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Opinion: I am proud to be the daughter of immigrants

Opinion: I am proud to be the daughter of immigrants

Vanessa Alvarado

December 9, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

“They Tried to Bury Us. They Didn’t Know We Were Seeds.” - Dinos ChristianopoulosBeing the daughter of two immigrants has shaped many different aspects of my life, especially in today's America. But I am proud to be their daughter.Every immigrant my family knows who willingly left t...

Opinion: This is where I think the campus stands

Opinion: This is where I think the campus stands

Tania Tetlow

December 9, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

[by President Tetlow] The inauguration was quite a moment for all of us at Loyola. A moment to stop and remember our history, our values and who we are. A moment to dream big about what Jesuit mission will mean in a fast-changing world. It was a humbling experience for me, as well, to feel as though...

For the greatest Loyola

For the greatest Loyola

Riley Katz

December 9, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

My name is Riley Katz, and I am officially the new editor-in-chief of The Maroon. I could not be more excited for what our paper has in store to continue our tradition of award-winning journalism. The Maroon is an incredible organization because, no matter a student's major or interests, all it takes ...

Loyola knocks Dillard out The Den

Loyola knocks Dillard out The Den

Andrew Wellmann

December 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Despite the looming dread of finals week, the women’s basketball team brought some holiday cheer as they defeat No. 25 Dillard University, 74-59 at The Den. The Wolf Pack team took their winning momentum versus SUNO on Dec. 5 and brought the heat as they scorched the Blue Devils in the second ...

Loyola dancer brings Caribbean ties to dance team

Loyola dancer brings Caribbean ties to dance team
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Jillian Oddo

December 8, 2018


Filed under Cheer and Dance, Showcase, Sports

Loyola dancer Cereyna Bougouneau gave up the sandy beaches of her Caribbean island home for the streetcars and gumbo of New Orleans. Bougouneau, theater arts junior, has danced her whole life but did not know dance teams existed until she came to Loyola, bringing her U.S. Virgin Islands culture t...

Loyola students offer mixed reviews on FDA’s JUUL ban

Loyola students offer mixed reviews on FDA’s JUUL ban

Andrew Callaghan

December 8, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

Sleek, silent and easily disguised as a USB drive, the JUUL, a common e-cigarette, has taken young adults by storm since it surged to popularity in 2017. But for those JUUL users with a sweet tooth, flavor options are about to become a bit more limited. Aligning with critics who say JUUL’s fruity...

Lemon Pepper hopes to add flavor to post-grad life for students of color

Lemon Pepper hopes to add flavor to post-grad life for students of color

Rose Wagner

December 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Lemon Pepper isn't just a zesty seasoning, and according to Zontre City, digital filmmaking sophomore, it's not a band or movie either. Lemon Pepper, he said, is a movement.Lemon Pepper is one of Loyola's newest student organizations. Though it shares members with Loyola's Black Student Union, Student ...

Uptown Howl Season 3 – Episode 16

Uptown Howl Season 3 – Episode 16

Rhon Ridgeway, Tess Rowland, and Jade Myers

December 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uptown Howl

For this week's Uptown Howl Tess Rowland and Rhon Ridgeway bring the latest in entertainment news. Jade Myers interviews Eric Brown, also known as "E.B." the Hooper.

Eight former Loyola priests named in Jesuit sex abuse list

Eight former Loyola priests named in Jesuit sex abuse list

Rose Wagner

December 7, 2018


Filed under Christianity, News, Religion, Showcase

Eight Jesuit priests who previously worked at Loyola were named in the Jesuits U.S. Central and Southern Province's list of 42 priests with credible allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The list, released on Dec. 7, included allegations of abuse by Loyola priests dating as far back as the 1950s...

‘Women in Music’ panel encourages gender inclusivity

Emma Ruby

December 7, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

It seems rare for a room full of music industry professionals and students to be female dominated. And that's exactly why Loyola hosted a "Women In Music" panel Nov. 28. The panel was part of the university's ongoing "Not Your Mother's Lecture Series," designed to promote gender inclusivity and equality...

Music therapy makes their voices heard

Music therapy makes their voices heard

India Yarborough

December 7, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

When Loyola senior Katarina Prasso is questioned about what she studies, her response is often met with a look of confusion, no matter who’s asking — peers, family members, even Uber drivers. “I think there has only been one time where I said what my major was, and the other person was like...

Editorial: Loyola must stick together

Editorial: Loyola must stick together

December 7, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

As students of Loyola, for the past year, we've heard the rumor mill swirl with fearful mumbles regarding the accreditation status of our university. We have heard about the financial struggles our beloved institution faces. We have congregated in trepidation, nervous, seeking to hear some truth about...

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