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Opinion: Jesuit priest to leave Loyola

Opinion: Jesuit priest to leave Loyola

Nick Reimann
August 16, 2017
Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

BY FR. TED DZIAK VICE PRESIDENT FOR MISSION AND MINISTRYWhen you first walk into Loyola President Kevin Wildes’ office on the second floor of Marquette, you see many framed photos on his shelves and walls. They’re pictures of Father Wildes with students or families or friends — weddings...

Volleyball team prepares for new season under new coach

Volleyball team prepares for new season under new coach

Cristian Orellana
August 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Gearing up for the 2017 season and their first game with Dillard International, the Loyola volleyball team has already started working with their new coach, Jesse Zabel.“This year will be about refining skill, redefining our limits and finding out how far we can go with the talent we have,R...

Sports complex undergoes series of renovations

Sports complex undergoes series of renovations

Ryan Micklin
August 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Returning students flocking back to campus for the start of the new semester are due for quite a surprise when they step foot in the university’s remade sports complex this year. Some of the upgrades installed during the summer include renovations done to First NBC Court and both fitness areas loc...

Loyola sees fourth round of faculty buyouts

Loyola sees fourth round of faculty buyouts

India Yarborough
August 16, 2017
Filed under Academic, Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

After a 28-year relationship with Loyola, psychology professor Lawrence Lewis’ future with the institution is uncertain.Lewis, a Loyola alumnus and associate professor of 13 years, accepted a voluntary severance package in May of this year as part of the university’s most recent round of ...

University convocation focuses on Project Magis

University convocation focuses on Project Magis

Erin Snodgrass
August 15, 2017
Filed under Academic, Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

Faculty and staff gathered in Roussel Hall on Monday, Aug. 14, to hear university president Kevin Wildes, S.J., deliver his annual, and final, President's Convocation to start the academic year. Another key speaker, in his first Loyola convocation, was Interim Provost David Borofsky, who used the ev...

Campus-area crime down in previous week

Campus-area crime down in previous week

John Casey
August 15, 2017
Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Crime in the mile surrounding Loyola's campus was few and far between this past week. The New Orleans Police Department's Second District reported 10 incidents in the campus area between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13, down from 15 the previous week.Two of the incidents were acts of simple vandalism just off of Na...

Loyola grad releases new jazz album

Loyola grad releases new jazz album

Davis Walden
August 14, 2017
Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

"A new take on jazz with added accessories" is how recent Loyola graduate Trevarri Huff-Boone describes his newly released jazz album. Huff-Boone, who graduated from Loyola in the jazz studies/performance program in May, is the leader of a group called TREVARRI, who released a jazz album on July 28, ...

French Quarter street performer suspected killer in 43-year-old cold case

John Casey
August 11, 2017
Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Forensic evidence from a murder over four decades ago led Jacksonville police detectives to the New Orleans French Quarter, where longtime street performer Johnie Miller, better known as “Uncle Louie,” was ultimately arrested on May 16th of this year. Miller, who claimed to have performed in the...

Loyola grad Maxwell Eaton to open namesake restaurant on Magazine Street

Loyola grad Maxwell Eaton to open namesake restaurant on Magazine Street

Davis Walden
August 11, 2017
Filed under Food, Life & Times, Showcase

One recent Loyola graduate hopes that a new restaurant project will bring “maximum wellness” to the community. That grad’s name – Maxwell Eaton. Eaton, Loyola A‘07, plans to open Max Well (Maximum Wellness) New Orleans on Magazine Street early fall this year, a health fo...

Fr. Wildes announces retirement

Fr. Wildes announces retirement

Nick Reimann
August 4, 2017
Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

After 14 years holding the role of President of Loyola University New Orleans, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., has told the board of trustees he intends to retire in June of 2018. Wildes will continue as usual in his role as president for the remainder of the academic year, including commencement, before he...

Loyola cutting 60 positions from workforce

Loyola cutting 60 positions from workforce

Nick Reimann
July 7, 2017
Filed under Academic, Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

Another round of cuts is coming to Loyola, Interim Provost David Borofsky announced in an email to faculty and staff on Friday. Those cuts include 12 buyouts to faculty, as well as a decision to "reduce our workforce" with 27 staff positions and 21 vacant positions being eliminated. This comes...

Final Wolf of Loyno for the Year!

Final Wolf of Loyno for the Year!

May 9, 2017
Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Showcase

For our FINAL episode (with our current hosts: Dannielle Garcia & Cristina de Arcos), we brought on our BIGGEST fan, Papa Carl, to quiz him on his pop culture knowledge. We alsooo switched things around a bit and had our new hosts on the show, Jenna Mourad & Sophie Henry, to SCHOOL us on some...

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