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Tetlow looks to continue Loyola’s Jesuit legacy

Tetlow looks to continue Loyola’s Jesuit legacy

Anum Siddiqui

May 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

During a time of institutional and financial adjustments, Loyola University New Orleans' new president Tania Tetlow will lead the university as its first female non-Jesuit president beginning in September of 2018, according to a campuswide email.Tetlow currently carries the titles of senior vice pre...

Tania Tetlow to become Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Tania Tetlow to become Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Rose Wagner

May 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Breaking with a 106-year tradition of male Jesuit presidents, Loyola University New Orleans has named Tania Tetlow as the university's 17th president, according to an email sent to Loyola students. Tetlow is a Harvard graduate who currently serves as senior vice president, chief of staff and a law...

Ignacio Volunteers program will not be cut

Ignacio Volunteers program will not be cut

Anderson Leal

May 9, 2018


Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

Despite rumors, the Ignacio Volunteers program will continue to be an integral part of Loyola and no decisions have been made as to whether the program will change, according to Paul Pastorek, interim chief operating officer.Pastorek said that budget proposals are currently being discussed and, whil...

Loyola students skipping meals, struggling to afford food, survey finds

Loyola students skipping meals, struggling to afford food, survey finds

Sidney Holmes

May 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The cost of food is proving too much for almost half of Loyola students to afford, according to data from the Campus Climate Assessment.The results of the assessment, which showed that over 47 percent of student respondents had financial hardships affording food, were followed by several listening sessions ...

New residence hall merges history with the future

New residence hall merges history with the future

Rose Wagner

May 8, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

New Orleans is world renowned for its culture and history. It practically oozes out the walls and flows through the streets. Loyola students now have the chance to be surrounded by history. They have the opportunity to live within the 90-year old Dominican building, currently being renovated for the...

Samantha Conway retires from gymnastics

Samantha Conway retires from gymnastics

Andrew Lang

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Political science freshman Sam Conway is leaving the sport she has been involved in since she was two years old. Conway says her family is what got her started. “My sister was a gymnast, and my mom needed a place for me to get all of my energy out,” Conway said. Conway said she will miss th...

University officials reach out to students with drug issues

University officials reach out to students with drug issues

Mairéad Siobhán

May 7, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

New Orleans experienced a meteoric 57 percent rise in fentanyl-related deaths in 2017, and that has led Loyola officials to reach out to students with warnings and offers of support.According to a report published by the city's coroner last week, opiates were discovered in 166 drug-related deaths in 2017....

Opinion: Immigrants deserve to be respected

Opinion: Immigrants deserve to be respected

May 6, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

After a few months of migration, the caravan of Latin American immigrants reached the southern border of the United States on seeking asylum, and I hope that all of them get in. Originally numbering in the thousands, the caravan has shrunk dramatically since it started to 150 to 300 people. Most of them we...

Column: Seniors: embrace solitude, not isolation

Column: Seniors: embrace solitude, not isolation

Caleb Beck

May 6, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A few months (or several lifetimes ago), I wrote about graduating seniors wading through the difficulties of shaky job markets and general education hang-ups, all while undergoing the listless malaise senioritis entails. These were thoughts from a dark place, the feeling of a looming capitalist obelisk ...

Opinion: Sidney’s three tips for Loyola students

Opinion: Sidney’s three tips for Loyola students

May 6, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Looking back on my whole time at Loyola, I have one very important piece of advice for all of my young friends: take 15 or more credits every semester, because your second semester senior year self will thank you for it. This semester was the hardest semester of my college career. I took 20 hours of ...

Joseph Kuchler looks to step off the mound and into the future

Joseph Kuchler looks to step off the mound and into the future

Cody Downey

May 5, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Graduation is moving closer and closer each day for college seniors. For marketing senior Joseph Kuchler, this means the ninth inning of his baseball career. Kuchler is on his final days at both Loyola's campus and the baseball diamond at Segnette Field. He began his Loyola career in 2015 coming...

Two freshmen are tearing up the trail

Two freshmen are tearing up the trail

Jillian Oddo

May 5, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

From California to Georgia, this dynamic duo has been tearing up the cross country and track and field competition. Sasha Solano-McDaniel and Walter Ramsey's cross-country season was a hit, both staying on the leaderboard, and they have continued their momentum on the outdoor track, despite only being...

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