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BREAKING: Loyola taken off financial probation

BREAKING: Loyola taken off financial probation

Erin Snodgrass

December 10, 2019

The university's accreditors have announced that Loyola will not be put on another year of financial probation. The news comes after accreditors placed Loyola on a year-long financial probation in December of 2018 due to past financial mismanagement. According to University President Tania Tetlow,...

Who are the candidates? A look into the three potential provosts

Who are the candidates? A look into the three potential provosts

Rose Wagner

December 5, 2019

After three years of temporary administrators serving as the second-in-command to the university president, Loyola has narrowed the search for a permanent provost down to three candidates with the hope that the new chief academic officer will become a part of the Loyola community in the summer of 2020.

Sybol Anderson to leave diversity position, Loyola at end of semester

Sybol Anderson to leave diversity position, Loyola at end of semester

Erin Snodgrass

December 5, 2019

Sybol Anderson, chief diversity officer, will leave Loyola at the end of the semester, according to an email from University President Tania Tetlow.Anderson will return to her home in Maryland to take a position as chief diversity officer at the College of Southern Maryland beginning in January.She came to Loyola i...

Loyola announces new honors program director

Loyola announces new honors program director

Cristo Dulom

December 4, 2019

Jonathan Peterson, associate professor of philosophy and chair of the faculty senate has been selected to serve as the next director of the university honor program, according to an email from Maria Calzada, interim provost.The program has been without a permanent director since Naomi Yavneh's resignati...

Donelley Center invites new Diversity Officer

Donelley Center invites new Diversity Officer

Zia Sampson

November 19, 2019

In an effort to foster an ever-growing discussion of diversity in the workplace, the Donnelley Center has announced a new Diversity and Inclusion officer position, which will begin in the spring semester. Political science senior Rana Thabata served in the position this fall in an inaugural trial...

Students face single sign on frustration

Students face single sign on frustration

Emma Ruby

November 17, 2019

Students looking to sign up for spring classes this week faced the notoriously slow LORA logins, but also complained about the addition of the single sign on login block. Emma Trunkle, psychology sophomore, her status in the Honor's college guarenteed her an early registration time. But while she...

Incoming classes won’t take a math placement test

Incoming classes won’t take a math placement test

Jc Canicosa

November 14, 2019

Loyola's mathematics department has discontinued using the Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces test to determine whether students test out of their Math T-122 credit requirement. Before last summer, if incoming students did not score above a certain level on their ACT or SAT, then they could...

Blood drive encourages student donations

Blood drive encourages student donations

Gabriella Killett

November 13, 2019

When Alaina Bryan began researching blood drives in Louisiana in 2017, she was shocked to find a lack of opportunities. Her research found that the Red Cross does not count on Louisiana as a donor state, something she immediately believed to be a waste. "I was walking around campus and in between...

Commercial filming project on campus sparks strong reaction after reports of simulated gunshots

Commercial filming project on campus sparks strong reaction after reports of simulated gunshots

Erin Snodgrass

November 8, 2019

The filming of an outside production on Loyola's campus has left some students and faculty feeling frustrated.A commercial filming project using Loyola as its set sparked controversy Friday after some students and faculty reported hearing what they described as gunshots, even though university officials...

Students explore faith, new religious perspectives

Students explore faith, new religious perspectives

Emma Ruby

November 8, 2019

When Osama Ayyad walked onto Loyola’s campus for the first time, he saw the Catholic identity of the university as an opportunity to learn. While the political science senior is a Muslim man, a Jesuit education was a chance to gain an understanding of Christianity and faith in a way he never had before. “I...

Who will be the No. 2 in command at Loyola? Final three candidates for provost announced

Who will be the No. 2 in command at Loyola? Final three candidates for provost announced

Gabriella Killett

November 7, 2019

After more than a year without a permanent employee in the position, Loyola announced the top three finalists for provost, the chief officer of academic affairs and number two authority at the university. The three finalists will visit Loyola over the next three weeks for interviews and to give pres...

Phishing scams plague student emails

Phishing scams plague student emails

Raegan Walberg

November 7, 2019

Two weeks before school, incoming political science freshman Caroline Budd was baited by a promising email delivered straight to her new university email inbox. The message advertised an internship with an alleged Loyola history professor, and offered considerable sums of money in exchange for simple...

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