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Miss Congeniality: Loyola sister queens shine on stage and on campus

Miss Congeniality: Loyola sister queens shine on stage and on campus

Erin Haynes

September 5, 2019

Beauty pageants have long been seen as a competition where women battle each other on the basis of vanity, but the Miss America “sister queens” of Loyola are breaking the stereotype of standing on stage and waving in perfect formation, and instead raking in enough academic success and service projects...

New Father joins Mission & Identity

New Father joins Mission & Identity

Georgett Hernandez

August 31, 2019

Rev. Justin Daffron, S.J. had only been living in Biever Hall for a week when a student took notice of the bike sitting outside his room. The bike had a flat tire, and a handwritten note was slid under Daffron’s door that said “if you need a kit to fix your flat, please come down to the room 249....

Deaux is a neaux geaux

Deaux is a neaux geaux

Emma Ruby

August 30, 2019

Dust has begun to collect on the windows of what was once a notorious hot spot for inebriated students in search of a slice. Deaux Pizza, the restaurant that once existed near the Carrollton Hall turnaround, did not return to campus this year, according to Director of Residential Life Amy Boyle. Last...

SGA looks to new semester

SGA looks to new semester

Anum Siddiqui

August 29, 2019

While most students said their goodbyes to campus in the spring, Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology senior, and Freedom Richardson, political science junior, spent the summer looking ahead to the fall semester. Reichmann and Richardson, the Student Government Association president and vice president respectively,...

University police issue crime alert for off campus sexual assault

Erin Snodgrass

August 27, 2019

Loyola police are warning the community to be cautious after an off-campus sexual assault occurred on Saturday, Aug. 24. According to an email sent to students by Director of University Police Todd Warren, the victim was approached at the Boot Bar and Grill by an unknown male subject claiming to be a ...

Wolf Pack for Life embraces change

Wolf Pack for Life embraces change

Madison Mcloughlin

August 26, 2019

Loyola’s Wolf Pack For Life club is beginning the 2019-2020 school year with a pro-change attitude. In previous years, there had been controversy surrounding the group's presence on campus. But for Madison Tuck, the club's president, the new semester offers a chance to start off on a new foot and...

Residential hall community directors in short supply

Residential hall community directors in short supply

Rose Wagner

August 23, 2019

Loyola started off the school year with its residential halls at capacity, but only two currently have live-in community directors after former employees Joshua Isringhausen and Elizabeth Keating got married and moved to Colorado last year. Buddig Hall, previously overseen by Keating, and Cabra and...

System switches to single server sign-on

System switches to single server sign-on

Shadera Moore

August 22, 2019

Over the summer, Loyola's Department of Information Technology began phasing in a new single sign on sever for campus applications. Through the server, users can access LORA, Blackboard and several other resources with only one set of login credentials. “It’s gonna be good for us, and I al...

Greek life coordinator leaves Loyola

Greek life coordinator leaves Loyola

Emma Ruby

August 22, 2019

A prominent administrator in the Greek life community will bid one Loyola farewell in exchange for another this week. Chris McQueen, assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life and new student programs, announced his last day at Loyola New Orleans will be Friday Aug. 23 in an email to Greek...

WFF staff face shift time changes

WFF staff face shift time changes

Jc Canicosa

August 22, 2019

The Loyola community should expect to see fewer janitorial staff on campus during the day. The staff of WFF, Loyola’s janitorial services vendor, have had their shifts moved from during the day to either early in the morning or overnight, making some workers end their shifts after midnight. This...

Tetlow gives updates on university status

Tetlow gives updates on university status

Rose Wagner

August 19, 2019

Amid the influx of a large and diverse freshman class and the decision on Loyola's financial probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools fast approaching, University President Tania Tetlow sat down with the staff of The Maroon to discuss the status of the university for the upcoming...

New parking policies bring aggressive change

New parking policies bring aggressive change

Emma Ruby

August 19, 2019

Loyola students who park on campus and have gotten away with not registering their car in the past, be wary. According to Todd Warren, director of university police and emergency management, LUPD has not only changed their parking policy, but will be more aggressive than ever before in enforcing those rul...

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