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Professor retires after 30 years

Professor retires after 30 years

MASAKO HIRSCH

May 5, 2011


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No newspaper is safe from the critical eye of mass communication professor Alfred L. Lorenz. Whether it's a dangling modifier or the wrong form of "alumni," Lorenz will talk about it in class and bring it to the attention of the editors. Last week, it was a headline in The Times-Picayune. "You don't close things anym...

Death of bin Laden brings memories of 9/11 to student

HASANI GRAYSON and CRAIG MALVEAUX

May 5, 2011


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It was a typical Tuesday morning in Connecticut for fifth grader Will Hagan. He got dressed, brushed his teeth, ate some breakfast and rode to school for the day. Like many of his classmates, Hagan, now music industry sophomore, sat in homeroom talking to friends while anxiously anticipating the sc...

Monk leaves Loyola

Monk leaves Loyola

JASMINE BARNES and HALEY SUMMERS

May 5, 2011


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The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, a nonprofit organization devoted to jazz education, will move from Loyola to the University of California at Los Angeles this month. The Institute was set up in 1986 by the Monk family and opera singer Mariah Fisher. The Institute moved its full-scholarship college program,...

BRIEF: Committee reviews Pathways

May 5, 2011


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Loyola University's joint Committee to Review the Consequences of Pathways concluded its review of the university. The review states that almost 6 years after Hurricane Katrina, Loyola is still having problems with some organizational structure, budgets, academic program and missions. These issues af...

New classes integrate with curriculum

JAMIE FUTRAL

May 5, 2011


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A new common curriculum is in the works to create a more holistic Jesuit education for incoming students at Loyola. The Common Curriculum Implementation Task Force was developed in 2009 and the plan was completed in April 2010, according to Lydia Voigt, senior vice provost and chair of the committee...

BRIEF: Masters degree program opposed

May 5, 2011


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Loyola University's Standing Council for Academic Planning opposed a proposal to implement a Master of Arts in Austrian Economics degree. The proposal was submitted by William Locander, dean of the College of Business, and William Barnett, business professor, on behalf of the College of Business. It passed through a...

BRIEF: Pierce to speak at commencement

May 5, 2011


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Wendell Pierce, award-winning actor and star of HBO's "Treme," will address the graduating class of 2011 during the commencement ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 14 at 9:45 a.m. in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Pierce and several other notables including National Oceanic...

BRIEF: Only freshmen to live in Biever

May 5, 2011


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Residential Life will be changing residential policies because the incoming freshman class is expected to be at pre-Katrina numbers. Beginning in the fall, Biever Hall will house freshmen only and will accommodate available triple occupancy rooms. Floors two through seven of Buddig Hall will house ...

Black enrollment, graduation rate increase

Black enrollment, graduation rate increase

LAUREN FINCHER

May 5, 2011


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Universities across the United States, including Loyola, are seeing a higher increase in black enrollment than ever before. Throughout the nation, black enrollment has slowly increased in higher education and is presently at an all-time high. "In 1976, black students made up 9.4 percent of all degree-gi...

Construction plans still tentative for new student center

KRISTEN HIMMELBERG

May 5, 2011


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As the school year comes to a close, many Loyola students and faculty members may ask the same question: what happened to the demolition of the Danna Center? Demolition was scheduled to start this summer, but nothing has begun. According to Robert Reed, assistant vice president for Student Affairs,...

BRIEF: New Maroon editor in chief selected

April 27, 2011


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Masako Melissa Hirsch has been elected as the new editor-in-chief of The Maroon for the fall 2011 semester. Hirsch is a mass communication senior and vice president of Kappa Tau Alpha, the mass communication honors fraternity. "I'm really looking forward to taking the groundwork laid out by this year...

BRIEF: Signing up a requirement to attend senior crawfish boil****

April 27, 2011


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Graduation is approaching and Loyola Alumni Association will be hosting the annual Senior Crawfish Boil on May 13 from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m in the West Road garage. Students can sign up May 9 and 10 at a table in the Danna Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students can also pick up wristbands at the crawfish ...

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