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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...

Paige Carter dives into Loyola swimming

Paige Carter dives into Loyola swimming

Catie Sanders

May 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Swimming

Imagine waking up to swimming drills then walking to your biology lab or philosophy lecture only to spend your afternoon back in a pool. Balancing between swim practice and school work can seem daunting and sometimes impossible. For Paige Carter, the early practices, from riding the bus to workouts,...

Gallery: Have a look into Jazz Fest 2018

Gallery: Have a look into Jazz Fest 2018

Angelo Imbraguglio

May 4, 2018


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Music, Photography, Showcase

Angelo Imbraguglio shoots one of the Crescent City's biggest festivals. It is a celebration of New Orleans culture, music and food. The festival starts on April 27 and goes throughout two weekends until May 6.  

Loyola faculty remove children from daycare after increase in tuition

Loyola faculty remove children from daycare after increase in tuition

Jc Canicosa

May 4, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Multiple faculty, staff and community members have pulled their children out of the Whelan's Children Center after an increase in tuition effective Aug. 1, 2018. Whelan Children's Center is a year-round childcare program for the children of faculty, staff, students and alumni of Loyola. The daycare i...

Editorial: Top Ten Maroon Stories

Editorial: Top Ten Maroon Stories

May 4, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

We saw a lot of news come through campus this year. We’ve seen a lot of people come and go and said a lot of goodbyes. Our year has come to a close, but we’re more optimistic for the future than ever. So here’s to next year. Here’s to getting deadlines in on time. Here’s to leaving press...

SGA swears in executive cabinet

SGA swears in executive cabinet

Anum Siddiqui

May 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Loyola’s Student Government Association swore in their newly elected executive student cabinet on May 2 in the SGA office in preparation for a new school year and new policy objectives. Freedom Richardson, political science sophomore, and Kristen Williams, biology junior, were both sworn in as sen...

Wildes reflects on his presidency

Wildes reflects on his presidency

Rose Wagner

May 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

From Hurricane Katrina to dealing with fire drills in Carrollton Hall, the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., has dealt with many obstacles during his 14 years as Loyola's president and is ready to bring his knowledge and experiences to another university.After his tenure as the 16th president of Loyola ends ...

Letter: A statement from Loyola University in New Orleans

Letter: A statement from Loyola University in New Orleans

May 2, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, Student Government

Loyola University New Orleans is built upon a Catholic and Jesuit foundation of education that is committed to respectful civil discourse and argument. We respect others on campus, whether students, faculty, or staff, who have differing opinions. Loyola, like any university, operates in an environment wh...

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