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Fire breaks out at Hard Rock Hotel collapse site

Jaime Jimenez September 28, 2020

A one-alarm fire broke out at the site of the Hard Rock Hotel collapse this morning, spreading smoke throughout downtown New Orleans. “Demolition contractors were in the process of cutting steel girders...

Megan Braden-Perry's six year old son works from home at his desk on schoolwork.

Parents help kids cope with online school during COVID-19

Shadera Moore September 28, 2020

Posters upon posters of nouns, numbers and a handwritten note from mommy to son plaster the walls of Megan Braden-Perry’s New Orleans home. Her son’s school went virtual due to COVID-19, so...

National initiative allows artists of color to be heard

Jaime Jimenez, Reporter September 23, 2020

New Orleans’ theatre artists are using a national initiative to spark conversations with the discrepancies in their field.  “The Breathe Project” calls for BIPOC artists to speak and give their...

Local Restaurants Surviving Covid

After being nine months into the pandemic, local restaurants are still struggling to stay afloat.
Brealauna Leassear, Pack News September 22, 2020
After being nine months into the pandemic, local restaurants are still struggling to stay afloat.

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING A JOURNALIST: Portrait of Ivette Sosa

Cecilia Llull September 22, 2020

THE CHALLENGE OF BEING A JOURNALIST: Portrait of Ivette Sosa   By Cecilia Llull   Ivette Sosa wanted to study a career that came naturally to her. At first, she thought that was dermatology,...

This is an image of the Campus Clear app students use to do daily assessment test.

Campus Clear

Malik Jamileh, Pack News September 21, 2020
Loyola’s back to campus plan outlines a guideline that every student and faculty member must complete a daily screening where they report COVID-19 symptoms to be clear to report to campus.

Students tackle mental health during coronavirus outbreak

Gracie Wise September 20, 2020

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in the U.S., so do feelings of despair and uncertainty amongst Americans. According to the Pew Research Center, one-third of Americans have experience high levels...

Campus looks different to allow a safe return

Will Ingram , Reporter September 20, 2020

Although life on campus looks different than years prior, it is not for nothing. According to information that President Tetlow sent in an email, the week-long testing that occurred on Loyola’s campus...

Before beginning this educational college experience, woman shares gaming chips with another member to prepare for a game of jeopardy.

UPB brings College Experience back to Student Life

Erin Haynes, Staff Writer September 18, 2020

Loyola’s University Programming Board is working to keep the college experience alive for students both academically and socially during a time when students feel less connected than ever to campus...

New Orleanians stock up ahead of Hurricane Sally

Jaime Jimenez September 14, 2020

The neutral ground and gas stations flooded with cars as New Orleans residents spent Sept. 14 stocking up on gas, groceries and supplies ahead of Hurricane Sally. The storm gained strength and formed...

Neighbors play trombones together while social distancing

Jade Myers April 27, 2020

  For musician Charlie Halloran playing music is part of his D-N-A. So, when he heard his next-door neighbor, Richard Kinfolk Anderson catching tunes Halloran knew he had to join in. “You...

Celebration Church gives back during pandemic

Anum Siddiqui, Pack News April 3, 2020

While churches shift their Sunday service online due to the coronavirus, Celebration Church in the New Orleans area continues to give back to their community. Church volunteers get together once a week...

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