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Jewish students grapple with grief in the face of attacks, holocaust remembrance

Jewish students grapple with grief in the face of attacks, holocaust remembrance

AK Brunini

May 6, 2019

On the last day of Passover, exactly six months after the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh and four days before Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, Olivia Dadoun opened her phone to discover that a shooter had charged into a San Diego synagogue, Chabad of Poway, killing a...

New on-campus memorial honors deceased student

New on-campus memorial honors deceased student

Rose Wagner

May 4, 2019

When she visited New Orleans, Debra Rutter used to stand outside Miller Hall, waiting for her son Dawson to get out of economics class. Now, a bench sits in the same spot in honor of Dawson, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2017.Originally from Boston, Dawson Rutter III was an economics student at Loyola, m...

Loyola issues precautionary boil water advisory

Loyola issues precautionary boil water advisory

Erin Snodgrass

May 3, 2019

Due to low water pressure, the city of New Orleans has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for the area of the city that includes Loyola's campus, according to an email sent out by Tania Tetlow, university president."There has been a water main break in uptown New Orleans that has reduced water pre...

Rana Thabata wins Truman Scholarship

Rana Thabata wins Truman Scholarship

Kellie Sanchez

May 3, 2019

“I’m going to be late to con law!” That was the first thought that ran through political science junior Rana Thabata's mind the morning she found out she was the winner of a Truman Scholarship. She barely made it to her 9:30 class, tired after getting back from a conference the night before....

Therapy dogs help students survive ruff finals

Therapy dogs help students survive ruff finals

Hannah Renton

May 1, 2019

This week's Wolfpack Wednesday took a literal approach with the Pan-American Life Student Success Center hosting a De-Stress with Dogs event to help students relax before finals week. Visiting Pet Program, a local non-profit therapy dog program, brought five dogs to Loyola for students to pet and...

Record number of millennials report no affiliation with religion as faith and spirituality evolve

Record number of millennials report no affiliation with religion as faith and spirituality evolve

Riley Katz

April 28, 2019

Various reports claim religion is losing the influence it once had among millenials and adults. In the annually published American Family Survey conducted by Brigham Young University in 2018, 44% of millennials aged 18 to 29 years old and 43% of adults aged 30 to 44 years old identified as atheist, ...

Greenhouse party sows the seeds for Earth Week

Greenhouse party sows the seeds for Earth Week

Hannah Renton

April 27, 2019

Loyola switched out its maroon and gold for more earthly hues on April 23 in celebration of Earth Week. Complete with green punch and floral headdresses, Students for Environmental Action and the Physics Department held a hangout under the clouds on Tuesday night at the Azby Greenhouse on Monroe Hall’s...

New SGA cabinet appointees draw excitement and criticism for next year’s government

New SGA cabinet appointees draw excitement and criticism for next year’s government

Emma Ruby

April 25, 2019

The Student Government Association is sailing full speed ahead, despite one cabinet pick facing scrutiny for not meeting their required experience to hold the position and another appointment declining the position completely behind SGA President Jessamyn Reichmann and Vice President Freedom Richardson. Reichmann,...

Loyola Student named Truman Scholar

Emma Ruby

April 11, 2019

It has been 31 years since Loyola was home to a Truman Scholar, but now economics and political science junior Rana Thabata will join the prestigious list of students claiming the honor, Associate Director of Public Affairs Patricia Murret announced in an email today. Thabata is the first female Loyola...

Loyola announces Father Ted’s successor

Riley Katz

April 8, 2019

University President Tania Tetlow announced the successor to the Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J. in an email to the Loyola student body, staff and faculty.Following Dziak's pending departure on a year-long sabbatical, the Rev. Justin Daffron, S.J., will step into Dziak's position."Father Daffron bring a wealth of higher education administr...

Loyola launches Women’s Leadership Academy

Loyola launches Women’s Leadership Academy

Andrew Lang

April 8, 2019

When people picture leaders, many would picture a suit and tie. Loyola will be trying to change that image into one of a pantsuit too. Starting April 16 and running through Jan. 21, 2020, Loyola will host a series of courses designed to help develop and train female leaders. The Women’s Leadership...

Here’s the scoop on Loyola’s newest fashion club, A La Mode

Here’s the scoop on Loyola’s newest fashion club, A La Mode

Francesca Du Broca

April 6, 2019

The newly chartered fashion club A La Mode has nothing to do with ice cream. The club hopes to be a place to show off the creative style of Loyola students while establishing a space to discuss the latest trends in clothing. With the campus as their runway, A La Mode uses influences from fashion ...

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