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SGA fails to fulfill diversity initiative, senate plans for inaugural homecoming

India Yarborough

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Before parting for winter break, Student Government Association President Sierra Ambrose asked cabinet members to reflect on her campaign initiatives. Their verdict? At least one objective had not been met. “From what I looked at and from what everyone else said, we did a great job at attacking...

Some RAs ‘caught off guard’ by anonymous email demanding change

Some RAs ‘caught off guard’ by anonymous email demanding change

Rose Wagner

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Residential Life, Showcase

It was a Saturday evening and, while many students prepared for a night out, Kris Bradley, Carrollton Hall's senior resident assistant, found herself confined to her dormitory. Her job required she remain in the building for 24 hours — from 5 p.m. that night to 5 p.m. the next day. Bradley, a music...

Donnelly Center wins public relations award

Donnelly Center wins public relations award

Rose Wagner

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Shawn M. Donnelly Center for Nonprofit Communications, Loyola's student-run public relations organization, has been awarded a 2018 Flambeaux Award for excellency in public relations by the Public Relations Association of Louisiana, according to a press release from the center.Students who participa...

Students lose university-sponsored medical coverage

Students lose university-sponsored medical coverage

Cristian Orellana

January 15, 2019


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Students at Loyola currently receiving healthcare from the university's partnership with the Student Educational Benefit Trust are now without medical coverage, as the trust filed for bankruptcy, according to a Jan. 15 email sent to affected students by the university. Loyola started offering the...

BREAKING: Most of Greek life placed under social probation

BREAKING: Most of Greek life placed under social probation

Riley Katz, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

(Updated: Jan. 15, 2019 at 11:54 a.m.) Loyola's Greek life is facing social probation on most of their fraternities and sororities. With this probation, Loyola's Greek life organizations are losing their social standing. This means that they are no longer allowed to hold alcohol-related events, fo...

BREAKING: SGA Chief-of-Staff Resigns

BREAKING: SGA Chief-of-Staff Resigns

Riley Katz

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Student Government Association's Chief-of-Staff Fallon Chiasson resigned yesterday.In an interview, Chiasson said the current working environment and atmosphere in SGA prevented her from doing her job effectively."I didn't feel proud to be part of the organization anymore," Chiasson said. "The leade...

BREAKING: Loyola hires new Senior VP for Enrollment and Student Affairs

BREAKING: Loyola hires new Senior VP for Enrollment and Student Affairs

Riley Katz

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In an email addressed to the Loyola community, President Tania Tetlow announced Sarah Kelly has been hired as the university's new senior vice president for enrollment management. Tetlow said Kelly was chosen for her experience in multiple areas, including success in admissions and financial aid strategy...

BREAKING: Loyola put under financial probation for fiscal year 2019

BREAKING: Loyola put under financial probation for fiscal year 2019

Emma Ruby

December 11, 2018


Filed under Academic, Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

After a review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Loyola will begin 2019 under financial probation, according to a Dec. 11 email from university president Tania Tetlow. The financial probation will last for the next year and is part of the ongoing monitoring ...

Loyola student organization raises AIDS awareness

Loyola student organization raises AIDS awareness

Hannah Renton

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Dancing and a cappella aren’t typically associated with a cocktail hour, but for PLUS+ president David-Michael Collins, that is the only way to put on a fun, yet informative event about AIDS awareness. The second World AIDS Day Cocktail Party at Loyola was held on Dec. 1, but it was the first y...

Lemon Pepper hopes to add flavor to post-grad life for students of color

Lemon Pepper hopes to add flavor to post-grad life for students of color

Rose Wagner

December 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Lemon Pepper isn't just a zesty seasoning, and according to Zontre City, digital filmmaking sophomore, it's not a band or movie either. Lemon Pepper, he said, is a movement.Lemon Pepper is one of Loyola's newest student organizations. Though it shares members with Loyola's Black Student Union, Student ...

Eight former Loyola priests named in Jesuit sex abuse list

Eight former Loyola priests named in Jesuit sex abuse list

Rose Wagner

December 7, 2018


Filed under Christianity, News, Religion, Showcase

Eight Jesuit priests who previously worked at Loyola were named in the Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province's list of 42 priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The list, released on Dec. 7, included allegations of abuse by Loyola priests dating as far back as the 1950s...

Music therapy makes their voices heard

Music therapy makes their voices heard

India Yarborough

December 7, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

When Loyola senior Katarina Prasso is questioned about what she studies, her response is often met with a look of confusion, no matter who’s asking — peers, family members, even Uber drivers. “I think there has only been one time where I said what my major was, and the other person was like...

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