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Tetlow gives updates on university status

Tetlow gives updates on university status

Rose Wagner

August 19, 2019

Amid the influx of a large and diverse freshman class and the decision on Loyola's financial probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools fast approaching, University President Tania Tetlow sat down with the staff of The Maroon to discuss the status of the university for the upcoming...

New parking policies bring aggressive change

New parking policies bring aggressive change

Emma Ruby

August 19, 2019

Loyola students who park on campus and have gotten away with not registering their car in the past, be wary. According to Todd Warren, director of university police and emergency management, LUPD has not only changed their parking policy, but will be more aggressive than ever before in enforcing those rul...

Freshman class size causes housing concerns

Freshman class size causes housing concerns

Emma Ruby

August 16, 2019

As freshmen have begun the move-in process, there is one thing the winding line for a Biever elevator has made abundantly clear: the all-freshman residence hall is at capacity. Nathan Ament, Chief Enrollment Officer for the university, said the school expects to welcome 840 first-year students for...

HowlConnect replaces OrgSync

Emma Ruby

August 15, 2019

Residential Life and the Department of Student Life and Ministry joined forces over the summer to make OrgSync a thing of the past. OrgSync was previously used by student organizations on campus to post events and store information, but an evaluation of the system showed that there was a better platfo...

Greek Life expansion begins with FIJI

Greek Life expansion begins with FIJI

Tess Rowland

August 15, 2019

Men looking to join an Interfraternity Council fraternity will have two options during recruitment this fall. Phi Gamma Delta, also known as FIJI will begin their recruitment process on August 26, according to Chris McQueen, assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Prior to the recruitment...

Tetlow gives updates on probation status, incoming freshman class in town hall

Tetlow gives updates on probation status, incoming freshman class in town hall

Jc Canicosa

July 19, 2019

When Loyola's probation status is reevaluated later this fall, President Tania Tetlow said she expects the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to be pleased with Loyola's balanced budget and smarter spending decisions."I am very happy to tell you that, while we are not out of the woods, that we a...

Jewish students grapple with grief in the face of attacks, holocaust remembrance

Jewish students grapple with grief in the face of attacks, holocaust remembrance

AK Brunini

May 6, 2019

On the last day of Passover, exactly six months after the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and four days before Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Olivia Dadoun opened her phone to discover that a shooter had charged into a San Diego synagogue, Chabad of Poway, killing a...

New on-campus memorial honors deceased student

New on-campus memorial honors deceased student

Rose Wagner

May 4, 2019

When she visited New Orleans, Debra Rutter used to stand outside Miller Hall, waiting for her son Dawson to get out of economics class. Now, a bench sits in the same spot in honor of Dawson, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2017.Originally from Boston, Dawson Rutter III was an economics student at Loyola, m...

Loyola issues precautionary boil water advisory

Loyola issues precautionary boil water advisory

Erin Snodgrass

May 3, 2019

Due to low water pressure, the city of New Orleans has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the area of the city that includes Loyola's campus, according to an email sent out by Tania Tetlow, university president."There has been a water main break in uptown New Orleans that has reduced water pre...

Rana Thabata wins Truman Scholarship

Rana Thabata wins Truman Scholarship

Kellie Sanchez

May 3, 2019

“I’m going to be late to con law!” That was the first thought that ran through political science junior Rana Thabata's mind the morning she found out she was the winner of a Truman Scholarship. She barely made it to her 9:30 class, tired after getting back from a conference the night before....

Therapy dogs help students survive ruff finals

Therapy dogs help students survive ruff finals

Hannah Renton

May 1, 2019

This week's Wolfpack Wednesday took a literal approach with the Pan-American Life Student Success Center hosting a De-Stress with Dogs event to help students relax before finals week. Visiting Pet Program, a local non-profit therapy dog program, brought five dogs to Loyola for students to pet and...

Record number of millennials report no affiliation with religion as faith and spirituality evolve

Record number of millennials report no affiliation with religion as faith and spirituality evolve

Riley Katz

April 28, 2019

Various reports claim religion is losing the influence it once had among millenials and adults. In the annually published American Family Survey conducted by Brigham Young University in 2018, 44% of millennials aged 18 to 29 years old and 43% of adults aged 30 to 44 years old identified as atheist, ...

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