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Staff survey met with low response rate

Staff survey met with low response rate

Rose Wagner

October 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

In order to assess the current faculty and staff's outlook on Loyola, Tania Tetlow, university president, reissued last year's organizational health survey to university employees on Sept. 18.As of Sept. 26, the survey had a response rate of 23 percent which is, "lower than we would hope at this time...

BSU celebrates 50 years at Loyola

BSU celebrates 50 years at Loyola

Maia Moses

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Not everyone is excited to celebrate being half a century old, but Loyola's Black Student Union is ringing in its 50th birthday with pride. Over the past few decades, BSU has aimed to “assess and meet the needs of Loyola’s African American population” by providing “social, cultural, educa...

TapRide mobile transportation app expands services

TapRide mobile transportation app expands services

Andrew Callaghan

October 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Tulane’s TapRide service has recently expanded its mobile transportation access to include a weekend Wolf Pack line that will take students back and forth between Loyola’s Broadway and main campuses between 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. TapRide is a free, on-demand shuttle service that transports...

President brings “good news” at President’s Report

President brings “good news” at President’s Report

Andres Fuentes

September 29, 2018


Filed under Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

Nunemaker Hall breathed a sigh of relief after President Tetlow delivered her presentation at the President's Report on Sept. 26. "It is amazing for me to step into an institution where people care so much about the good of the school," Tetlow said. "I know at this moment that every one of you is doing...

Gallery: High schoolers flocked to campus for JEA conference

Gallery: High schoolers flocked to campus for JEA conference

Angelo Imbraguglio

September 29, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Photography, Showcase

  On Sept. 27, different high schools across Louisiana came to Loyola to partake in lessons, seminars and demonstrations held for the Journalism Education Association. The conference consisted of professors from Loyola's School of Mass Communications as well as their headliner guest speaker, E...

IT takes steps to promote cybersecurity

IT takes steps to promote cybersecurity

Daniel Schwalm

September 29, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

Loyola’s IT department is taking steps to ensure the security of computerized information by requiring faculty and staff to take a short Skillsoft online course on data protection, according to an email sent to faculty by the university. The half-hour course, titled “Security Awareness for t...

GOP agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, delaying Senate vote

GOP agrees to FBI probe of Kavanaugh, delaying Senate vote

LISA MASCARO, ALAN FRAM, and MARY CLARE JALONICK

September 28, 2018


Filed under Briefs, News, Showcase

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dramatic flurry of last-minute negotiations, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cleared a key procedural hurdle Friday, but his confirmation prospects were still deeply uncertain as Republicans agreed to ask for a new FBI investigation into sexual assault allegati...

Harris leaves legal career to work as right-hand woman to Tetlow

Harris leaves legal career to work as right-hand woman to Tetlow

India Yarborough

September 27, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Despite having spent nearly a decade earning degrees, Lesli Harris has chosen once again to return to school, this time as Loyola's chief of staff. Harris joined the Loyola community on Sept. 17 in the inaugural position, leaving behind 16 years as a private attorney. But, Harris doesn't see the new...

Waldrop takes final vows at Mass of the Holy Spirit

Waldrop takes final vows at Mass of the Holy Spirit

Andres Fuentes

September 24, 2018


Filed under Administration, Christianity, Faith, News, Religion, Showcase

For almost 500 years, the Society of Jesus has been ordaining men as Jesuits through the tradition of first vows, but only after years of dedication to the order is a Jesuit invited to enter the order through their final vows. During Loyola's 114th Mass of the Holy Spirit, Gregory Waldrop, S.J....

Mass of Healing addresses abuse in the Church

Mass of Healing addresses abuse in the Church

Charlie Seiter

September 22, 2018


Filed under Christianity, News, Religion, Showcase

In response to recent revelations of sexual abuse within the Catholic Church, Loyola hosted a Mass of Healing on Sept. 15 to bring the community together in prayer for those who suffered abuse at the hands of ministers of the church.The Mass was celebrated by the Rev. Billy Huete, S.J., who began by ...

New lecture series addresses microaggressions

New lecture series addresses microaggressions

Talya Hammond

September 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In an effort to reach students that are, "in the margins," the University Planning Board held an event titled "#Being In the Margins." on Sept. 13. The board hoped to address how microaggressions, derogatory words and actions that people commit with intent and without, affect marginalized groups.This new series focus...

Commuter life gets a fresh coat of paint

Commuter life gets a fresh coat of paint

Gracie Wise

September 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Driving to and from school can take a toll on the typical Loyola commuter, but the Office of Student Affairs has added a new commuter assistant program and renovated Satchmo's lounge to help make campus a better home away from home. The commuter association recently received office space where five...

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