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Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Rose Wagner

March 22, 2019

After running uncontested and winning last week’s Student Government Association election with 100 percent of the vote, Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology junior and president-elect, and Freedom Richardson, political science junior and vice president-elect, said they are already strategizing about the year...

SGA senate says ‘no’ to vetoes

SGA senate says ‘no’ to vetoes

Erin Snodgrass

March 21, 2019

For the first time in 10 years, the Student Government Association Senate has unanimously overturned a presidential veto. In fact, they overturned three. On Wednesday, March 20, the nine present senators voted to overturn three pieces of legislation that had been vetoed by Sierra Ambrose, SGA president,...

Male pageant questions Asian stereotypes

Male pageant questions Asian stereotypes

Shamaria Bell

March 21, 2019

Through a night of pick-up lines and pageantry, Loyola, Louisiana State University and Xavier University students infused comedy with a discussion of Asian male stereotypes and expectations. The Loyola Asian Student Organization partnered with students from LSU and Xavier to host a comedic male pageant...

Loyola Loyal Day aims to exceed $250,000 in gifts

Loyola Loyal Day aims to exceed $250,000 in gifts

Emma Ruby

March 20, 2019

Potential Loyola donors were encouraged not to give to the school today in an email sent out by Chris Wiseman, Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Instead, Wiseman encouraged philanthropic participation in the fourth consecutive Loyola Loyal Day beginning at noon March 27 and ending noon...

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

Riley Katz

March 20, 2019

In an email addressed to the student body, President Tania Tetlow announced the speakers for Commencement 2019. During the undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremony, New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will address the graduating classes. Tetlow said in the email...

ID fine policy met with mixed emotions

ID fine policy met with mixed emotions

Jasper Roberson-Schulz

March 18, 2019

A policy implemented back in January that fines students who do not show a Loyola ID upon entering a residence hall has been met mixed reactions. In failing to show an ID, students will receive one warning before a potential $15 fine charged to their account. Amy Boyle, director of residential...

Students start new photography club

Students start new photography club

Valerie Cronenbold

March 18, 2019

When finance freshman Chandler Boudreaux and general studies freshman Shamaria Bell noticed that there was no place for students to explore photography without academic pressure, they decided to create a group of their own: a photography club focused on group excursions and lectures. The ideology...

SGA elections consist of system changes, few candidates

SGA elections consist of system changes, few candidates

Erin Snodgrass

March 13, 2019

The Student Government Association kicked off election season with a set of voting changes, one presidential ticket and a slate of senate candidates, but not enough to fill the current number of open seats. Barring any unexpected changes to the elections process before voting ends on Thursday, March...

SGA slate of candidates announced

SGA slate of candidates announced

Erin Snodgrass

March 11, 2019

SGA election week kicked off today with only one presidential and vice-presidential team running unopposed. Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology junior and Freedom Richarson, political science junior are running for SGA president and vice-president respectively, according to Rana Thabata, SGA chief justice. In...

Plates Fly, as Loyola students pie their professors for a cause

Plates Fly, as Loyola students pie their professors for a cause

Khayla Gaston

February 28, 2019

On Tuesday Feb. 26, the University Honors Association held a Pie a Professor event in the Peace Quad. Participants were asked to donate $1 to throw plates of whipped or shaving cream at a professor. The funds collected were donated to the Gulf Restoration Network as part of the honors association's service...

LUCAP works to combat hunger

LUCAP works to combat hunger

Amy Ngo

February 26, 2019

Twice a month, Loyola students gather around tables to eat breakfast — but not in the Orleans Room. The Loyola University Community Action Program comes together with Crescent City Cafe to serve meals to over 100 homeless people and those in need on Saturday mornings at Rayne Memorial United Metho...

United Brothers Association looks to unite students of color

United Brothers Association looks to unite students of color

Madison Mcloughlin

February 25, 2019

"Educate, serve and lead" is the motto that guides the lives of the Loyola students who chartered the United Brothers Association. When coming to Loyola’s campus in 2014, Daniel Garrison, marketing senior, decided there was a need for a community focused on the academic, mental and physical well-being...

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