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The Maroon launches environmental podcast

Macie Batson, Senior Staff Writer September 22, 2022

The Maroon is launching its most recent podcast, “Engulfed”, on Tuesday Sept. 27, according to producer Rae Walberg. The podcast, “Engulfed,” will release episodes over the course of four weeks,...

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Local music artist creates safe haven to empower young women

Parker Boyd, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Daughter of the King is a safe house for young women who have faced hardship and is led by local artist and former “The Voice” contestant Casme Barnes-Carter.  The purpose of the club is to help...

Man plays trumpet at French Quarter Festival

French Quarter Fest returns to New Orleans

Parker Boyd, Staff Writer April 28, 2022

French Quarter Festival returned to New Orleans for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The last French Quarter Festival took place in April 2019.  Michigan resident Alexander Henry...

Arabi home thrown from its foundation during tornado

March 24, 2022

The home of the Burke family was ripped from its foundation on the evening of Tuesday, March 22 as a tornado tore through Arabi. James Burke said his 22-year-old daughter was trapped under her bedroom...

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...

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