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Number of Jesuits decreases

Number of Jesuits  decreases

By KARIN CURLEY City Editor

December 6, 2011


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It is a question that has been addressed by everyone from Loyola's Board of Trustees to the Society of Jesuits to the pope. Why are the Jesuits in decline? The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities prefaced a survey of mission and ministry at Jesuit universities by saying it was "not unco...

Student Health Services draws mixed feelings

By LUCY DIECKHAUS Staff Writer

December 6, 2011


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After a drive downtown and a $45 fee, Madeline Zelenka found out she had an upper and lower respiratory infection. Much to Zelenka's displeasure, this news wasn't delivered by Loyola's on-campus clinic it was delivered by a nurse practitioner at an off-campus health facility. Loyola Student Health Se...

Occupy Nola taps Loyola for legal help

Occupy Nola taps Loyola for legal help

By KARIN CURLEY City Editor

December 6, 2011


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On Tuesday morning, Loyola law professor Bill Quigley and the rest of the Occupy New Orleans legal team won a temporary restraining order in federal court for the movement, allowing the protestors to move back into Duncan Plaza. They argued the protest was protected under the First Amendment, according...

SGA addresses low attendance

SGA addresses low attendance

By KRISTEN HIMMELBERG The Maroon

December 6, 2011


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Alexandria Seltenrich waited to hear Student Government Association's verdict to approve or deny funding of her research trip. When it came time for the vote, several senator chairs were empty and no vote was cast. After this incident and senators' low attendance at weekly meetings hindered Student G...

Veteran’s law society becomes SBA member

By MARY JAMESON Contributing Writer

November 29, 2011


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The Veterans Advocacy Law Society announced their charter during the Student Bar Association's October meeting. As a result of the increasing veteran population in the College of Law, the organization has been working to become an official member of the SBA. According to their charter, the organizat...

Res Life utilizes Twitter, Facebook

By KELSI ALLENBACH Staff Writer

November 29, 2011


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Tweets and status updates are new forms of communication Residential Life has adopted. Craig Beebe, Residential Life director, said he believes social media could play a vital role in increasing student involvement and communication with the department. Around campus, there are banners and signs featur...

Common curriculum changes get approved

By CHERIE LEJEUNE The Maroon

November 29, 2011


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The Loyola freshman class of 2017 won't take Introduction to Philosophy; they'll take Philosophy of the Human Person. Nor will they take Critical Reading and Writing; instead, Argumentative Writing. Although these changes may seem minor, they represent a bigger shift—the implementation of a new ...

HIV

HIV

JAMIE FUTRAL

November 29, 2011


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As New Orleans honors World AIDS Day this week, Dominic Clust cannot help but reflect on how his life was turned upside down last year after he was diagnosed with HIV. Clust, theater communication junior, found out he was infected with human immunodeficiency virus after a routine screen testing at S...

Brief: Study abroad program receives national recognition

Maroon Staff

November 29, 2011


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The Institute for International Education recognized Loyola's Center for International Education as one of the top 40 study abroad programs in the country. Loyola was ranked 34th for undergraduate study abroad programs in the Open Doors 2011 Report, published by the Institute for International Education...

Former law professor fills judge position

Former law professor fills judge position

By HANNAH IANNAZZO Editorial Assistant

November 29, 2011


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Former Loyola law professor Stephen Higginson has been confirmed to a position on the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, which is one step under the Supreme Court. Higginson filled a position on the U.S. Court of Appeals for 5th Circuit, which is located in New Orleans and handles appeal...

Brief: Law professor plays law clinic director in HBO’s Treme

Maroon Staff

November 29, 2011


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Law professor Majeeda Snead made her acting debut on the New Orleans-based television show Treme. She played the director of the law clinic and acted in scenes filmed several places throughout downtown New Orleans. Snead is a clinical professor in the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Socia...

Brief: University approves revised curriculum for mass communication

Maroon Staff

November 29, 2011


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The Standing Council for Academic Planning approved a revised curriculum for the School of Mass Communication. This approval puts the School one step closer to seeking accreditation by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism in Mass Communications. "We believe this revised curriculum not o...

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