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Seniors share their opinions for graduation

Seniors  share their opinions for graduation

By PRECIOUS ESIE, Senior Staff Writer

September 29, 2010


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The university is seeking nominations for commencement speaker candidates and many seniors do not believe the speaker will be better than Saints quarterback Drew Brees. The university's Honorary Degrees Committee reviews nominations for both commencement and honorary degrees. They send their commenceme...

New course will use Apple iPad

By KRIS JOHNSON Contributing Writer

July 12, 2010


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Three Loyola professors have designed a new course that requires students to use one of today's most popular technological instruments, the Apple iPad. It's time to add a new item to the list of necessary college supplies.The class will be team taught by Assistant Professor Christopher Schaeberg, Assistant...

Memorial service held for law dean

Memorial service held for law dean

By CARL HARRISON Contributing Writer

July 12, 2010


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A memorial service to honor Brian Bromberger, dean of the College of Law, was held Thursday, June 3, in Nunemaker Auditorium.Bromberger died of a heart attack Thursday May 27 at his home. He was 72.After teaching for 50 years, Bromberger planned to retire from Loyola on July 31. He had plans to join hi...

Pathways lawsuit settled

Pathways lawsuit settled

By JEAN-PAUL ARGUELLO Contributing Writer

July 12, 2010


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Lawyers representing both Loyola New Orleans and former film production professor William Hammel have reached an out-of-court settlement in the wrongful termination lawsuit filed by Hammel in 2007.Hammel, along with seven other former tenured and tenure-tracked professors, filed lawsuits against Loyola af...

News brief

July 12, 2010


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The Collins C. Diboll art gallery, located on the fourth floor of the Monroe Library, will showcase works from Sandra Murchinson, associate professor and chair of the art department at Millsaps College, and Christian Van Campen, a New Orleans artist.Murchison's exhibit is titled "Delta: Collected Works" an...

Wildes calls for review of vendor policies

Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer

April 28, 2010


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      Plans to devise a clearer policy for campus vendors is expected for the new school year.  Recently, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., sent out a letter to the Loyola community saying he will form a "university-wide committee to review our current policies, along with best prac...

Few departments feel effects of restructuring

JEAN-PAUL ARGUELLO Senior Staff Writer

January 13, 2010


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Plans to restructure academic advising in the College of Social Sciences are evident in one department, but have not materialized into action in the rest of the college.    Luis Miron, dean of the College of Social Sciences, and Philip Frady, associate dean of the College of Social Scien...

SGA to host November town hall meeting

CHARMAINE JACKSON Staff Writer

October 28, 2009


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If a member of the Loyola community who would like to address any questions, comments, concerns or issues, can during a student government town hall meeting in November.With a large population of new students on campus, the Senate agreed to plan the town hall meeting due to lack of representation on campu...

Loyola’s portfolio rebounds

KATIE URBASZEWSKI News Editor

September 2, 2009


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The stock market has seen a rebound in the past six months, and Loyola's endowment, which is largely held in stocks, is benefiting right beside it.Loyola's endowment grew to $234 million at the end of July, up about 20 percent from the $194 million in February, said Doug Dougherty, the university's endowment...

Undergrad interest unparalled

EDUARDO GONZALES Senior Staff Writer

August 26, 2009


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The Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., university president, took the podium as he spoke at this year's faculty and staff convocation, while looking towards the future regarding plans to continue to grow and improve after Hurricane Katrina.The main topics of his speech were the increase in freshman applications received...

Joseph A. Danna Student Center renovated again

Joseph A. Danna Student Center renovated again

ALEX ACKEL Contributing Writer

August 26, 2009


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The sound of banging hammers and swishing paintbrushes echoed through the halls of the Danna Center this past summer.Students this fall will see new renovations to the bookstore and Flambeaux's Grill, both which have undergone major restorations.Follett Higher Education Group, the university's new bookstore ...

H1N1 plan of action in the works

JEAN-PAUL ARGUELLO Assistant News Editor

August 26, 2009


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Since the first Louisiana death of a 21-year-old woman due to complications from the H1N1 flu was confirmed in the New Orleans area earlier this month, Loyola is taking extra precautions.The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals announced Aug. 24 there are 506 confirmed cases in the state. With pre...

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