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Brief: Loyola biology students teach with critters

Maroon Staff

December 5, 2012


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Loyola University biology students taught children at Holy Ghost Elementary School on Nov. 15 and 29 about why animals are important to healthy ecosystems by using animals ranging from scorpions, tarantulas, Madagascar hissing cockroaches and millipedes. Students got the chance to use what they learned in...

Brief: Music students perform for elderly retirees

Maroon Staff

December 5, 2012


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Loyola University's College of Music and Fine Arts gave back to the community on Nov. 30 by performing at the Poydras Retirement Home on Magazine Street. Nick Volz, a trumpet professor at the university and coordinator of the event, saw giving those at the home a live performance as a way for stude...

Brief: Andrew Nelson speaks at World Travel Market

Maroon Staff

December 5, 2012


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Andrew Nelson, a mass communication professor and contributing writer for National Geographic Traveler Magazine, shared his expertise on how social media is changing where people travel at the World Travel Market 2012 in London on Nov. 6. Nelson, a Loyola University visiting professor, said that jo...

Brief: Digital filmmaking program visits Stallone’s film set

Maroon Staff

December 5, 2012


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Loyola University students in the digital filmmaking program visited the Bywater set of Sylvester Stallone's new film, ...

Puzzle Solutions for December 7, 2012

Puzzle Solutions for December 7, 2012

Maroon Staff

December 5, 2012


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Man behind the pastries trained with the best

LAUREN IRWIN

December 5, 2012


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Behind the cheesecake brownies, berry-filled custard pies and cream cheese strudels stands the talented Mr. Albert - Loyola Dining Service's pastry chef. Albert Riley, affectionately known as Mr. Albert to the Loyola community, began baking for Loyola in 2010 after spending 40 years cooking in the N...

Kindle Fire makes searching library reserves simpler

XAVIER LACAYO

December 5, 2012


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Digging through giant books on reserve may be a thing of the past now. Monroe Library recently purchased a new Kindle Fire to provide a different method for students to find books and readings to complete their assignments. The Kindle Fire was placed in the Learning Commons desk where students will be ...

Theatre department presents “El Nogalar”

Pack News

November 29, 2012


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Campus Style

OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER and OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER

November 29, 2012


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Fashion as Loyola is diverse and exciting. A walk around campus showcases the variety of college style.

Fraternity party rules are made stricter

ETEFIA UMANA

November 29, 2012


Filed under Greek Life, News

If alcohol is present at a Greek organization event, there need not be worry. That, at least, is the aim for a new guideline implemented for sororities and fraternities at Loyola. According to the new off-campus events with alcohol policy, the maximum number of guests at an event with alcohol may n...

Online shopping provokes mixed feelings

Online shopping provokes mixed feelings

OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER

November 28, 2012


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Shopping online can be risky business, but some experienced online shoppers say that e-boutiques are superior to their real-world counterparts. There is a lot of uncertainty when shopping online because it is not uncommon to be dissatisfied with the appearance, fit or quality of something purchased on th...

Teachers After Hours

SHANNON DONALDSON

November 28, 2012


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Dr. Drew Chastain has checked his fair share of philosophy papers, and up until a few months ago, he had also checked his fair share of IDs at Snake and Jake's Christmas Club. Last semester, Chastain found himself working as a professor of philosophy by day and a bouncer at Snake and Jake's by night. "I just kind of l...

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