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Keep the Blood Flowing

Keep the Blood Flowing

VANNIA ZELAYA

April 24, 2013


Filed under Features

Regardless of how much you have to study, it's important to stay active and reduce your stress levels. According to Erica Svoboda, wellness coordinator of Loyola's Recreational Sports Complex, finals is the most important time to fit in a workout or some type of exercise, particularly to help with stress...

Campus construction to finish in next two years

Campus construction to finish in next two years

TAYLOR DENSON

January 30, 2013


Filed under Features, News

Evan LaBranche has spent a lot of time in Monroe Hall during her four years at Loyola. Because she frequents the building regularly, LaBranche, psychology and pre-med senior, is now encountering the hassles that come with Monroe Hall construction. "Students pay good money to come to school here and ...

Professor Emeritus dies at 86

Professor Emeritus dies at 86

HASANI GRAYSON

January 30, 2013


Filed under Features, News

Distinguished English professor Dorothy Harrell Brown died on Jan. 16 at the age of 86.  The 1991 Dux Academicus award winner was the founder of Loyola's women's studies program and the Women's Resource Center. President Emeritus Rev. James C. Carter, S.J., was president of the university when Br...

Biology professor accepts Dux Academicus

Biology  professor  accepts Dux Academicus

HASANI GRAYSON

January 23, 2013


Filed under Features, News

In an announcement that caught her by surprise, professor of biological sciences, Patricia Dorn was awarded the Dux Academicus Award on Jan. 11. The award winner is decided upon by a committee of faculty, students, and alumni, and is announced every January at the President's Convocation. "It recogn...

Mentoring program created for first-generation students

Mentoring program created for first-generation students

HANNAH IANNAZZO

January 23, 2013


Filed under Features, News

Students, faculty and staff have come together to mentor about 45 first-generation, first-year students through a program called First in the Pack. First in the Pack was started by Elizabeth Rainey, director of retention and student success, and Roberta Kaskel, director of the Career Development Center, to help first-gen...

False Report: Loyola catches and corrects error given to U.S. News and World Report

HASANI GRAYSON

January 23, 2013


Filed under Features, News

Loyola has caught and corrected an error it made when reporting the average dollar amount borrowed by a four-year student at its university to the U.S. News and World Report. The average student at Loyola graduates with $22,713.56 in students loans, according to Cathy Simoneaux, interim director of the offi...

LUPD starts Uptown patrols

LUPD starts Uptown patrols

CONNOR MCCULLAR

October 4, 2012


Filed under Crime, Features, News

The Loyola University Police Department will join the Tulane University Police Department in its routine off-campus vehicle patrols to combat crime. LUPD is working to ensure the safety and security of students by patrolling in a new Dodge Charger alongside TUPD and the New Orleans Police Department. ...

Neither Candidate: Fifteen Issues the Election is Not About

Bill Quigley

September 27, 2012


Filed under Features, Opinions

Neither candidate is interested in stopping the use of the death penalty for federal or state crimes. Neither candidate is interested in holding anyone in the Bush administration accountable for the torture committed by US personnel against prisoners in Guantanamo or in Iraq or Afghanistan. Neither candidat...

Tulane linebacker arrested again

September 26, 2012


Filed under Features, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Suspended Tulane linebacker Trent Mackey has been arrested a second time. A New Orleans police arrest warrant says he's accused of breaking into an apartment near Tulane in August and stealing an iPhone, two wristwatches and about $70 in cash. The Times-Picayune reports that Mackey wa...

Voodoo headliner heads to rehab

September 26, 2012


Filed under Features, News

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has checked into rehab, according to the band's official website. The band cancelled several upcoming promotional appearances but has not cancelled their next full-length performance-headlining the 2012 New Orleans Voodoo Music Experience the last weekend of Oc...

Election ‘mania’ missing on college campuses

MARTHA IRVINE

September 26, 2012


Filed under Features, News

By MARTHA IRVINE Associated Press ELMHURST, Ill. (AP) - What a difference four years can make. In 2008, college campuses were filled with campaign posters and political rallies - and frenzy. Remember "Obamamania?" This year, it's difficult to find a college student who's truly excited about the presi...

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