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Parade stomping gives Dean Maass appeal

Parade stomping gives Dean Maass appeal

Emma Ruby

January 20, 2020

For two weekends during August last summer, Harrah’s Casino drew a long, winding line of men out its front door. These men were not looking to gamble, however. They were vying for a chance on stage to audition to be a 610 Stomper. Only the first 50 men are allowed into the exclusive audition each...

Opinion: Star Wars fans hate Star Wars the most

Opinion: Star Wars fans hate Star Wars the most

Cristo Dulom

January 18, 2020

Growing up with the prequel "Star Wars" movies, the sequels and all the side story movies, I've come to realize that after every single one, "Star Wars" fans strike back.Whether it be a complaint of the movie being too much like the much-beloved original trilogy, being too different or having too much ...

Honors Program looks to the future after troubled three years

Honors Program looks to the future after troubled three years

Erin Snodgrass

January 18, 2020

After two years of instability, those involved in Loyola’s Honors program believe growth and progress are in the near future. Students and administration are both hoping Jonathan Peterson, philosophy professor and the newly announced Honors director will successfully steer the program toward smoother waters. As the university ca...

Men’s and women’s basketball end Spring Hill games in victory

Men’s and women’s basketball end Spring Hill games in victory

Gabriella Killett

January 16, 2020

Loyola's women's basketball team hosted their annual School Day game against Spring Hill College Tuesday Jan. 14. They won the match 79-54, making this the women's team 26th straight win against Spring Hill, according to loyolawolfpack.com. "Everybody did their part (in the first half), and we continued...

Deaux space reopens as a community kitchen

Deaux space reopens as a community kitchen

Daniel Schwalm

January 16, 2020

This semester, Loyola has reopened the room off of the Carrollton Turnaround that was formerly Deaux. Now known as the Carrollton lounge and kitchen, the space will serve as a place for students to study, cook, and socialize. Students had been surveyed in the past about what other dining options...

Loyola announces Tanuja Singh as its new provost

Loyola announces Tanuja Singh as its new provost

Rose Wagner

January 15, 2020

Loyola has selected Tanuja Singh, current business dean at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, as the new provost and second-in-command to President Tania Tetlow. After three years of temporary administrators serving in the position, Tetlow said she is excited for Singh to come to Loyola starting...

Shot fired outside the Boot early Sunday morning

Shot fired outside the Boot early Sunday morning

Rae Walberg

January 12, 2020

A shot was fired near The Boot Bar and Grill early Sunday morning around 2 a.m., according to an email sent to Tulane students by the Tulane University Police Department on Sunday afternoon. TUPD said the subject was involved in a physical altercation with a Boot employee which resulted in the subject...

Loyola taken off financial probation

Loyola taken off financial probation

Erin Snodgrass

December 10, 2019

The university's accreditors have announced that Loyola will not be put on another year of financial probation. The news comes after accreditors placed Loyola on a year-long financial probation in December of 2018 due to past financial mismanagement. According to University President Tania Tetlow,...

Paige Franckiewicz advocates for women’s sports on campus

Paige Franckiewicz advocates for women’s sports on campus

Andres Fuentes

December 8, 2019

The tunnel of screaming cheerleaders and noisy pom-poms has greeted Paige Franckiewicz at the start of her basketball games for years now. She darts through with a full smile on her face and high fives her teammate, ready to lead the Wolf Pack with her signature long shots. But at the end of ...

Loyola honors Jesuit martyrs from El Salvador

Loyola honors Jesuit martyrs from El Salvador

Ver Lumod

December 8, 2019

Last month, the Jesuit community of Loyola University New Orleans commemorated the 30th anniversary of the murders of six Jesuit priests and two civilians in El Salvador. On Nov. 16, 1989, Salvadoran Army soldiers killed Father Ignacio Ellacuría, Father Amando López, Father Ignacio Martín Baró,...

Editorial: Is Loyola going to stay on probation? It doesn’t matter.

Editorial: Is Loyola going to stay on probation? It doesn’t matter.

Gabriela Carballo

December 7, 2019

Next week, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges will announce whether Loyola will remain on probation for one more year or whether we are finally free from their watchful eyes. Probation. It’s a scary word that has been thrown around a lot at Loyola over the past...

Loyola graduate to become the head of the Jesuits in the South and Central regions of the U.S.

Loyola graduate to become the head of the Jesuits in the South and Central regions of the U.S.

Rae Walberg

December 5, 2019

On Nov. 6 one of Loyola’s own, the Rev. Thomas P. Greene, S.J., was named provincial superior for the Central and Southern regions of the United States. Greene was chosen from a terna, a list of names of potential candidates, by a group of 12 Jesuits, to be considered by the Rev. Arturo Sosa, SJ,...

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