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SGA adjusts allocations process

By KAMARIA MONMOUTH Staff Writer

September 7, 2011


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Last semester, campus organizations over-requested funds for the Student Government Association budget allocations, resulting in a 47 percent drop in funding from fall 2010. This semester, the SGA Budget Allocation Committee expects to amend the process through a three-bracket system and SGA's judicial...

Loyola braces for rain from tropical depression

Loyola braces for rain from tropical depression

JANET MCCONNAUGHEY,Associated Press

September 1, 2011


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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Loyola University New Orleans issued a statement Friday explaining that it is closely monitoring the storm system in the Gulf of Mexico. A slow-moving tropical depression is slogging toward New Orleans, packing walloping rains that could drench the region with up to 20 inches...

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...

Graduate students may not see where fees go

By JEAN-PAUL ARGUELLO Contributing Writer

August 31, 2011


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  Many graduate students may already feel disconnected from the undergraduate community, but when student fees are factored into the equation, the divide seems to widen. "Being a graduate student, it feels like you're separated from the rest of the school, so it's hard to see what the fees are bei...

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...

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 ...

New classes integrate with curriculum

JAMIE FUTRAL

May 5, 2011


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A new common curriculum is in the works to create a more holistic Jesuit education for incoming students at Loyola. The Common Curriculum Implementation Task Force was developed in 2009 and the plan was completed in April 2010, according to Lydia Voigt, senior vice provost and chair of the committee...

BRIEF: Masters degree program opposed

May 5, 2011


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Loyola University's Standing Council for Academic Planning opposed a proposal to implement a Master of Arts in Austrian Economics degree. The proposal was submitted by William Locander, dean of the College of Business, and William Barnett, business professor, on behalf of the College of Business. It passed through a...

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