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Editorial: Stand with our immigrants

Editorial: Stand with our immigrants

Gabriela Carballo

August 25, 2019

Over the weekend, agents arrested 15 undocumented immigrants in St. Rose, Louisiana, according to the U.S. Border Patrol. Fourteen of the arrested people are Mexican, while one is Nicaraguan. They were turned in by the Gulf Coast Safety Council after trying to take the safety training offered at the...

Opinion: New Orleans lost two iconic women

Opinion: New Orleans lost two iconic women

Andres Fuentes

August 25, 2019

New Orleans was not its usual self over the weekend as locals took to social media for commemoration posts, flocked to memorial sites to lay flowers or embraced one another in mourning. Instead of a joyful tune, the city played the blues, as news traveled of yet another local icon passing away. But...

To pee or not to pee? That should not be a question.

To pee or not to pee? That should not be a question.

Gabriela Carballo

August 24, 2019

Imagine this: You are staring down the clock, hoping the minutes will fly faster, but the hand remains still. You tap your foot on the ground and try to focus on the words coming out of your professor’s mouth, but you can’t take it anymore. You have to pee right now, but you already know what your...

Beer brewing class meets science

Beer brewing class meets science

Gracie Wise

August 24, 2019

The world is surrounded by science, and this summer, students in need of natural science-in-context credit hours studied the science behind one beverage: beer. In May, Michael Giusti, chairman of the journalism department, along with assisting chemistry professor Harriet Clancy, taught 20 upperclassmen...

Mourners honor Kathleen Blanco at the State Capitol

Mourners honor Kathleen Blanco at the State Capitol

Andres Fuentes

August 23, 2019

Even in her death, former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco is making history. She is now the first woman to ever lie in the State Capitol and just the fourth governor to receive the honor. Her body was on display for the public on Aug. 22. Blanco was the state's governor from 2004 thr...

Radiation in Gert Town alarms residents

Radiation in Gert Town alarms residents

Daniel Schwalm

August 23, 2019

Issac Cheatham, Sr., a 30-year resident of the New Orleans neighborhood of Gert Town, walked outside his home on the morning of June 28 to see workers wearing protective gear digging up the intersection of Coolidge Court and Lowerline Street in front of his house. “They said they were just digging...

Residential hall community directors in short supply

Residential hall community directors in short supply

Rose Wagner

August 23, 2019

Loyola started off the school year with its residential halls at capacity, but only two currently have live-in community directors after former employees Joshua Isringhausen and Elizabeth Keating got married and moved to Colorado last year. Buddig Hall, previously overseen by Keating, and Cabra and...

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...

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