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Senior Success Story

Senior Success Story

LAUREN HINOJOSA

May 1, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

One member of the class of 2014 has risen to the top of her graduating class with quite a lengthy and competitive resume. Margaret Vienne, English writing senior, has had many responsibilities over her years at Loyola; among those are president of UPB, president of Delta Gamma sorority and president of t...

Loyola musicians host charity concert

Loyola musicians host charity concert

RAQUEL DERGANZ BAKER

May 1, 2013


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As a Jesuit institution, Loyola promotes giving back to the New Orleans community and using our talents to help others. Two Loyola musicians took these ideals to heart and founded an organization called the New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra. The organization was started by music education senior Chris...

Get ready for Library Fest

Get ready for Library Fest

CHACHA MURDICK

May 1, 2013


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Wow, I wish I was writing a column about Jazz Fest right now. Instead, I'm at the library at 5:00 a.m., looking back to all those months ago when I was like, "Yeah! I'll definitely have all my finals magically completed weeks in advance because I'm such a good student, and I will totally have the ti...

Meet 90 Pounds of Pete

Meet 90 Pounds of Pete

LAUREN IRWIN

May 1, 2013


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Music industry junior Peter Martin felt uncomfortable when two women licked his face on camera. The idea, thought up by director and alumnus Tyler Yee, was filmed for 90 Pounds of Pete's music video for his second single "Promisland," inspired by a party scene in the movie "Garden State," follows Ma...

Viva Brasilia!

Viva Brasilia!

The Maroon

April 24, 2013


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Brazilian band Casa Samba brought authentic Brazilian music, food and dancing to the St. Charles Room on April 18. A Brazilian dance troupe called Casa Samba entertained guests with colorful outfits, detailed designs and dance moves straight from the tropical South American country. The dance group is...

Senior Success Story

RAQUEL DERGANZ BAKER

April 24, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

Many college undergrads dream to further their education after graduation. For marketing senior Shonté Joseph, her dream came true via email. Joseph was one out of hundreds of students worldwide to be accepted into Johns Hopkins Medical School. Johns Hopkins Post- Baccalaureate Medical Program is a one-...

Oil spill judge: What is gross negligence?

Assocciate Press

April 24, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The judge who will allocate responsibility for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has told lawyers to give him their views about whether a series of negligent acts can add up to gross negligence. The Justice Department and private plaintiffs' attorneys contend that BP PLC acted with ...

Editorial: Religious women do tremendous good

THE MAROON

April 24, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

Women do not have as strong a role as they should in the Catholic Church. Although their role is expanding, it is expanding only in terms of administration and not in terms of the clergy. The expanding role of women in the Vatican remains a good thing, even if it is not precisely in the fashion we'd li...

Alumnus Noel Franus finds a creative way to make a painful memory beautiful

Alumnus Noel Franus finds a creative way to make a painful memory beautiful

MELANIE POTTER and MELANIE POTTER

April 10, 2013


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle

When Molly Ortwein was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was told she only had 10 days to keep her breasts. She knew that mastectomy scars would be a daily reminder of her suffering and wanted something new to take their place. Her brother-in-law and Loyola alumnus Noel Franus was there to help. In this ...

Alumni form motion graphics company

MELANIE POTTER

April 10, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

When David Buttrey graduated from Loyola, he never knew his career would take him to meetings in India, concerts at Coachella and clients in Amsterdam. Buttrey, A'10, and Joe Fleming have partnered to form BLK RBBT, an innovative design company focused on communication in the entertainment field. Their com...

Loyola band releases sophomore album

Loyola band releases sophomore album

LAUREN IRWIN

April 10, 2013


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After months spent in the studio laying down tracks, Loyola's own funk-fusion band, Naughty Professor, is releasing their second album, "Until the Next Time." The band is set to release the album as the headlining act at One Eyed Jack's on Friday, April 12. Hailing from all corners of the U.S., the orig...

SGA implements new communication policy LAW: Bruno’s owner gets involved Continued from page 9 by hu

LUCY DIECKHAUS

March 20, 2013


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A new SGA communication policy mandates that senators answer questions solely through email and that senators send all questions to the vice president of communication, who will then email the inquiring reporter or student directly. SGA enacted this new communication policy during Spring 2013. On Fe...

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