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Holy Name of Jesus stands against the cloudy sky March 11, 2020 after the announcement that classes were going online.

What does going online-only mean for Loyola? President Tetlow answers your questions

Rose Wagner March 11, 2020

While many remain reeling from the news that Loyola courses will go online-only for the remainder of the semester due to the spread of COVID-19, University President Tania Tetlow said she understands how...

Classes to go online for the rest of the semester due to COVID-19

Classes to go online for the rest of the semester due to COVID-19

Rose Wagner and Daniel Schwalm March 11, 2020

Loyola has cancelled classes for the rest of the week and is planning to move all courses online for the rest of the semester starting Monday, March 16 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to an...

Hansen’s opens for 81st snowball season

Madison Mcloughlin , Pack News March 11, 2020

One hot New Orleans day back in 1934, Ernest Hansen noticed the children in his neighborhood running up to the man rolling a cart of ice down the street. The man drove his cart up and down the streets...

Tulane students’ glass recycling project to fight coastal erosion

Janae Sterling, Pack News March 11, 2020

Plant the Peace is a non-profit organization that is recyclng glass bottles and turning them into sand to help combat coastal erosion. This organization was started and founded by Tulane students Max Landy,...

The Maroon staff critiques the paper copy in the Maroon office on Friday, March 6. The paper's Editor-in-Chief has been placed under self-quarantine after coming in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

The Maroon moves online-only this week, Editor-in-Chief goes into self-quarantine

Rose Wagner March 11, 2020

Erin Snodgrass, Editor-in-Chief of The Maroon, went into a 14-day self-quarantine yesterday at the request of the university. Snodgrass attended the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting...

Archdiocese of New Orleans makes changes amid coronavirus concerns

Amy Ngo, Pack News March 10, 2020

With the coronavirus, or COVID-19, cases on the rise in the United States, many organizations have taken precautions to protect people.  The Archdiocese of New Orleans sent out a statement with a list...

Conference attendees walking through a hallway

New Orleans tourism industry braces for coronavirus impact

Erin Snodgrass, Pack News March 9, 2020

Amid growing health concerns related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the New Orleans tourism industry is bracing for potential impact.  With the city’s millions of annual tourists and festival season in...

The St. Joseph's Academy insignia

Louisiana health officials put coronavirus precautionary plans into action

Alexandria Whitten , Pack News March 9, 2020

When a group of St. Joseph’s Academy students traveled to Italy during their Mardi Gras break, they expected an educational trip with memories to last a lifetime. But the 15 students from the all-girls...

The University of New Orleans to increase security after car burglaries

Anum Siddiqui, Pack News March 9, 2020

A rash of car break-ins has become the norm at the University of New Orleans. According to the University, there have been over 25 car burglaries and smashed windows in the month of February. UNO student...

Crawfish season starts with low prices and high demand

Jade Myers, Pack News March 8, 2020

The smell of BOIL Seafood House’s boiled crawfish could be smelled blocks away from the Magazine Street restaurant.  With the beginning of crawfish season doing better than last year, some seafood experts...

New Orleans officials take first steps toward labor agreement with firefighters

Andres Fuentes, Pack News March 8, 2020

After a Carnival season filled with labor disputes, both the New Orleans firefighters union and Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s office take their first steps toward an agreement.  On March 6, both sides...

Loyola sent out an email to faculty and staff with its plan to move all classes online on Blackboard should a possible outbreak occur. If there is a suspected case of the coronavirus, Calzada said that the first step the university would take before making any decision would be to consult with the Centers for Disease Control.

Loyola prepares to move online in face of coronavirus

Sam Lucio March 6, 2020

With the growing concern over the coronavirus as the virus continues to creep into the United States, Loyola is getting prepared should the situation worsen. Loyola sent out an email to faculty and...

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