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Dec. 1963: Loyola honors JFK

Dec. 1963: Loyola honors JFK

November 17, 2018


Filed under City, National, Showcase, Worldview

This article was written by The Maroon staff in Dec. 1963In Honor of JFK...A solemn procession of ROTC cadets march into Holy Name of Jesus Church for the military Mass held in honor of the late president, John F. Kennedy. Later during the ceremonies a wreath was laid at the foot of the statue of the ...

Jesuit High comes to term with past history of sexual abuse

Jesuit High comes to term with past history of sexual abuse

Charlie Seiter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Worldview

The Archdiocese of New Orleans looked to make amends for past sexual abuses accusations. On Sept. 19, The New Orleans Advocate published a story alleging repeated sexual abuse and rape of Richard Windmann, a minor at the time, by Peter Modica, a janitor at Jesuit High School in the 1970's. The Advo...

Democratic Socialism in a new age of politics

Democratic Socialism in a new age of politics

Cody Downey

November 13, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Worldview

In the current age of politics, what may have seemed like a simple game of red versus blue could be complicated by the slow rise of the Democratic Socialists of America.According to the organization's official website, "Democratic socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically — to meet public...

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Parishes turn fantasy sports into a reality

Andrew Lang

November 12, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Sports, State

Next time Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas goes off for 211 yards, it could win you some money. 47 parishes voted to legalize daily fantasy sports betting in their jurisdiction. 17 parishes voted against it. Chairman of the Fairness for Fantasy Sports Louisiana political action committee...

Driven Loyola senior plans to build Algiers community center

Driven Loyola senior plans to build Algiers community center

Rose Wagner

November 10, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

As his classmates apply to graduate school and anxiously fill out job applications, Freddie Marshall is busy meeting with government officials and critiquing architectural renderings, determined and focused on the future of Algiers.Marshall, music industry senior, is the founder of the Freddie Marshall ...

Locals find treasure -and trash- in Lake Pontchartrain

Locals find treasure -and trash- in Lake Pontchartrain

Andres Fuentes

November 9, 2018


Filed under City, Leisure, Life & Times, Showcase

On Sunday afternoon, instead of partying at the Bucktown Seafood Festival or any Saints pre-game parties, many New Orleanians decided to enjoy their extra hour of sleep by relaxing at the Lake Ponchartrain lakefront.Whether strolling past the crashing waves or sitting along the edge of the descending seawall,...

Last stretch on midterm election pressures Democrats

Last stretch on midterm election pressures Democrats

Tess Rowland

November 3, 2018


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

Democrats are feeling the pressure to make up lost ground as the midterm election season reaches the final stretch.These seats are not only crucial for state level policy matters, but their outcome could also play a key role with federal issues such as the expansion of medicare and other policy reformat...

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Former Loyola president and professor named in clergy sex abuse list

Rose Wagner

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Religion, Showcase, Worldview

Two priests who previously worked for Loyola were among the 57 clergy members who the Archdiocese of New Orleans identified as being taken out of ministry due to accusations of sexual abuse of minors. The list was released Nov. 2, and included six people identified as Jesuits. Among the Loyola-related...

Archdiocese of New Orleans releases clergy report regarding sex abuse

Archdiocese of New Orleans releases clergy report regarding sex abuse

Andres Fuentes

November 2, 2018


Filed under City, News, Religion, Showcase

On Nov. 2 2018, Archbishop Gregory Aymond released a pastoral letter regarding clergy sex abuse within the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Along with the letter, Aymond released a list of "the names of Archdiocesan clergy (priests and deacons) who have been removed from ministry for an allegation of sex...

Investigation sheds light on possible Entergy dishonesty

Investigation sheds light on possible Entergy dishonesty

Madison Mcloughlin

November 1, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

A New Orleans-area law firm has issued a report in which it claims to have evidence that Entergy cheated when it was trying to convince lawmakers to approve a new powerplant. The 63-page report, released by he Law Offices of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein & Hilbert LLC on Oct. 29 gives what...

VA Secretary returns to his alma mater to reach out to student veterans.

VA Secretary returns to his alma mater to reach out to student veterans.

Andres Fuentes

November 1, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Instead of all the pomp and circumstance that comes with a homecoming, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie humbly came back to his alma mater to hear the issues and worries of veterans. On Oct. 31, Wilkie, A'88, visited Greenville Hall to conduct a dialogue with student veterans and law studen...

Sexual assault takes center stage on Supreme Court

Sexual assault takes center stage on Supreme Court

Tyler Wann

October 30, 2018


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

For many viewers, watching the hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is about deciding who takes the seat as the next Supreme Court Justice. But for survivors of sexual assault, the national conversation is a lot more personal.The Rape Abuse and Incest National Network announced that, fol...

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