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Loyola to offer new food and femininity course

Loyola to offer new food and femininity course

Emma Noble

March 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Worldview

Food and femininity, a class with material centered around how modern women across many cultures often find themselves in a negative relationship with food, will take the format of an intense two-week session in the May term of the spring semester being offered for the first time. Jaita Talukdar,...

The ongoing border wall saga lacks resolution

The ongoing border wall saga lacks resolution

Jasper Roberson-Schulz

March 19, 2019


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

The government shutdown is over and life in the oval office proceeds without approval for wall funding, yet friction between the House of Representatives and President Trump is far from being over. Now, the conversation moves toward the likelihood of a wall being built and what would happen if it were. With...

Loyola hopes to shelf issue of food insecurity

Lacinea Mcbride

March 15, 2019


Filed under Worldview

Many Loyola students cannot afford to feed themselves which may be affecting their academic success, an administrative survey reported. The university is now organizing to address the problem of food insecurity, according to Loyola's chief diversity officer Sybol Anderson.According to the survey, which And...

Loyola Students Get to NOLA

Loyola Students Get to NOLA

Shamaria Bell

February 26, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Worldview

A couple of blocks away from where Mardi Gras parades were rolling, a group of Loyola students went to Studio BE.The visit was a part of Loyola's Get to NOLA Excursion with this one being the first of the spring semester, according to Coordinator of Campus Recreation & Commuter Engagement Maddi Borison."...

Throw me something, Mister. Without plastic please

Throw me something, Mister. Without plastic please

Jade Myers

February 23, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

They come in different sizes, shades and colors. From green to purple, to black and gold. Some even light up and some clog drains. But the colorful plastic Mardi Gras beads are doing more harm to the environment than good, according to Bob Thomas, Loyola professor and director of the Environmental Communication...

Loyola to take part in Civil Rights road trip

Loyola to take part in Civil Rights road trip

Madison Mcloughlin

February 21, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

Suitcases and snacks will be packed on Mardi Gras day, just in time for the civil rights road trip. The civil rights road trip will drive through Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee to stop at several sites important to civil rights history beginning on March 6. After several conversations...

Organizations hopes to educate on gun control

Organizations hopes to educate on gun control

Vanessa Alvarado

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Worldview

Death by guns in the United States has increased throughout the years. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's WONDER database, almost 40,000 people in the United States have died due to guns with reasons such as suicide, violence and accidents. These statistics and much more...

Former U.S. secretary of state visits Tulane to talk about fascism

Former U.S. secretary of state visits Tulane to talk about fascism

India Yarborough

February 13, 2019


Filed under National, Showcase, State, Worldview

Before she was a teenager, Madeleine Albright, now 81, had fled two forms of fascism—Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939 and a communist regime in her home country in 1948, the same year her family immigrated to the United States. Albright, who in 1997 became the United States’ first female secretary...

New York Abortion Bill stirs up controversy

Francesca Du Broca

February 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

The debate around the topic of abortion is brought up once again to Loyola’s campus thanks to a new bill.The newly-appointed Democratic Senate wasted no time in pushing forward with progressive plans to strengthen women's reproductive rights through favorable New York legislation. On Jan. 22, CBS New...

Audubon welcomes Valerio back into Jaguar Jungle

Audubon welcomes Valerio back into Jaguar Jungle

Andres Fuentes

February 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

Out of the mist of Jaguar Jungle, Audubon Zoo's troubled big cat, Valerio, returns to his revamped and renovated habitat. The almost four-year-old jaguar stepped foot in his enclosure for the first time in seven months, after escaping and setting off on a killing spree among the other animals at the...

Broken St. Charles traffic light causes frustration

Broken St. Charles traffic light causes frustration

Sophie Whitehead

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, State, Worldview

A traffic light at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and Nashville Avenue has been out for over a month, creating an inconvenience for New Orleans residents. The traffic light has been blinking red, forcing drivers to partake in a four-way stop at the intersection. Stop signs were put in to help...

Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to take effect

Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to take effect

John Casey

February 1, 2019


Filed under National, Politics, Showcase, Worldview

The Supreme Court of the United States voted on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to allow President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban to take effect, sending shock waves through the LGBT community. The 5-4 decision by the court would allow for the ban to go into action and for the lower courts to be able to he...

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