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Tulane student dies in ‘apparent accident’

Tulane student dies in ‘apparent accident’

Rose Wagner

March 13, 2020

A Tulane student died late Thursday in an "apparent accident," according to Tulane University President Mike Fitts. Raymond Baltz III, sophomore and member of Sigma Chi Fraternity, lived in Phelps House, a Tulane residence hall. Both Tulane and New Orleans emergency services and Tulane police responded...

Students rush to spend Wolf Bucks amid class cancellations

Students rush to spend Wolf Bucks amid class cancellations

Gabriela Carballo

March 11, 2020

Panic hit the Danna Center hard early this evening after  Loyola announced classes would be cancelled for the rest of the semester due to COVID-19. Students lined-up at Starbucks and the Market at Loyola, also known as the C-store, desperate to spend the remaining amount of their Wolf Bucks. "I...

What does going online-only mean for Loyola? President Tetlow answers your questions

What does going online-only mean for Loyola? President Tetlow answers your questions

Rose Wagner

March 11, 2020

While many remain reeling from the news that Loyola courses will go online-only for the remainder of the semester due to the spread of COVID-19, University President Tania Tetlow said she understands how shocking the news is for students and staff. "This is a really disruptive and disappointing t...

Classes to go online for the rest of the semester due to COVID-19

Classes to go online for the rest of the semester due to COVID-19

Rose Wagner and Daniel Schwalm

March 11, 2020

Loyola has cancelled classes for the rest of the week and is planning to move all courses online for the rest of the semester starting Monday, March 16 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to an email from President Tania Tetlow. The university said they reached the decision to go online after...

Richardson and City announced as new SGA President and Vice President

Richardson and City announced as new SGA President and Vice President

Cody Downey

March 11, 2020

After an election with more candidates than the year prior, political science junior Freedom Richardson and digital filmmaking junior Zontre City were announced as the SGA President and Vice President for the 2020-2021 school year. With this election, there was an increase in voters. According to...

The Maroon moves online-only this week, Editor-in-Chief goes into self-quarantine

The Maroon moves online-only this week, Editor-in-Chief goes into self-quarantine

Rose Wagner

March 11, 2020

Erin Snodgrass, Editor-in-Chief of The Maroon, went into a 14-day self-quarantine yesterday at the request of the university. Snodgrass attended the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting journalism conference last week and at least one person who attended the conference and was in clo...

Loyola relocates plans for Tom Benson Jesuit Center

Loyola relocates plans for Tom Benson Jesuit Center

Rose Wagner

March 6, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nbyoXm-D20 After years of signs for The Tom Benson Jesuit Center looming in the center of campus, the university has finally decided on a location, and timeline for the new building. A decade ago, Tom and Gayle Benson donated $8 million for Loyola to create the...

Wi-Fi continues to aggravate

Wi-Fi continues to aggravate

Emma Ruby

March 5, 2020

Throughout December and January, Loyola University saw three campus wide internet outages that totaled in 11 hours without campus Wi-Fi access, according to Senior Director of Information Technology Joseph Locascio. In December, a five hour long Wi-Fi outage swept campus during finals week, disturbing...

Who are the candidates? A look at who is running for SGA president and VP

Who are the candidates? A look at who is running for SGA president and VP

Rose Wagner and Erin Snodgrass

March 3, 2020

Only one year after an uncontested SGA election, four executive tickets are now running for student government's top spots and students have until Wednesday, March 11 to elect their new student leaders. An incumbent vice president, a two-term senator, a member of SGA's court of review, and a former...

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research treatments to develop vaccine

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research treatments to develop vaccine

Tess Rowland

March 3, 2020

The state of Georgia reported its first two coronavirus patients, pushing the number of infected people in the U.S. to 105, according to NBC News. This fear and concern has prompted Tulane researchers to bring live samples of the Coronavirus to the Tulane Primate Center on the Northshore, where they...

Opinion: It’s OK to still be a virgin

Opinion: It’s OK to still be a virgin

Georgett Hernandez

February 15, 2020

In this century, the term "Hookup Culture" is seen as a healthy thing that has developed for younger people to express themselves. It most often pressures young adults into having casual sex with no strings attached and without feeling like they are doing something wrong. But how does one embrace this...

Tanuja Singh will step into provost role this summer

Tanuja Singh will step into provost role this summer

Emma Ruby

February 14, 2020

For three years, the Loyola community has been without a permanent provost. The position of University President Tania Tetlow's second in command has been temporarily filled by three different people in the last three years, but has never officially been filled, leaving a missing puzzle piece in the...

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