The Maroon

Voting is important for college students

OLIVIA LUECKEMEYER

October 31, 2012


Filed under Life & Times, Politics

With the presidential election only days away, students are busy educating themselves on the issues and making arrangements to get out and vote this November. The range of issues important to Loyola student voters covers a fairly large spectrum - from student debt, to the national budget, to women's right...

Fear and Insecurity

HANNAH IANNAZZO

September 19, 2012


Filed under City, Crime, News

The number of reported incidents of sexual assault has increased this semester. Police captain Roger Pinac confirmed that two Loyola students who live on campus were involved in the sexual assault that happened on Sept. 14. According to staff counselor Brooks Zitzmann, the increased number of repor...

N.O. gets $27.3 million from FEMA

ASSOCIATED PRESS

September 13, 2012


Filed under City, News

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans will receive $27.3 million in grants from the federal government to help cover some of the city's costs related to Hurricane Isaac. The grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency were announced Wednesday in a joint news release by Sen. Mary Landrieu, Rep. Cedric Richmond and May...

Tulane linebacker accused of aiding robbery

ALEX DAVIS

September 5, 2012


Filed under City, News

Tulane's football season is starting off with a bit of controversy - one of their star players has been implicated in a July 2012 robbery. New Orleans Police arrested linebacker Trent Mackey, 22, of Buras, La., on Aug. 17 and charged him with relative to armed robbery. The police released a crime al...

Brief: N.O. is fastest growing city in U.S.

Maroon Staff

August 23, 2012


Filed under City, News

The website 24/7 Wall St. reported in July that New Orleans is the fastest growing city in the U.S. Using recent U.S. Census Bureau and other government data the website determined that New Orleans had a growth rate of 4.9 percent from 2010 to 2011, making it the fastest growing city in the country wi...

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By Joe Lobo

August 14, 2012


Filed under City, Greek Life

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Students elect Falotico as SGA vice president

Students elect Falotico as SGA vice president

JENNIE GUTIERREZ Staff Writer

April 25, 2012


Filed under News, Politics

  Michael Falotico, music industry junior, has been elected vice president of the Student Government Association by a vote of 59.3 percent. "I'm ecstatic. After a week of stressing over the elections, it's nice to be done with everything, put it all behind me and get to the things that actually matt...

New SGA president, Badr, promotes change

New SGA president, Badr, promotes change

MARY JAMESON Staff Writer

April 25, 2012


Filed under News, Politics

  As candidates crowded around the Peace Quad to hear the announcement of election winners on Thursday, April 19, Student Government Association officials announced that the new president will be Khaled Badr. "I'm very excited. I'm looking forward to continuity and change," Badr said after his win was announced Thursday evening. Badr is...

Students unaware of SGA’s purpose

ERIC KNOEPFLER Contributing Writer

April 25, 2012


Filed under News, Politics

Khaled Badr, biology junior, and Michael Falotico, music industry business junior, triumphed in the Student Government Association elections April 19, but that's about all the average student has seen regarding SGA. 650 students voted in this year's election, which is down from 1,000 who voted in las...

SGA 2012 Debate Review

SANTIAGO CAICEDO & HALEY SUMMERS

April 19, 2012


Filed under News, Politics, Student Government

With the 2012-2013 student government elections happening right now, Loyola's Student Government Association held a debate on Tuesday, April 17 designed to give the candidates an opportunity to express why they are best suited for certain SGA positions, the debate was indicative of those used in national el...

College binge drinking on the rise

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer and SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

April 19, 2012


Filed under City, News

If that one daiquiri you plan to drink at the Fly quickly turns into a night of tequila shots and keg stands on an average weekend, you may fit the standard definition of a binge drinker. And you aren't alone. According to recent studies, college students are binge drinking more often and consuming...

College binge drinking on the rise

SHANNON DONALDSON Staff Writer

April 18, 2012


Filed under City, News

If that one daiquiri you plan to drink at the Fly quickly turns into a night of tequila shots and keg stands on an average weekend, you may fit the standard definition of a binge drinker. And you aren't alone. According to recent studies, college students are binge drinking more often and consuming...

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