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Brief: Twomey Center director recieves Integritas Vitae Award

Maroon Staff

November 29, 2011


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Ted Quant, director of the Twomey Center for Peace Through Justice, received the 2011 Integritas Vitae Award. Quant received the award at Loyola's Benefactors Dinner at the Roosevelt Hotel on Dec. 1. The Integritas Vitae Award is awarded annually to an individual who exemplifies the qualities Loyola...

Music students practice, nap after hours

By LESLIE GAMBONI The Maroon

November 29, 2011


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While most students are hearing the last call at The Boot, Danielle Ryce is still practicing for her music class late into the night. Ryce, a music industry sophomore, said she usually sleeps from 6 p.m. to 11:50 p.m. to get into the Communications/Music Complex before it closes. "If you got here any...

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...

Brief: Music and Fine Arts announce Kvet professorship

Maroon Staff

November 16, 2011


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In honor of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Edward Kvet, the College of Music and Fine Arts announced the Edward J. Kvet Professorship in Music and Fine Arts. A professorship is a title given to distinguished faculty. The Board of Regents of Louisiana will fund the Kvet professorship. Befo...

Health care premiums rise for university employees

Karl Gommel

November 16, 2011


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Rising costs will have Loyola employees paying 30 percent more each month for their health care coverage in the upcoming year. This results in Loyola employees paying 31.5 percent more out-of-pocket on their monthly premiums. According to Ross Matthews, director of Human Resources, Loyola will face...

Brief: Professors speak at graduate school information session

Maroon Staff

November 16, 2011


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A graduate school information session will be held to help students chose the right graduate school, apply and get accepted to graduate schools and will offer advice on funding a graduate school education. There will be four presenters leading the info session: Rae Taylor, assistant criminal justice p...

Brief: College of Business gives students entrepreneurial opportunity

Maroon Staff

November 16, 2011


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The College of Business is giving students the chance to work with the South Coast Angel Fund. The South Coast Angel Fund was formed to foster entrepreneurial endeavors throughout Louisiana, and the Gulf Coast. Angel funds are made up of investors who provide capital to start business. Managing director of the ...

Brief: Entergy gives Loyola $100,000 toward environment projects

Maroon Staff

November 16, 2011


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Entergy Charitable Foundation awarded Loyola with $100,000 for environmental based projects. The fund will contribute to an ongoing Gulf Coast wetlands research project led by a Biological Sciences faculty-led student group. Loyola will be able to add an expert in Environmental Geographical Imaging S...

Constituency Week brings back traditions

By KAMARIA MONMOUTH Staff Writer

November 15, 2011


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Bringing back old traditions was a focus for Student Government Association's Constituency Week. "The constituents are the voters, and on this campus, the voters are the students," said Jen Weber, international business sophomore and co-chairwoman of the Constituency Week committee. Constituency Week was held Oc...

Health care premiums rise for university employees

By KARL GOMMEL Contributing Writer

November 15, 2011


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Rising costs will have Loyola employees paying 30 percent more each month for their health care coverage in the upcoming year. This results in Loyola employees paying 31.5 percent more out-of-pocket on their monthly premiums. According to Ross Matthews, director of Human Resources, Loyola will face...

Freshman serves as SGA justice

Freshman  serves as SGA justice

By JADE TANG Contributing Writer

November 15, 2011


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Mara Steven, history freshman, is the first, first-semester freshman serving as Student Government Association justice. While in high school, Steven was involved in several leadership organizations that helped her prepare for the position. After hearing of the SGA justice position during freshman orienta...

University pushes back Jesuit Center renovation

University pushes back Jesuit Center renovation

By KRISTEN DIAZ Staff Writer

November 15, 2011


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Amid the construction projects going on this year, the building that received an $8 million dollar commitment from Tom Benson awaits a budget estimate approval to move forward. The old library, now known as the Tom Benson Jesuit Center, is what Kurt Bindewald, director of University Ministry, described as "at a regulations." "...

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