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Loyola Theatre Pays Tribute to New Orleans and Women of Color

Loyola Theatre Pays Tribute to New Orleans and Women of Color

Davis Walden

November 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Theater

The theatre department will be performing Marcus Gardley’s “The House That Will Not Stand,” a play centered around New Orleans free women of color in the 1800s. Revolving around matriarch Beatrice and her daughters Agnès, Maude Lynn and Odette after the death of Beatrice’s husb...

Miami natives at Loyola unable to vote

Miami natives at Loyola unable to vote

Colleen Dulle

November 7, 2016


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

Several Loyola students from Miami have found themselves unable to vote absentee in this year's election, despite having registered and requested ballots on time.Out of seven Miami natives The Maroon interviewed, six had not yet received their absentee ballots on Nov. 7, the day before ballots were due,...

Alpha Phi Alpha celebrates Alpha Week

Alpha Phi Alpha celebrates Alpha Week

Alliciyia George

November 7, 2016


Filed under Greek Life, Life & Times, Showcase

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. kicked off Alpha Week on Saturday, Nov. 5 with a car wash. On Sunday. Nov. 6 Alpha Phi Alpha invited members of the Loyola community to join them at Temple Sinai for a Presbyterian church service at 9 A.M. The schedule of events for the rest of the week is as follows:M...

Film spotlights black man’s reaction to gentrification

Film spotlights black man’s reaction to gentrification

Jamal Melancon

November 7, 2016


Filed under Film, Life & Times, Showcase

“Babylon Jones Pt. II” features protagonist Babylon Jones escaping from the basement of the Loyola Danna Student Center before confronting the businessman Mr. White, who takes joy in trapping Jones and tormenting him with the reality that his neighborhood has been gentrified. Digital film juni...

Majority of Americans may soon be living with legal marijuana

Majority of Americans may soon be living with legal marijuana

Jc Canicosa

November 7, 2016


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

In some states in 2016, voters will decide on more than just emails and building walls. Voters in five states—Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada—will decide whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adults, while medical marijuana is on the ballot in four other sta...

Editorial: Tulane admissions video whitewashes New Orleans

Editorial: Tulane admissions video whitewashes New Orleans

Colleen Dulle

November 6, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

On Oct. 31, Tulane University published an admission video that immediately drew attention for its lack of diversity. The video features an almost entirely white cast, fronted by the Green Envy a cappella group. The video amassed more than 1,000 Facebook shares within two days and garnered critical commen...

Loyola Week encourages students to “Live Loyola”

Loyola Week encourages students to “Live Loyola”

Chasity Pugh

November 6, 2016


Filed under Christianity, Religion, Showcase

Magis, inclusivity and care for the environment are three of the values that will be expressed during the Loyola Week Opening Mass. Held Nov. 6-11, Loyola Week allows the community to celebrate the Jesuit and Catholic values that the university holds. The opening Mass will occur on Nov. 6 at 9 p.m in ...

Students for Life club forms

Students for Life club forms

Jessamyn Reichmann

November 5, 2016


Filed under Religion, Showcase

Students for Life, once a thriving anti-abortion club on Loyola’s campus, is currently on the rise again. It is an organization being resurrected this fall by Alex Lucas, freshman vocal performance and history double major. Walking onto Loyola’s campus and admiring the accessible resources...

Marsalis and Torkanowsky perform rare piano duet

Marsalis and Torkanowsky perform rare piano duet

Sabelo Jupiter

November 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Modern jazz pianists Ellis Marsalis and David Torkanowsky met on stage in Loyola’s Nunemaker Hall the evening of Thursday, Oct. 27 to entertain audience members with an hour and a half long show of piano interchange — a rarity in the piano world according to Anthony Dagradi, professor of...

GoodWood goes beyond design, helps Loyola students do the same

GoodWood goes beyond design, helps Loyola students do the same

Seán Brennan

November 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase

Two years ago, Michael Dalle Molle and Jordan Gurren, the founders and owners of the design and fabrication company GoodWood NOLA, were desperately trying to find a space to work out of, bringing in less than $1,000 per month and scrambling to get their vision off the ground. “Basically, for an en...

“The Young Turks” host live broadcast at Loyola

“The Young Turks” host live broadcast at Loyola

Nick Reimann

November 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Young Turks brought their critical, progressive take on the state of American politics to Loyola when they broadcasted their live show from here Monday, Oct. 31. The stop at Loyola was the eighth of a 12-part series at universities across the country, with the normally online-focused political netwo...

Loyola to participate in national Wolves on the Prowl Day of Service

Loyola to participate in national Wolves on the Prowl Day of Service

Lily Cummings

November 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Loyola will host its 17th annual Wolves on the Prowl day of service Nov. 12 at Good Shepherd School and Immaculate Conception Church on Baronne Street. Loyola alumni, students and faculty will volunteer to repaint areas of the campus, clean classrooms, renovate church chairs, clean up the church area an...

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