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University Senate endorses idea for associate degree program

University Senate endorses idea for associate degree program

Rose Wagner

January 18, 2019


Filed under Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

The University Senate approved a motion yesterday to endorse the concept of City College and the possible development of online associate degree programs. City College was a program abolished post-Katrina that aimed at adult and continuing education. The new concept, presented to the senate by Maria...

New online class attendance policy goes into effect

New online class attendance policy goes into effect

Alexandria Whitten

January 18, 2019


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

Loyola students enrolled in online classes this semester must adhere to a new attendance policy instituted by the Office of Academic Affairs. The new policy requires online students to participate in at least one assigned Blackboard activity no later than 11:59 p.m. on the seventh calendar day of...

Uptown Howl Season 4-Episode 2

Tess Rowland and Ariana Del Mar

January 18, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Uptown Howl

This week on Uptown Howl, Tess Rowland and Ariana Del Mar give you the latest in entertainment news. Khayla Gaston interviews Loyola photographer Christian Riley.

Greek Life confusion results in organization probations

Greek Life confusion results in organization probations

Cody Downey

January 18, 2019


Filed under Greek Life, News, Showcase

A "paperwork" issue has thrown Loyola's Greek organizations into turmoil — with some questioning what the future will hold. Eight Greek organizations on Loyola's campus are on temporary social probation due to their failure to meet the Standards of Excellence set up by the university, according to Pa...

Wolf Pack takes a bite out of the New Year

Wolf Pack takes a bite out of the New Year

Ariel Landry

January 18, 2019


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

It’s Jan. 1, and you’ve got that “new year, new me” mindset. But, we all know resolutions tend to be pretty hard to keep. This can be especially true for the party-hard, night-owl on a college student budget. Still, there are some goals that even the average tired, broke, social butterfly...

SGA fails to fulfill diversity initiative, senate plans for inaugural homecoming

India Yarborough

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government

Before parting for winter break, Student Government Association President Sierra Ambrose asked cabinet members to reflect on her campaign initiatives. Their verdict? At least one objective had not been met. “From what I looked at and from what everyone else said, we did a great job at attacking...

Communication issues are to blame for Greek life social probation

January 18, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

For members of the Loyola community who participate in Greek life, the past week has been tumultuous. With these organizations placed on social probation, members cannot participate in social activities they value. The presiding bodies' decision to restrict fraternities and sororities, both social...

Double-doubles cause trouble for Dalton State, helps secure Wolf Pack victory

Double-doubles cause trouble for Dalton State, helps secure Wolf Pack victory

Derrick Ransom

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

With the Wolf Pack at home in the Den, Loyola's men's basketball team relied on their freshmen duo to beat Dalton State, 73-72, on Jan. 17. The home game began with Loyola falling behind in the first half 30-14, with Dalton State in the lead. Key plays would unfold, however, to bring Loyola closer...

Some RAs ‘caught off guard’ by anonymous email demanding change

Some RAs ‘caught off guard’ by anonymous email demanding change

Rose Wagner

January 17, 2019


Filed under News, Residential Life, Showcase

It was a Saturday evening and, while many students prepared for a night out, Kris Bradley, Carrollton Hall's senior resident assistant, found herself confined to her dormitory. Her job required she remain in the building for 24 hours — from 5 p.m. that night to 5 p.m. the next day. Bradley, a music...

Bye Eagles Bye: The New Orleans Saints are on to the next one

Bye Eagles Bye: The New Orleans Saints are on to the next one

January 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Superdome was shaking, the car speakers were blasting "Choppa Style" and Saints quarterback Drew Brees celebrated the evening with champagne and birthday cake. It was a Saints win, and the team and its celebrated appropriately. There was a no-fly zone enforced by the New Orleans Saints, and the...

LemonShark Poké combines New Orleans culture with Hawaiian tradition

LemonShark Poké combines New Orleans culture with Hawaiian tradition

Madison Mcloughlin

January 17, 2019


Filed under Food, Life & Times, Showcase

Individuals who resolved to eat healthier when the New Year rolled around scan the streets of New Orleans for an option that has them leaving healthy, happy and full. On the corner of Magazine and Sixth Streets, surrounded by the artwork of locals, the custom-made LemonShark Poké street tile, the scent...

Donnelly Center wins public relations award

Donnelly Center wins public relations award

Rose Wagner

January 16, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Shawn M. Donnelly Center for Nonprofit Communications, Loyola's student-run public relations organization, has been awarded a 2018 Flambeaux Award for excellency in public relations by the Public Relations Association of Louisiana, according to a press release from the center.Students who participa...

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