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Loyola announces the College of Music and Media

Loyola announces the College of Music and Media

Rose Wagner

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

A college by any other name is still a college. After more than a semester of deliberation, Loyola announced that the former College of Music and Fine Arts has been renamed the College of Music and Media, according to an email from President Tania Tetlow and Kern Maass, dean of the College of Music ...

Rex Mansion catches fire

Rex Mansion catches fire

William Wann

February 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The historic Montgomery-Grace mansion on St. Charles went up in flames around 8 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to the New Orleans Fire Department. The a release from the department said the initial call came at 7:44 a.m. after being alerted to visible flames coming from the building. The release ...

Basketball player speaks out over hecklers

Basketball player speaks out over hecklers

Andres Fuentes

February 19, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Loyola's women's basketball team hit the road to Montgomery, Alabama to face off against conference-rival, Faulkner University.The Wolf Pack squad looked to improve their win streak to eight-straight games, especially with conference coming to a close in a matter of weeks.The team flexed their might. Th...

The Kolache Kitchen opens on Freret Street

Alexandria Whitten

February 18, 2019


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Showcase

Between specialty bagels, oven-baked pizzas and artisanal hot dogs, Freret Street is home to a range of fast-casual restaurants and treats to cure any craving. Kolache Kitchen, a new restaurant that opened in late January, is bringing a twist to the Freret Street food scene, and New Orleans, with a ...

High school cross-country star races to Loyola

High school cross-country star races to Loyola

Daniel Schwalm

February 18, 2019


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

In his final year as a John Ehret Patriot, Abdel Thabata went for the gold, ending the 2018 cross country season as a champion. Now, Thabata looks forward to the maroon, as the senior plans on distance running for the Wolf Pack. The local runner might have ended the 2018 cross county season as the...

Women’s tennis team receives highest ranking in program history

Women’s tennis team receives highest ranking in program history

Andres Fuentes

February 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Tennis

Loyola's tennis team has started off the season on the right foot, rising to the No. 20 team in the nation after only four games. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics released their Tennis Coaches' Top 25 Polls and the women's team earned their highest ranking ever. The team was...

Seniors nail a win in their final home game

Seniors nail a win in their final home game

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The class of 2019 left The Den for the last time with a victory over conference-rival Blue Mountain College. Seniors Eric Brown, Joseph Ruzevich, Ethan Turner, Benjamin Fields and Tre'Von Jasmine helped contribute to the 84-82 win over the Toppers. The graduating class racked up 38 points with eight sh...

Loyola blows out Blue Mountain College in final home game of 2019

Loyola blows out Blue Mountain College in final home game of 2019

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

In their last game in The Den, all four Loyola seniors started on Senior Day versus Blue Mountain College, earning a win in the last home game of the season.Loyola won the game, 82-41 with all four seniors, Megan Worry, Kayla Noto, An'Jolique Woodson and Menley Long, combining for 25 points and 15 rebounds.Wo...

Families gather in The Den for Senior Night

Families gather in The Den for Senior Night

Andres Fuentes

February 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Cheer and Dance, Photography, Showcase, Sports

14 seniors were showered with cheers, roses and love on Senior Night in The Den. Families and fans witnessed the basketball, cheer and dance teams say one final goodbye to their senior members. The seniors include: Menley Long - Women's basketball Megan Worry - Women's basketball Ka...

An eye on black history: New Orleans boasts hundreds of spots to learn more about the city’s culture

An eye on black history: New Orleans boasts hundreds of spots to learn more about the city’s culture

India Yarborough

February 17, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

New Orleans culture attracts people from all over the world. They come for the food, the music, the fun. But there’s a more serious history to that culture many visitors, and even some residents, might overlook. “New Orleans history is black history,” said Kim Coleman, curator and historian...

Diana Ward clarifies potential changes to Title IX

Diana Ward clarifies potential changes to Title IX

Diana Ward, Deputy Title IX Director

February 17, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Last week an article ran in The Maroon on the proposed Title IX changes. The university would like the opportunity to clarify a few points about the proposed changes the Department of Education has released. First, the guidelines are simply proposals at this point. As was stated in the article, the...

Opinion: Why you should take a class with Walter Block

Opinion: Why you should take a class with Walter Block

Nathan Fryzek

February 17, 2019


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I am currently taking my third class with Walter Block and would like to spread the word about why you should take one of his classes. First of all, professor Block has now published hundreds of articles in peer reviewed academic journals. This quantity of scholarship is an unprecedented achievement. In...

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