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University announces new college structure

University announces new college structure

Colleen Dulle, News Editor

February 20, 2015


Filed under Academic, Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola has announced a new college structure which includes dissolving the College of Social Sciences and creating a College of Graduate and Professional Studies, according to an email from Marc Manganaro, provost and vice president for academic affairs. The new structure will begin being implemented...

Panel opens sexual assault discussion

Panel opens sexual assault discussion

Colleen Dulle

February 13, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Three community organizations teamed up for a panel discussion on sexual assault. Students Against Sexual Assault, the New Orleans Family Justice Center and the Intrafraternity Council brought four speakers to the Audubon Room on Feb. 9 to present statistics, answer questions and begin a discussion...

Surviving Mardi Gras

Surviving Mardi Gras

Skyllarr Trusty

February 13, 2015


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

With Mardi Gras season en route, a few Carnival veterans have some advice for newcomers on how to survive upcoming celebrations. The city of New Orleans explodes with culture the moment spring hits, leaving locals and visitors in awe. When Twelfth Night arrives to kick off Carnival season, purp...

The final countdown

The final countdown

Taylor Ford

February 13, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the women’s basketball team approaches the end of their season, players have their eyes on the prize. After an Elite Eight loss in the national tournament last year, the team was seen as a pre-season favorite to be a national contender. However, the level of dominance at which they’ve played...

Lent gives Loyola community time to reflect and repent

Lent gives Loyola community time to reflect and repent

Jessica Molina

February 13, 2015


Filed under Religion, Showcase

Loyola’s Jesuit Center and Alumni Association are co-hosting a Lenten Series of lectures to be held each Wednesday during Lent. The series is free and open to the public. The first lecture, “Saint Ignatius: The Inspiration and the  Mystic,” will be led by Fr. Ted Dziak, S.J. on Feb. 25 at 7...

Voting for change

Voting for change

Lauren Stroh

February 13, 2015


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Tuition is being raised 2 percent for 2015-2016, and as a result, our hopes and expectations for the upcoming academic school year correlate, respectively. We recognize that this increase is modest, and compared to the national average of 2.2 percent, we will go so far as to say that it is reasonable....

Tuition increases by 2 percent

Lauren Saizan

February 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

After freezing tuition rates from the fall 2014 semester until now, Loyola will be increasing tuition next semester by two percent. Tuition for the 2015-2016 school year will increase $355 per semester for full-time undergraduate students. Roberta Kaskel, vice president of enrollment management,...

From 100th night to 100th day

From 100th night to 100th day

Colleen Dulle

February 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola’s Office of Co-Curricular Programs has shifted the traditional 100th Night celebration from a seniors-only nighttime party to an all-school daytime event. The 100th Night celebration ordinarily takes place to commemorate the 100 days left until graduation for Loyola seniors. This year it...

Green space expected to connect New Orleans

Green space expected to connect New Orleans

Barbara Brown

February 5, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The city of New Orleans is transforming a vacant railway into a scenic transportation route for locals and tourists. The Lafitte Greenway was initially a historical canal that connected Bayou St. John to the French Quarter, and it later became a railway that has been abandoned since the mid-twe...

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