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Bobby Peters receives a vaccine at Oschners 24-hour, drive through Vaccine Fest on March 29. Loyola will now require the COVID-19 vaccine booster for students to return for the spring semester.

Loyola announces booster requirement, possible online start

Artie Bennett, News Editor December 23, 2021

Students are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine booster shot and test negative for COVID-19 before returning to campus for the spring semester, according to an email from university President Tania...

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Loyola will begin the spring semester online due to widespread COVID-19 cases.

Loyola confirms 140 active cases of COVID-19

Artie Bennett, News Editor December 17, 2021

There are 140 active COVID-19 cases amongst the Loyola community, according to the COVID-19 dashboard.  133 of the cases are students and seven are faculty or staff. 39 of the student cases are commuters,...

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Loyola will begin the spring semester online due to widespread COVID-19 cases.

Loyola confirms 136 active COVID-19 cases

Artie Bennett, News Editor December 16, 2021

There are 136 active COVID-19 cases amongst the Loyola community, according to the COVID-19 dashboard.  Of these positive cases, 130 are students and six are faculty or staff. 39 of the student cases...

An LUPD police car drives down Calhoun St, Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021. Two armed carjackings were reported this week. File photo.

Loyola students carjacked off campus

Artie Bennett, News Editor December 16, 2021

Two separate students were carjacked at gunpoint this week, according to an email from University Police Chief Todd Warren. Both incidents occurred off campus and the location of the assailants is unknown,...

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Loyola will begin the spring semester online due to widespread COVID-19 cases.

Loyola confirms 100 active COVID-19 cases

Artie Bennett, News Editor December 15, 2021

There are 100 active COVID-19 cases amongst the Loyola community, according to the COVID-19 dashboard.  Of these positive cases, 95 are students and five are faculty or staff. 30 of the student cases...

White cement letters spell out Loyola

Search continues for new coordinator of multicultural affairs

Sofia Luciano, Staff Writer December 15, 2021

Loyola is seeking a coordinator of multicultural affairs to oversee the soon-to-open multicultural center. The new position was introduced by the university as an objective of Loyola’s strategic plan...

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Loyola will begin the spring semester online due to widespread COVID-19 cases.

Loyola confirms 84 active COVID cases

Madeline Taliancich, Managing Editor for Digital December 14, 2021

There are 84 cases of COVID-19 among the Loyola community as of Dec. 14, according to the COVID-19 dashboard. Eighty-one cases are among students while three are among faculty and staff. Fifty-six of...

A student passes by the college of business on Loyolas campus on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021.

New business certificates available to all students

Jacob Krug, Staff Writer/Photographer December 13, 2021

Loyola’s College of Business is now offering certificates designed to give students of all majors access to business education in specific areas. The certificate program is brand new and available...

Students listen to professor Dave Badie lecture in a videography class on Nov. 30, 2021. Visual communication students say they are frustrated by the lack of classes specialized for their concentration.

Visual communication students frustrated by lack of course options

Macie Batson, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

When Hannah Bauer, visual communication junior, opened LORA to schedule spring classes during registration week, she was already worried about getting into the classes she needed. Her anxiety level rose...

Marquette Hall stands on Loyolas campus last semester.

Students struggle to access LORA and Canvas on final day of classes

Ver Lumod December 10, 2021

Students are having intermittent trouble accessing LORA and Canvas today on the last day of classes, according to chief information officer Alan Shoemaker. Faculty are working to correct the continued...

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Loyola will begin the spring semester online due to widespread COVID-19 cases.

Loyola confirms 19 active cases of COVID-19

Artie Bennett, News Editor December 9, 2021

There are 19 confirmed active cases of COVID-19 among Loyola students, faculty, and staff as of Dec. 8, according to the COVID-19 dashboard. Of these positive cases, 17 are students and 2 are faculty...

Sodexo employee

Sodexo struggles with understaffing, overworked employees

Artie Bennett, Op/Ed Editor December 9, 2021

Loyola’s dining services are struggling to find enough staff to serve a full capacity campus after being forced to lay off employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Sodexo Manager Charles Casrill said....

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