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Finding a safe ride is not easy

Finding a safe ride is not easy

Dawn Chae-Jiles Street Smarts

February 2, 2012

Many students arrive on campus in the fall without a car. For residents, the cost of parking on campus adds an additional $200 a semester to an already hefty tuition bill. So we're commonly told about all the other means of transportation: bikes, buses, cabs, Safe Ride and the streetcar line. Biking is...

University cuts two frat pledge seasons

HANNAH IANNAZZO Assistant News Editor

February 2, 2012

The university has canceled recruitment efforts of its two largest fraternities after university officials say they violated the rush policies. Phi Kappa Psi and Sigma Phi Epsilon will not be allowed to invite new members to join their fraternities this semester in a process known as rush. Pledge se...

Internet blackout affects all

Internet blackout affects all

ERIC KNOEPFLER WORDS OF THE WISE

January 26, 2012

January 18, 2012 was the most productive day I've had in the past year. I woke up with a gleam in my eye and a bright vision for the future. I completed all of my assignments for the week, exercised in the morning, had a healthy breakfast and called my grandmother. She's doing fine. I was looking t...

Tour the city, home of the wolf pack

Tour the city, home of the wolf pack

By LORA GHAWALY The Maroon

January 26, 2012

New Orleans stereotypes abroad could probably be summarized through the Mardi Gras trifecta of beads, boobs and booze. However, residents of the city know that the essence of New Orleans life is beyond that. It is wonderful to attend school in a place where the Voodoo shops are a few blocks from the ...

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 ...

Loyola Greek life more close-knit

Loyola Greek life more close-knit

KRISTEN HIMMELBERG Assistant Life and Times Editor

January 19, 2012

Jaycee Re, marketing senior and president of Sigma Phi Epsilon, came to college and missed the close, family-like bond he had in high school with his wrestling team, but it didn't take long until he found a replacement. At a sorority formal in the fall, he met a few members of Sigma Phi Epsilon and decid...

IFC hosts spring rush

By JADE DOMINGUE Contributing Writer

January 19, 2012

As fraternity rush begins this semester, graphic design freshman Noah Borer anticipates finding the right fraternity for him, new friends and role models. The Inter-Fraternity Council at Loyola will hold its annual rush this year from Jan. 22-31. Rush is a formal process for fraternities to meet pros...

Structure for exams unwise

Structure for exams unwise

HOLLY COMBS WORDS AND TRICKS

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

Student explores new heights in 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

Bourbon Street bars offer change of scene

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...

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...

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 ...

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