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President Tetlow addresses the Loyola community

President Tetlow addresses the Loyola community

Jc Canicosa

August 14, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Since being named Loyola University's first female, non-Jesuit president, Tania Tetlow addressed the Loyola community for the first time at the President's Convocation in Roussell Hall on August 13. Tetlow referenced Loyola's recovery from a period of financial instability and said her presidency...

Loyola receives Top 20 placements from the Princeton Review

Andres Fuentes

August 7, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

In its annual rankings, the Princeton Review named Loyola University New Orleans the No. 1 college in the nation in Town-Gown Relations as well as a Top 20 university for the Best College Newspaper, Lots of Race/Class Interaction and Best Quality of Life categories.Loyola jumped up 11 spots from last...

Naomi Yavneh resigns after seven years as honors director

Naomi Yavneh resigns after seven years as honors director

Andres Fuentes

July 25, 2018


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Naomi Yavneh intends to step down from her position as the director of the honors program at Loyola, effective August 1st, 2018, according to an email sent to faculty by Maria Calzada, interim provost. Yavneh will be on sabbatical for the 2018-2019 academic year and will then return to Loyola as a...

Loyola lays off staff to complete Project Magis

Loyola lays off staff to complete Project Magis

Rose Wagner

July 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

While Loyola students were awaiting the return of the school year, eager to design their dorm rooms and reunite with their friends on the Peace Quad, some university employees were forced to confront a different reality, they would not all be returning to Loyola in the fall. In order to achieve financial...

Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

Andres Fuentes

July 13, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

In the midst of summer vacation, Loyola University New Orleans unveiled the Pan-American Life Student Success Center for the upcoming Fall 2018 semester.According to a press release sent out by Patricia Murret, Associate Director of Public Affairs, the donor-funded $1.25 million program will house "st...

Construction slows business on Magazine Street

Construction slows business on Magazine Street

Alexandria Whitten

July 10, 2018


Filed under City, News, Showcase, Worldview

Since July 5, a portion of Magazine St. from Delachaise St. to Louisiana Ave. has been closed to through traffic as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works on the drainage and canal system through the intersection of Louisiana and Magazine for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SE...

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


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

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...

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