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Barnes & Noble College selected as new manager of Loyola’s bookstore

Barnes & Noble College selected as new manager of Loyola’s bookstore

Olivia Ledet

June 14, 2018


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Loyola's on-campus and online bookstores will soon be managed under the direction of Barnes & Noble College, an education company owned by the Fortune 500 bookseller Barnes and Noble, starting June 15, according to a press release published by Loyola on June 11. Barnes & Noble College is acknowledged...

Petty to take on new role at George Washington University

Petty to take on new role at George Washington University

Andres Fuentes

May 24, 2018


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M.L. “Cissy” Petty is leaving Loyola to become the inaugural dean of the student experience at George Washington University in July of 2018, according to an email sent to students on May 24 by the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S. J. Petty will be bringing over a decade of experience as Loyola's vice president...

Tetlow looks to continue Loyola’s Jesuit legacy

Tetlow looks to continue Loyola’s Jesuit legacy

Anum Siddiqui

May 23, 2018


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During a time of institutional and financial adjustments, Loyola University New Orleans' new president Tania Tetlow will lead the university as its first female non-Jesuit president beginning in September of 2018, according to a campuswide email.Tetlow currently carries the titles of senior vice pre...

Tania Tetlow to become Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Tania Tetlow to become Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Rose Wagner

May 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Breaking with a 106-year tradition of male Jesuit presidents, Loyola University New Orleans has named Tania Tetlow as the university's 17th president, according to an email sent to Loyola students. Tetlow is a Harvard graduate who currently serves as senior vice president, chief of staff and a law...

Ignacio Volunteers program will not be cut

Anderson Leal

May 9, 2018


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Despite rumors, the Ignacio Volunteers program will continue to be an integral part of Loyola and no decisions have been made as to whether the program will change, according to Paul Pastorek, interim chief operating officer. Pastorek said that budget proposals are currently being discussed and, while...

Loyola students skipping meals, struggling to afford food, survey finds

Loyola students skipping meals, struggling to afford food, survey finds

Sidney Holmes

May 8, 2018


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The cost of food is proving too much for almost half of Loyola students to afford, according to data from the Campus Climate Assessment.The results of the assessment, which showed that over 47 percent of student respondents had financial hardships affording food, were followed by several listening sessions ...

New residence hall merges history with the future

New residence hall merges history with the future

Rose Wagner

May 8, 2018


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New Orleans is world renowned for its culture and history. It practically oozes out the walls and flows through the streets. Loyola students now have the chance to be surrounded by history. They have the opportunity to live within the 90-year old Dominican building, currently being renovated for the...

Best Buddies to create community friendships

Vanessa Alvarado

May 7, 2018


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Making friends in college can sometimes be a difficult task, but a new organization on campus may be able to that process easier. The new organization, Best Buddies College, is a denomination of the non-profit organization Best Buddies International that pairs each volunteer with a buddy who has an...

Samantha Conway retires from gymnastics

Samantha Conway retires from gymnastics

Andrew Lang

May 7, 2018


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Political science freshman Sam Conway is leaving the sport she has been involved in since she was two years old. Conway says her family is what got her started. “My sister was a gymnast, and my mom needed a place for me to get all of my energy out,” Conway said. Conway said she will miss th...

SGA swears in executive cabinet

SGA swears in executive cabinet

Anum Siddiqui

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Loyola’s Student Government Association swore in their newly elected executive student cabinet on May 2 in the SGA office in preparation for a new school year and new policy objectives. Freedom Richardson, political science sophomore, and Kristen Williams, biology junior, were both sworn in as sen...

Wildes reflects on his presidency

Wildes reflects on his presidency

Rose Wagner

May 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

From Hurricane Katrina to dealing with fire drills in Carrollton Hall, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., has dealt with many obstacles during his 14 years as Loyola's president and is ready to bring his knowledge and experiences to another university.After his tenure as the 16th president of Loyola ends ...

Letter: A statement from Loyola University in New Orleans

Letter: A statement from Loyola University in New Orleans

May 2, 2018


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Loyola University New Orleans is built upon a Catholic and Jesuit foundation of education that is committed to respectful civil discourse and argument. We respect others on campus, whether students, faculty, or staff, who have differing opinions. Loyola, like any university, operates in an environment wh...

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