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Wolf Pack for Life talks diversity in the Pro-Life movement

Wolf Pack for Life talks diversity in the Pro-Life movement

Christian Willbern

February 24, 2019


Filed under News

Anti-abortion activists joined Wolf Pack for Life in a diversity panel to discuss social justice and stereotypes of the movement on Feb. 21. Sophie Trist, English senior and president of the organization, said she wants Loyola students to know there's more more than one kind of person who identifies...

Dogs bring out diversity on campus

Dogs bring out diversity on campus

Cristian Orellana

February 23, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

With the help of some small furry friends from Zeus’s Rescues, the Bateman team promoted its campaign, Designing Diversity, on Feb. 21. The organization brought out dogs to help draw people to their table out in the Peace Quad. “We’re using the dogs to get people to get to our table to talk...

Tapingo expands to Loyola’s campus

Tapingo expands to Loyola’s campus

Francesca Du Broca

February 23, 2019


Filed under Food, News

When she’s running late or behind schedule, Katrina Taverna, communication sophomore, does not want to wait in line for her morning coffee so she uses Tapingo. The mobile ordering app for universities allows students to skip lines and pick-up on the go by ordering food and beverages using phones,...

Therapy dogs help students pawspurr during midterms

Therapy dogs help students pawspurr during midterms

Rose Wagner

February 22, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

In a flurry of Mardi Gras costumes, with an entourage of supervisors and the goal of helping students destress from midterms, six trained therapists visited Loyola on Feb. 21. The attraction? They were dogs. Through a partnership with the non-profit Visiting Pet Program, Loyola celebrated Wolf Pack...

Donnelley Center takes home 3 advertising awards

Donnelley Center takes home 3 advertising awards

Gabriela Carballo

February 21, 2019


Filed under Academic, News

The Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communications walked out of the 2019 ADDY Awards Gala victorious last week with three awards for their design of the “New Orleans Bulldog Rescue Calendar,” as well as the work of Mathew Pashby, mass communication senior, and an award in recognition of...

Loyola announces the College of Music and Media

Loyola announces the College of Music and Media

Rose Wagner

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

A college by any other name is still a college. After more than a semester of deliberation, Loyola announced that the former College of Music and Fine Arts has been renamed the College of Music and Media, according to an email from President Tania Tetlow and Kern Maass, dean of the College of Music ...

Rex Mansion catches fire

Rex Mansion catches fire

Tyler Wann

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The historic Montgomery-Grace mansion on St. Charles went up in flames around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. A release from the department said the initial call came at 7:44 a.m. after being alerted to visible flames coming from the building. The release said...

Isabel Medina named faculty member of the year

Isabel Medina named faculty member of the year

Erin Snodgrass

February 16, 2019


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

Isabel Medina is not your typical law professor. A Cuban immigrant with a background in theater and history, Medina never expected to end up teaching law. But, after more than two decades at Loyola, Medina has been awarded the prestigious Dux Academicus award, making her faculty member of the year an...

Loyola announces opening of mental health clinic

Cody Downey

February 16, 2019


Filed under Administration, News

Loyola has announced the opening of a mental health clinic on-campus.The Loyola Center for Counseling and Education, hosted by the Department of Counseling, will be located on the second floor of Mercy Hall.According to their website, the center "is committed to providing effective mental health counseling services on a ...

Bateman Team kicks off 2019 campaign

India Yarborough

February 15, 2019


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Loyola's Bateman Team plans to kick off their 2019 public relations campaign, "Designing Diversity," next week with a panel discussion featuring three communications professionals from the New Orleans area, according to a press release Feb. 12 from the Bateman Team.Panelists for Monday's "Now You Know ...

Cheer and dance members win Homecoming crowns

Cheer and dance members win Homecoming crowns

Andres Fuentes

February 15, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase, Sports

It's been decades since Loyola crowned a Homecoming king and queen, but after a week of SGA and University Planning Board events, sociology freshman Darell Honora Jr. and psychology sophomore Sofia Rabassa won the crowns. Honora was the only freshman elected to the court and serves as a member of...

Loyola conducts space audit

Loyola conducts space audit

Cristian Orellana

February 15, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

From Mercy Hall to the the buildings on Broadway, every Loyola space is currently set to have a complete evaluation of its use of space conducted this year. President Tania Tetlow requested that the university conduct an audit project analyzing all spaces on campus. “The space audit is design...

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