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President Tetlow addresses the Loyola community

President Tetlow addresses the Loyola community

Jc Canicosa

August 14, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Since being named Loyola University's first female, non-Jesuit president, Tania Tetlow addressed the Loyola community for the first time at the President's Convocation in Roussell Hall on August 13. Tetlow referenced Loyola's recovery from a period of financial instability and said her presidency...

Wildlife Conservancy is a Louisiana hidden treasure

Wildlife Conservancy is a Louisiana hidden treasure

Tess Rowland

August 8, 2018


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

A walk down the trails of Woodlands Conservancy in Plaquemines Parish uncovers an unexpected piece of history. World War II-era relics can be found along the 10 miles of pathways throughout the conservancy. However, the real treasure of Woodlands Conservancy is the forest, which plays an important ro...

Loyola receives Top 20 placements from the Princeton Review

Andres Fuentes

August 7, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

In its annual rankings, the Princeton Review named Loyola University New Orleans the No. 1 college in the nation in Town-Gown Relations as well as a Top 20 university for the Best College Newspaper, Lots of Race/Class Interaction and Best Quality of Life categories.Loyola jumped up 11 spots from last...

Gallery: Community members gather to remember Kurshaw Jackson

Gallery: Community members gather to remember Kurshaw Jackson

Andres Fuentes

August 1, 2018


Filed under City, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase, Worldview

On her birthday, Robin Jackson spent her afternoon grieving the death of her son, Kurshaw Jackson, in front of the daiquiris store where he was shot to death over the weekend. On August 28, two masked gunmen shot at a crowd in front of Jazz Daiquiris on South Claiborne, killing three and injuring sev...

Naomi Yavneh resigns after seven years as honors director

Naomi Yavneh resigns after seven years as honors director

Andres Fuentes

July 25, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Naomi Yavneh intends to step down from her position as the director of the honors program at Loyola, effective August 1st, 2018, according to an email sent to faculty by Maria Calzada, interim provost. Yavneh will be on sabbatical for the 2018-2019 academic year and will then return to Loyola as a...

Loyola lays off staff to complete Project Magis

Loyola lays off staff to complete Project Magis

Rose Wagner

July 17, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

While Loyola students were awaiting the return of the school year, eager to design their dorm rooms and reunite with their friends on the Peace Quad, some university employees were forced to confront a different reality, they would not all be returning to Loyola in the fall. In order to achieve financial...

Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

Loyola unveils Pan-American Life Student Success Center

Andres Fuentes

July 13, 2018


Filed under Academic, News, Showcase

In the midst of summer vacation, Loyola University New Orleans unveiled the Pan-American Life Student Success Center for the upcoming Fall 2018 semester.According to a press release sent out by Patricia Murret, Associate Director of Public Affairs, the donor-funded $1.25 million program will house "st...

Kenner donut shop fights to stay in business

Kenner donut shop fights to stay in business

Andres Fuentes

July 12, 2018


Filed under City, Food, Multimedia, Showcase, Worldview

  Typically speaking, with construction crews and machinery, there would be a sense of hope for growth and business but for Cop A Donut in Kenner, Louisiana, a large decline in profits is their reality. Butch Geis, owner of Cop A Donut and Jefferson Parish Sherif's Officer, remembered w...

Construction slows business on Magazine Street

Construction slows business on Magazine Street

Alexandria Whitten

July 10, 2018


Filed under City, News, Showcase, Worldview

Since July 5, a portion of Magazine St. from Delachaise St. to Louisiana Ave. has been closed to through traffic as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works on the drainage and canal system through the intersection of Louisiana and Magazine for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project (SE...

Salsa Bachata fest puts NOLA on its feet

Salsa Bachata fest puts NOLA on its feet

Anderson Leal

July 6, 2018


Filed under Leisure, Life & Times, Music, Showcase

This August the New Orleans Salsa Bachata Festival is back for its second annual event that aims to bring Hispanic recognition for the city. It all started with the passion that festival founder, Rubia Garcia, had for dancing and giving back to the community. She began dancing in high school, and...

Column: For a Greater Loyola

Column: For a Greater Loyola

Andres Fuentes

July 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Op/Ed, Showcase

My Thursday started at 6 A.M. I woke up, rushed to grab coffee and doughnuts, and went to The Maroon office. I got there earlier than everyone, hours earlier, as I was excited to help with the coverage of a protest on Loyola's campus. And as my fellow staff members started trickling into the office,...

Opinion: Don’t let bigots get what they want

Opinion: Don’t let bigots get what they want

Tyler Wann

July 1, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I spent my Thursday morning outside of Loyola at the counter protest. I was angry and, like many others, felt an obligation to stand up for my values against people who were so aggressively opposed to them. I stood there on St. Charles Ave. surrounded by all of my friends and allies until the protesters...

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