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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...

Editorial: An Open Letter to President Tetlow

Editorial: An Open Letter to President Tetlow

August 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

As Loyola’s first female, non-Jesuit president, you compared accepting your position as Loyola’s president as “coming home.” We, at the Loyola Maroon, are happy to say welcome home, President Tetlow. We were honored that you took the time out of your, surely busy, schedule to...

White Linen Night lights up the evening

White Linen Night lights up the evening

Jacob Meyer

August 16, 2018


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Multimedia, Nightlife, Photography, Showcase

Locals used their wardrobe to show their passion for the arts during Hancock Whitney's White Linen Night, which took place on the first Saturday in August as it has in previous years. Sponsored by the banking group, White Linen Night utilized the art-openings of Julia Street's local galleries to fund...

NOPD and Louisiana State Police crackdown on summer crimes

NOPD and Louisiana State Police crackdown on summer crimes

Sam Lucio

August 16, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

New Orleans Police Department revealed results of a summer-long campaign called “Operation Summer Heat.” Operation Summer Heat began in early May and is part of NOPD’s ongoing narcotics roundup. As a result of Operation Summer Heat, NOPD has arrested 71 drug dealers, all of whom were arrested...

Column: Latinos take over NOLA with modern fusion styles

Column: Latinos take over NOLA with modern fusion styles

Anderson Leal

August 16, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Music, Showcase

As a Cuban-American, being part of any event that promotes and cherishes my culture is a comforting experience. This month began with the presence of dancers from all over the United States, South America, and the Caribbean celebrating the second annual New Orleans Salsa Bachata Festival at the Le Meridien hotel. I am thrilled to share my experience taking great workshops, and enjoyin...

Kevin Licht is ready for a new journey at the helm of Loyola’s Track teams

Kevin Licht is ready for a new journey at the helm of Loyola’s Track teams

Rosha'E Gibson

August 15, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

Loyola’s track and field and cross-country teams are looking to build on success in recent years with the hiring of new Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach Kevin Licht.Licht was previously the Head Cross Country and Assistant Track and Field coach at Queens University in Charlotte, North Car...

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