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Protestors gather on St. Charles after Trump acquittal

Brendan Heffernan February 5, 2020

Protestors gathered on St. Charles Avenue Wednesday night to protest the impeachment acquittal of President Donald Trump. Protestors of all ages lined the busy street chanting, "Dump Trump!” and "Lock...

This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). New Orleans health officials encourage Mardi Gras goers to take extra health precautions to protect themselves from the coronavirus, along with the flu.

Health officials warn of germs during Mardi Gras

Alexandria Whitten February 5, 2020

As Mardi Gras approaches, close to a million people from around the world are preparing to travel to New Orleans to fill the streets for parades and celebrations. But as music plays and hands reach for...

Car break-ins leave Uptown resident fed up

Tess Rowland February 5, 2020

For Dustin Walker, parking directly in front of his home in Uptown New Orleans comes with a huge amount of risk in the form of car break-ins. In the past month, the windows on his brand new Toyota Tacoma...

Krewe of Nyx park promotes inclusivity, honors Nancy Parker

Madison Mcloughlin February 4, 2020

With its hot pink slides, tunnels and railings, the brand-new Krewe of Nyx park catches the eye of most people passing by. However, the bright color is not the only thing that sets the new park apart.   The...

Loyola says goodbye to popular Sodexo worker Mr. Rickey

Lily Cummings, Pack News February 3, 2020

Loyola is saying goodbye to a special person, Ricardo Torregano, or ‘Mr. Rickey’ as most people around Loyola know him, a Sodexo worker who has been at the university for 41 years. “It means a...

The Carrollton Gauge in the Mississippi River shows water levels approaching 16 feet.

Mississippi River water levels reach “flood fight” stage

Rose Wagner, Pack News February 3, 2020

The Army Corps of Engineers has triggered a “flood fight” as water levels in the Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge reach 16 feet- one foot below flood stage. But the Corps said these warnings...

Graph of pay cuts

Tetlow hopes to start funding faculty retirement contributions again

Erin Snodgrass February 3, 2020

Loyola's decade of financial difficulties has impacted every facet of campus, but perhaps no other faction as significantly as faculty and staff. Loyola faculty will soon finish their eighth year without...

Women of Wakanda bring Black Panther to Mardi Gras

Cody Downey, Pack News February 1, 2020

Over the past 10 years, The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus has combined the worlds of Mardi Gras and science fiction together. However, only one of their sub-krewes brings the fictional African country...

An elevator opens it doors in Carrollton Hall. Loyola elevators broke down 62 times in 2019, but authorities say the university is following state inspection policies. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Campus elevators leave some stranded

Rose Wagner January 31, 2020

Joseph Sabados turned 18 during his freshman year in 2017, surrounded by friends serenading him with ‘Happy Birthday’ when the clock struck midnight after a night out celebrating. But it wasn’t the...

Elderly artist uses art to cope with wife’s death

Andres Fuentes, Pack News January 29, 2020

The elderly residents of Laketown Village live like a family. They talk, dine and share stories with one another, living in comfort and care. The facility houses retirees years after they've given up their...

NOPD arrests suspect in shooting death near Bruno's, TJ Quills

NOPD arrests suspect in shooting death near Bruno’s, TJ Quills

Rose Wagner January 29, 2020

New Orleans police officers arrested a 21-year-old yesterday in connection with the shooting and death of a 20-year-old near the corner of Maple Street and several popular college bars earlier this month. Alec...

Coffee costs add up over time

Tess Rowland, Pack News January 29, 2020

For mass communication junior Lily Glennon, her morning caffeinated drink is an essential part of her morning routine. Depending on the day of the week, she can be found ordering a Starbucks Iced Chai...

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