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The Maroon launches mobile news app

Photo credit: Michael Bauer

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 expand the Maroon’s mediums of coverage. “The app is just one more tool to let us do what we...

Fun ways to connect with friends virtually

This illustration represents friends hanging out 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 lives indefinitely. Just because we are physically distant from our friends doesn’t mean we have...

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

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 Buzzfeed quizzes before you retreat to watching your fan spin circles and wallowing in your own...

See Me After Class – Episode 2 ft. Danielle Slakoff

Illustration by Andrew Lang.

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. ...

See Me After Class – Episode 1 ft. Courtney Garcia

Illustration by Andrew Lang.

Lori Launey

March 27, 2020

Lori Launey debuts The Maroon's new podcast, See Me After Class. In this episode, she interviews Courtney Garcia about her life before and then outside of Loyola.

Events bringing holiday cheer to NOLA this month

Pierre Wilbourn, a New Orleans resident, enjoys the light display as he awaits the snowfall on Fulton Street. Each year, thousands of people visit Miracle on Fulton Street to experience the faux snow and beautiful light display. Photo credit: Caitlyn Reisgen

Caitlyn Reisgen

December 6, 2019

Miracle on Fulton Street Nov. 29-Dec. 21 | 11a.m.-10p.m. Since it rarely snows in New Orleans, the Miracle on Fulton Street brings "snow" to New Orleans with a faux snowfall every hour from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. Along with the snow, there are many sights and photo opportunities including an illuminated Christm...

Artificial reef program benefits fisherman, oil companies alike

Captain Maurice D'Aquin tags a small redfish on Nov. 2. D’Aquin spends most of his days on the water, fishing off of the artificial reefs. Photo credit: Madison Mcloughlin

Madison Mcloughlin

December 5, 2019

After waking up before the sun, Captain Maurice D’Aquin throws on his fishing gear and heads to Nick’s Marina where his boat is still sleeping. He loads up the dry storage with extra gear, fills the fish-hold with ice and shrimp bait and secures his fishing rods in their place. With everythi...

Sneaux kicks off Loyola Christmas celebrations

Students pose in their tree and candy cane costumes at Sneaux. Sneaux took place in Loyola University's Horeshoe on Tuesday Dec. 3rd, 2019. Photo credit: Hannah Renton

Cristo Dulom

December 4, 2019

Snow, Christmas music and the laughter of children and students alike filled the horseshoe on Dec. 3, 2019 as the Student Government Association kicked off its annual winter tradition: Sneaux. Sneaux, a now 12-year-old tradition, featured event staples such as hot chocolate, Santa, the Loyno Express T...

Cash Money Records hands out 1,500 Thanksgiving meals

Cash Money Records Thanksgiving

Andres Fuentes

November 27, 2019

Just days before the Thanksgiving holidays, Cash Money artists, volunteers and other event organizers set up shop at New Home Full Gospel Ministries to hand out meals to people who otherwise would not have them. On Nov. 26, hundreds of guests lined the perimeter of the church, waiting for their chance...

Loyola Jesuits cheer on the New Orleans Saints

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Andres Fuentes

November 22, 2019

Sodexo cook Ray Davis fills the Jesuits' house with the smell of omelets and waffles. Most of the 15 head out of their white house just yards away from campus to preach at local parishes. But for Rev. James Carter, S.J. and Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., their Sundays involve a quick mass on the top floor...

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

New Orleans Saints Linebacker Demario Davis talks at a town hall meeting on November 5, 2019 at Corpus Christi Church. The meeting was to raise awareness for the budget issues Orleans Public Defenders are facing. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

November 19, 2019

For people who fight for equity and justice, Orleans Parish public defenders have trouble finding such qualities when it comes to their appropriations battle. Chief District Defender Derwyn Bunton said the typical day for defenders is rushing from case to case, knowing that there is no adequate funding...

Algiers Ferry closure impacts local businesses


Tess Rowland

November 18, 2019

Phillip Kilbarger is the lead cook at Dry Dock Cafe, where he's been working with his sister for eight years. With the Algiers Ferry not in service, restaurants and businesses at Algiers Point have seen a decrease in business. “We survive off tourists here,” said Kilbarger. Kilbarger has seen...

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