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Hope Donovan waits in line at the simple serving station to get dinner in the Orleans room on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Donovan is one of the vegan and vegetarian students on campus who feel like there arent enough on-campus dining options available to meet their dietary restrictions

Loyola’s vegans and vegetarians want more on-campus options

Gabriella Killett, Managing Editor for Print October 18, 2021

Music industry studies sophomore Hope Donovan went vegan five years ago and said Loyola does a better job than her last school at offering her food options. However, Donovan said she thinks about one thing...

Rickey Hill with members of the 2019-2020 cheer and dance teams.

Cheer and dance communities remember the late Rickey Hill

Brendan Heffernan, Managing Editor for Digital October 17, 2021

When Lisa Cantu-Parks and Julie Mann heard that their friend and former coach Rickey Hill was visiting northern Virginia in early August, they knew they had to make time to see him. Cantu-Parks and...

Jose Hernandez with his upright bass. He is a jazz musician with an ear for experimental music.

Latine artists celebrate their heritage

Oliver Bennett, Op/Ed Editor October 16, 2021

Latine creatives at Loyola said they use their culture to inspire themselves and each other to become better artists. Making a statement with their art and being passionate about social justice has become...

Mold displaces Carrollton Hall residents

Mold displaces Carrollton Hall residents

Madeline Taliancich and Oliver Bennett October 16, 2021

Myra Hodges walked into their room after Hurricane Ida and was immediately overwhelmed by the musty stench of weeks old mildew and mold. After the smell came the overpowering sights. The floor was soaked,...

Graph by Andrew Lang

Push for Hispanic-Serving status comes with challenges

Sofia Luciano, Staff Writer October 13, 2021

Para leer esta historia en español, cliquea aqui. In 2020, Loyola released a three-year strategic plan to meet the changing needs of its students, part of which is to foster more diversity and inclusion...

Professor Lisa Collins explains how-to use the new-and-improved tampon dispensers in the Communication buildings womens bathrooms. Professor Collins was responsible for spearheading the campaign to provide free feminine products in the Communications/Music Complex.

College of Music and Media to provide free menstrual products

Rae Walberg, Projects Editor October 5, 2021

Sarah Schuler, musical theatre senior, was in rehearsal when her period came unexpectedly. With no access to menstrual products, Schuler said she turned to wadded up toilet paper to stop the bleeding. “It’s...

An image under interstate 10 within the treme with a colorful mural on the bridge. Underneath the mural, a tent is located.

Biden’s I-10 plan impacts the Tremé

Destiny Sanders, Op/Ed Assistant October 4, 2021

The Treme neighborhood changed forever in 1966 when the Interstate 10 Claiborne Avenue Expressway emerged, turning a once vibrant, thriving Black community into a shadow of its former self. The expressway...

Gayle Benson sits next to Dennis Lauscha.

Loyola alumnus Dennis Lauscha set to oversee billions to give to charity

Andrew Lang October 1, 2021

President of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Dennis Lauscha will become executor of Gayle Benson’s estate upon her death according to Lauscha received his masters of business administration...

Loyola moved to test-blind admissions policy

Loyola moved to test-blind admissions policy

Oliver Bennett September 30, 2021

Loyola did not consider test scores for the fall 2021 admissions cycle, which students say alleviated much of the anxiety that comes with a college application. The freshman class of 2025 is the first...

Photos by Hannah Renton and Caroline Budd

Students react to return to campus after Hurricane Ida

Gabriella Killett, Managing Editor for Print September 29, 2021

Mixed emotions came from students returning to Loyola online and now in-person on campus as the aftermath of Hurricane Ida continues to affect the university community. The storm made landfall in Louisiana...

Two New Orleans residents walk in the trash parade wearing trash cans

Trash and tensions overflow three weeks after Ida

Domonique Tolliver, Worldview Editor September 26, 2021

Orleans Parish residents are calling for action as they see and smell the effects of no garbage pickup for three weeks after Hurricane Ida. The storm disrupted the already inconsistent trash pickup...

Loyola students gather at a crawfish boil after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 in History chair Mark Fernandezs gutted basement in New Orleans. Fernandez encouraged students to remain hopeful as they manage the aftermath of Hurricane Ida.

Loyola seniors, professor reflect on Katrina’s anniversary amid Ida, pandemic

Gabriella Killett, Managing Editor for Print September 8, 2021

Sociology senior Crystal Roa ended her sophomore year away from her friends and classmates as the COVID-19 pandemic hit New Orleans. More than a year later, a week into her senior year, she remains isolated...

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