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Loyola's statue of St. Ignatius stands outside of the Danna Center wearing a mask at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester.

Loyola resumes indoor mask requirements on campus

Madeline Taliancich July 22, 2021

Updated: July 24, 2020 4:38 PM Loyola announced that it will once again require masks indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status starting today, July 22, in an email from Alicia Bourque, chief...

A Loyola sign sits bathed in sunlight outside Marquette Hall. File Photo.

Loyola to require university health insurance plan for students

Domonique Tolliver June 11, 2021

Loyola will be requiring students to enroll in a new university health insurance plan, barring they waive coverage with proof of alternate insurance for the 2021-2022 school year, according...

A Loyola sign sits bathed in sunlight outside Marquette Hall. File Photo.

Loyola won’t require masks for vaccinated students, faculty, and staff this fall

Madeline Taliancich June 9, 2021

Fully vaccinated individuals will not be required to wear masks or social distance on campus this fall, according to Chief Student Affairs Officer Alicia Bourque in an email. This email came a week...

A graduation tassel lays across a gown decked out in Loyola's emblem. Loyola has announced its official graduation plans for the class of 2021.

2020 graduates react to 2021 ceremony disparities

Jacqueline Galli June 7, 2021

While happy for Loyola's 2021 graduates and the more traditional graduation they received, this year's ceremony had some members of the class of 2020 feeling forgotten. One such 2020 graduate was Andrea...

Students stand in line for new dining options in the Danna Student Center.

Loyola announces adjustments to meal plans

Madeline Taliancich June 7, 2021

The Office of Student Affairs announced new changes to Loyola’s meal plan options including the inclusion of Iggy Bucks to existing meal plans in a recent email to students. These adjustments come as...

Biever Hall stands tall on a muggy morning on Feb. 6, 2018. As the first home of many freshmen on campus, it develops its own unique culture. Photo credit: Cristian Orellana

Residential Life looks to loosen COVID-19 restrictions in fall semester

Emma Ruby June 7, 2021

As COVID-19 cases in New Orleans drop and vaccination rates rise, Residential Life is anticipating a change in precautionary measures against the virus for the fall semester. According to Chris Rice,...

Bobby Peters receives a vaccine at Oschner's 24-hour, drive through Vaccine Fest on March 29. Loyola will now require the COVID-19 vaccine for students. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Loyola to require COVID-19 vaccine

Madeline Taliancich June 1, 2021

Loyola announced Tuesday that the university will be adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of already required vaccinations needed to attend.University president Tania Tetlow said this comes after 93%...

Screengrab of the petition.

Students create petition due to dissatisfaction with President Tetlow’s response to Fr. Dziak abuse allegations

Madeline Taliancich May 21, 2021

Student Molly Sullivan created a petition in response to President Tania Tetlow's April 18 email to students about the sexual assault allegations made against the Rev. Ted Dziak, former Vice President...

Loyola first year law student Bridget Wallis scrolls through her class's GroupMe group message on her iPhone April 27. The group message has erupted into political debates since last semester, leading to student conduct hearings and mediations. Photo credit: Gabriella Killett

Loyola holds student mediations, conduct hearings amid student conflict citing racism

Gabriella Killett May 11, 2021

First-year law students like Madison Tuck started their class’s group message on GroupMe once they had an idea of who would be attending Loyola Law School in the fall. It became the place to go when...

A Loyola sign sits bathed in sunlight outside Marquette Hall. File Photo.

Loyola will observe Juneteenth Holiday in summer semester

Domonique Tolliver May 10, 2021

Loyola will observe Juneteenth as an annual university holiday for the summer semester, according to an email from Tania Tetlow, university president. The university will observe it on Monday, June 21...

Photo credit: Rose Wagner

Conduct Unbecoming: How the student code of conduct rules conduct hearings

Rose Wagner April 29, 2021

Cristian Gilyard never expected his senior year of college to come to a halt like this. He had braved the initial onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, three years of school and time in the military. He was...

Marquette Hall stands on Loyola's campus last semester. Photo credit: File photo

Some students disappointed by limited pass/fail options

Madeline Taliancich April 29, 2021

Loyola announced last week that it would be extending its pass/fail option to the spring semester, but limiting it to only two classes in which students are required to have a C-, D+, or D. The pass/fail...

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