The Maroon

EDITORIAL: Transgender students feel isolated on campus

Artie Bennett, Op/Ed Editor November 12, 2021

“So, what’s your real name?” “This whole trans thing is just confusing.” “You guys need to correct me.” “Have you gotten the surgeries yet?” “Sorry if I get it wrong, all...

Music industry students collaborate after hours in Loyola studios

Jabez Berniard, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

After a long day of classes, freshman Aaron McFadden meets with rappers, producers, and managers on the fourth floor of the Communications and Music Complex to set up for late night productions. The...

Loyola hosts inaugural white coat ceremony

Maleigh Crespo October 5, 2021

This Saturday, the 12 second-year students in Loyola's nursing program received their white coats in the Ignatius Chapel during Loyola's first white coat ceremony for nurses.  According to Laura Robbins-Frank,...

Loyola library provides students with technology resources

Parker Boyd October 4, 2021

Loyola students have faced many hurdles since the start of the pandemic, among these are a lack of digital equity and affordability. Over the past year, the Monroe Library has assisted students by...

Self-portrait taken by Jawdat Tinawi.

Student runs 504 Audio-visual Collective

Sofia Bermejo Mongillo, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

Visual artist and musician, Jawdat “JR” Tinawi, grew up in Syria dreaming that his love for music and art could come together one day. The visual communication senior now spends his days behind a...

A small group of friends gathers on a blanket in the grass at The Fly on Sept. 4. A sign nearby aims to discourage park visitors from congregating in large groups. Photo credit: Shadera Moore

Park visitors enjoy The Fly amid COVID-19

Shadera Moore September 26, 2020

Whether they've arrived there by way of a half-hour stroll down Broadway Street and a short levee hike, or by a five minute drive dipping onto Magazine Street, The Fly at Audubon Park is an Uptown New...

Photo Gallery: Masks of Loyola

Zia Sampson September 7, 2020

The start of school looks a little different and everyone's sporting a new accessory thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Students are using the mask mandate to express themselves while keeping themselves...

Loyola-branded masks raise controversy about their effectiveness

Cristo Dulom August 29, 2020

While wearing the Loyola-issued masks, you can blow out a candle. According to Bill Nye, this means that a mask is ineffective. But according to government agencies, the university and a biologist, there...

Photo credit: Michael Bauer

The Maroon launches mobile news app

Rae Walberg July 1, 2020

After a year of development, The Maroon is launching an app to make Loyola coverage available on handheld Android and Apple devices. Maroon advisor Michael Giusti said the intention of the app is to...

This illustration represents friends hanging out virtually.

Fun ways to connect with friends virtually

Gabriela Carballo May 19, 2020

Let’s face it, having to leave school and say goodbye to all of our friends so suddenly was hard for many of us. And frankly, it isn’t great for our mental health to simply press pause on our social...

The Maroons Quarantine Playlist

Songs for Self-Isolation: The Maroon’s quarantine playlist

Rae Walberg April 13, 2020 If you are like me, you are probably “Bored in the House” and can only watch so much Tik Tok and take so many endless...

Illustration by Andrew Lang.

See Me After Class – Episode 2 ft. Danielle Slakoff

Lori Launey April 13, 2020

Lori Launey hosts the second episode of See Me After Class. In this episode, she interviews Danielle Slakoff about her life before and then outside of Loyola.

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