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Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola

The Maroon

NOAA predicts an above average 2024 Atlantic hurricane season. Photo courtesy of NOAA

New Orleans anticipates above average Atlantic hurricane season

Spencer Cody, Staff Writer May 30, 2024

The Atlantic basin is facing an “extremely active” anticipated hurricane season, according to a predicted forecast by Colorado State University’s Tropical Weather & Climate Research department....

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Meta limits recommendations for political content

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

If you are an avid user of Instagram or Facebook, you may have noticed a substantial decrease in a specific type of content in your social media feeds these past few weeks. A new policy has been put...

Photo credit: Hayley Hynes

Tennessee lawmakers pass bill to allow armed teachers

Chiara Faircloth, Assistant Worldview Editor April 25, 2024

Tennessee House Republicans have passed a bill that would legalize the concealed carry of handguns for teachers on school campuses who are approved by the school principal and law enforcement. Teachers...

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...

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...

The fifth Tulane Police Department station on Broadway and Zimpel, Aug. 22, 2023. A shooting that occurred at The Republic NOLA has sparked conversations about gun laws.

Republic NOLA shooting raises questions about gun legislation

Eloise Pickering, Worldview Editor April 18, 2024

Issues with violent crime and debates over concealed carry are pushed further into the spotlight of local and state politics following a shooting that took place late on the night of Sunday, April 14th...

The Capitol is seen as Congress resumes following a long break and the midterm elections, in Washington, early Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. The Environmental Protection Agency has declared a new rule reducing toxic emissions.

Chemical plants required to reduce emissions

Eloise Pickering, Worldview Editor April 18, 2024

More than 200 chemical plants nationwide will be required to reduce toxic emissions that are likely to cause cancer under a new rule issued on April 6 by the Environmental Protection Agency. Areas that...

Sign in front of Milton H. Latter Memorial Public Library. The New Orleans Public Library system has gone fine-free.

New Orleans Public Library eliminates late fines; student urges Loyola to follow suit

Maleigh Crespo, Editor in Chief April 12, 2024

The New Orleans Public Library system announced that it would be operating fine-free beginning April 1 after operating on a temporary fine suspension plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The news...

Students move into Buddig hall during move in on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019. A donation box will be made available at the end of the year for students to donate unwanted items during move-out.

“Don’t Dump, Donate!” allows students to donate dorm amenities

Marcela Baez, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

At the end of the semester, students can donate items they don’t need after moving out as a way to help local charities and reduce items from ending up in landfills. From May 7 to 10 in the residential...

Freshman Rebecca Doherty (right) views the solar eclipse in the Palm Court on April 8, 2024.

Campus unites for solar eclipse

Sophia Maxim, Managing Editor for Print April 8, 2024

Students and professors flocked to the Palm Court to view the partial solar eclipse this afternoon. Although the sky was cloudy with light rain, viewers witnessed the crescent of sunlight during intervals...

Man dumping beads into an ArcGNO bin.

Nine eco-friendly organizations in the Big Easy

Gabbee Bonura, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

Glass Half Full, Keep Louisiana Beautiful, ArcGNO, The Grounds Krewe, Realcycle, NolaCans4Food, Vintage Green Review, ricRACK, and SOUL Nola are nine non-profit organizations in New Orleans that work towards...

Logo for the Jones X Macdonald Defense Committee. The defense committee was formed following the arrest of Toni Jones, who had her first court appearance on April 23. Courtesy of the Jones X Macdonald Defense Committee.

Resistance erupts at Tulane protest for Palestine

Eloise Pickering, Worldview Editor March 22, 2024

Following a dispute between a student and professor at Tulane University and the subsequent arrest of an advocate supporting the student last week, members of Tulane’s chapter of Students for a Democratic...

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