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Voices are heard at the Families Belong Together March

Voices are heard at the Families Belong Together March

Trevor Scott and Alyssa Barrett

July 1, 2018


Filed under Loyola News Service, Multimedia, News, Showcase

The Families Belong Together March was held at Congo Square on June 30, 2018. The march was organized to protest the current US administration's family separation policy. Marchers started from Congo Square and walked down all the way to Jackson Square for the event.

Gallery: Coverage from the Westboro Baptist protest

Gallery: Coverage from the Westboro Baptist protest

June 28, 2018


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Loyola students, alums, and neighboring community members gathered in a counter-protest against the Westboro Baptist Church on Loyola's campus. Watch the live stream by RoSha'e Gibson.    ...

Westboro Baptist Church met with counter-protesters at Loyola

Westboro Baptist Church met with counter-protesters at Loyola

Rhon Ridgeway

June 28, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

  Earlier today the Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of Loyola University gaining a significant crowd of counter-protesters for the event. Westboro Baptist Church is known for their hate speeches and protests against the LGBTQ community, Catholics, Orthodox Christians and ot...

Westboro Baptist Church to protest at Loyola

Westboro Baptist Church to protest at Loyola

Andres Fuentes

June 26, 2018


Filed under News, Religion, Showcase

According to the Westboro Baptist Church, a number of protesters will picket at Loyola University New Orleans on Thursday, June 28. The Westboro Baptist Church is a hate group of fewer than 100 members based out of Topeka, Kansas that regularly stages protests throughout the country, according to...

Barnes & Noble College selected as new manager of Loyola’s bookstore

Barnes & Noble College selected as new manager of Loyola’s bookstore

Olivia Ledet

June 14, 2018


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Loyola's on-campus and online bookstores will soon be managed under the direction of Barnes & Noble College, an education company owned by the Fortune 500 bookseller Barnes and Noble, starting June 15, according to a press release published by Loyola on June 11. Barnes & Noble College is acknowledged...

Petty to take on new role at George Washington University

Petty to take on new role at George Washington University

Andres Fuentes

May 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

M.L. “Cissy” Petty is leaving Loyola to become the inaugural dean of the student experience at George Washington University in July of 2018, according to an email sent to students on May 24 by the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S. J. Petty will be bringing over a decade of experience as Loyola's vice president...

Tetlow looks to continue Loyola’s Jesuit legacy

Tetlow looks to continue Loyola’s Jesuit legacy

Anum Siddiqui

May 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

During a time of institutional and financial adjustments, Loyola University New Orleans' new president Tania Tetlow will lead the university as its first female non-Jesuit president beginning in September of 2018, according to a campuswide email. Tetlow currently carries the titles of senior vice...

Tania Tetlow to become Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Tania Tetlow to become Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Rose Wagner

May 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Breaking with a 106-year tradition of male Jesuit presidents, Loyola University New Orleans has named Tania Tetlow as the university's 17th president, according to an email sent to Loyola students. Tetlow is a Harvard graduate who currently serves as senior vice president, chief of staff and a law...

Ignacio Volunteers program will not be cut

Anderson Leal

May 9, 2018


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Despite rumors, the Ignacio Volunteers program will continue to be an integral part of Loyola and no decisions have been made as to whether the program will change, according to Paul Pastorek, interim chief operating officer. Pastorek said that budget proposals are currently being discussed and, while...

Loyola students skipping meals, struggling to afford food, survey finds

Loyola students skipping meals, struggling to afford food, survey finds

Sidney Holmes

May 8, 2018


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The cost of food is proving too much for almost half of Loyola students to afford, according to data from the Campus Climate Assessment.The results of the assessment, which showed that over 47 percent of student respondents had financial hardships affording food, were followed by several listening sessions ...

New residence hall merges history with the future

New residence hall merges history with the future

Rose Wagner

May 8, 2018


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New Orleans is world renowned for its culture and history. It practically oozes out the walls and flows through the streets. Loyola students now have the chance to be surrounded by history. They have the opportunity to live within the 90-year old Dominican building, currently being renovated for the...

Best Buddies to create community friendships

Vanessa Alvarado

May 7, 2018


Filed under News

Making friends in college can sometimes be a difficult task, but a new organization on campus may be able to that process easier. The new organization, Best Buddies College, is a denomination of the non-profit organization Best Buddies International that pairs each volunteer with a buddy who has an...

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