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Steve Gleason delivers “No White Flags” speech for National Disability Awareness Month

Steve Gleason delivers “No White Flags” speech for National Disability Awareness Month

Anderson Leal

October 16, 2017


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In support of National Disability Awareness Month, Loyola hosted former New Orleans Saints player, Steve Gleason on Tuesday night, where he delivered a speech entitled "No White Flags," in which he shared his experience being diagnosed with ALS and how his philanthropy foundation "Team Gleason," helps ra...

Study abroad program aims to boost diversity

Study abroad program aims to boost diversity

Chasity Pugh

October 13, 2017


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Seeing the world, being immersed in a new culture and honing language skills are just a few of the opportunities students can expect from studying abroad. Although 30 percent of Loyola students choose to go abroad to enjoy a new experience, the university’s international studies department hopes to...

News briefs 9/29

Erin Snodgrass

September 28, 2017


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Provost: Presidential search to involve faculty, staff and studentsLoyola's nationwide search for a new university president is beginning, and the community will have the opportunity to voice opinions and preferences.In an email sent out by David Borofsky, interim provost, he announced that Isaacson Miller...

Loyola offers a community for veterans

Loyola offers a community for veterans

Lacinea Mcbride

September 28, 2017


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Among the accolades Loyola received in U.S. News and World Report's "2018 Best Colleges," one of those was being a top 10 school for veterans. But what is it about Loyola and the veterans at the university that made for such recognition? This year's Student Veteran's Association President Joseph...

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

New schedule changes discussed by university senate

Sidney Holmes

September 28, 2017


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The university senate gathered to discuss proposed class scheduling changes, including potential new two-week intersession periods in January and May, in an emergency meeting on Thursday. Sept. 28. The terms, referred to as J-terms and May terms, would allow students to take a six-hour-long class...

Residential life adds new spin with Wolf Pack Weekend

Residential life adds new spin with Wolf Pack Weekend

Madison Mcloughlin

September 27, 2017


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Every year, Loyola hosts Family Weekend, but this year, plans are a little bit different. Instead of just inviting current students' family members, Loyola is extending an invitation to all alumni, and changing the name from Family Weekend to Wolf Pack Weekend: Welcome Back to the Pack! This weekend...

Changes in Residential Life policy leave many desks unstaffed

Changes in Residential Life policy leave many desks unstaffed

Sidney Holmes

September 22, 2017


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What was once a 24-hour job for residential hall desk assistants has turned into a 12-hour one, leaving students confused and worried about safety in the residence halls. The desk at Biever Hall is still open 24 hours, but the desks in Budding, Carrollton and Cabra are now only open from 5 p.m. to...

Loyola welcomes new vice president of enrollment management

Loyola welcomes new vice president of enrollment management

Brian Wollitz

September 20, 2017


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After 28 years in hiring and admissions, new vice president of enrollment management John Head comes to Loyola ready to develop a plan to help increase enrollment numbers. Before coming to Loyola, Head served as the vice president of enrollment management at the University of West Georgia since arriving...

Thefts plague Loyola’s studio artists

Thefts plague Loyola’s studio artists

Seán Brennan

September 8, 2017


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Three weeks ago, Zoe Blair-Schlagenhauf, studio art major, walked into her Monroe Hall studio on the first day of her senior year to find three of her pieces gone, her desk re-organized and only a small piece of paper with the letters “D-E-D-O-I” written on the back. She reported her work stolen...

News Briefs 9/8

Erin Snodgrass

September 6, 2017


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Loyola holds 'Harvey relief week'Organizations came together to sponsor a relief week for victims of Hurricane Harvey, which devastated Houston and impacted some Louisiana residents.Some of the participating organizations were the Student Government Association, Black Student Union, National Panhell...

Age is just a number as Loyola’s James Carter turns 90

Age is just a number as Loyola’s James Carter turns 90

Erin Snodgrass

September 6, 2017


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For Loyola, the Rev. James Carter, S.J., has done it all. From student to physics professor to minister to university president, Carter has been a presence on campus ever since he first arrived in 1944. This week marks his 90th birthday.In honor, Loyola is asking for donations, with an anonymous donor off...

New secure Wi-Fi for public spaces

Erin Snodgrass

August 30, 2017


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After problems with slow Wi-Fi last semester, students were welcomed back to campus with a secure Wi-Fi network in public spaces. Students are now required to log into “Wolf Net” in the Monroe Library, the Danna Center and the law library on the Broadway campus. Ben Weil, student governmen...

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