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Death penalty awareness week at Loyola

Anna Hummel
Professor Naomi Yavneh chats with grad student Adele Colson at death penalty awareness week event on Sept. 12, 2023. Sr. Helen Prejean spoke at the event.

Death Penalty Education and Advocacy Week At Loyola is taking place September 7 through 14.

Throughout the week, Loyola will be hosting numerous events and speakers to raise awareness on the importance of abolishing the death penalty within Louisiana.

A few events include:

September 7

  • Dead Man Walking Film Screening – Bobet Hall, Room 332, 6 p.m.
    September 12
  • Faith, Work, and Ethics Luncheon – Miller Hall 112, 12:15-1:20 p.m.
  • Catholic Studies Night – Holy Name of Jesus Parish Hall, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
    • Guest Speaker: Sr. Helen Prejean

September 14

  • Catholicism Class Speaker – Communication & Music Room 302, 9:30-10:45 a.m.
    • Guest Speaker: Death Row exoneree Shareef Cousin
  • Catholicism Class Speaker – Miller Hall, Room 204, 11 am-12:15 p.m.
    • Guest Speaker: Death Row exoneree Shareef Cousin
  • Panel Discussion – Room 111 at Law School, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The JSRI’s Instagram profile @jsri_justsouth, holds the detailed information of times and locations for each event.

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Eloise Pickering is a current freshman and the Worldview editor. She is a mass communication major, and her favorite movie is Spotlight. When not doing homework or working at the Maroon, Eloise can often be found pondering philosophically in Audubon Park. She has often been dubbed “The Thinker.” Eloise can be reached at [email protected].
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