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Democrats double down for 2020 election

Democrats double down for 2020 election

Emma Ruby

January 19, 2019


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Worldview

Although 2019 has only been in swing for several weeks, the new year has acted as a catalyst for Democrats across the country looking to the 2020 presidential elections with hope. For months, names of prominent Democratic leaders have been thrown around as potential candidates. Official announcements...

Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to increase minimum wage

Gov. John Bel Edwards plans to increase minimum wage

Tyler Wann

January 19, 2019


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Worldview

An extra $1.25 an hour may not seem like a lot, but for a college student working 40 hours a week to pay the bills, it adds up. That’s what an average week looks like for Cecil Johnson, a theatre senior at Loyola University. She’s one of the many people who would benefit from Governor John Bel...

Loyola students offer mixed reviews on FDA’s JUUL ban

Loyola students offer mixed reviews on FDA’s JUUL ban

Andrew Callaghan

December 8, 2018


Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

Sleek, silent and easily disguised as a USB drive, the JUUL, a common e-cigarette, has taken young adults by storm since it surged to popularity in 2017. But for those JUUL users with a sweet tooth, flavor options are about to become a bit more limited. Aligning with critics who say JUUL’s fruity...

Benson brings holiday cheer early for Walmart customers

Benson brings holiday cheer early for Walmart customers

Andres Fuentes

December 4, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

It's the season of giving and one New Orleans resident decided to celebrate the holidays early by paying off layways at a local Walmart. The Walmart store on Tchopitoulas St. was greeted with an anonymous donation by New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Gayle Benson. Benson gave $93,502 to pay off o...

Gallery: NOLA 300: a look back at the Crescent City in the early 1900s

Gallery: NOLA 300: a look back at the Crescent City in the early 1900s

Sam Lucio

December 4, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

In 2018, New Orleans celebrated its 300 anniversary. The city was founded in spring of 1718 and named after Philippe II, Duke of Orleans in France. New Orleans has seen many changes in its early days since its founding such as the switch from French to Spanish rule in 1763. Here is a look at some...

Remembering Audubon Park’s World’s Fair past

Remembering Audubon Park’s World’s Fair past

Cody Downey

December 3, 2018


Filed under City, Showcase, Worldview

Though many people walk through the Audubon Park and Zoo, few may know that it was once the host of a world's fair called the World Cotton Centennial in 1884. The fair was hosted with the intentions of promoting the city and all it had to offer. To host this event, buildings were made onto what would...

Dusky Gopher Frogs find no love in the Supreme Court

Dusky Gopher Frogs find no love in the Supreme Court

Cristo Dulom

November 29, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Worldview

It was a speedy trial on Nov. 27 as the highest court in the United States discussed that a portion of the land that once housed the endangered Dusky Gopher Frog. The Dusky Gopher Frog, also known as the Mississippi Gopher Frog, had 6,477 acres of land dedicated to it as a critically endangered habitat,...

Apr. 30, 1999: Massacre at Columbine

Apr. 30, 1999: Massacre at Columbine

November 21, 2018


Filed under City, National, Showcase, Worldview

This article was written by The Maroon staff on Apr. 30 1999The recent school shootings in Littleton, Colo., have not shed much light on the newest form of American atrocity. There has been a flurry of finger pointing in the media since the April 20 incident, but no firm explanation why two Columbine...

Sept. 14, 2001: Loyola students react to 9/11 attack

Sept. 14, 2001: Loyola students react to 9/11 attack

November 20, 2018


Filed under City, National, Showcase, Worldview

This article was written by The Maroon staff on Sept. 14 2001The scene was far from typical on Loyola's campus Tuesday as students awoke to learn of the devastating acts of terror in New York City and Washington, D.C. The attacks may have taken place thousands of miles away, but their effects rippled acr...

Dec. 1963: Loyola honors JFK

Dec. 1963: Loyola honors JFK

November 17, 2018


Filed under City, National, Showcase, Worldview

This article was written by The Maroon staff in Dec. 1963In Honor of JFK...A solemn procession of ROTC cadets march into Holy Name of Jesus Church for the military Mass held in honor of the late president, John F. Kennedy. Later during the ceremonies a wreath was laid at the foot of the statue of the ...

Jesuit High comes to term with past history of sexual abuse

Jesuit High comes to term with past history of sexual abuse

Charlie Seiter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Worldview

The Archdiocese of New Orleans looked to make amends for past sexual abuses accusations. On Sept. 19, The New Orleans Advocate published a story alleging repeated sexual abuse and rape of Richard Windmann, a minor at the time, by Peter Modica, a janitor at Jesuit High School in the 1970's. The Advo...

Democratic Socialism in a new age of politics

Democratic Socialism in a new age of politics

Cody Downey

November 13, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase, Worldview

In the current age of politics, what may have seemed like a simple game of red versus blue could be complicated by the slow rise of the Democratic Socialists of America.According to the organization's official website, "Democratic socialists believe that both the economy and society should be run democratically — to meet public...

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