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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...

Loyola's statue of St. Ignatius stands outside of the Danna Center wearing a mask at the beginning of the fall semester. Loyola will be offering a January term of classes in 2021, focused on diversity and inclusion initiatives.

Loyola to keep campus-wide mask mandate through end of the semester

Madeline Taliancich April 28, 2021

Loyola announced today that it will continue to require masks until the end of the semester in a school-wide email from Alicia Bourque, chief student affairs officer. This announcement came after Louisiana...

Clothes hang in Loyola's Wolfpack Wardrobe. The on-campus closet began as a way to provide professional clothing to students. Photo credit: Erin Haynes

School of Communication and Design launches student wardrobe

Brooklyn Joyner April 27, 2021

The School of Communication and Design launched its free wardrobe for students, the Wolfpack Wardrobe, last August. The wardrobe provides students with free workplace attire for professional events and...

Eryn Loria, a Mass Communication sophomore and employee of Loyola’s Women’s Resource Center works in the offices located in Marquette Hall. Loria said she believes the Women's Leadership Academy and the Women's Resource Center are great places on Loyola's campus for promoting gender equality. Photo credit: Gabrielle Korein

Loyola’s Women’s Leadership Academy focuses on empowerment

Gabrielle Korein April 26, 2021

The Women’s Leadership Academy, a continuing education program run by Loyola, offers classes and workshops to all women looking to better themselves and become more competitive candidates in their career...

Sunny McDaniel and Dr. McCall McDaniel stand in front of a sign promoting World Autism Month and autism awareness.

Faculty call on Loyola to promote autism awareness

Baley Champagne April 25, 2021

Loyola's Family Nursing Practitioner program aims to promote acceptance of autism on Loyola's campus by celebrating April as Autism Awareness Month. Sunny McDaniel, a faculty member in the School of...

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Students express hesitation about full-capacity, in-person fall

Madeline Taliancich April 25, 2021

Some students said they're feeling nervous about the prospect of a sudden return to normalcy, after Loyola announced in March that it plans to have a full-capacity and in-person campus for the Fall 2021...

Amanda Vredenburgh, visiting assistant professor of French, speaks with a student. Vrendenburgh's position, as with all faculty members in the Languages and Cultures department, is not permanent. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Languages and Cultures Department lacks permanent positions, frustrates students and faculty

Madeline Taliancich April 23, 2021

Amanda Vredenburgh, visiting assistant professor of French, won’t be returning for a second year at Loyola after not being offered a more permanent position in the Department of Languages and Cultures....

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., sits in his office in the Department of Mission and Ministry on March 26, 2018. Former staff members accuse Dziak of abusing his power. Photo credit: Jawdat Tinawi

Loyola grapples with abuse allegations against former university priest

Gabriella Killett April 22, 2021

Editor's note: This article has been modified from its original published version. Tim Ballard, a previous employee of Jesuit Volunteers International, who came forward with rape accusations against...

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Tenure at Loyola declines as tenure-track hires decrease

Gabriela Carballo April 21, 2021

Tenure is often an inaccessible dream for many professors at Loyola where the majority of faculty are not on the tenure-track. Over the past decade, Loyola has increasingly hired professors who have...

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

Loyola police chase after local suspect

Gabriella Killett April 19, 2021

Police chased after a man who they suspected committed a robbery while wielding a knife Monday after receiving a radio notice he was heading their way, according to LUPD. The man was eventually arrested...

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

Tetlow makes statement after former Loyola priest rape allegation

Domonique Tolliver April 18, 2021

Updated April 18, 2021 at 2:38 p.m. University President Tania Tetlow sent out a statement via email this morning addressing a rape allegation against Rev. Ted Dziak, former VP for Mission and Identity...

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