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Loyola kicks off the school year with new spaces

Loyola kicks off the school year with new spaces

Anum Siddiqui

August 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

      In response to a growing student body, Loyola has opened the Pan American Life Student Success Center and the residential Founders Hall to provide student resources and increase first-year retention. Loyola experienced an increase in first-year retention from 79 to 86.5 per...

White Linen Night lights up the evening

White Linen Night lights up the evening

Jacob Meyer

August 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Multimedia, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

Locals used their wardrobe to show their passion for the arts during Hancock Whitney's White Linen Night, which took place on the first Saturday in August as it has in previous years. Sponsored by the banking group, White Linen Night utilized the art-openings of Julia Street's local galleries to fund...

Gallery: Community members gather to remember Kurshaw Jackson

Gallery: Community members gather to remember Kurshaw Jackson

Andres Fuentes

August 1, 2018


Filed under City, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase, Worldview

On her birthday, Robin Jackson spent her afternoon grieving the death of her son, Kurshaw Jackson, in front of the daiquiris store where he was shot to death over the weekend. On August 28, two masked gunmen shot at a crowd in front of Jazz Daiquiris on South Claiborne, killing three and injuring sev...

Kenner donut shop fights to stay in business

Kenner donut shop fights to stay in business

Andres Fuentes

July 12, 2018


Filed under City, Food, Multimedia, Showcase, Worldview

  Typically speaking, with construction crews and machinery, there would be a sense of hope for growth and business but for Cop A Donut in Kenner, Louisiana, a large decline in profits is their reality. Butch Geis, owner of Cop A Donut and Jefferson Parish Sherif's Officer, remembered w...

Voices are heard at the Families Belong Together March

Voices are heard at the Families Belong Together March

Trevor Scott and Alyssa Barrett

July 1, 2018


Filed under Loyola News Service, Multimedia, News, Showcase

The Families Belong Together March was held at Congo Square on June 30, 2018. The march was organized to protest the current US administration's family separation policy. Marchers started from Congo Square and walked down all the way to Jackson Square for the event.

Gallery: Coverage from the Westboro Baptist protest

Gallery: Coverage from the Westboro Baptist protest

June 28, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

Loyola students, alums, and neighboring community members gathered in a counter-protest against the Westboro Baptist Church on Loyola's campus. Watch the live stream by RoSha'e Gibson.    ...

Westboro Baptist Church met with counter-protesters at Loyola

Westboro Baptist Church met with counter-protesters at Loyola

Rhon Ridgeway

June 28, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

  Earlier today the Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of Loyola University gaining a significant crowd of counter-protesters for the event. Westboro Baptist Church is known for their hate speeches and protests against the LGBTQ community, Catholics, Orthodox Christians and ot...

Gallery: New Orleans Saints hit the field for mini camp

Gallery: New Orleans Saints hit the field for mini camp

Andres Fuentes

June 12, 2018


Filed under Photography, Showcase, Sports

The New Orleans Saints hit the field at the Ochsner Sports Performance Complex for their first mini camp of the season on June 12, 2018. The mandatory practice for players saw all of their stars in action except for wide receiver Michael Thomas (13), who did attend the voluntary OTA's. According to...

Gallery: Have a look into Jazz Fest 2018

Gallery: Have a look into Jazz Fest 2018

Angelo Imbraguglio

May 4, 2018


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Music, Photography, Showcase

Angelo Imbraguglio shoots one of the Crescent City's biggest festivals. It is a celebration of New Orleans culture, music and food. The festival starts on April 27 and goes throughout two weekends until May 6.  

The Uptown Howl Season 3 – Episode 1

Tess Rowland and Rhon Ridgeway

May 2, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Uptown Howl

Hosts Tess Rowland and Rhon Ridgeway give the Loyola weekly entertainment update. This week's Uptown Howl reports on a new store in Canal Place, the royal couple's new baby and Jazz Fest. Tess Rowland also has an interview about the Big Easy Award winning show "The Christians."

Maroon Minute For Wednesday, May 2,2018

Miles Rouen, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Maroon Minute

Miles Rouen reports on Loyola's abortion stance, UCC anxiety workshops, and more in today's Maroon Minute.

Maroon Minute for Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Rhon Ridgeway, reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Maroon Minute, Multimedia

Rhon Ridgeway reports on a recent arrest of a Tulane student and more on today's Maroon Minute.

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