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MLK Day Celebrations Exemplify The Power of Song

Seán Brennan

January 25, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.” Now, 48 years after his death, King’s legacy continues to be venerated in every city across the country, with each city celebrating this legacy in ...

Study shows millenials are non-religious

Study shows millenials are non-religious

Sidney Holmes

December 10, 2015

Recent study done by the PEW Research Center have shown a steady decline in the amount of religious people in America and an increasing number of millennials wwho identify themselves as “nones” is believed to be the cause. Jessica Martinez, Pew senior researcher, credits this decrease in religious...

Mass and Pancakes preps students for finals week

Gabriela Morales

December 10, 2015

Although the title of “Mass and Pancakes” suggests that pancakes will be served after a Mass, that however, is not the case. Ken Weber, university minister for liturgy and music said that the event actually serves french toast instead of pancakes. “Pancakes do not stay fresh as well as french...

War, Miracles and Oil

War, Miracles and Oil

Lawson Box

December 3, 2015

While Hanukkah and Christmas are both religious occasions that involve family, fun and presents, the Festival of Lights has its origins in war, miracles and oil. For each of the eight nights of Hanukkah, set to begin on Dec. 6, Jewish families gather to light a candle on the menorah, exchange gifts...

Loyola to kick off annual Christmas concert

Sidney Holmes

November 20, 2015

The College of Music and Fine Arts is continuing a tradition that has been going on for over 23 years, with its annual Christmas at Loyola concert. Christmas at Loyola is a free event put on by the CMFA that takes place on the first Sunday of December in the Holy Name of Jesus Church. Meg Frazier, a...

Wolf Pack gives back to the community

Zayn Abidin

November 20, 2015

From repainting walls to putting turf on a playground, Loyola students and alumni did it all to honor the Ignatian values of giving back to the community during Wolves on the Prowl. The event, which is Loyola’s national day of community service, was held at the Bricolage Academy in Mid-city on ...

University of Central America martyrs to be remembered during a Mass

University of Central America martyrs to be remembered during a Mass

Andrew Callaghan

November 16, 2015

Next week, the Loyola community is coming together to remember the martyrs of University of Central America massacre.During the height of the Salvadorian Civil War in 1989, six Jesuit priests, along with their housekeeper and her daughter, were brutally murdered by the El Salvadorian guerrilla forces. A...

Death Penalty will be the focus of a lecture

Death Penalty will be the focus of a lecture

Chasity Pugh

November 16, 2015

Death penalty, a topic that has incited many heated debates across the country, is going to be the focus of an upcoming lecture hosted by the Loyola University Community Action Program. The lecture will be presented by Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., author and founder of Ministry Against the Death P...

On the Record: Abstract ideas versus concrete experience on marriage

On the Record: Abstract ideas versus concrete experience on marriage

Edward Vacek, S.J., [email protected]

November 13, 2015

Recently, Pope Francis concluded a two-year synod, a gathering of bishops, on the topic of contemporary family life. The stand-your-ground conservatives contended with the charge-ahead liberals. Those who upheld the abstract essence of marriage and those who wanted to change it occasionally hurled...

LUCAP hosts movie screenings

Sidney Holmes

November 6, 2015

The Loyola University Community Action Program started a new series of events where they show films to reflect their service projects.LUCAP’s project leaders came up with this new series of screenings as a way to show people what each of their projects represents through movies.The first screening was fo...

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Jamal Melancon

November 6, 2015

Diwali, often referred to as the Festival of Lights, is an annual five-day Hindu celebration, which usually takes place during the month of October or November.Spiritually, it celebrates light’s victory over darkness and the main festival night takes place on a new moon, in the Hindu month of ...

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