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Loyola community members protest overturn of Roe v Wade

Domonique Tolliver and Jackie Galli June 27, 2022

  Hundreds of pro-abortion rights protesters gathered to march in New Orleans last Friday, and Loyola students were among them after the Supreme Court ruled to overturn the constitutional...

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Baseball plays in SSAC Championships

Andrew Wellman, Staff Writer and Photographer May 8, 2022

The Loyola Wolf Pack baseball team has completed another season under third-year Head Coach Jeremy Kennedy finishing with a 31-20 record and a 16-8 record in conference play. The Wolf Pack found success...

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Academic building and St. Ignatius statue vandalized with spray paint and unidentifiable substance

Brendan Heffernan, Life and Times Editor May 7, 2022

  Loyola staff and students woke up today to protest messages spray painted on an academic building and traces of vandalism left on the St. Ignatius statue. The messages "Loyola supports...

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the courts secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

EDITORIAL: This isn’t just about abortion

Artie Bennett and Domonique Tolliver May 6, 2022

As the Louisiana legislature eagerly waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the implications of this possible decision impact more than just abortions. On Monday, a draft of a Supreme...

Performers play trumpet and saxophone during a second line parade at Jazz Fest Sunday May 1, 2022.

Loyola students enjoy Jazz Fest’s return

Artie Bennett, News Editor May 5, 2022

After a two-year hiatus, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returned to the city, bringing back the music and sending Loyola students flocking to the fairgrounds. “I think just being...

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Loyola ​sees record-breaking number of Gilman Scholars

Jacqueline Galli, News Editor May 5, 2022

​Eleven Loyola students received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to participate in study abroad and intern abroad programs in the coming semesters. The ​award is run by the U.S. Department...

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Oblena/Alvarez ticket wins SGA race

Artie Bennett, News Editor May 5, 2022

Student Government Association Commissioner of Elections Emma Trunkle announced May 4 at 5 p.m. that Stephanie Oblena and Viviana Alvarez will be president and vice president, respectively for Loyola’s...


Community wants Loyola to do more for accessibility

Madeline Taliancich, Managing Editor for Digital May 5, 2022

Edouard Crago thinks Loyola can’t be fully inclusive until it’s more accessible. Crago, who uses a wheelchair, said that the university simply meeting ADA standards isn’t enough. “Going above...

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Loyola remembers Peace Quad Massacre

Anna Therapondos, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

In late February, prosecutors charged the former president of El Salvador, Alfredo Cristiani, for the murder of eight people, including six Jesuit priests, on Nov. 16, 1989 during the Salvadorian Civil...

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Oblena/Alvarez ticket takes SGA

Artie Bennett, News Editor May 4, 2022

Environmental studies sophomore Stephanie Oblena and Viviana Alvarez, pre-law philosophy junior, have won the Student Government Association president and vice presidential seats, respectively. Oblena...

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Local music artist creates safe haven to empower young women

Parker Boyd, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Daughter of the King is a safe house for young women who have faced hardship and is led by local artist and former “The Voice” contestant Casme Barnes-Carter.  The purpose of the club is to help...

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Foreign ducks flock to New Orleans due to climate change

Artie Bennett, News Editor April 30, 2022

The rapid increase in the presence of ducks in New Orleans parks has local bird specialists saying, “What the duck?” Boisterous and noisy, black belly whistling ducks have flocked to the Gulf South,...

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