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Loyola Student named Truman Scholar

Emma Ruby

April 11, 2019

It has been 31 years since Loyola was home to a Truman Scholar, but now economics and political science junior Rana Thabata will join the prestigious list of students claiming the honor, Associate Director of Public Affairs Patricia Murret announced in an email today. Thabata is the first female Loyola...

Loyola announces Father Ted’s successor

Riley Katz

April 8, 2019

University President Tania Tetlow announced the successor to the Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J. in an email to the Loyola student body, staff and faculty.Following Dziak's pending departure on a year-long sabbatical, the Rev. Justin Daffron, S.J., will step into Dziak's position."Father Daffron bring a wealth of higher education administr...

Loyola launches Women’s Leadership Academy

Loyola launches Women’s Leadership Academy

Andrew Lang

April 8, 2019

When people picture leaders, many would picture a suit and tie. Loyola will be trying to change that image into one of a pantsuit too. Starting April 16 and running through Jan. 21, 2020, Loyola will host a series of courses designed to help develop and train female leaders. The Women’s Leadership...

Here’s the scoop on Loyola’s newest fashion club, A La Mode

Here’s the scoop on Loyola’s newest fashion club, A La Mode

Francesca Du Broca

April 6, 2019

The newly chartered fashion club A La Mode has nothing to do with ice cream. The club hopes to be a place to show off the creative style of Loyola students while establishing a space to discuss the latest trends in clothing. With the campus as their runway, A La Mode uses influences from fashion ...

SGA plans to add graduate students to the senate

Rose Wagner

April 5, 2019

The Student Government Association Senate will soon have a new constituency, as the representative body will incorporate graduate student senators into its ranks next year. A measure written by Chief Justice Rana Thabata and introduced to the senate earlier this semester by Mylinh Bui, biology senior...

SGA announces cabinet positions

SGA announces cabinet positions

Emma Ruby

April 5, 2019

Student Government Association President-elect Jessamyn Reichmann presented her cabinet selections to the current senate during their SGA Senate meeting on March 4. All nominations made by Reichmann were confirmed by the senate.The cabinet, she said, was selected on the grounds of experience, external qualif...

Loyola ranked ninth in inclusivity by Princeton Review

Erin Snodgrass

April 4, 2019

Loyola students think highly of their university's inclusivity, according to the Princeton Review, which ranked Loyola ninth among the top 15 most inclusive colleges. The ranking comes from the publication's annual survey of 138,000 students at 384 universities across the country. The survey prompted...

English department announces editing and publishing center

Emma Ruby

April 4, 2019

A center for editing and publishing is launching as a new resource for Loyola students, the university English department announced. The aim of the center is to offer students a "space at Loyola to learn, engage and create." The center, which will be located in Bobet 100, will present a series...

College Democrats pushed to uninvite pro-abortion rights speaker

College Democrats pushed to uninvite pro-abortion rights speaker

Rose Wagner

April 4, 2019

Concern about an abortion activist who was slated to speak at a campus event sparked an administrator to nix her invite — leaving the organizers frustrated and questioning their rights. Two nights before the College Democrats' April 4 pro-abortion rights panel featuring local politicians and activists,...

Loyola outdoes national graduation rates but sees room to improve

Loyola outdoes national graduation rates but sees room to improve

Erin Snodgrass

April 2, 2019

When freshmen step onto campus, they dream of walking across the stage to grab a diploma. At Loyola, they have generally been doing that more than their peers across the nation. Loyola’s graduation rates have been above average or on par with national six-year completion rates for the last seven...

Commuters clean cars for a cause

Gracie Wise

April 2, 2019

While some people go to an express car wash to hose their vehicles down with water and soap, residents and commuters drove to the Mercy Hall parking lot to have them cleaned by fellow commuters for a cheap price. The commuter association hosted its On-the-Go Car Wash on Saturday, March 23 and Sunday,...

Pastorek ‘cautiously optimistic’ about probation status

Pastorek ‘cautiously optimistic’ about probation status

Erin Snodgrass

April 1, 2019

After three months of financial probation, Paul Pastorek, chief operating officer, thinks Loyola’s chances of being taken off of probation, come December, are likely. “I think the true options for us are that we get off of probation – and I think our chances are very good – there is a small...

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