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In my own words: President – John Beverstock

In my own words: President – John Beverstock

John Beverstock

April 6, 2011


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To me, student government is meant to facilitate the needs of the students and provide them with the services they need. Not only must we hear the voices of the other organizations on this campus, but also the voices of individual students. In order to accommodate the needs of the Loyola community, I will wo...

Dorm intruder suggests students lock doors

JASMINE BARNES

April 6, 2011


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A male intruder entered four rooms of Buddig Hall at approximately 5 a.m. on April 1, according to Loyola University Police Chief Patrick Bailey. The residents of the rooms asked not to be quoted. In all four cases, there was no physical damage done to a person or property, and there was no sexual as...

SGA candidates square off in debate

SGA candidates square off in debate

SABLE LEFRERE

April 6, 2011


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With so many candidates and so many different personalities, it can be hard for students to decide which candidates have obtained the best leadership qualities to oversee a student body at a university. The students on campus were adamant about those experiences and qualities. "It's very important f...

In my own words: President – Michael Morin

In my own words: President – Michael Morin

Michael Morin

April 6, 2011


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Over the past two and a half years, I have been given many wonderful opportunities at Loyola University, and one of the most positive has been my work with the Student Government Association. The SGA has the ability to open the doors to everything that this university has to offer, and I am eager to...

In my own words: Vice President – Sebastian Bernal

In my own words: Vice President – Sebastian Bernal

Sebastian Bernal

April 6, 2011


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Hi! I am Sebastian Bernal and I want to be your student body vice president next year! I thrive on being a self-motivated, passionate and hard-working student leader with a strong sense of compassion and dedication for our Loyola community. I am a very approachable, positive, caring and enthusiastic individua...

SGA president, vice president look back on administration, regret nothing

SGA president, vice president look back on administration, regret nothing

ERIN CLEMENTS

April 6, 2011


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Elections are a time of looking toward the future, of testing moral character, of combat, and on April 8, Loyola will become a battleground. Campaigns for the Student Government Association elections have begun, and though there are many positions being vied for, the two positions sitting in the sp...

Students awarded $6,000 in grants

JASMINE BARNES

March 23, 2011


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  Students now have the funds to turn their ideas into a physical product. This is made possible because of the Richard Frank Grant. The students who received the grant are Mary Buckley, psychology senior; David Garcia, psychology junior; Nicole Harris, psychology senior; Rebekah Locke, philosoph...

LUPD ejects man for porn in library

ANGIE HERNANDEZ

March 23, 2011


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  Three weeks ago, Angela Vo, music industry junior, was sitting in the library studying for midterms when her friends pointed out an older man watching pornography on a nearby computer.  "We all just turned around and he was blatantly watching porn," Vo said. Vo decided to pull out her camera ...

Chinese club hopes to bridge gap between cultures

LAUREN FINCHER

March 23, 2011


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  A new student organization has been chartered with the goal of bridging the gap between students of Eastern and Western origin. The Loyola Chinese Students and Scholars Association was created to provide an interchange of language and culture among Loyola students. This organization features support...

SGA holds pre-candidacy meeting

SGA holds pre-candidacy meeting

SABLE LEFRERE

March 23, 2011


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  Candidate flyers, voting ballots and debates: it's that time again, students. No, the Obama administration is not being removed from office, but Loyola will be electing a new student government for next year. Loyola's Student Government Association is on the hunt for next year's new leadership. ...

City may impose tax on universities

YVONNE CAPPEL-VICKERY

March 23, 2011


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  Loyola University and other non-profit organizations may soon have to start paying city taxes, from which they have long been exempt, to increase the city's revenue. The city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana are in debt. Mayor Mitch Landrieu has formed a Tax Fairness Commission to ex...

Burst fire sprinkler floods Carrollton Hall

Burst fire sprinkler floods Carrollton Hall

Maroon Staff Reports

March 23, 2011


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  Residents had to evacuate Carrollton Hall late Wednesday night after a ruptured fire sprinkler unleashed a torent of flood water throughout the upperclassman dorm. Officials said as much as five inches of standing water spilled throughout the residence. Initial reports indicated that the flood b...

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