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Greek life coordinator leaves Loyola

Greek life coordinator leaves Loyola

Emma Ruby

August 22, 2019

A prominent administrator in the Greek life community will bid one Loyola farewell in exchange for another this week. Chris McQueen, assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life and new student programs, announced his last day at Loyola New Orleans will be Friday Aug. 23 in an email to Greek...

Column: New Prospective through cross-country cycling trip

Column: New Prospective through cross-country cycling trip

Will Ingram

August 22, 2019

This summer, I was given an opportunity of a lifetime to ride my bicycle across the country starting in San Francisco and ending in Washington D.C. The trip is an event hosted by The Ability Experience, a non-profit that raises money and awareness for people with disabilities. The trip took me over...

WFF staff face shift time changes

WFF staff face shift time changes

Jc Canicosa

August 22, 2019

The Loyola community should expect to see fewer janitorial staff on campus during the day. The staff of WFF, Loyola’s janitorial services vendor, have had their shifts moved from during the day to either early in the morning or overnight, making some workers end their shifts after midnight. This...

Loyola Athletics reached new record

Loyola Athletics reached new record

Andres Fuentes

August 21, 2019

Campus may have been quiet over the summer months, but on June 6th, the athletics department received word that they made school history. The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics announced their final standings in the Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup. And the small, Jesuit...

Wolf Pack opens up volleyball season

Wolf Pack opens up volleyball season

Andrew Lang

August 19, 2019

The Wolf Pack volleyball team started off the season with a 1-3 record at the Early Bird Invitational hosted at Xavier University of Louisiana. The Wolf Pack racked up a win against Cumberland University, but fell to nationally ranked no. 5 Viterbo University, College of Coastal Georgia and Xavier. H...

Tetlow gives updates on university status

Tetlow gives updates on university status

Rose Wagner

August 19, 2019

Amid the influx of a large and diverse freshman class and the decision on Loyola's financial probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools fast approaching, University President Tania Tetlow sat down with the staff of The Maroon to discuss the status of the university for the upcoming...

Opinion: ICWA is vital to Native Sovereignty

Opinion: ICWA is vital to Native Sovereignty

Emma Trunkle

August 18, 2019

*WRITER'S NOTE: This opinion piece was written from the perspective of a non-Native observing the complications of ICWA and the court system from the perspective of a white adoptive family. The constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, or ICWA, is currently being debated though the federal c...

Editorial: Wolf PACKED: Too many students, no where to grow

Editorial: Wolf PACKED: Too many students, no where to grow

August 18, 2019

For the past few years, the Loyola student body has grown substantially, with each new class being larger than the last. While the growth of the community is exciting and makes us optimistic, problems regarding space and size are quickly revealing themselves. From classes getting bigger, to fewer available...

Opinion: Loyola’s Environmental Program helps conserve local environment

Opinion: Loyola’s Environmental Program helps conserve local environment

Aimee Thomas

August 17, 2019

“If not us, who? If not now, when?” This is a saying that first resonated with me when I was in high school in the early 1990's — a time directly following the oil boom and bust in Louisiana and Texas, 20 years after the first Earth Day and 30 years after Rachel Carson published her wake-up...

New Orleans learns to live without musical icons after losses

New Orleans learns to live without musical icons after losses

Andres Fuentes

August 17, 2019

New Orleans went through a summer of blaring horns, dancing in the heat and marching away calories. But as colorful and lively as the second lines were, they were all to honor the dead. The city took a serious hit over a span of two months, as its' residents laid to rest significant icons that w...

Who runs New Orleans? Women.

Who runs New Orleans? Women.

Andrew Lang

August 16, 2019

In 2018, New Orleans saw three women ascend to some of the most prominent positions in the community: positions that had historically only been held by men. The first occurred due to the passing of then New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson in March 2018. Upon his death, his...

Freshman class size causes housing concerns

Freshman class size causes housing concerns

Emma Ruby

August 16, 2019

As freshmen have begun the move-in process, there is one thing the winding line for a Biever elevator has made abundantly clear: the all-freshman residence hall is at capacity. Nathan Ament, Chief Enrollment Officer for the university, said the school expects to welcome 840 first-year students for...

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