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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...

LUPD to provide vehicle safety checks before Christmas Break

LUPD to provide vehicle safety checks before Christmas Break

Rose Wagner

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For students preparing to spend hours driving home for Christmas Break, LUPD is launching a Check My Ride program to make sure students' vehicles are safe and ready for the road, according to a universitywide email from Todd Warren, director of university police.LUPD will have an inspection station s...

Kaila Anthony fills in as point guard

Kaila Anthony fills in as point guard

Daniel Schwalm

December 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

It was a busy night as the women’s basketball team stomped cross-city rival Southern University at New Orleans by nearly double their opponent’s score at 85-48. The highly-offensive contest featured Kaila Anthony, international business junior, who notched 11 points, four rebounds, four assists...

December welcomes Nola Krampus-style haunted house

December welcomes Nola Krampus-style haunted house

Caitlyn Reisgen

December 6, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Photography, Showcase

Christmas time is upon us, but holiday decor and Christmas music are only the beginning. This cheerful holiday will take a dark turn Dec. 7-8 with the New Orleans Nightmare Haunted House. This haunted, Christmas-themed venue is decorated with lights and holiday staples. But instead of bright lights makin...

Students celebrate the start of Advent and Hanukkah

Students celebrate the start of Advent and Hanukkah

Vanessa Alvarado

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students of different faiths gathered in the Peace Quad on Dec. 2 to celebrate the simultaneous start of Advent and Hanukkah Loyola kicked off these winter holidays by hosting an Advent Wreath Dropping and Hanukkah Candle Lighting in the Peace Quad on Dec. 2, 2018. The Advent Wreath Dropping, inspired...

Danna Center water cutting off on Dec. 17

Danna Center water cutting off on Dec. 17

Jc Canicosa

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After students leave for Christmas break, the Danna Center is cutting off the water Dec. 17 due to plumbing work. Everything on campus will be closed on that day except for the C store.

Walter Ramsey wins scholar award

Walter Ramsey wins scholar award

Andres Fuentes

December 5, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Finishing the cross country season with multiple PR's and a bid to the national championship, Walter Ramsey can now add Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year to his long list of achievements. Ramsey, environmental studies sophomore, currently owns a 3.79 GPA which helped contribute to the co...

Benson brings holiday cheer early for Walmart customers

Benson brings holiday cheer early for Walmart customers

Andres Fuentes

December 4, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

It's the season of giving and one New Orleans resident decided to celebrate the holidays early by paying off layways at a local Walmart. The Walmart store on Tchopitoulas St. was greeted with an anonymous donation by New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson. Benson gave $93,502 to pay off o...

Gallery: NOLA 300: a look back at the Crescent City in the early 1900s

Gallery: NOLA 300: a look back at the Crescent City in the early 1900s

Sam Lucio

December 4, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

In 2018, New Orleans celebrated its 300 anniversary. The city was founded in spring of 1718 and named after Philippe II, Duke of Orleans in France. New Orleans has seen many changes in its early days since its founding such as the switch from French to Spanish rule in 1763. Here is a look at some...

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