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Student Bar Association struggles to execute plan to improve bar passage rates

SCOTT O'BRIEN

April 13, 2011


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The Student Bar Association encountered difficulties while trying to pass a referendum to encourage student-faculty communication and increase bar passage rates. The goal of SBA, according to former President Desmonde Bennett, was to gather the suggestions and opinions of students, summarize the infor...

BRIEF: Female breaks into Freret Street store

April 13, 2011


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On April 8 at 7:45 a.m., a female entered a business on the 5300 block of Freret Street with the intention of robbery. The female was wearing a bandana covering her face and holding a firearm. The woman demanded money from the cashier. After receiving the cash, the suspect fled and was not apprehend...

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...

BRIEF: Annual Iron Chef competition raises funds for Japan

April 6, 2011


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Loyola Asian Student Organization and Sunday Cook Day are sponsoring the Iron Chef Cooking Competition to raise proceeds to support Japan after the recent earthquakes. LASO, Black Student Union, Student Government Association, Loyola Sunday Cooks, University of New Orleans Vietnamese American Student A...

BRIEF: Police investigate fires on Broadway

April 6, 2011


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The New Orleans Fire Department is investigating possible acts of arson. On Sunday, April 3, three porches and one house caught on fire. The incidents were reported at 6:42 a.m. and cited 2000 block of Broadway St. as the location. Houses on that block were also affected. The residents took control of ...

In my own words: Vice President – Josh Washington

In my own words: Vice President – Josh Washington

Josh Washington

April 6, 2011


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If I am elected vice president for Student Government Association, then I would want to promote this organization to the fullest. I would like to come up with a hip and catchy slogan to motivate people to come to more Senate meetings. I believe that we should have more notifications, like sending o...

BRIEF: Student media wins awards

April 6, 2011


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The Loyola Maroon won first place in the Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence competition for best non-daily college newspaper in Region 12. Precious Esie won third place for best in-depth news story, and the editorial staff won second place for best editorial. Wolf magazine won thi...

BRIEF: Arne Duncan, Chris Paul come to Loyola

April 6, 2011


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Join Loyola's Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education for the "TEACH Town Hall lecture with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan" and Hornet's pointguard Chris Paul from 2:15 p.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, April 8 in Roussel Performance Hall. The event is ...

Streetcar line to extend six blocks by fall 2013

Streetcar line to extend six blocks by fall 2013

LESLIE GAMBONI

April 6, 2011


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Loyola students will be able to go beyond Canal and Camp Streets in upcoming years as streetcar lines are expanded. Regional Transit Authority in New Orleans is undergoing a three-phase expansion project that will extend the streetcar lines to reach the Central Business District and the French Quarter. ...

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