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Weekend helps families reconnect

By LUCY DIECKHAUS Contributing Writer

September 28, 2011


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Student Affairs has planned several events for Family Weekend that focus on student life after move-in. According to Seth Hagler, assistant director of Residential Life, Family Weekend is a time for parents to reconnect with their students and see different aspects of student life. Family Weekend, which...

Department may get new set of courses

By J. KARIN CURLEY Contributing Writer

September 28, 2011


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Mass Communication students could possibly have a new set of required courses after the University Courses and Curriculum Committee votes on proposed curriculum changes. The School of Mass Communication overhauled its curriculum to meet the standards set by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journa...

University implements two electric car chargers

By CHANTEL JACKSON Contributing Writer

September 28, 2011


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This year Loyola has taken to the green initiative and introduced two electric car chargers. Through providing these chargers, one of which is located at the Horseshoe in front of Marquette Hall and another at the Broadway campus, the university hopes it can be a leader in sustainable, environment-friendly options, ...

Student government approves fall budget

By KRISTEN HIMMELBERG Staff Writer

September 28, 2011


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The Student Government Association has passed their fall 2011 budget and this semester, there are several changes that SGA believes will benefit the student body. At the Sept. 14 SGA Senate meeting, this semester's budget of $211,383 was agreed on and passed. The budget, which comes from student fees, fun...

SGA plans to allocate more

By KAMARIA MONMOUTH Staff Writer

September 28, 2011


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The Student Government Association increased preliminary allocation funds from $75,000 last semester to $85,000 this semester with a fixed $10,000 rate for post allocations. "Altogether, with allocations and post allocations this semester, we expect $95,000 to be allocated to organizations — a...

Concerns rise on smoking

Concerns rise on smoking

By Jennie Gutierrez Contributing Writer

September 28, 2011


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Walking 25 feet to smoke a cigarette could be a hassle, but to some members of the Loyola community, 25 feet is a gesture of respect. Robert Reed, Student Affairs assistant vice president, issued a statement through email earlier in September about smokers disregarding the campus smoking policy. Reed said...

SGA adds four freshman faces

SGA adds four freshman faces

By KAMARIA MONMOUTH Staff Writer

September 21, 2011


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The Student Government Association recently added four freshman senators to its ranks. Sean Rose, music performance, was elected as a College of Music and Arts senator; Blake Corley, international business, was elected as a College of Business senator; Edwin Murray, political science and sociology, was elect...

Magazine ranks Loyola Moot Court in the top 10

By HANNAH IANNAZZO Contributing Writer

September 21, 2011


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Brian Koppen, has named Loyola's College of Law Moot Court team as one of the top 10 advocacy programs in the nation. The National Jurist, a magazine for law students, published Koppen's list in its September 2011 issue. Koppen, who served on the Chicago-Kent College of Law Moot Court team, named the ...

Getting Paper: Some students say work study is hard to come by

Getting Paper: Some students say work study is hard to come by

By KELSI ALLENBACH Staff Writer

September 21, 2011


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If you're wondering why you don't have work-study, it may be one of two reasons: your expected family contribution has increased, making you ineligible, or you did not meet the priority deadline. If students meet the need-based requirements and apply on time, keeping with the priority application deadline ...

University postpones Danna demolition

By KRISTEN HIMMELBERG Staff Writer

September 21, 2011


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With October right around the corner, students and faculty alike are all wondering the same question: why is the Danna Center still here? Last October, the university announced construction plans for the Danna Center, in which it was to be torn down and rebuilt on a larger scale. According to these ...

Dedication of Thomas Hall marks end of renovation

Dedication of Thomas Hall marks end of renovation

By GEENAH ACEVEDO Contributing Writer

September 21, 2011


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Before Loyola can accept the newly renovated Thomas Hall into its community, it needs to complete one last step — a dedication. The university will host an open house in Thomas Hall on Sept. 27. A dedication and blessing ceremony will take place from 12:30 – 2 p.m. A reception for the general publ...

Laundry gets rave reviews

Laundry gets rave reviews

By KRISTEN HIMMELBERG Staff Writer

September 14, 2011


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Free laundry services implemented at the beginning of this semester have generated positive reviews, from both students and Residential Life. Students no longer have to scrounge for quarters or swipe their Loyola ID to wash their clothes. "Simply place your dirty clothes and the appropriate amount of deterg...

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