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Cabra Hall welcomes renovations

Cabra Hall welcomes renovations

By ZAINA MANSOUR Staff Writer

August 31, 2011


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  This summer, Cabra Hall was given a makeover. "The summer renovation included new carpet, new shower stalls, power washing the exterior, painting of the doors and louvers, and painting of the interior," said Ann Moss, director of Facilities Operations. "The changes are awesome, it looks awesome," ...

Committee reviews post-Katrina strategy

By JAMIE FUTRAL Staff Writer

August 31, 2011


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  The committee developed to review the consequences of Pathways found it created complications and limitations for the university's degree plans and academic programs. The committee was created to review Pathways, a strategic plan that created changes within the university after Hurricane Katrin...

University website gets an update

By KAMARIA MONMOUTH Staff Writer

August 31, 2011


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The Office of Marketing & Communications updated the Loyola home page with a simpler navigation system and larger search bar with an auto-complete function. In the spring, the web communications team conducted its first comprehensive study of the Loyola website using prospective students, current students...

Provost announces this will be his last year

Provost announces this will be his last year

By KRISTEN DIAZ Staff Write

August 31, 2011


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Edward J. Kvet will be stepping down as provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the end of this year, the provost council announced Aug. 18.   Kvet began his role as provost and vice president for academic affairs when Walter Harris retired from the position in 2008. During his tenure...

Marquette offices move to Thomas Hall

Marquette offices move to Thomas Hall

By KRISTEN DIAZ

August 24, 2011


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The renovation of Thomas Hall was completed earlier this month, concluding Phase I of the facilities master plan the university implemented last year that involves the construction of certain areas of the school. The facilities master plan stated that the renovation of Thomas Hall was meant to improve...

Missing Loyola student found

Missing Loyola student found

The Maroon

June 5, 2011


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WDSU reported early Monday morning that after nearly a week of being missing, Loyola senior Ruth "Rudy" Carter was found in a Mississippi hotel room. Details are still forthcoming, but since her disappearance May 28, details of a conflict with family members over her grades have come to light....

Loyola student reported missing

Loyola student reported missing

THE MAROON

May 29, 2011


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  The New Orleans police department is currently seeking help in locating 21-year-old Ruth "Rudy" Carter, who was last seen May 28 at a party on Freret Street. Carter is a marketing senior at Loyola. A statement from NOPD describes Carter as "an African American female, fair skin, brown eyes, black hair ...

Black enrollment, graduation rate increase

Black enrollment, graduation rate increase

LAUREN FINCHER

May 5, 2011


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Universities across the United States, including Loyola, are seeing a higher increase in black enrollment than ever before. Throughout the nation, black enrollment has slowly increased in higher education and is presently at an all-time high. "In 1976, black students made up 9.4 percent of all degree-gi...

Construction plans still tentative for new student center

KRISTEN HIMMELBERG

May 5, 2011


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As the school year comes to a close, many Loyola students and faculty members may ask the same question: what happened to the demolition of the Danna Center? Demolition was scheduled to start this summer, but nothing has begun. According to Robert Reed, assistant vice president for Student Affairs,...

Senior class donates wolf statue

SABLE LEFRERE

May 5, 2011


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Toward the end of the year, the only thing left on some seniors' minds is graduation. Many anticipate the day they walk across the stage to receive their diploma, but before they say their final good-byes to their college careers, this year's seniors will leave one more lasting impression on Loyola's ca...

Professor retires after 30 years

Professor retires after 30 years

MASAKO HIRSCH

May 5, 2011


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No newspaper is safe from the critical eye of mass communication professor Alfred L. Lorenz. Whether it's a dangling modifier or the wrong form of "alumni," Lorenz will talk about it in class and bring it to the attention of the editors. Last week, it was a headline in The Times-Picayune. "You don't close things anym...

Death of bin Laden brings memories of 9/11 to student

HASANI GRAYSON and CRAIG MALVEAUX

May 5, 2011


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It was a typical Tuesday morning in Connecticut for fifth grader Will Hagan. He got dressed, brushed his teeth, ate some breakfast and rode to school for the day. Like many of his classmates, Hagan, now music industry sophomore, sat in homeroom talking to friends while anxiously anticipating the sc...

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