The Maroon

Voodoo vanishes from the Big Easy

Mark Robinson

August 21, 2015

Filed under City, Sports

The Crescent City will say goodbye to one of its beloved sports franchises. Though the team predates the days of Katrina, the New Orleans Voodoo has played its final season in the Graveyard.Since being acquired by owner Dan New...

ACT scores in Orleans on the rise since Katrina

Nicholas Ducote

August 20, 2015

Filed under City, News

ACT scores in Orleans Parish Public Schools are one of the highest scores in Louisiana since Hurricane Katrina.According to the Louisiana Department of Education, ACT scores in Orleans Parish Public Schools have increased to 20...

Student sexually assaulted off campus

Burke Bischoff

February 5, 2015

Filed under City, Crime, News

An unknown man sexually assaulted a Loyola student while she was walking towards Broadway Avenue, according to the Loyola University Police Department. The student told a campus security authority that a man sexually assaulted...

Brief: Gulf oil spill indictment trial heats up

Associated Press

December 4, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Some of the text messages that a former BP drilling engineer deleted from his cellphone contained information that could have been evidence in the Justice Department's investigation of the company's 2010 oil...

Obama takes on  The Big Easy

Obama takes on The Big Easy

November 13, 2013

Freshman class lacks Jesuit High School students

NIA PORTER

November 6, 2013

Filed under City, News

Loyola University prides itself on its rich Jesuit tradition, but the school failed to attract any students from New Orleans' only other Jesuit institution this year -Jesuit High School. Not one student from Jesuit High Schoo...

NOLA For Life makes strides to reduce crime in the city

BURKE BISCHOFF

November 3, 2013

Filed under City, News

More than 1,000 people attended the first ever NOLA for Life job fair held Wednesday, Oct. 16. Employment is one of the key aspects of NOLA For Life, which is New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's comprehensive murder reduction strategy created to reduc...

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