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Opera back after 145 years

KABIR HINGORANI Contributing Writer

January 19, 2012

For the first time in 145 years, Jacques Offenbach's "The Grand Duchess of ...

Brief: Interfraternity Council Rush begins in January

Maroon Staff

December 7, 2011

Loyola's four fraternities, the Beggars, Phi Kappa Psi, Sigma Alpha Kappa and Sigma Phi Epsilon, will hold rush in January. The rush process will be from Jan. 19 to Jan. 30. Each of the fraternities will hold information and social meetings about their respective fraternities. Students can sign up i...

Structure for exams unwise

Holly Combs


December 7, 2011

I really don't have time to be writing this column today. I have a research paper due Wednesday and one due Friday, an interview in French on Tuesday, a pastiche to Kate Chopin due Wednesday, an exam on religious Indian art on Friday, and as much of my thesis as I can possibly finish due as soon as...

Student explores new heights in Africa

Maggie Copeland bungee jumps off the world's highest bungee jumping bridge in South Africa

By MAGGIE COPELAND Contributing Writer

December 7, 2011

Words cannot describe the feeling of standing on the edge of a bridge knowing you are about to free-fall to your almost certain death. It does not matter that there are ropes tied all around my body, because at the moment my feet leave the ground I am not going to stop falling; the little thing cal...

Bourbon Street bars offer change of scene

A bartender pours a drink at Krazy Korner. Krazy Korner offers interesting music and drink specials.

The Maroon Staff

December 7, 2011

Tropical Isle 600 Bourbon St. Start off with a good drink, New Orleans style. Tropical Isle was founded during New Orleans World's Fair of 1984. A hand grenade is a must if you're going to be on Bourbon. Krazy Korner 640 Bourbon St. During the day, Krazy Korner is the place to be if you're looking to jam out to the b...

Women of Loyola made many firsts

By BERNARD COOK Faculty Contributor

November 30, 2011

Although women were not formally allowed to register in the College of Arts and Sciences until the mid-1950s, women were present at Loyola as students almost from the time the university was chartered. The first women graduated from Loyola in 1913. They were students in the School of Pharmacy, which ...

Student performs with fire

Danielle Latimer performs with a fire poi. Latimer first learned about fire performance in her hometown of Seattle.


November 16, 2011

Move over, Usher. Mass communication sophomore Danielle Latimer knows how to let it burn. "The more accurate term is fire spitting, but I think fire breathing sounds better," Latimer said. Latimer is a practitioner of fire breathing, which is an act of creating a fireball by blowing a fine mist of f...

Sunday Cooks dish out new cooking classes

By LORA GHAWALY Life and Times Editor

November 16, 2011

Don't stick a fork in the Sunday Cooks just yet; they're not done. The cooks are now offering free cooking classes to students every other week until the end of the school year. However, they are facing a big issue: graduation. The leaders, Christoph Dornemann, mass communication major, John Bushnell, biology major, and Wol...

“Godspell” comes to Marquette Theatre


October 27, 2011

The Loyola theater department is gearing up for their newest production, a new rendition of "Godspell." The play is a musical based on a series of parables from the Gospel of Matthew with a pop culture foundation. The production is in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the play. "Godspell" is a rock musical featu...

Albanian art exhibit kicks off Montage 2011

A sculpture made of human teeth is displayed in the new Ekspozite Fjala exhibit. The art will be displayed until Oct.13.


September 8, 2011

The new art exhibit on campus captures the struggle of creating art during a communist regime. The exhibit, energy." Cristina also said that there are plans to bring Loyola's art to Tirana in the future. She hopes to foster an exchange of artistic inspiration between the two countries. "It's nice to h...

Student worked with FBI after 9/11

David Aviles stands with his dog Pasja on an aircraft carrier in New York. Aviles and Pasja helped in rescue efforts in the days after the collapse of the Twin Towers, and later helped the FBI track down hijackers.

By LESLIE GAMBONI Assistant Life & Times Editor

September 8, 2011

  Mass communication sophomore David Aviles was getting ready for another day at the Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas when images of the attack on the World Trade Center in New York City caught the eyes of his fellow classmates. Since the base did not have cable, the only channel they...

Brief: 9/11 ceremony includes art

Briefs compiled by Lora Ghawaly

September 8, 2011

Loyola will remember the 10th anniversary of 9/11 by displaying an art exhibit from student organizations in the Monroe Library Living Room starting at 8 p.m. A candlelight Mass in the Ignatius Chapel will follow. 

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