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Focus on global problems

Focus on global problems

Holly Combs

January 18, 2012


Filed under Features, Lifestyle

Last year, my New Year's column was about how pointless it is for me to make New Year's resolutions. This year, I decided to think more critically about the types of resolutions that people make. A lot of people pledge to spend their money wisely, to quit smoking or to recycle, but the top goal that pe...

Black women in Germany stereotyped

Black women in Germany stereotyped

WADNER PIERRE The Maroon

November 29, 2011


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Many Americans may be unaware of the effect the American culture has on other countries, but Kimberly Singletary studies images of blackness imported from the U.S. to see their effects on German culture. Over 50 students attended "Soul Explosion: Black Women, Sex Appeal and their Representation in Co...

Cheating an obstacle to students

Cheating an obstacle to students

By SABLE LEFRERE Staff Writer

November 29, 2011


Filed under Lifestyle

You might have stopped calling them "pumpkin eaters" in the third grade, but some students at Loyola have had problems with people cheating off them during tests. Criminal justice freshman Brittney Grice said she felt that she was taken advantage of during a test. She said that she had studied hard,...

College has fewer cliques

November 15, 2011


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Cliques and uniforms seem to be a major part of most people's high school experiences. Whether we were considered "band nerds" "jocks," or whatever term was coined for our group, we all found those people we were most comfortable around. For some of us, the mandatory uniform bound us to, well, uniformity. An...

Sunday Cooks dish out new cooking classes

By LORA GHAWALY Life and Times Editor

November 15, 2011


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle

Don't stick a fork in the Sunday Cooks just yet; they're not done. The cooks are now offering free cooking classes to students every other week until the end of the school year. However, they are facing a big issue: graduation. The leaders, Christoph Dornemann, mass communication major, John Bushnell, biology major, and Wol...

Student adjusts to college

Student adjusts to college

Julia Hussey Freshman Views

November 1, 2011


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Am I handling all of this? Am I really handling it? I can't tell. I feel as though during these past two months (has it really been that long?), I've been walking around in a state of bewilderment, as though a tornado has picked me up and spit me out in the middle of this new—and not so new—campus. Even through t...

Special diet foods are limited on campus

By NHI TIEU Staff Writer

November 1, 2011


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For a university that prides itself on its justice to the community, attention is lacking for students at Loyola with dietary restrictions. Many say they are not content with the food offered on campus. Loyola offers different dining options like the Orleans Room, Flambeaux's, La Divina, Smoothie King and ...

Humble beginning for Loyola

By BERNARD COOK

November 1, 2011


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Loyola College, established on St. Charles Avenue in 1904, had a very modest beginning. The Rev. Albert Biever, S.J., was assigned the task of establishing the new Jesuit college. He wrote that he "came to Loyola with five cents in my pocket to pay for my car-fare." The cash on hand did not exceed $1...

Social media takes Loyola to the Internet

Social media takes Loyola to the Internet

Students employ technology to interact

November 1, 2011


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Students employ technology to interact The line to get into the O.R. is among#ThingsLongerThanKim'sMarriage. Now there's a #LoynoProblem. Students approaching graduation are increasingly encouraged to market themselves. They often turn to various media resources to do so, but social media has also t...

Loyola’s gay community maintains mixed feelings on their acceptance

Loyola’s gay community maintains mixed feelings on their acceptance

LESLIE GAMBONI

October 26, 2011


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News

Many people on Loyola's campus think that the university is a tolerant place in regards to people's sexuality, but there are some who think that there are still undertones of homophobia at the school. In the past year, hate crimes have affected gay students across the country, bringing attention to the is...

COLUMN: Zombies run loose on campus

COLUMN: Zombies run loose on campus

John Valdespino

April 13, 2011


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle

If you are one of the more observant students on Loyola's campus, then you may have noticed an increase of kids wearing bandannas either on their arms or on their heads last week. You, sir or ma'am, are quite observant, for last week was the first game of Humans vs. Zombies, presented by the Tulane Cl...

Well-balanced diets provide energy

Nicole Kaufman

April 13, 2011


Filed under Life & Times, Lifestyle

Eating healthy can be tricky in college, since school seems to dictate the daily habits of most students. But according to New Orleans-based nutritionist and registered dietician Corey Walsh, making time to eat is essential to maintaining a healthy diet. "It's crucial that we get sufficient amounts o...

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