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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


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      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...

Loyola launches Handshake employment program

Loyola launches Handshake employment program

Jc Canicosa

August 20, 2018


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Students may find career management online a little easier this semester as Loyola's Career Development Center has shifted its online career management platform to Handshake— the fastest growing platform of its kind with more than 250,000 employers recruiting from its network of over 500 schools. Handshake...

School of Mass Communication to open producer lab

School of Mass Communication to open producer lab

Olivia Ledet

August 18, 2018


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The School of Mass Communication has joined forces with Gray Television to create a Producer Incubator Lab where Gray Television professionals will guide students in newscast production over the course of the spring 2019 semester, according to a press release by Loyola on July 24. Gray Television is a publ...

President Tania Tetlow starts as Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

President Tania Tetlow starts as Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Rose Wagner

August 17, 2018


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Breaking with a 106-year tradition of male, Jesuit presidents, Loyola University New Orleans has welcomed in Tania Tetlow as its 17th president. Tetlow is a Harvard graduate who previously served as senior vice president, chief of staff and a law professor at Tulane University, but she has strong...

President Tetlow addresses the Loyola community

President Tetlow addresses the Loyola community

Jc Canicosa

August 14, 2018


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Since being named Loyola University's first female, non-Jesuit president, Tania Tetlow addressed the Loyola community for the first time at the President's Convocation in Roussell Hall on August 13. Tetlow referenced Loyola's recovery from a period of financial instability and said her presidency...

Loyola receives Top 20 placements from the Princeton Review

Andres Fuentes

August 7, 2018


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In its annual rankings, the Princeton Review named Loyola University New Orleans the No. 1 college in the nation in Town-Gown Relations as well as a Top 20 university for the Best College Newspaper, Lots of Race/Class Interaction and Best Quality of Life categories.Loyola jumped up 11 spots from last...

Naomi Yavneh resigns after seven years as honors director

Naomi Yavneh resigns after seven years as honors director

Andres Fuentes

July 25, 2018


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Naomi Yavneh intends to step down from her position as the director of the honors program at Loyola, effective August 1st, 2018, according to an email sent to faculty by Maria Calzada, interim provost. Yavneh will be on sabbatical for the 2018-2019 academic year and will then return to Loyola as a...

Loyola lays off staff to complete Project Magis

Loyola lays off staff to complete Project Magis

Rose Wagner

July 17, 2018


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While Loyola students were awaiting the return of the school year, eager to design their dorm rooms and reunite with their friends on the Peace Quad, some university employees were forced to confront a different reality, they would not all be returning to Loyola in the fall. In order to achieve financial...

Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

Andres Fuentes

July 13, 2018


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In the midst of summer vacation, Loyola University New Orleans unveiled the Pan-American Life Student Success Center for the upcoming Fall 2018 semester.According to a press release sent out by Patricia Murret, Associate Director of Public Affairs, the donor-funded $1.25 million program will house "st...

Construction slows business on Magazine Street

Construction slows business on Magazine Street

Alexandria Whitten

July 10, 2018


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Since July 5, a portion of Magazine St. from Delachaise St. to Louisiana Ave. has been closed to through traffic as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works on the drainage and canal system through the intersection of Louisiana and Magazine for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SE...

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


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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.    ...

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