The Maroon

Secretary of Education, Mayor Landrieu speak in Roussell

JASMINE BARNES

April 13, 2011


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Panelists gathered to discuss the importance of education, the benefits of becoming a teacher and investment in students at the TEACH town hall meeting. The moderator for the event was Tulane's former associate professor of mechanical engineering, Dr. Calvin Mackie. Kate Gremillion, mass communicati...

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...

BRIEF: Robbery takes place on General Taylor Street

April 13, 2011


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On April 10 at 12:30 a.m., two people were robbed on the 1400 block of General Taylor Street. The two victims were outside when two females approached them asking to use a phone. The two women claimed that two unknown males were harassing them. When the first victim went to her home, the two women gra...

SGA to address litter problem on campus

JAMIE FUTRAL

April 13, 2011


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As cigarette butts continue to collect in the Peace Quad, more students are complaining to Student Government Association. In the March 23 SGA meeting, it was brought to the organization's attention by Dustin Lindberg, SGA senator, that students were becoming frustrated with the amount of cigarette...

Room draw leaves some dissatisfied

Room draw leaves some dissatisfied

KRISTEN FRANCIS

April 13, 2011


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Residential Life revamped the room draw process for spring 2011, but not all students appreciated the change. Loyola students placed their requests, and went through the process of getting into their room of choice or "squatting" for the room they currently have. For many students this has been a sm...

BRIEF: Bateman team to compete in finals

April 13, 2011


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Loyola's Bateman Team was selected as a finalist to compete at the national PRSSA competition in New York City. They, along with two other university's teams, will submit a campaign at the national competition that promotes financial literacy for their client, Ally Financial. Every year, the Batema...

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...

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