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Father Ted announces year-long sabbatical

Father Ted announces year-long sabbatical

Tess Rowland

March 31, 2019

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., announced that he will be taking a year-long sabbatical as well as stepping down as vice president for mission and identity after 10 years in the position. According to Dziak, Jesuits do not typically take sabbaticals. Usually this is an opportunity open to a lay faculty...

The Donnelley Center begins recruitment for the fall semester

The Donnelley Center begins recruitment for the fall semester

Khayla Gaston

March 25, 2019

The Shawn M. Donnelley Center for Nonprofit Communication will accept students of all majors and classifications to fill various associate-level positions for the fall 2019 semester. The center is accepting applications for paid positions as well as three-credit and one-credit class electives. Student...

Loyola pushes online education with new hire

Loyola pushes online education with new hire

Anum Siddiqui

March 23, 2019

Loyola is hoping to cater to students in online classes through the addition of a new online Student Success Center coordinator, to dovetail with the online program added last year. Corina Todoran, originally from Romania, plans to provide online students resources beyond the existing Student Success...

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Reichmann and Richardson make plans for next year’s SGA

Rose Wagner

March 22, 2019

After running uncontested and winning last week’s Student Government Association election with 100 percent of the vote, Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology junior and president-elect, and Freedom Richardson, political science junior and vice president-elect, said they are already strategizing about the year...

SGA senate says ‘no’ to vetoes

SGA senate says ‘no’ to vetoes

Erin Snodgrass

March 21, 2019

For the first time in 10 years, the Student Government Association Senate has unanimously overturned a presidential veto. In fact, they overturned three. On Wednesday, March 20, the nine present senators voted to overturn three pieces of legislation that had been vetoed by Sierra Ambrose, SGA president,...

Male pageant questions Asian stereotypes

Male pageant questions Asian stereotypes

Shamaria Bell

March 21, 2019

Through a night of pick-up lines and pageantry, Loyola, Louisiana State University and Xavier University students infused comedy with a discussion of Asian male stereotypes and expectations. The Loyola Asian Student Organization partnered with students from LSU and Xavier to host a comedic male pageant...

Loyola Loyal Day aims to exceed $250,000 in gifts

Loyola Loyal Day aims to exceed $250,000 in gifts

Emma Ruby

March 20, 2019

Potential Loyola donors were encouraged not to give to the school today in an email sent out by Chris Wiseman, Vice President for Institutional Advancement. Instead, Wiseman encouraged philanthropic participation in the fourth consecutive Loyola Loyal Day beginning at noon March 27 and ending noon...

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

Commencement 2019 speakers announced

Riley Katz

March 20, 2019

In an email addressed to the student body, President Tania Tetlow announced the speakers for Commencement 2019. During the undergraduate and graduate Commencement ceremony, New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans owner Gayle Benson will address the graduating classes. Tetlow said in the email...

ID fine policy met with mixed emotions

ID fine policy met with mixed emotions

Jasper Roberson-Schulz

March 18, 2019

A policy implemented back in January that fines students who do not show a Loyola ID upon entering a residence hall has been met mixed reactions. In failing to show an ID, students will receive one warning before a potential $15 fine charged to their account. Amy Boyle, director of residential...

Students start new photography club

Students start new photography club

Valerie Cronenbold

March 18, 2019

When finance freshman Chandler Boudreaux and general studies freshman Shamaria Bell noticed that there was no place for students to explore photography without academic pressure, they decided to create a group of their own: a photography club focused on group excursions and lectures. The ideology...

SGA elections consist of system changes, few candidates

SGA elections consist of system changes, few candidates

Erin Snodgrass

March 13, 2019

The Student Government Association kicked off election season with a set of voting changes, one presidential ticket and a slate of senate candidates, but not enough to fill the current number of open seats. Barring any unexpected changes to the elections process before voting ends on Thursday, March...

SGA slate of candidates announced

SGA slate of candidates announced

Erin Snodgrass

March 11, 2019

SGA election week kicked off today with only one presidential and vice-presidential team running unopposed. Jessamyn Reichmann, sociology junior and Freedom Richarson, political science junior are running for SGA president and vice-president respectively, according to Rana Thabata, SGA chief justice. In...

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