The Maroon

Women’s advocate departs

Raquel Derganz-Baker

May 1, 2013

Filed under City, News

It's always hard to say goodbye to a beloved member of the Loyola family. Karen Reichard, director of the Women's Recourse Center, is ending her Loyola career. Starting on May 17, Reichard will leave to begin work at Tulane Univ...

NOPD addresses racial profiling


April 4, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Anecdotal allegations of persistent racial profiling by New Orleans police punctuated a meeting of a City Council panel on March 27. At the meeting, local government watchdogs said better data collection is ne...

Education can prove costly


April 4, 2013

Filed under City, Finance, News

When music education student Ray Freire A'12 graduated, finding a job was not his biggest concern. By the end of his senior year, he had approximately $33,000 in student loan debt. "My after-college plan is to become a music te...

Local legend announces retirement

Nia Porter

April 4, 2013

Filed under City, News

When Angela Hill was offered a job as a consumer reporter at WWL-TV in 1975, there was not a single woman who held an anchoring position at the station. Thirty-eight years later, after becoming the first female news anchor at ...

Man arrested for pornography

Associate Press

March 21, 2013

Filed under City, News

NEW IBERIA, La. (AP) - State police say a 60-year-old New Iberia man has been arrested for possessing and distributing child pornography. Troopers said Paul Smith was arrested Monday at his home where detectives said they found...

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