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Audubon Zoo elephant herd grows by two

Audubon Zoo elephant herd grows by two

Emma Ruby

September 6, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Elephants Jothi and Supara have packed their trunks in preparation for a 1,241-mile move to the Big Easy. The Audubon Zoo will be home for the two new Asian elephants this fall, the Audubon Nature Institute announced in a press release. Jothi and Supara will be relocated from the Buffalo, New York...

Condoms and pregnancy tests cause confusion with new bookstore vendor

Condoms and pregnancy tests cause confusion with new bookstore vendor

Rose Wagner

September 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The week before classes began, Loyola requested that Barnes & Noble College pull products off the university bookstore's shelves that were "not aligned with our Catholic values," according to Laura Frerichs, president of marketing and communications.The removed stock included condoms, according to bo...

Loyola volleyball drops to 4-4 after 1-3 weekend

Loyola volleyball drops to 4-4 after 1-3 weekend

Andrew Lang

September 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Loyola volleyball drops to 4-4 after losing three of their four matches in the University of St. Thomas Labor Day tournament in Houston.The Wolf Pack started the weekend off against Friends University losing three sets to one. The Wolf Pack played Huston-Tillitson University next. The Wolf Pack lost t...

Loyola classes and operations to resume on Wednesday, Sept. 5

Loyola classes and operations to resume on Wednesday, Sept. 5

Jc Canicosa

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola is scheduled to resume class and operations on Wednesday, Sept. 5 starting at 10 a.m.Chief Todd Warren, director of public safety, sent out an email Tuesday, Sept. 4 afternoon."We will continue to monitor the storm and advise of any changes to these plans based on the impact to New Orleans and ...

Column: Give artificial ice a chance

Column: Give artificial ice a chance

Andrew Lang

September 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Life & Times, Showcase

Ice skating is an amazing sensation that is incredibly difficult to put into words. As someone who played hockey for around five years of my life and learned to skate at around six or seven years old, I had mixed emotions when I learned Penguin Ice Skating was opening at The Esplanade Mall in Kenner. On one hand,...

Loyola still deciding Benson Center’s future

Loyola still deciding Benson Center’s future

Riley Katz

September 4, 2018


Filed under Finance, News, Religion, Showcase

After years of waiting, the pillar that stands in between Monroe Hall and the sculpture garden is one step closer to becoming the Tom Benson Jesuit Center, thanks to a matching grant of $500,000 from an anonymous donor. The donor created the matching grant for the long-awaited center’s creation and 20...

Volleyball hits the road again

Volleyball hits the road again

Rosha'E Gibson

September 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Loyola volleyball season is officially underway. The team finished 3-1 this past weekend in the Dillard Invitational. The team’s first home matchup will not be until Sept. 21 versus Bethel University, which means the team will play for almost another month on the road. Despite this, Anne Cath...

Work study renewals caused campus confusion

Work study renewals caused campus confusion

Jc Canicosa

September 3, 2018


Filed under Administration, Finance, News, Showcase

When music education junior Hank Hendrix returned to the Whelan Children's Center for his first shift of the fall semester, the center informed Hendrix that they did not have him on file. This directed a confused Hendrix to a multitude of different Loyola offices in search for an answer to what happened...

Wolf Pack place three runners top 10 in first cross country meet

Wolf Pack place three runners top 10 in first cross country meet

Samuel Kahn

September 2, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Loyola's cross country team headed to Thibodaux Saturday Sept. 1, opening their 2018 season at the Nicholls Cross Country Invitational hosted by Nicholls State University. Among the Wolf Pack, three runners, two men and one woman, finished in the top-ten of their races.Psychology sophomore Hayden Ri...

Gulf Coast prepares for looming tropical storm

Gulf Coast prepares for looming tropical storm

Sam Lucio

September 2, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, State, Worldview

As of this afternoon, the National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Potential Tropical Storm Seven. Tropical storm conditions are possible along the Gulf Coast from Tuesday night all the way through Wednesday. “I am in constant contact with all of our City agencies to ensure that they...

Letter: Dear Loyola Community

Letter: Dear Loyola Community

Tania Tetlow

September 2, 2018


Filed under Letters to Editor, Op/Ed, Showcase

Author’s note: The editors of The Maroon invited me to share thoughts on the beginning of my presidency, which allows me a welcome opportunity to process an intense two weeks. Dear Loyola community, Like many of our incoming students, I have spent time this past week simply finding my way ar...

Opinion: I am a frustrated junior at Loyola

Opinion: I am a frustrated junior at Loyola

Lily Cummings

September 2, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I came back as a junior to Loyola a little frustrated, so I wrote a letter on my Facebook page: Dear Loyola University New Orleans, I’m confused. No, not about any of my classes. I’m confused as to why several friends have lost their federal work study and are getting fired from jobs they’ve...

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