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We will not be silent about sexual violence

We will not be silent about  sexual  violence

Lauren Stroh

December 4, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

A common thread in the testimonies given by the 16 women who claim to have been sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby is that many felt uncomfortable coming forward with accusations for fear that they would be blamed or that no one would believe them. However, despite victims coming forward with accusations...

Loyola, social justice university, favors irresponsibility

Loyola, social justice university, favors irresponsibility

Laurel Taylor

December 4, 2014


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

This past August, Loyola hired former New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Ronal Serpas as a tenured professor of criminal justice. His employment at our university was met with contempt due to Loyola’s recent widespread layoffs and budget cuts. Now, in light of the shocking reports re...

Ignacio Volunteers get ready for service

Ignacio Volunteers get ready for service

Abby Perkins

December 4, 2014


Filed under Religion, Showcase

For many of the Ignacio Volunteers headed to Belize over the Christmas holidays, fundraising plays a vital part in achieving their mission. The trip to Belize costs $1,500 to attend, which is not a feasible price for many students. Loyola does not want this to inhibit any students from participating,...

Women’s team off to blazing start

Women’s team off to blazing start

Mark Robinson, Sports Editor

December 4, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Sports

We are only a month into the women’s basketball regular season and the team has already broken a number of team records. On Nov. 29, the team scored 113 points against Brenau State in the Den, topping their previous record of 112 points scored against Coastal Georgia on Nov. 21. Along with ...

Sam has a corporate meeting with his worst fears

Sam has a corporate meeting with his worst fears

Adam Albaari

December 4, 2014


Filed under Arts, Life & Times, Showcase

I swung the door open and walked into a well-lit and nicely furnished boardroom. The hallway I walked out of was pitch black and the difference in lighting made me squint for a moment. When my eyes adjusted, I found myself standing at the end of a very long table. At the end of the table, I saw myself...

Battle for the senate: round two

Battle for the senate: round two

Emily Branan, Religion Editor

December 4, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

As the battle for the hotly contested Louisiana Senate seat comes to an end, Senator Mary Landrieu and Congressman Bill Cassidy are both said to be the best choice for university students. When voters head back to the polls for the runoff election, the winner of the Louisiana Senate seat will imp...

6 ways to spend Christmas in NOLA

6 ways to spend Christmas in NOLA

Jack Vanchiere

December 4, 2014


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

If you plan on spending Christmas in New Orleans, you won’t have to go far to get in the Christmas spirit. From betting on racing Santas to Christmas-themed circus shows, there are a number of things to do around the city for every age and budget. 1. Running of the Santas Join the migrat...

Man of many photographs

Man of many photographs

Colleen Dulle, News Editor

December 4, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

University Photographer Harold Baquet is retiring from Loyola after 25 years of capturing images of students from their Wolfpack Welcomes to their graduations. Baquet said that he hopes to enter private practice, do commercial and fine art photography, show exhibitions of his documentary photograp...

Young music lovers are changing their tune

Young music lovers are changing their tune

Jamie Nguyen

December 1, 2014


Filed under Life & Times, Showcase

Vinyl has become a trend among the younger crowds, but older generations say that it has never left. Gabe Soria, a Euclid Records employee, said that their customers are people of all ages. Soria said that what’s different is the younger generations are growing an appreciation for them as...

Students protest Ferguson decision

Students protest Ferguson decision

Colleen Dulle, News Editor

November 25, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

  Shortly after the announcement that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the Michael Brown case, Loyola student and Ferguson native Etefia Umana began processing around campus with students chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot.” The protestors marched around Loyola, through Monroe Library, and onto Tulan...

A drone’s-eye view of Loyola

November 21, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

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