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Urban and electronic music program sees first graduates

Jackie Galli, Sports Editor May 9, 2022

The first time Jesus “DJ Squishy” Tiscareño set foot in a music studio at Loyola he cried. It was when he first visited Loyola his junior year of high school and met Jacob DeRusha, a university minister,...

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Academic building and St. Ignatius statue vandalized with spray paint and unidentifiable substance

Brendan Heffernan, Life and Times Editor May 7, 2022

  Loyola staff and students woke up today to protest messages spray painted on an academic building and traces of vandalism left on the St. Ignatius statue. The messages "Loyola supports...

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Professors concerned about student disengagement

Daniel Schwalm, Senior Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Students just aren’t showing up to class like they used to. But it’s not just a Loyola problem. At universities across the country, professors are reporting that their students seem overwhelmed and...

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Professor works to improve mental health of theatre artists

Madeline Taliancich, Managing Editor for Digital May 5, 2022

Hardy Weaver rejects the idea of the suffering artist. This adjunct professor and director of the recent Loyola production “Head Over Heels” said lack of boundaries and poor treatment are normalized...

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New bioswale addresses campus flooding concerns

Ava Acharya May 5, 2022

In order to address flooding caused by frequent rainfall, Loyola University New Orleans is installing bioswale structures across campus. The first bioswale structure is currently under construction and...

Marquette Hall stands on Loyolas campus last semester.

Loyola ​sees record-breaking number of Gilman Scholars

Jacqueline Galli, News Editor May 5, 2022

​Eleven Loyola students received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to participate in study abroad and intern abroad programs in the coming semesters. The ​award is run by the U.S. Department...

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Students react to surprise fees at Original Burger Company weeks before graduation

Jacqueline Galli, Sports Editor May 5, 2022

With less than 12 days before graduation, Economics Senior Anthony Cesario got an email saying they owed the university more than $80 for purchases at the Original Burger Company they thought they had...

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Oblena/Alvarez ticket wins SGA race

Artie Bennett, News Editor May 5, 2022

Student Government Association Commissioner of Elections Emma Trunkle announced May 4 at 5 p.m. that Stephanie Oblena and Viviana Alvarez will be president and vice president, respectively for Loyola’s...


Community wants Loyola to do more for accessibility

Madeline Taliancich, Managing Editor for Digital May 5, 2022

Edouard Crago thinks Loyola can’t be fully inclusive until it’s more accessible. Crago, who uses a wheelchair, said that the university simply meeting ADA standards isn’t enough. “Going above...

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Oblena/Alvarez ticket takes SGA

Artie Bennett, News Editor May 4, 2022

Environmental studies sophomore Stephanie Oblena and Viviana Alvarez, pre-law philosophy junior, have won the Student Government Association president and vice presidential seats, respectively. Oblena...

Students walk past the School of Business on April 27, 2022. The Center for Entrepreneurship and Community Development is hosting a business development bootcamp.

Business bootcamp boosts community entrepreneurship

Ava Acharya, Assistant News Editor April 30, 2022

This coming May, Loyola University’s College of Business will hold a ten-day bootcamp designed to help participants develop entrepreneurial skills through mentorship. The bootcamp is open to all members...

Deon Wilson, right, and Tyler Sanchez, left, meet with students at the presidential meet and greet in March 2021. Wilson and Sanchez reflect on their tenure.

SGA reflects on their tenure

Artie Bennett, News Editor April 29, 2022

As the spring semester comes to a close, Student Government Association President Deon Wilson and former Vice President Tyler Sanchez reflected on their tenure, battling Hurricane Ida, the pandemic, and...

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