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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Loyola will begin the spring semester online due to widespread COVID-19 cases.

Loyola confirms 84 active COVID cases

Madeline Taliancich, Managing Editor for Digital December 14, 2021

There are 84 cases of COVID-19 among the Loyola community as of Dec. 14, according to the COVID-19 dashboard. Eighty-one cases are among students while three are among faculty and staff. Fifty-six of...

Theatre arts sophomore Steven Pendleton chats in the dressing room with friends before rehearsal Nov. 9, 2021.

Loyola systems complicate lives of trans community

Gabriella Killett, Managing Editor for Print November 15, 2021

Transgender and gender nonconforming students say that Loyola’s records system and lack of mandatory gender identity training for professors is harming them by allowing misgendering and dead name usage...

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Tattoo Takeover: Art students and alumni joning the tattoo industry

Gabrielle Korein, Senior Staff Photographer November 14, 2021

Grace Powell, Loyola graphic design senior, went from drawing up doodles for her parents as a child to exploring her dreams of entering the tattoo industry as a young woman. Since she can remember,...

Sophomore Lucy Carpenter (left) and junior Fatima Vasquez (right) made Loyola program history as the first doubles team to compete in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Cup.

Tennis players make Loyola program history

Matthew Richards, Staff Writer November 12, 2021

Two students on Loyola’s women’s tennis team qualified for a national tournament in October, making them the first doubles players in university tennis history to do so. Sophomore Lucy Carpenter and...

EDITORIAL: Transgender students feel isolated on campus

Artie Bennett, Op/Ed Editor November 12, 2021

“So, what’s your real name?” “This whole trans thing is just confusing.” “You guys need to correct me.” “Have you gotten the surgeries yet?” “Sorry if I get it wrong, all...

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Student Government Association passes fall budget

Daniel Schwalm, Senior Staff Writer November 6, 2021

The Student Government Association shared its budget for the fall 2021 semester in a newsletter sent through HowlConnect on Oct. 29, 2021. The proposed budget, which was passed in late September, was changed...

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Who’s on the ticket? The 2021 New Orleans mayoral candidates share their platforms

Domonique Tolliver and Jacqueline Galli November 4, 2021

The New Orleans 2021 mayoral race will be held on Nov. 13, 2021. There are 13 mayoral candidates running in the race. ELDON DELLOYD “EL” ANDERSON Democratic mayoral candidate Eldon Delloyd “El”...

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Title IX changes nationally and on campus

Zia Sampson, News Assistant November 1, 2021

President Donald Trump sent shockwaves through university communities last year when he made a change to Title IX policy that meant victims of sexual violence had to take the stand during campus disciplinary...

A graph depicting the demographics of students and professors

Lack of professors of color impacts students

Gabriela Carballo, Editor in Chief October 30, 2021

If you take a class at Loyola, there is almost a three in four chance that your professor will be White. However, despite the fact that Loyola's student body is only 39.7% White, White professors make...

Photo Illustration by Hannah Reiton

EDITORIAL: The board of trustees should mirror the students

Artie Bennett, Op/Ed Editor October 29, 2021

Loyola's board of trustees, the university’s highest governing body, is overwhelmingly White, male, and Catholic. For a school that prides itself on student diversity, Loyola’s board of trustees is...

Skeleton House reopens after year-long hiatus

Hannah Renton, Photo Editor October 28, 2021

After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, the famous Skeleton House has reopened its lawn to the public to see everyone’s favorite undead characters. Many familiar favorites have returned to the corner...

A design of three New Orleans homes include the words Full House in the center, representing the Uptown housing issues

Uptown home expansions impact community

Jacqueline Galli, Worldview Assistant October 28, 2021

Lifelong Carrollton neighborhood resident Sallie Davis saw an unusual-looking building permit on the front door of a house on the other side of her street a couple years ago. She later found that the permit...

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