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Tulane linebacker arrested again

September 26, 2012


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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


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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


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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...

A Guide to Absentee Voting

Alex Davis

September 26, 2012


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 The youth demographic casts a key vote in presidential elections. According to the U.S. Census, approximately 23 million Americans age 18 to 30 voted in the 2008 presidential election. About 52 percent of all eligible college-age voters turned out for that election, up from 41 percent in 2000. If...

New students get cozy with their RAs

Cherie Lejeune

September 19, 2012


Filed under Features, Life & Times

Resident assistants aren't living alone anymore. They, like nearly every other resident of Loyola University's three dormitories, have taken on roommates this Fall. "I thought it was a joke," said Rachael White, music senior and Buddig RA. "We would always joke around with the idea of RAs having roo...

Stepping up to the Plate

Stepping up to the Plate

Lauren Irwin and LAUREN IRWIN

September 19, 2012


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New year, new dining options. Uptown Dining has opened two new eateries at which Loyola and Tulane students can swipe their Wolfbucks and Wavebucks. Beginning this semester, students can dig into 24-hour diner grub at the Original City Diner or sit back and enjoy a latte at Jazzman's Café & Bakery. Original City Di...

Lambda law group does its part to fight AIDS

ETEFIA UMANA

September 13, 2012


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The Lambda Law Alliance is on the move-literally. On Sunday, Sept. 23, the group will be participating in the NO/AIDS walk. The Lambda Law Alliance is a student organization within Loyola's law school that is dedicated to fostering a welcoming environment for all students regardless of their sexual orien...

Religion should be a personal choice

Religion should be a personal choice

KAITLYN O'CONNOR

September 12, 2012


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Many people have issues trying to identify with a religion, and I think it is okay to not know which religion you affiliate yourself. Most of us usually associate with the religious group our parents pick for us; but what if you do not agree with some of the views in that group? You need to look aroun...

Faculty feels parking issues solved

BURKE BISCHOFF

September 12, 2012


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In the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, Parking Services is making sure that the university has enough parking spaces in order to accommodate the vehicles of all of the students, faculty and staff. Captain Roger Pinac of University Police states that approximately 1,654 permits have been issued so far. H...

Cheap textbooks easy to find

LAUREN IRWIN

September 5, 2012


Filed under Features, Life & Times

Don't let textbook prices become the wet blanket to your new semester excitement. There are many ways students can save money on textbooks from buying used or choosing an e-book to searching comparison websites or using rental services. According to College Board, the average undergraduate student a...

Students brave the storm at Loyola

CHERIE LEJEUNE and CHERIE LEJEUNE

September 5, 2012


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With an impending Category-1 storm, Hurricane Isaac, headed straight for New Orleans, 634 Loyola students chose to ride out the storm in their residence halls instead of seeking shelter elsewhere, Residential Life said. Then when Residential Life enacted a lockdown policy with no one allowed to leave...

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