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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

A student receives a henna tattoo in the Peace Quad on April 28, 2024.

Muslim Student Association hosts Eid event

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 21, 2024

The Loyola community celebrated Eid in the Peace Quad with halal sweets, snacks, drinks, and henna tattoos, provided by the Muslim Students' Association. "As we congregate on this blessed day, we cannot...

Drag queen Laveau Contraire performs at drag bingo show on April 11, 2024.

Drag show aims to help queer students feel seen

Kloe Witt, Managing Editor for Digital April 19, 2024

It was a night of cheering, dancing, and bingo at Loyola with the university's second annual drag show. All semester, the Student Government Association’s equity and inclusion committee has been working...

Marquette Hall on April 9. Lowest paid faculty receives raises.

Salaries increase for lowest paid faculty, first time in decade

Matthew Richards, Broadcast Producer April 19, 2024

When the University Senate worked with administration to bring up the salaries of some of the lowest paid faculty earlier this year, it represented the first significant pay increase for them in roughly...

President Elect Diamond Dixon and Vice President Elect Rowan Sawyer.

The SWEETER campaign: Envisioning a new Loyola

Kloe Witt, Managing Editor for Digital April 19, 2024

The new leaders of Loyola’s Student Government Association are aiming to create a SWEETER Loyola. After winning the 2024-25 SGA election, incoming president Diamond Dixon and Rowan Sawyer said they...

(L to R) Steven Garner and Calvin Duncan embrace as Marcus Kondkar looks on. Garner and Duncan are former Angola inmates and were interviewed by Kondkar. Courtesy of Kathleen Flynn.

Professor shines light on life incarcerated

Elinor Upham, News Editor April 19, 2024

Sociology professor Marcus Kondkar said he thinks it is everyone’s basic civil responsibility to look at what is going on behind prison sentences and look at the people being put in prison. “I think...

Design by Zach Cesarini, photo by Sophia Maxim.

Students express issues with university website

Myles McWilliams, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Someone scrolling Loyola's website might be interested in finding what centers and institutes Loyola offers. While scrolling, the Center for the Study of New Orleans may catch their eye. Or perhaps the...

Nursing sophomores Lexi Leonard-Graham and Gabby Arvie return from walking a dog at PAWS on Jan. 27, 2024 for a LUCAP service trip. LUCAP continues to maintain its founding mission.

LUCAP founding members reflect on the organization

Daniela Martínez, Executive Producer of the Maroon Minute April 19, 2024

Since its beginnings, the Loyola University Community Action Program has given Loyola students the opportunity to service and connect with the Greater New Orleans community. Founded around 1975 by former...

ChatGPT attempts to write an essay.

University to vote on new AI policy

Matthew Richards, Broadcast Producer April 19, 2024

A new university policy on artificial intelligence for faculty and students is being considered for approval by the University Senate. The issue is one that is of great concern to university faculty,...

Students wait outside of the communications and music building during a power outage on April 16, 2024.

Power outage causes campus “chaos”

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 16, 2024

Students clustered outside of university buildings this afternoon due to a university-wide power outage that has been resolved, which disrupted class schedules and shut down the campus internet. "A...

Power back up on campus

Maria DiFelice, Breaking News Editor April 16, 2024

Power and Wi-Fi are back up after students and faculty were evacuated from buildings, according to an alert sent by Loyola alert notifications.

Students evacuate after power outage

Students evacuate after power outage

Maria DiFelice, Breaking News Editor April 16, 2024

According to an email sent by Loyola Alert Notification, the power is out across Loyola’s main campus. Students are being evacuated from buildings. Sophomore english student Max Schweikarth said it's...

Rowan Sawyer poses with a crawfish composting bin at “Crawfish in the Quad” on March 15, 2024. Courtesy of Rowan Sawyer

Feast on the benefits of crawfish composting

Dajah Saul, The Wolf Editor April 14, 2024

Biology Pre-Health junior Rowan Sawyer passed a bill within the Student Government Association for the inclusion of crawfish composting on campus. For the general body of Loyola, however, a question...

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