Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

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“The Tortured Poets Department” review: Swift at her most vulnerable

Maleigh Crespo, Editor in Chief April 21, 2024

As a new inductee of the Tortured Poets Department, my first order of business: a deep dive into the chairman’s 16-track composition of tortured, heart-wrenching, (and sometimes shady) poetry, lyricism,...

A student receives a henna tattoo in the Peace Quad on April 28, 2024.

Muslim Student Association hosts Eid event

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 21, 2024

The Loyola community celebrated Eid in the Peace Quad with halal sweets, snacks, drinks, and henna tattoos, provided by the Muslim Students' Association. "As we congregate on this blessed day, we cannot...

Drag queen Laveau Contraire performs at drag bingo show on April 11, 2024.

Drag show aims to help queer students feel seen

Kloe Witt, Managing Editor for Digital April 19, 2024

It was a night of cheering, dancing, and bingo at Loyola with the university's second annual drag show. All semester, the Student Government Association’s equity and inclusion committee has been working...

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“Bet on Yourself”: Samantha Ingram talks Loyola and next chapter

Sam Guillotte, Assistant Sports Editor April 19, 2024

“You can do so much more than you think,” student-athlete Samantha Ingram said. The soon-to-be Loyola graduate is more than an indoor and beach volleyball player – a feat in itself. Ingram is...

Charlotte Berg and Ava Radosevich interview Sr. Julie Glaeser in Bobet Hall on April 2, 2024. Students taking Documentary and Oral Histories with professor Justin Nystrom are curating a podcast. Courtesy of Justin Nystrom

Flourishing Sisterhood podcast: ‘The saints next door’

Chiara Faircloth, Assistant Worldview Editor April 19, 2024

Loyola students are working with the Flourishing Sisterhood project to create a new podcast. “Flourishing Sisterhood: Nourishing Communities in the Gulf South” aims to provide support and promote...

Marquette Hall on April 9. Lowest paid faculty receives raises.

Salaries increase for lowest paid faculty, first time in decade

Matthew Richards, Broadcast Producer April 19, 2024

When the University Senate worked with administration to bring up the salaries of some of the lowest paid faculty earlier this year, it represented the first significant pay increase for them in roughly...

President Elect Diamond Dixon and Vice President Elect Rowan Sawyer.

The SWEETER campaign: Envisioning a new Loyola

Kloe Witt, Managing Editor for Digital April 19, 2024

The new leaders of Loyola’s Student Government Association are aiming to create a SWEETER Loyola. After winning the 2024-25 SGA election, incoming president Diamond Dixon and Rowan Sawyer said they...

(L to R) Steven Garner and Calvin Duncan embrace as Marcus Kondkar looks on. Garner and Duncan are former Angola inmates and were interviewed by Kondkar. Courtesy of Kathleen Flynn.

Professor shines light on life incarcerated

Elinor Upham, News Editor April 19, 2024

Sociology professor Marcus Kondkar said he thinks it is everyone’s basic civil responsibility to look at what is going on behind prison sentences and look at the people being put in prison. “I think...

EDITORIAL: Self-service isnt serving

EDITORIAL: Self-service isn’t serving

Lizzy Hadley, Op/Ed Editor April 19, 2024

When we look for information online, we expect it to be correct and helpful. Unfortunately, that's not always the case with Loyola's websites. It's our GPS for school and academic resources, but it's often...

Design by Zach Cesarini, photo by Sophia Maxim.

Students express issues with university website

Myles McWilliams, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

Someone scrolling Loyola's website might be interested in finding what centers and institutes Loyola offers. While scrolling, the Center for the Study of New Orleans may catch their eye. Or perhaps the...

OPINION: We need academic freedom and expression in schools

OPINION: We need academic freedom and expression in schools

M. Isabel Medina April 19, 2024

The American Bar Association recently adopted a new accreditation standard for law schools (public or private) requiring them to have policies in place that protect academic freedom and freedom of expression...

Nursing sophomores Lexi Leonard-Graham and Gabby Arvie return from walking a dog at PAWS on Jan. 27, 2024 for a LUCAP service trip. LUCAP continues to maintain its founding mission.

LUCAP founding members reflect on the organization

Daniela Martínez, Executive Producer of the Maroon Minute April 19, 2024

Since its beginnings, the Loyola University Community Action Program has given Loyola students the opportunity to service and connect with the Greater New Orleans community. Founded around 1975 by former...

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