The Maroon

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research treatments to develop vaccine

Tess Rowland March 3, 2020

The state of Georgia reported its first two coronavirus patients, pushing the number of infected people in the U.S. to 105, according to NBC News. This fear and concern has prompted Tulane researchers...

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research treatments to develop a vaccine and test treatments

Tess Rowland March 3, 2020

The state of Georgia reported its first two coronavirus patients, pushing the number of infected people in the U.S. to 105, according to NBC News. More than 50 people have been diagnosed with the novel...

Governor Edwards prepares Louisiana for potential coronavirus outbreak

Andres Fuentes March 3, 2020

Governor John Bel Edwards gladly told the Press Club of Baton Rouge that Louisiana is free from any reported cases of the COVID-19 virus, but that doesn’t mean the state is any less prepared for an...

Elena Izquierdo poses in front of Loyola. She hopes to release at least three new songs before the end of the semester.

Elena Izquierdo looks to the future of her musical career

Cristian Orellana February 28, 2020

For popular music freshman and singer songwriter Elena Izquierdo, Loyola can feel quite different from the New York music venues she performed in just a few short months ago, but she couldn’t be happier...

Crossroads NOLA offers new foster care opportunities for parents and children

Tess Rowland February 27, 2020

On Feb. 7, when twin premature infant boys in the foster care system did not have a place to go after having multiple families fall through, they ended up in the arms of Andrew and Allye Crosby. The Crosbys...

Aly Hetzel records herself doing a TikTok. Her account, @cajunqueer, reaches over 50,000 every post.

Loyola student uses TikTok to connect with LGBTQ community

JC Canicosa February 26, 2020

Aly Hetzel never expected to go viral. In fact, she first downloaded TikTok ironically as a way to follow her little brother’s videos. “At first, it was just for making fun little videos to laugh...

Student directs documentary about Adams Bay

Madison McLoughlin , Pack News February 17, 2020

On the very southeastern tip of the Louisiana boot lies a lake in the heart of cajun country. Adams Bay, a lake in Plaquemines Parish, is threatened by the rising tides, as shown in a recently released...

King and queen of Barkus dine at Galatoire’s

Andres Fuentes, Pack News February 15, 2020

For more than a century, patrons would have to wait their turns on Bourbon Street for a chance to dine at Galatoire’s, but ahead of their parade, the royal members of the Krewe of Barkus were given the...

Eco-activist group transforms carnival season

Anum Siddiqui, Pack News February 15, 2020

From the start of carnival season, we see tons of waste flooding the street and not recycled. An eco-activist group, called The Trashformers, is making sure recycling is being practiced during Carnival...

Julie Fortenberry shares tips with women in attendance of “Women’s Health and Wine Night” at Martin Wine Cellar on Feb. 13. At the event, women learned tips to maintain a healthy lifestyle and prevent heart disease

Women learn about heart health over wine

Alexandria Whitten , Pack News February 15, 2020

Throughout the month of February, designated American Heart Month, everyone is encouraged to learn about risk factors for heart disease and other cardiovascular issues, as well as make lifestyle decisions...

As of Feb. 14, there are 64,435 total cases of people infected with coronavirus with a death toll of 1,383. The United States has advised citizens to not travel to China.

Tulane searches for response amid coronavirus outbreak

Sam Lucio, Pack News February 15, 2020

Amid the growing worldwide concerns regarding the coronavirus outbreak, Tulane University is keeping an eye on new developments while also trying to put forth a plan for the university and for their students.  Recently,...

Sunshine Kids Foundation offers teens with cancer a trip to New Orleans

Andres Fuentes, Pack News February 15, 2020

16 year old Truman Steeley always heard about New Orleans through stories and movies. The California native had dreams to explore what the city had to offer and the Sunshine Kids Foundation made that a...

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