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Students explore Loyola during welcome week

Students explore Loyola during welcome week

Alexandria Whitten

August 23, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

From August 16-19, first-year students arrived on campus before classes for Wolf Pack Welcome to learn more about Loyola, listen to keynote speakers and bond with classmates. Josslyn Littles, a Krewe leader and senior design major, believes that this year’s Wolf Pack Welcome focused on creating...

Res Life triples up in Biever Hall

Res Life triples up in Biever Hall

India Yarborough

August 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In response to an increase in students living on campus this year, Loyola’s Office of Residential Life has placed more than 200 freshmen in three-person dorm rooms in Biever Hall. Residential life director Amy Boyle said that in 2000 the university updated all Biever rooms facing the residential...

Loyola and New Orleans prepare for peak hurricane season

Loyola and New Orleans prepare for peak hurricane season

Nicholas Toledo

August 21, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

The start of the school year comes with its own set of challenges. For one, going to school in New Orleans means preparing for Hurricane season and the challenges that come with it. Hurricane season is a part of campus culture, it’s something students new and old learn to face together. It is important...

Loyola kicks off the school year with new spaces

Loyola kicks off the school year with new spaces

Anum Siddiqui

August 20, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Photography, Showcase

      In response to a growing student body, Loyola has opened the Pan American Life Student Success Center and the residential Founders Hall to provide student resources and increase first-year retention. Loyola experienced an increase in first-year retention from 79 to 86.5 per...

Who Dat Saintsation?

Who Dat Saintsation?

Jillian Oddo

August 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After dancing her whole life, former Loyola dancer Abigail LeCompte has twirled her way from the stage to a football arena after she was selected as a New Orleans Saintsation. The Saintsations are the dance and cheerleading squad for the New Orleans Saints, New Orleans' professional football team. LeCompte...

Loyola launches Handshake employment program

Loyola launches Handshake employment program

Jc Canicosa

August 20, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

Students may find career management online a little easier this semester as Loyola's Career Development Center has shifted its online career management platform to Handshake— the fastest growing platform of its kind with more than 250,000 employers recruiting from its network of over 500 schools. Handshake...

Praise and fear surround Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination

Praise and fear surround Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination

Kyree Magee

August 19, 2018


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

On July 9, President Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, a move which further divides the country politically and ideologically. A graduate of Yale Law School, Kavanaugh pledged to “interpret the constitution as written,...

Letter: How to E-Mail your professors

Letter: How to E-Mail your professors

Lisa Collins

August 19, 2018


Filed under Letters to Editor, Op/Ed, Showcase

Dear students of Loyola, You may be great at Instagram, but you’re probably horrible at email. Every day I get sloppy emails from students, with poor grammar or atrocious spelling. It’s frustrating when 15 people email me to ask, “When is our final?” (Pro tip: it’s in the syllabus!) If...

Opinion: Looking back at college

Opinion: Looking back at college

Thomas Neal

August 19, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

When I set sail for Florida State University as a Freshman back in the 1986, I left behind any interest in continuing to practice my childhood Catholic faith. I was happy to run toward the bliss of adult independence and jump into freedom from the imposition of childish rules, like having to go to church...

Megan Worry set to go, all in for her final season with Wolf Pack

Megan Worry set to go, all in for her final season with Wolf Pack

Rosha'e Gibson

August 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Many great players have had the honor of wearing a Wolf Pack uniform. Another player will be moving on to life beyond Loyola. Megan Worry will be entering her final season as a member of the Loyola Wolf Pack women’s basketball team and reflected on the differce from when she first began. “I...

School of Mass Communication to open producer lab

School of Mass Communication to open producer lab

Olivia Ledet

August 18, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

The School of Mass Communication has joined forces with Gray Television to create a Producer Incubator Lab where Gray Television professionals will guide students in newscast production over the course of the spring 2019 semester, according to a press release by Loyola on July 24. Gray Television is a publ...

President Tania Tetlow starts as Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

President Tania Tetlow starts as Loyola’s first non-Jesuit president

Rose Wagner

August 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Breaking with a 106-year tradition of male, Jesuit presidents, Loyola University New Orleans has welcomed in Tania Tetlow as its 17th president. Tetlow is a Harvard graduate who previously served as senior vice president, chief of staff and a law professor at Tulane University, but she has strong...

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