Lake Charles hospital Monday, Aug. 24. Vincent was reportedly shot in the head by a motorist who then said, "You're lucky you're going to die soon," according to state police. The shooting occurred after Vincent attended to a call ab...

Trend in gun violence sparks national attention

Trend in gun violence sparks national attention

Jamal Melancon

August 27, 2015

A violent trend of gun use is on the rise, bringing national attention to stories like the recent theater shooting in Lafayette and local shootings in the French Quarter. Keevy Narcisse, history senior, was at the Grand 16 movie theater in Lafayette just a day before the shooting on July 23. “No...

Student sexually assaulted off campus

Burke Bischoff

February 5, 2015

An unknown man sexually assaulted a Loyola student while she was walking towards Broadway Avenue, according to the Loyola University Police Department. The student told a campus security authority that a man sexually assaulted her on Oak or Maple Street Saturday, Jan. 24 between 5:45 a.m. and 6:00...

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Brief: Man indicted for former student’s death

The Maroon

November 20, 2013

22-year-old Cody Watts was indicted on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of Meghan Lopez, a former Loyola student, according to| The Times-Picayune website. Lopez attended Loyola in fall 2010. According to authorities, Lopez and Watts took a synthetic hallucinogen, provi...

Column: Jesus, take the wheel

Column: Jesus, take the wheel


October 3, 2013

When I was driving back home from a night with friends on Friday, Sept. 20, the thought of a drunk driver totaling my car was never even a possibility in my mind. It was around 11:30 p.m. when I found myself driving my car across the Crescent City Connection in the middle lane toward my home on the W...

Library thief takes student’s thesis with laptop

Library thief takes student’s thesis with laptop


February 27, 2013

When Bridget Kratz answered her phone, a two-minute conversation cost her over six months of work. On Feb. 20 at approximately 3:45 p.m., Kratz, an economics senior, had her laptop stolen from the Monroe Library. Kratz was writing her honors thesis, a graduation requirement for students enrolled in t...

Student reports sexual assault

Student reports sexual assault


February 21, 2013

A Loyola student reported a sexual assault early Friday morning in the stairwell of the Freret Garage on Loyola's main campus. The incident was reported at 4:12 a.m. on Feb. 15. An arrest has not yet been made and the names of the victim and the suspect have not yet been released to the public. Accord...

NOPD arrests burglary suspect

Nia Porter

February 20, 2013

Several burglaries have taken place around the university area over the past couple of weeks, but they shouldn't be much of a problem any longer according to the New Orleans Police Department. The suspected perpetrator has been arrested. Reports of home burglaries started pouring in from Tulane stude...

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