The Maroon

Ignacio Volunteers program will not be cut

Anderson Leal

May 9, 2018


Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

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...

Samantha Conway retires from gymnastics

Samantha Conway retires from gymnastics

Andrew Lang

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Political science freshman Sam Conway is leaving the sport she has been involved in since she was two years old. Conway says her family is what got her started. “My sister was a gymnast, and my mom needed a place for me to get all of my energy out,” Conway said. Conway said she will miss th...

SGA swears in executive cabinet

SGA swears in executive cabinet

Anum Siddiqui

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Loyola’s Student Government Association swore in their newly elected executive student cabinet on May 2 in the SGA office in preparation for a new school year and new policy objectives. Freedom Richardson, political science sophomore, and Kristen Williams, biology junior, were both sworn in as sen...

Wildes reflects on his presidency

Wildes reflects on his presidency

Rose Wagner

May 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

From Hurricane Katrina to dealing with fire drills in Carrollton Hall, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., has dealt with many obstacles during his 14 years as Loyola's president and is ready to bring his knowledge and experiences to another university.After his tenure as the 16th president of Loyola ends ...

Letter: A statement from Loyola University in New Orleans

Letter: A statement from Loyola University in New Orleans

May 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, Student Government

Loyola University New Orleans is built upon a Catholic and Jesuit foundation of education that is committed to respectful civil discourse and argument. We respect others on campus, whether students, faculty, or staff, who have differing opinions. Loyola, like any university, operates in an environment wh...

Loyola “will not recognize a pro-choice campus organization”

Loyola “will not recognize a pro-choice campus
organization”

Rose Wagner

May 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, Student Government

In response to a debate about political favoritism that was ignited by an April 23 anti-abortion display by the student-run organization Wolf Pack For Life, the university has issued a statement that it will not recognize nor financially support the creation or existence of a pro-abortion rights student or...

Pastorek plans to conserve Loyola’s future

Cody Downey

May 1, 2018


Filed under Academic, Administration, News

As drastic changes have occurred at Loyola, the man everyone has been looking to for answers is Paul Pastorek. Pastorek, A’76 and JD’79, replaced David Borofsky as Loyola’s chief operating officer after his resignation in early April. Prior to taking on this role, Pastorek served on...

Father Kevin Wildes to begin professorship at St. Joseph’s University

Father Kevin Wildes to begin professorship at St. Joseph’s University

Jc Canicosa

April 30, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

The Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., has been hired as a university professor at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia along with two other Jesuits, according to an email sent to faculty and staff by Mark Reed, president of St. Joseph's University.Wildes, the sixteenth president of Loyola, will complete his tenur...

Lambda Theta Alpha plans to bring more diversity to Loyola’s Greek Life

Lambda Theta Alpha plans to bring more diversity to Loyola’s Greek Life

Cody Downey

April 30, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola’s Greek Life could be mixing it up soon with the prospect of a new sorority, different from the other sororities offered on campus. Assistant Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life Chris McQueen stated his intentions of bringing Lambda Theta Alpha to Loyola’s campus. “In my efforts in ma...

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola
News