The Maroon

Algiers Folk Art Zone to host sixth annual festival

Kaylie Saidin

November 1, 2017

Filed under City, Worldview

It has been 17 years since New Orleans native Charles Gillam founded the Folk Art Zone & Blues Museum, which continues to be an integral part of the artistic community in Algiers Point. The museum, sitting along the Mississippi...

Loyola hosts annual Take Back the Night march

Cody Downey

October 25, 2017

Filed under City, News

Sponsored by Loyola, Tulane, Dillard, Xavier, University of New Orleans and University of Holy Cross, the annual Take Back the Night event will begin at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday night in Loyola’s Horseshoe with a lighting of candles,...

Entergy continues fight for new power plant

Jules Lydon

October 19, 2017

Filed under City, Worldview

The ongoing city-wide debate about power supply for the city may soon have an answer. The question of how the city of New Orleans can boost power, primarily for the purpose of powering an overwhelmed drainage system, has consumed...

Police: bike thefts “the biggest thing right now happening on campus”

Mairead Cahill

September 20, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Worldview

A spike in Uptown bicycle thefts have some Loyola students concerned about security on campus as the New Orleans Police Department described the issue as a “major problem.” In the weekly Second District NOPD MAX meeting,...

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