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Meteorologists predict rainy winter due to “El Niño”

Nezar Berryhill December 1, 2023

We are in an El Nino year. For Louisiana, it means mild and rainy winters, and in this instance for 2023, a very hot summer with a severe drought. Bruce Katz is the chief meteorologist at Fox Station...

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond speaking in Holy Name of Jesus Church, Nov. 10, 2023. Archbishop Aymond announced the closure and consolidation of several parishes in New Orleans due to budget concerns and declining participation, changing the total number from 13 to five.

Jesuits reflect on parish consolidations

Ava Acharya, Senior Staff Writer December 1, 2023

As an effort to ensure the prosperity of New Orleans’ Catholic parishes, Rev. Gregory M. Aymond, Archbishop of New Orleans, announced significant consolidation of these parishes. Despite the difficulty...

Loyola, Tulane students partake in nationwide pro-Palestine protest on Nov. 9, 2023.

Loyola, Tulane participate in nationwide protest in support of Palestine

Maleigh Crespo, Managing Editor for Print November 9, 2023

Students from Loyola and Tulane chapters of Students for a Democratic Society banded together for a joint walkout on Nov. 9, 2023. The walkout was part of a series of nationwide demonstrations at colleges...

Actors strike maybe nearing end

Actors’ strike maybe nearing end

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Worldview Editor November 2, 2023

July 14. The day the film industry stood still. Since that day, the SAG-AFTRA strike has been a constant in the news cycle, with updates on stalled negotiations and delayed movie releases reminding...

Elections go to runoffs; amendments go to legislature

Ava Acharya, Senior Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Ahead of Louisiana’s Gubernatorial General elections, the state’s runoff elections clarified a number of candidates and constitutional amendments. As the state moves into Nov. 5 elections, several...

Pro-Palestine protest met with opposition

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor October 28, 2023

Tulane and Loyola students took to the street to launch the first of what is to become a weekly pro-Palestinian protest. They were met with opposition, as pro-Israeli counter protesters formed on the opposite...

Tampa 5 figure speaks at Loyola

Tampa 5 figure speaks at Loyola

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2023

Chants saying “Justice for the Tampa 5, protesting is not a crime” rang out of a Monroe Hall classroom as a group of students and staff welcomed speaker for the Tampa 5, Laura Rodriguez, to tell her...

A local sorts glass bottles into recycling bins at Glass Half Full on Oct. 21, 2023.

Glass Half Full: Local recycling restores coastal erosion

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2023

“Louisiana has lost approximately 1,900 square miles of its coast since 1932,” according to the City of New Orleans. The rapid coastal erosion comes as the byproduct of climate change, rising sea...

Lucas Harrell stands with fellow protestors on the neutral ground outside Washington Square, Oct. 22, 2023. He spoke out on the injustices perpetrated by the far-right along with Quest Riggs, Laura Rodriguez of the Tampa 5, Lou Blumberg of Jewish Voices for Peace New Orleans, and Serena Sojic-Borne for Freedom Road Socialist Organization.

Activists rally against Landry and far-right legislation

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Worldview Editor October 26, 2023

Not everyone is happy with the results of Louisiana’s 2023 state elections. Some of the most vocal about their displeasure are members of the Real Name Campaign and Freedom Road Socialist Organization. The...

Raymond Flanks speaking on the steps of the Orleans Parish courthouse at the Rally Against Killing the Innocent by the Innocence Project New Orleans on Oct. 2, 2023. Flanks was exonerated after serving 38 years for a wrongful conviction.

Innocence Project New Orleans fights death penalty

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor October 26, 2023

“In Louisiana, for every seven executions, there have been three people exonerated,” said Innocence Project New Orleans executive director, Jee Park, at the Rally Against Killing the Innocent that...

The front of the Loyola University Police Department.

LUPD: Stay alert during protest

Kloe Witt, News Editor October 25, 2023

Chief of Loyola University Police Department Todd Warren sent an email out reminding community members to stay alert during the protest in support of Palestine. The protest is set to occur on Oct. 26...

Devante Lewis, Ariana Lonon, Michelle Hallinan, and Blu Dimarco at Banning Books in Louisiana panel on Oct. 4,2023. They were there to discuss the banning and challenging of books in Louisiana and answer questions by Loyola students and staff.

Loyola panel discusses book challenge

Eloise Pickering, Assistant News Editor October 19, 2023

In the landscape of literature, a surge of book challenges is impacting libraries, schools and families state and nationwide. At Loyola, lecturer in teacher education Julia Miller organized a week of...

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