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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...

Business students sponser Youth Run New Orleans

Business students sponser Youth Run New Orleans

KAMARIA MONMOUTH

April 27, 2011


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Students from the Business Communication 101 class went beyond setting up a public relations plan for Youth Run New Orleans. The class is sponsoring a practice run at Audubon Park, which prepared them for the Crescent City Classic 10 kilometer (6 miles) race. "We have a semester-long project where yo...

Sociology club to focus on schools

YVONNE CAPPEL-VICKERY

April 27, 2011


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For the past two years, Loyola University Student Sociology Organization has focused its attention on an education survey of public school teachers in New Orleans. Max Ciolino, sociology senior and president of LUSSO, and sociology graduate Kelly Frazier recently finalized and presented their research:...

Buddig intruder invades Carrollton

JASMINE BARNES

April 27, 2011


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A recent intrusion into a Carrollton Hall room mirrors the April 1 intrusions of Buddig Hall. In Carrollton Hall, furniture was overturned and a note was left in an unlocked room that stated, "You should learn to lock your door." The note was signed, "The Buddig Intruder." Since the Buddig intrusions, ...

BRIEF: LUPD tells students to move bikes

April 27, 2011


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The year is ending, and as students move out, University Police wants to remind them to take their bikes with them. All bicycles on campus need to be removed from the bike racks by May 20. If you are a student staying for the summer semester, you should contact University Police by May 20. This requireme...

BRIEF: UPB announces new president

April 27, 2011


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David Garcia, psychology senior, was selected as the University Programming Board president for the 2011-2012 school year. Garcia has been on the UPB e-staff since his freshman year, and has served as both the UPB vice president of Membership and director of Programming for two years.  Garcia participated in ...

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 ...

Loyola to celebrate its centennial in grand style

KAMARIA MONMOUTH

April 27, 2011


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Loyola University New Orleans is celebrating its 100th anniversary with coordinated university-wide projects and signature celebrations hosted by the Centennial Committee. The Centennial Committee is composed of 23 representatives from the colleges, admissions, Student Affairs, Mission and Ministry,...

University to further publicize undergrad research

YVONNE CAPPEL-VICKERY

April 27, 2011


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The Committee for Undergraduate Research is working on making undergraduate research more visible to the Loyola community. "Undergraduate research is a very effective way of teaching undergraduates. It's been going on for years; it is well established in the sciences and other departments. But we wo...

Former dean of the library reflects on her positions

YVONNE CAPPEL-VICKERY

April 27, 2011


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Retired library dean Mary Lee Sweat began her career at Loyola as a serial librarian in November 1971. "That means I handled journals and magazine subscriptions. Of course, back then there was nothing electronic," Sweat said. Mary Lee Sweat remembers a time before the Monroe Library when she had to ...

Honors seniors present projects

Honors seniors present projects

THE MAROON

April 27, 2011


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For eight seniors a year (or years, in some cases) of research culminated in 15 minutes of glory. On April 24, seniors in the University Honors Program presented thier senior projects to an audience of their peers, teachers and friends. The projects, which ranged from a collection of short stories t...

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