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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 ...

Commencement moved to convention center from Superdome

Commencement moved to convention center from Superdome

Andrew Lang

September 12, 2019

Commencement is getting taken off the field. Loyola University’s spring 2020 commencement will be moving from its regular location in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center due to planned construction at the Superdome. The planned commencement would have been the...

Student activists move to end condom ban on campus

Student activists move to end condom ban on campus

Gabriella Killett and Caroline Budd

September 12, 2019

Over a thousand Loyola students have signed a petition urging the university to provide them with access to condoms, despite the school's Catholic identity. Political science sophomore Dylan Ritter and English writing senior Britton Hansen are spearheading the campaign that began last spring to allow...

Loyola police chief says of recent Boot assaults, “we’re dealing with predators”

Loyola police chief says of recent Boot assaults, “we’re dealing with predators”

Emma Ruby, News Editor

September 6, 2019

**Sept. 7 update: Other media outlets have reported that the two students who reported similar off-campus sexual assaults were both Loyola students. Nola.com reported Friday night that university officials had confirmed both reports were made by Loyola students. Director of University Police Todd Warr...

Tulane officers shoot at indecent exposure suspect on campus

Tulane officers shoot at indecent exposure suspect on campus

Erin Snodgrass

September 6, 2019

Tulane police officers opened fire today on a former contract employee wanted for indecent exposure and trespassing, after spotting him on campus around 1:30 p.m., according to a Tulane University Police Department press release. Following the shooting, the subject is now in custody. A New Orleans...

SGA announces new director of communications

SGA announces new director of communications

Erin Snodgrass

September 5, 2019

Lauren King, the newly-announced Student Government Association director of communications has no prior SGA experience ­­­– but what she does have, is a connection and comfort among multiple student groups on campus, something she believes will aide her in her new role. “I am involved in everything....

Second off-campus sexual assault reported

Erin Snodgrass

September 5, 2019

For the second time in two weeks, the Loyola University Police Department is warning students to be on the lookout after an off-campus sexual assault occurred early in the morning on Thursday, Sept. 5. The details of the crime are remarkably similar to an Aug. 24 assault that was also initiated at Th...

Tulane unveils new dining hall

Tulane unveils new dining hall

Emma Ruby

September 5, 2019

For Loyola students already shuddering at the thought of another Orleans Room meal, look no further than next door. Bruff Commons, Tulane University's former dining hall, was finally bid adieu over the summer as construction on a new dining hall, the Dining Room at the Commons, wrapped up. Loyola...

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