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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Students attend vigil for Palestine on Jan. 29.

Vigil for Palestine met with university resistance

Elinor Upham, News Editor February 2, 2024

The Loyola chapter of Students for a Democratic Society and the Muslim Student Association said they went back and forth with administration for months to plan an interfaith vigil for “Palestinian martyrs.” “We...

Palestinian student Nour Saad spoke at the vigil for Palestine in the Peace Quad on Jan. 29.

Students grieve for Palestine during vigil

Elinor Upham, News Editor February 2, 2024

How do you mourn the deaths of over 25,000 people? How do you help a community mourn those deaths? These are the questions that the Loyola chapter of Students for a Democratic Society and the Muslim...

Pro-Palestine protestors gather outside Freret Street and McAlister Dr. in Uptown New Orleans at 12:30 p.m., on Thursday October 26.

Interfaith vigil for palestine

Elinor Upham, News Editor January 25, 2024

Students are invited to attend an interfaith vigil for Palestine organized by the Loyola Students for a Democratic Society and the Loyola Muslim Student Association. The vigil will take place on Jan....

A man waves a Nicaraguan flag as people participate in a demonstration called the March of the Flowers remembering the children killed during the last two-months violence, in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, June 30, 2018. The Central American nation has been rocked since April 19 by daily chaos as protesters maintaining roadblocks and demanding Ortegas ouster are met by a heavy-handed crackdown by security forces and allied civilian groups.

Nicaragua threatens religious and speech freedom

Sophia Maxim January 20, 2024

The Nicaraguan government seized the prominent Jesuit-run Central American University – just one of many instances of the recent rampage of President Daniel Ortega’s administration against academic...

(Left to right) Kelsy Breaux, Taylor James, and Gaby Hawk perform in God Help Them If We Wake Up on Friday, Nov. 16 in Marquette Theater.

Behind the Curtains: Theatre production sparks outrage and community disapproval

Kloe Witt, News Editor December 1, 2023

Some cast and crew members were thankful when the final lines of the latest Loyola production rang through Marquette Theatre on closing night, ready for this addition to their resume to be over and move...

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond speaking in Holy Name of Jesus Church, Nov. 10, 2023. Archbishop Aymond announced the closure and consolidation of several parishes in New Orleans due to budget concerns and declining participation, changing the total number from 13 to five.

Jesuits reflect on parish consolidations

Ava Acharya, Senior Staff Writer December 1, 2023

As an effort to ensure the prosperity of New Orleans’ Catholic parishes, Rev. Gregory M. Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, announced significant consolidation of these parishes. Despite the difficulty...

Kristen and Ben Clapper speak at Catholic Studies Open House on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2023.

Fundraiser and open house held for Catholic Studies department

Kincaid Leger December 1, 2023

Loyola promoted the Canizaro Center for Catholic studies at their annual iGiveCatholic fundraiser. Their intention is to fund an organization dedicated to a uniquely Catholic vision. On Giving Tuesday,...

The Loyola community celebrates Loyola Week on campus with banners such as this one in November of 2010. Some of the activities during Loyola Week include a dodge ball game and a concert.

Loyola week events

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor November 2, 2023

Loyola is hosting a week of events in honor of Loyola week. 11/4 Wolves on the Prowl Day of Service from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Good Shepherd School 11/5 Walking Pilgrimage of Churches 8:30...

Students sit in the Res Quad on March 29, 2022. A vigil will be held weekly for students in the res quad over situations in the Middle East.

Loyola hosts weekly vigil for community

Ava Acharya, Senior Staff Writer October 26, 2023

In response to the ongoing violence in the Middle East, Loyola will be holding a weekly open-mic vigil for students to share their thoughts and feelings surrounding the conflict. Ken Weber, Loyola’s...

Picture of the 12th floor in Buddig Hall. In 1968, an exorcism was performed on the eighth floor of the building.

Spooky Flashback: ‘Satan’ visits Buddig Hall

Vicki Salloum, Staff Writer, Spring 1974 October 26, 2023

EDITORS NOTE: This story was originally published on Feb. 14, 1974 by The Maroon following an exorcism on the eighth floor of Buddig Hall. The story has been republished in honor of the Halloween season. With...

Professor Alvaro Alcazar teaches Liberation Theology on Sept. 27, 2023. Alcazar teaches ideals of social justice in his classes.

From Exile to Educator: Loyola professor fosters social justice

Sophia Maxim, Design Chief October 19, 2023

After being tortured in and exiled from the Philippines for his political activism, professor Alvaro Alcazar came to Loyola to foster a community driven by social justice. This was 38 years ago. Since...

Ignatius Chapel holds weekly liturgies for the Loyola University community. Recent studies conducted by the PEW research center show that milennials tend to be non-religious.

Ignatius Chapel now 24/7

Kloe Witt, News Editor October 19, 2023

Ignatius Chapel is now open 24/7 for all students, according to Student Life and Ministry. Previously, the chapel closed at 10 p.m. Students can access the chapel by swiping their card at the Peace...

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