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Faith in the Future campaign fundraises $101 million, largest amount in university’s history

Faith in the Future campaign fundraises $101 million, largest amount in university’s history

Erin Snodgrass

October 10, 2019

Amid administration changes, budgetary problems and eight years of fundraising, Loyola has completed its largest capital fundraising campaign ever — $101 million raised. University President Tania Tetlow announced Tuesday that The Faith in the Future campaign raised more multi-million dollar gi...

Study abroad students experience Loyola in a new light

Study abroad students experience Loyola in a new light

Gabriella Killett

October 3, 2019

Juniors Josephine Hepburn and Johannes Bab both seem to lead the normal lives of American students. The only difference is that they're just visiting. Hepburn, studying abroad for one academic year from Birmingham, England and Bab, studying abroad for one semester from Dortmund, Germany are living...

Military trains students for school and Army

Military trains students for school and Army

Valerie Cronenbold

October 3, 2019

By the time the clock hits 5:45 a.m., John Arrieta, accounting senior, is up and moving. Forming up for physical training, held in the early hours of the morning three times a week outside the Tulane University gymnasium, Arrieta prepares for the various workouts that the training brings. Arrieta...

New Orleans joins nationwide climate strikes

New Orleans joins nationwide climate strikes

Raegan Walberg

September 30, 2019

A boy around elementary school age stands on the neutral ground at St. Charles and Napoleon holding up a sign reading “Why are we going to school if we have no future?” He and a gaggle of classmates from the Waldorf School of New Orleans joined Loyola students, retail workers, environmental non-profiteers...

Mission Priority Examen asks Loyola to reaffirm Jesuit ideals

Mission Priority Examen asks Loyola to reaffirm Jesuit ideals

Erin Snodgrass

September 27, 2019

By the end of this school-year, Loyola will have to answer two vital questions: Does it want to stay a Jesuit Catholic institution; and if so, what are two to four initiatives it will pledge to prioritize over the next five years? Those questions will come as the culmination of a year-long, deep-dive...

Sexual assault suspect released on bond

Sexual assault suspect released on bond

Erin Snodgrass

September 26, 2019

The Loyola foreign exchange student arrested Saturday, Sept. 21 in connection with the most recent sexual battery at The Boot Bar and Grill, is out on bond. Carlos Pena Cifuentes, 21, posted $3,500 bail after his first hearing at Magistrate Court on Sunday, Sept. 22. Cifuentes, was arrested Sa...

Loyola student arrested in connection with sexual battery released on bond

Loyola student arrested in connection with sexual battery released on bond

September 21, 2019

**SEPT. 23 UPDATE: The Loyola exchange student arrested Saturday in connection with the most recent sexual battery at The Boot Bar and Grill, is out on bond. Carlos Pena Cifuentes, 21, posted $3,500 bail after his first hearing at Magistrate Court on Sunday, Sept. 22. Cifuentes, was arrested Saturd...

Sexual battery at The Boot, third incident linked to the bar this semester

Sexual battery at The Boot, third incident linked to the bar this semester

Erin Snodgrass

September 20, 2019

After an incident of sexual battery occurred at The Boot Bar and Grill early Friday morning, Loyola police are once again warning students to be cautious. In an email sent to the Loyola community, Chief of Police Todd Warren said the event was similar to the two previous incidents of sexual assault that were initiated at The Boot over the last four ...

Nightmare bar scene plays out Uptown for senior

Nightmare bar scene plays out Uptown for senior

Emma Ruby

September 16, 2019

After four hours of drinking, the night of Aug. 31 was still going strong for one Loyola senior, until things started going wrong. She was dancing with a group of friends at the Uptown bar TJ Quill's, and sipping her seventh drink of her four-hour-long evening when she suddenly felt unusually drunk. “I...

Recent assaults linked to The Boot

Recent assaults linked to The Boot

Emma Ruby

September 13, 2019

Director of University Police Todd Warren said two recent off-campus assaults “could be,” connected. As of Sept. 11 neither LUPD or New Orleans police had a person of interest in either case. While Warren was unable to confirm whether or not the victims were Loyola students, he said incident...

Res Life pulls dorm cable boxes

Res Life pulls dorm cable boxes

Georgett Hernandez

September 13, 2019

Being a generation that relies heavily on social media, electronics and subscriptions, there is not much time for television. Something is always happening, and there is just not enough time to sit down and watch it. Making the cable industry no longer viable in colleges. After surveying students...

U.S. News and World Report rankings commend Loyola

Gabriella Killett

September 12, 2019

For the first time, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked Loyola University New Orleans in the national university category, as opposed to the regional ranking the university was sorted into in years past.Loyola ranked 197 out of the top 400 universities in the category, out of over 4,000 colleges ...

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