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Campus-area crime down in previous week

Campus-area crime down in previous week

John Casey
August 15, 2017
Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Crime in the mile surrounding Loyola's campus was few and far between this past week. The New Orleans Police Department's Second District reported 10 incidents in the campus area between Aug. 7 and Aug. 13, down from 15 the previous week.Two of the incidents were acts of simple vandalism just off of Na...

Excited for the total solar eclipse? Well, better go north to see it.

Nick Reimann
August 15, 2017
Filed under City, Worldview

Students planning for a bright start to the new semester might find their first day a little dark when classes start on Aug. 21. That’s because the first day of class coincides with a long-awaited solar eclipse that will be seen from coast-to-coast across the United States, an event that has not h...

French Quarter street performer suspected killer in 43-year-old cold case

John Casey
August 11, 2017
Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Forensic evidence from a murder over four decades ago led Jacksonville police detectives to the New Orleans French Quarter, where longtime street performer Johnie Miller, better known as “Uncle Louie,” was ultimately arrested on May 16th of this year. Miller, who claimed to have performed in the...

Anxiety Management Workshop Posters Stress Students

India Yarborough
May 8, 2017
Filed under Worldview

With finals quickly approaching, Loyola has promoted the University Counseling Center’s anxiety workshops through a campus-wide email with some tips and resources for students to better handle the end of the semester.Many students have already made up their minds about the anxiety workshops, based off...

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Students might be getting enough sleep, study says

Starlight Williams
May 8, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Loyola News Service, Showcase, Worldview

With the common belief that college students are sleep deprived, it’s no surprise that the crackling sounds of a jaw popping during a yawn and droopy eyelids are common fixtures on college campuses, especially during finals season. However, according to a UP by Jawbone study, students are averaging seven hours of sleep...

Pollster Frank Luntz cites anger as reason for Trump election in Loyola lecture

Pollster Frank Luntz cites anger as reason for Trump election in Loyola lecture

Nick Reimann
May 7, 2017
Filed under City, National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

As President Donald Trump approached his well-publicized 100th day in office, Frank Luntz spoke at Loyola on issues the country faces with Trump as president and the difficulties in predicting his victory. The lecture, which was held in Roussel Hall on April 27, was the eighth installment in the Ed...

Losing the Cajun Coast

Losing the Cajun Coast

Nick Arceneaux
May 6, 2017
Filed under State, Worldview

Environmental disasters and climate change are changing Louisiana’s coastline, leading to struggles for Cajun communities across the state.The Cajun culture, which relies heavily on fishing and other fruits of the bayou, is in danger as rising sea levels and deteriorating environmental condition...

Loyola supports disability pride

Haley Pegg
May 1, 2017
Filed under Worldview

New Orleans is increasing the number of events that both support the needs of disabled individuals and places pride in them. In March, New Orleans held its first ever disability pride festival at the Advocacy Center. While New Orleans is new to the trend, major cities like Philadelphia and Chicago...

Millennials disrupt usage of traditional grocery stores

Millennials disrupt usage of traditional grocery stores

Alliciyia George
April 30, 2017
Filed under Worldview

Some milennials aren’t running to the grocery story often because online shopping is becoming more prevalent. According to a Gallup report, millennials are leading the move away from traditional grocery stores with their shopping habits. About 52 percent of millennials said they spend more on groceries,...

Modern Slavery Research Project comes out with new data about human trafficking

Modern Slavery Research Project comes out with new data about human trafficking

Colleen Dulle and Haley Pegg
April 28, 2017
Filed under Crime, Loyola News Service, Multimedia, National, News, Showcase, State, Worldview

UPDATED: April 29, 2017 at 12:43 p.m. Nearly one in five homeless youths are victims of human trafficking. This statistic was among the new findings from Loyola University New Orleans’ Modern Slavery Research Project. Between February 2014 and June 2016, members of the project conducted a full study on ...

Confederate monument debate continues as one statue is taken down secretly

Confederate monument debate continues as one statue is taken down secretly

Lester Duhé
April 27, 2017
Filed under City, Politics, State, Worldview

With city officials removing the Battle of Liberty Place Monument early Monday morning, the hype around the confederate monuments strengthens as locals criticize the way it was removed. Workers began to dismantle the monument around 2 a.m. Workers wore masks and tactical vests, while snipers were...

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Loyola students bring musical talents to Jazz Fest stage

Caleb Beck
April 27, 2017
Filed under City, Life & Times, Multimedia, Music, Showcase

Loyola’s jazz ensemble will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival next weekend with eclectic song choices and an expanded roster of musicians. On Thursday, May 4, the ensemble will play the festival’s Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent in Heritage Square to deliver a 45-minute performance,...

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