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Loyola's statue of St. Ignatius stands outside of the Danna Center wearing a mask at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester.

Loyola resumes indoor mask requirements on campus

Madeline Taliancich July 22, 2021

Updated: July 24, 2020 4:38 PM Loyola announced that it will once again require masks indoors on campus regardless of vaccination status starting today, July 22, in an email from Alicia Bourque, chief...

A Loyola sign sits bathed in sunlight outside Marquette Hall. File Photo.

Loyola won’t require masks for vaccinated students, faculty, and staff this fall

Madeline Taliancich June 9, 2021

Fully vaccinated individuals will not be required to wear masks or social distance on campus this fall, according to Chief Student Affairs Officer Alicia Bourque in an email. This email came a week...

Loyola first year law student Bridget Wallis scrolls through her class's GroupMe group message on her iPhone April 27. The group message has erupted into political debates since last semester, leading to student conduct hearings and mediations. Photo credit: Gabriella Killett

Loyola holds student mediations, conduct hearings amid student conflict citing racism

Gabriella Killett May 11, 2021

First-year law students like Madison Tuck started their class’s group message on GroupMe once they had an idea of who would be attending Loyola Law School in the fall. It became the place to go when...

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Conduct Unbecoming: How the student code of conduct rules conduct hearings

Rose Wagner April 29, 2021

Cristian Gilyard never expected his senior year of college to come to a halt like this. He had braved the initial onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, three years of school and time in the military. He was...

Hardy Weaver leads musical theatre students in a

Students express hesitation about full-capacity, in-person fall

Madeline Taliancich April 25, 2021

Some students said they're feeling nervous about the prospect of a sudden return to normalcy, after Loyola announced in March that it plans to have a full-capacity and in-person campus for the Fall 2021...

Loyola baseball players watch their teammates from the dugout during a 5-2 win against Brewton-Parker on April 9. Wolf Pack baseball made the NAIA top 25 poll for the first time since the program was reinstated in 1991. Photo credit: Gabrielle Korein

Wolf Pack baseball cracks NAIA top 15

Alex Akes April 24, 2021

With less than half of the regular season to go, Wolf Pack baseball has already made program history. The Wolf Pack appeared in an NAIA Top 25 ranking for the first time since the program returned to...

Loyno Confessions builds community during COVID

Loyno Confessions builds community during COVID

Oliver Bennett April 23, 2021

Loyola’s unofficial “Gossip Girl,” @loyno.confessions, is an anonymous digital forum for all things university drama, varying from professor complaints to roommate drama. One of the account’s...

Amanda Vredenburgh, visiting assistant professor of French, speaks with a student. Vrendenburgh's position, as with all faculty members in the Languages and Cultures department, is not permanent. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Languages and Cultures Department lacks permanent positions, frustrates students and faculty

Madeline Taliancich April 23, 2021

Amanda Vredenburgh, visiting assistant professor of French, won’t be returning for a second year at Loyola after not being offered a more permanent position in the Department of Languages and Cultures....

A drawing featuring a figure wobbling on a bridge labeled tenure track

Editorial: We need to save tenure

Oliver Bennett and Daniel Schwalm April 22, 2021

While most students don’t know what tenure is, whether or not a professor has it can define a student's classroom experience. Positions for tenured professors at Loyola are looking increasingly bleak,...

The Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., sits in his office in the Department of Mission and Ministry on March 26, 2018. Former staff members accuse Dziak of abusing his power. Photo credit: Jawdat Tinawi

Loyola grapples with abuse allegations against former university priest

Gabriella Killett April 22, 2021

Tim Ballard, a previous employee of Jesuit Volunteers International, who came forward with rape accusations against former Loyola vice president the Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J. in an article released by nola.com...

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Tenure at Loyola declines as tenure-track hires decrease

Gabriela Carballo April 21, 2021

Tenure is often an inaccessible dream for many professors at Loyola where the majority of faculty are not on the tenure-track. Over the past decade, Loyola has increasingly hired professors who have...

Lee Baker, a descendant of enslaved people owned by the Jesuits, stands on Loyola's campus. The Jesuits have recently promised to pay $100 million in reparations to descendants of enslaved people owned by the order. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Jesuits’ plan for reparations met with mixed reactions

Domonique Tolliver April 21, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was changed to correct a paraphrase from Richard Cellini. The article previously read "He believes that the charity's spendings should be approved by a board..." and now reads...

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