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Tetlow gives updates on university status

Tetlow gives updates on university status

Rose Wagner

August 19, 2019

Amid the influx of a large and diverse freshman class and the decision on Loyola's financial probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools fast approaching, University President Tania Tetlow sat down with the staff of The Maroon to discuss the status of the university for the upcoming...

Opinion: ICWA is vital to Native Sovereignty

Opinion: ICWA is vital to Native Sovereignty

Emma Trunkle

August 18, 2019

*WRITER'S NOTE: This opinion piece was written from the perspective of a non-Native observing the complications of ICWA and the court system from the perspective of a white adoptive family. The constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, or ICWA, is currently being debated though the federal c...

Editorial: Wolf PACKED: Too many students, no where to grow

Editorial: Wolf PACKED: Too many students, no where to grow

August 18, 2019

For the past few years, the Loyola student body has grown substantially, with each new class being larger than the last. While the growth of the community is exciting and makes us optimistic, problems regarding space and size are quickly revealing themselves. From classes getting bigger, to fewer available...

Opinion: Loyola’s Environmental Program helps conserve local environment

Opinion: Loyola’s Environmental Program helps conserve local environment

Aimee Thomas

August 17, 2019

“If not us, who? If not now, when?” This is a saying that first resonated with me when I was in high school in the early 1990's — a time directly following the oil boom and bust in Louisiana and Texas, 20 years after the first Earth Day and 30 years after Rachel Carson published her wake-up...

New Orleans learns to live without musical icons after losses

New Orleans learns to live without musical icons after losses

Andres Fuentes

August 17, 2019

New Orleans went through a summer of blaring horns, dancing in the heat and marching away calories. But as colorful and lively as the second lines were, they were all to honor the dead. The city took a serious hit over a span of two months, as its' residents laid to rest significant icons that w...

Who runs New Orleans? Women.

Who runs New Orleans? Women.

Andrew Lang

August 16, 2019

In 2018, New Orleans saw three women ascend to some of the most prominent positions in the community: positions that had historically only been held by men. The first occurred due to the passing of then New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Tom Benson in March 2018. Upon his death, his...

Freshman class size causes housing concerns

Freshman class size causes housing concerns

Emma Ruby

August 16, 2019

As freshmen have begun the move-in process, there is one thing the winding line for a Biever elevator has made abundantly clear: the all-freshman residence hall is at capacity. Nathan Ament, Chief Enrollment Officer for the university, said the school expects to welcome 840 first-year students for...

Greek Life expansion begins with FIJI

Greek Life expansion begins with FIJI

Tess Rowland

August 15, 2019

Men looking to join an Interfraternity Council fraternity will have two options during recruitment this fall. Phi Gamma Delta, also known as FIJI will begin their recruitment process on August 26, according to Chris McQueen, assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life. Prior to the recruitment...

Local musicians second-line for Eugene Grant

Local musicians second-line for Eugene Grant

Andres Fuentes

July 23, 2019

On a humid Sunday afternoon, second-liners used beats and brass to bring awareness to the reality of life as a street artist in New Orleans. Earlier this month, Eugene Grant, a local musician, was arrested near the corner of Frenchmen and Charters Streets after a local business reported him to the po...

New Orleans residents show support for undocumented immigrants

New Orleans residents show support for undocumented immigrants

Andres Fuentes

July 20, 2019

As the sun set down on New Orleans, hundreds of protesters came out to voice their resentment toward politicians and migrant detention camps. Under one voice, both the speakers and the supporters shouted, "Ustedes son hermosos, we are all beautiful people," on July 19. Together with other organizations...

What did Tropical Storm Barry look like outside New Orleans? Sandbags and swimming snakes

What did Tropical Storm Barry look like outside New Orleans? Sandbags and swimming snakes

Andres Fuentes

July 14, 2019

After days of warnings about the dangers of Tropical Storm Barry and millions of dollars of potential property damage, most New Orleanians woke up July 14 to calm cloudy skies and hurricane party hangovers. This left many residents to question why news stations aired storm coverage over their reg...

Jarrett Richard hopes to sprint his way into history

Jarrett Richard hopes to sprint his way into history

Rosha'e Gibson

May 7, 2019

For the past three years, Jarrett Richard has left broken records, top finishes and fierce drive out on the track, never boasting and always being a silent competitor. However, the computer information systems junior sprinted a long way to become a top athlete in his sport. From the very beginning,...

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