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Clemson wins the College Football Playoff National Championship

Clemson wins the College Football Playoff National Championship

Brian Wollitz

January 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In a rematch of last year's College Football Playoff National Championship, No.2 ranked Clemson overcame early struggles to oust No.1 Alabama, claiming the National Championship in the final seconds of the game. With one second left in the game and down by three points, Clemson lined up on the two-y...

Men’s basketball adds Trey LaForge

Men’s basketball adds Trey LaForge

Brian Wollitz

January 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Friday, the Loyola men’s basketball team announced the addition of freshman Trey LaForge to this season’s roster. LaForge, a native of New Orleans previously spent last season playing quarterback for the Louisiana State University Tigers football team. Prior to Loyola, LaForge was a standout...

10 percent of Congress attended Jesuit colleges

10 percent of Congress attended Jesuit colleges

Colleen Dulle

January 5, 2017


Filed under Christianity, Politics, Religion, Showcase

Congress just got a little more Ignatian. Fully 10 percent of the 115th U.S. Congress, which convened Jan. 3, attended a Jesuit college or university, according to a press release from the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.These 56 members mark an increase from the last Congress' 50 Jes...

Faith-based events fill finals week

Faith-based events fill finals week

Colleen Dulle

December 11, 2016


Filed under Faith, Religion, Showcase

Need some divine intervention to get through finals? Loyola's got you covered.Several on-campus organizations are hosting faith-based events this week, beginning with tonight's traditional Mass and Pancakes, organized by the Residence Hall Association and Mission and Ministry.The event begins with 9 p.m. Mass in the Audubon Room then continue...

Trump: “If John’s not there, we won’t build the wall.”

Trump: “If John’s not there, we won’t build the wall.”

Nick Reimann

December 9, 2016


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, State, Worldview

Thousands gathered at Baton Rouge Metro Airport on Friday (Dec. 9) to hear President-elect Donald Trump deliver a rally on the day before the Louisiana Senate runoff. Louisiana treasurer John Kennedy, the Republican candidate for Senate, introduced Trump. A win by Kennedy on Saturday (Dec. 10) would...

University says police confrontation was a misunderstanding

University says police confrontation was a misunderstanding

Starlight Williams

December 9, 2016


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase

Loyola University New Orleans released a statement following Wednesday's incident about a student wearing a firearm to class. According to Josh Collins, a law enforcement officer and Loyola student, and the university's statement, the situation was a misunderstanding. Collins arrived late to class...

Editorial: Sanctuary Campuses, where do we draw the line?

Editorial: Sanctuary Campuses, where do we draw the line?

Seán Brennan

December 9, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Showcase

In response to the unexpected election of Donald Trump, whose major campaign promise was the forced removal of 12 million undocumented immigrants from U.S. soil, universities across the country have officially declared themselves as “Sanctuary Campuses.” Now is the time for Loyola University to...

University declares Loyola not an official Sanctuary Campus

University declares Loyola not an official Sanctuary Campus

Lily Cummings

December 9, 2016


Filed under National, News, Politics, Showcase, State

Margie, a 16-year-old student at John Ehert High School in Marrero, Louisiana, immigrated with her parents to the United States from El Salvador when she was only five. She now has two siblings who were born in the U.S. Today, her family is one of many immigrant families who have growing concerns since...

Anthony Rizzi leads the pack for cross country team

Anthony Rizzi leads the pack for cross country team

John Casey

December 9, 2016


Filed under Cross Country, Showcase, Sports

Coming into his freshman season, Anthony Rizzi never saw himself as a record-setter and national qualifier, but now that he is, he’s intent on being the best that Loyola University has ever seen. “My first two season’s here have definitely been unexpected,” Rizzi said in a one-on-one interview....

Kern Maass appointed dean of College of Music and Fine Arts

Kern Maass appointed dean of College of Music and Fine Arts

Davis Walden

December 9, 2016


Filed under Administration, Life & Times, Showcase

Kern Maass finds his home as the newly appointed dean of the College of Music and Fine Arts at Loyola University New Orleans. The College of Music and Fine Arts has been successful in its enrollment growth and additions to its curriculum and community outreach. With 700 students enrolled in the fall 201...

Undergraduate students to study at 21 international universities next semester

Undergraduate students to study at 21 international universities next semester

India Yarborough

December 9, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Around 30 Loyola undergraduate students will leave New Orleans next semester to embark on study abroad opportunities at 21 different universities across the globe. According to Alisa Jackson, assistant director for study abroad, four students, or roughly one-fifth of those participating in internati...

Celebration in the Oaks lights up City Park

Celebration in the Oaks lights up City Park

Jessica Molina

December 7, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photography, Showcase

Lights shine brightly at Celebration in the Oaks in New Orleans' City Park as they celebrate their 30 year anniversary. Over 165,000 visitors visit the holiday light festival every year to view the light display.

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