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Intruder stopped by officers for lurking back onto campus

Intruder stopped by officers for lurking back onto campus

Tyler Wann

November 6, 2018

Last week, Loyola student’s Tuesday afternoon was interrupted when police were called to the Music and Communications building to remove a man who had repeatedly banned from stepping foot on campus. According to university police, the man, who they identified as Robert Neville, has been banned from b...

Loyola announces 2019 May term classes

Loyola announces 2019 May term classes

Cody Downey

November 6, 2018

Crash courses in topics ranging from the Quran to making beer are available once the ink on final exams dry come May.The May term was implemented last year, and it allows students to gain course credit for work done in two weeks during the month of may. This year's term offers a total of 17 undergrad...

Women in Louisiana politics share their stories

Women in Louisiana politics share their stories

Anum Siddiqui

November 5, 2018

Just a few weeks away from midterm elections, women came together to talk openly about life as a woman in politics on Oct. 25, for an event hosted by the Women's Resource Center titled "Women Rising in the Political Arena."Loyola welcomed U.S. congressional candidate Tammy Savoie, councilwomen Cyndi Ngu...

The Maroon wins top prize in the country

The Maroon wins top prize in the country

Andres Fuentes

November 3, 2018

An already crammed trophy case received another addition as The Maroon brought home the College Media Association's No. 1 Best College Media Outlet of the Year award on Oct. 27. The Pinnacle award was based off of excellence in delivering information through multiple channels, including the printed...

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Rose Wagner

November 2, 2018

Two priests who previously worked for Loyola were among the 57 clergy members who the Archdiocese of New Orleans identified as being taken out of ministry due to accusations of sexual abuse of minors. The list was released Nov. 2, and included six people identified as Jesuits. Among the Loyola-related...

Archdiocese of New Orleans releases clergy report regarding sex abuse

Archdiocese of New Orleans releases clergy report regarding sex abuse

Andres Fuentes

November 2, 2018

On Nov. 2 2018, Archbishop Gregory Aymond released a pastoral letter regarding clergy sex abuse within the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Along with the letter, Aymond released a list of "the names of Archdiocesan clergy (priests and deacons) who have been removed from ministry for an allegation of sex...

A dialogue for peace brings Loyola and international students together

A dialogue for peace brings Loyola and international students together

Andres Fuentes

November 2, 2018

New Orleans and France once again embraced one another as students from Loyola and France joined together to talk about how the two cultures interact during a Leadership Dialogue for Peace Forum that lasted from Oct. 25 to Oct. 27.Rotary International and the France Inter-Country Committee hosted the even...

Tulane receives complaint alleging its Newcomb College Institute discriminates against men

Tulane receives complaint alleging its Newcomb College Institute discriminates against men

India Yarborough

November 1, 2018

Tulane University recently received notice that a complaint has been filed against the school's Newcomb College Institute alleging the institute discriminates against men. That's according to an email sent to members of the student body by Julie Henriquez Aldana, the institute's director of student le...

Student leaders discuss assault and rape culture

Student leaders discuss assault and rape culture

Maia Moses

October 29, 2018

Student leaders of two on-campus organizations, the Women’s Resource Center and Alpha Chi Omega, led a discussion Oct. 18 on the prevalence of rape culture in the modern era and how the student population at Loyola can work together to raise awareness and diminish rape culture as a whole.Sequoy...

Beau helps students through ruff times

Beau helps students through ruff times

Henry Bean

October 27, 2018

Between moving away from home and learning to tackle exams, college can be a stressful time, but Loyola students have access a four-legged friend to help them survive.Beau is a purebred golden retriever who is specially trained to help people with PTSD and extreme anxiety. He came to Loyola because ...

Reclaiming bodies, reclaiming the night at Take Back the Night

Reclaiming bodies, reclaiming the night at Take Back the Night

Olivia Ledet

October 25, 2018

Most nights on St. Charles Avenue are defined by revving cars and the hum of the streetcar line, but on Oct. 24 flickering candles and chants punctuated the streets with one purpose: to take back the night. Take Back the Night is an event held on Loyola’s campus every October for the past 27...

New snake species named after Loyola professor

New snake species named after Loyola professor

Andres Fuentes

October 25, 2018

"Pseudalsophis thomasi," Robert Thomas said with the biggest grin on his face. The reason being, it's the name of a Galapagos snake that was named after him.Devoting nearly 40 years of his life to snakes, Thomas, director of the center for environmental communication, has named countless species after peo...

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