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Textbooks break students’ banks

Textbooks break students’ banks

Madison Mcloughlin

January 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Purchasing textbooks can be one of the most dreaded necessities a college student endures every semester. While there are some classes that don’t require any books, most classes do, many of them requiring more than one book. In an attempt to avoid high prices, many students opt to rent the books...

MLK Day of Service canceled

MLK Day of Service canceled

Kaylie Saidin

January 19, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, News, Showcase

Due to ongoing problems with water pressure in New Orleans, the Martin Luther King Day of Service, which was scheduled for tomorrow Jan. 20th, has been canceled. The Sewerage & Water Board issued a boil water advisory for the east bank of Orleans and Jefferson parish on Thursday, Jan. 18, after pre...

Class registration order pushes seniors out

Class registration order pushes seniors out

Jc Canicosa

January 19, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

When political science senior Max Heimburger set his alarm at 8:30 a.m. on the day of senior class registration for the spring semester, he already had his whole schedule planned out. He was going to keep his Monday and Wednesday afternoons open in order to spend time at his internship at a law firm...

Student athletes scored academically in fall semester

Student athletes scored academically in fall semester

Ryan Micklin

January 18, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase, Sports

Loyola’s student athletes enjoyed a high degree of success in the classroom last semester, showing why the word “student” comes before “athlete." Some of the most notable accomplishments for Loyola’s athletic department during the fall semester included 13 athletes who finished the semester...

SGA sets highest fundraising goal ever for third annual Dance Marathon

SGA sets highest fundraising goal ever for third annual Dance Marathon

Rose Wagner

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Hips aren't going to be the only things shaking up at this year's Dance Marathon. The Student Government Association has set its fundraising goal for its third annual Dance Marathon higher than ever before at $30,000. Last year's marathon won the Magis Award for Best On Campus Event, and this year...

Boil water advisory issued for east bank of New Orleans

Boil water advisory issued for east bank of New Orleans

Sidney Holmes

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

**updated at 10:40 a.m. on Jan. 18** The entire east bank of Orleans and Jefferson parishes is under a precautionary boil water advisory until further notice, the Sewerage & Water Board announced Thursday morning. This advisory comes as an expansion of the advisory issued on Wednesday, Jan. ...

Classes canceled for Thursday

Classes canceled for Thursday

Erin Snodgrass

January 17, 2018


Filed under Academic, Showcase

According to the Loyola website, classes are canceled for Thursday, Jan. 18, due to icy road conditions. The city has issued another hard freeze warning, with below-freezing temperatures and wind chill expected again tonight. Ice could remain on the ground through tomorrow morning, especially on bridges...

Classes canceled for Thursday

Erin Snodgrass

January 17, 2018


Filed under Academic

According to the Loyola website, classes are canceled for Thursday, Jan. 18, due to icy road conditions.The city has issued another hard freeze warning, with below-freezing temperatures and wind chill expected again tonight. Ice could remain on the ground through tomorrow morning, especially on bridge...

Borofsky: “Right now, everything will be back up and running tomorrow morning”

Erin Snodgrass

January 17, 2018


Filed under Academic

According to David Borofsky, chief operating officer, as of right now, campus will be back up and running for tomorrow morning."While it will be cold, it will be in the high 30’s and low 40’s and sunny," Borofsky said.If anything changes, a decision won't be made until late tonight or early...

Classes canceled for Wednesday

Erin Snodgrass

January 16, 2018


Filed under Academic

Due to the threat of winter weather, including the possibility of snow and ice, classes are canceled for tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 17, according to an email sent by David Borofsky, chief operating officer.Dining services will remain open, but may have limited hours due to staffing issues."Ice could remain on ...

Marguerite Hernandez hired as founding director of academic advising

Erin Snodgrass

December 11, 2017


Filed under Administration, News

In an attempt to increase retention as part of Project Magis, Dr. Marguerite "Missy" Hernandez has accepted an offer to be Loyola's founding director of academic advising. According to an email from Interim Provost David Borofsky, Hernandez holds an E.d. D in higher education leadership from Nova...

New online alumni system allows for more connection

New online alumni system allows for more connection

Cody Downey

December 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Beginning in the new year, the Loyola Online Community will go live. This community will allow users to share and update personal information, find classmates and directly message alumni.The online community will be implemented in stages from January to March. The service will be available first to ...

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