The Maroon

Archbishop Rummel caps perfect season with state championship win over Catholic High, 14-10

The Archbisop Rummel High School football team rushes onto Yulman Stadium to play Catholic High for the LHSAA Division 1 state championship on Dec. 6, 2019. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

December 7, 2019

In the heart of Uptown New Orleans, Yulman Stadium hosted a battle of undefeated high school football teams as they squared off for the LHSAA Division 1 state championship on Dec. 6, 2019. Both walked onto the college field with a 12-0 record, but thanks to a late game rally, the Rummel Raiders came o...

New hires find family atmosphere in Wolf Pack athletic department

Camal Pertro, communications director, sits at his desk Photo credit: Ver Lumod

Brendan Heffernan

December 4, 2019

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 10.0px; font: 8.5px 'Utopia Std'} It’s no secret that Loyola’s athletic department has had a great deal of success this past semester. With aNational tournament appearance from the Wolf Pack’s cross country team, record...

Loyola Jesuits cheer on the New Orleans Saints

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Andres Fuentes

November 22, 2019

Sodexo cook Ray Davis fills the Jesuits' house with the smell of omelets and waffles. Most of the 15 head out of their white house just yards away from campus to preach at local parishes. But for Rev. James Carter, S.J. and Rev. Fred Kammer, S.J., their Sundays involve a quick mass on the top floor...

Coach Hollowell earns 100th win

Will Ingram

November 21, 2019

Head men's basketball coach, Stacy Hollowell, had a monumental night on Thursday. He is in his sixth season as head coach and brought in his 100th career win with the team against Bethel University. The 95 to 91 win ties the teams second best starting record at 9 and 0. The last time the team started 9 ...

New Orleans Saints linebacker defends public attorneys

New Orleans Saints Linebacker Demario Davis talks at a town hall meeting on November 5, 2019 at Corpus Christi Church. The meeting was to raise awareness for the budget issues Orleans Public Defenders are facing. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Andres Fuentes

November 19, 2019

For people who fight for equity and justice, Orleans Parish public defenders have trouble finding such qualities when it comes to their appropriations battle. Chief District Defender Derwyn Bunton said the typical day for defenders is rushing from case to case, knowing that there is no adequate funding...

Basketball player feels at home on small campus

Andrew Fava drives the ball into the paint against Southern University at New Orleans, Oct. 30, 2019. Photo credit: Courtesy of Kyle Encar

Rosha'E Gibson

November 17, 2019

Loyola men’s basketball player Andrew Fava has lived in Baltimore, Gainesville and now New Orleans, but to him, Loyola feels like home. “The first thing I realized was that this is a school where everybody knows everybody,” Fava said. While transferring from a much larger university to a...

$450 million Superdome renovations approved

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Poydras Street on Nov. 14. The Louisiana Stadium and Entertainment District approved a $450 million renovation plan. Photo credit: Sam Lucio Photo credit: Sam Lucio

Sam Lucio

November 16, 2019

The Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District has approved a contract to begin renovations on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.The contract has been given to local construction company Broadmoor LLC and will total around $450 million. The renovations are said to be broken up into separate phases with the ...

Swim teams rank in the top 10 in the nation

Both the men's and women's swim teams practice early in the morning during the week.  They are preparing for their next meet in San Antonio on Nov. 21, 2019. Photo credit: Courtesy of Parker Elliott

Breanna Henry

November 13, 2019

After being ranked third in the nation by the latest coaches' poll, Loyola's swim team is topping the charts. "The swim team has been doing incredible thus far," said business analytics senior Warren Massimini. Reaching such a high feat, although impressive, wasn't much of a surprise to biology...

Cross-country team makes its way back into the winner circle

Psychology junior Hayden Ricca sprints for the finish. Ricca and the men's cross country team won the SSAC championship on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. Photo credit: Sabelo Jupiter

Will Ingram

November 13, 2019

  This past weekend, Loyola’s men’s cross-country team found itself back in the winning circle, adding a new title — Southern States Athletic Conference champions, to the record books. While the cross-country teams have preformed well in the past, this is the first time that either the...

Basketball seniors reflect on their careers at Loyola

Breyah Richardson goes up for a contested layup in the first game of the year against Tulane University Green Wave on Oct. 30, 2019.  Tulane took the match, winning 61-38. Photo credit: Michael Bauer

Ben Roberts

November 12, 2019

After three years of buckets, rebounds and championships, seniors Paige Franckiewicz and Breyah Richardson are preparing for their final season wearing maroon and gold. Franckiewicz, an accounting major from Slidell, has cemented herself in Loyola history. Since her freshman year, Franckiewicz...

Student athletes find time for school, sports and social lives

Loyola swimmer hits the pool in a meet.  The swim team holds practices at six in the morning every day except for Sunday. Photo credit: Andres Fuentes

Brendan Heffernan

November 11, 2019

While most Loyola students are still dreaming of Orleans Room fried rice and cancelled classes, Loyola student-athletes have been awake for hours. While demanding practice schedules and challenging coursework often keeps student athletes busy from dusk till dawn, most find the challenge ultimately worthwhile. Wolf...

Loyola men’s basketball opens the season with high expectations

Finance Senior Noah Griffin scans across the court to pass the ball, Oct. 26, 2019. The win against Southeastern Baptist College was his first game of his last college season. Photo credit: Raegan Walberg

Gabrielle Korein

November 6, 2019

The men's basketball team comes into the season ranked third in the Southern States Athletic Conference and are looking to build off of last year. After the team opened their season with a win against Southeastern Baptist College this past weekend, guard Andrew Fava, a graduate student that came to...

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