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Sr. Helen Prejean speaks about her activism journey at Catholic Students event on Sept. 12. The department hosted a culmination of events to raise awareness against the death penalty.

Loyola advocates against death penalty

Mark Michel, Op/Ed Editor September 22, 2023

The Jesuit Social Research Institute at Loyola, in association with the Catholic Mobilizing Network, organized a week of events to promote advocacy for death penalty abolition, in honor of death penalty...

SGA confirms budget for 2023-24 year

SGA confirms budget for 2023-24 year

Kloe Witt, News Editor September 22, 2023

Loyola’s Student Government Association released their budget for the 2023-24 academic year, cutting funding in some areas and increasing in others. Every year, SGA receives a certain amount of funding...

Senior Rose Labay sits in the peace quad. Labay is one of several students who feel unsupported by Loyolas education program.

“I would have loved to be a teacher”

Ava Acharya, Senior Staff Writer September 22, 2023

Despite good intentions and comprehensive coursework, Loyola’s teacher education program has left students wanting more. Students within the program feel that its small size and lack of flexibility...

Josh Hinchie with resident minister Sarah Mernaugh and professor Kevin Rabalais to promote his abroad J-Term course this year. J-Term courses are both abroad and online and offer students the chance to gain three credit hours in two weeks.

Two-week long courses help students gain credit

Lizzy Hadley, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

January Term is an optional two-week learning experience for Loyola students looking to earn more credits or travel abroad without leaving for an entire semester. Each of these courses are worth the...

Graduate student Adele Coleman pitching her idea at the LaunchU finals on Sept. 7, 2023. LaunchU awarded 4 teams $5,000 to $10,000 to start up their business idea.

Loyolans win big in second annual LaunchU competition

Kloe Witt, News Editor September 22, 2023

Loyola graduate students, alumni, and faculty had the chance to win $5,000 to $10,000 in the second annual LaunchU entrepreneurship competition. Eight teams of an original 49 applicants pitched their...

Two individuals speaking at the Jesuit Social Research Institutes open house on Sept. 7, 2023. JSRI is working to advance justice reform.

JSRI’s Commitment: Advancing Justice Reform

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor September 15, 2023

Within the last year, the Jesuit Social Research Institute has shifted its efforts from a social research institute to criminal legal system reform in the hopes to end racial inequities in the criminal...

Dawn Eden speaking to Catholic Studies on Sept. 5, 2023 on her research on Father Louis J. Twomey. Twomey worked for social reform.

Twomey: Social Justice Warrior

Kloe Witt and Mark Michel September 15, 2023

While researching a pillar of Loyola’s social justice past, a writer stumbled on a previously unknown connection between Father Louis J. Twomey and Martin Luther King, Jr. While that is a breathtaking...

Sarah Perry and her friends sit in the Danna Center on their laptops. A new Wi-Fi system has been implemented on campus to better fir students needs.

New Wi-Fi system on campus

Nadir Benslimane, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

As students returned to campus for another semester, many noticed changes in the Wi-Fi network, which caused some initial confusion. Chief Information Officer Alan Schomaker said the reason for the...

A sign which reads Always Striving for More.

Loyola pastor advocates for students’ mental health

Pharrell Every, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

Pastor James C. Simmons Jr. came to Loyola University New Orleans with one goal in mind: to be an advocate for the mental health of the student body. He was asked to join the Loyola community in 2018...

Information from Loyolas Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance Carol Markowitz.

Relocations due to construction

September 14, 2023

Read more about the relocations here.

Sign in front of Loyola University New Orleans which reads Loyola.

FERPA and policy guidelines

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor September 14, 2023

University Registrar and School Certifying Official for Veterans, Kathy Gros sent an email informing students of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, as well as the university’s...

A sign which reads Always Striving for More.

Room change applications open now

Kloe Witt, News Editor September 14, 2023

Residential Life has opened applications for room changes for the 2023-24 academic year. Residents may request a switch for various reasons, including roommate concerns, financial issues, or being unsatisfied...

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