The Maroon

Jamal Melancon
Jamal is a mass communication senior with a focus in journalism. Before serving on The Maroon as the Senior Staff Writer, Jamal worked as the Worldview Editor, Life and Times Editor, Religion Editor, Assistant News Editor and a Staff Writer. In his free time, he likes to read comic books.

Contact: [email protected] or @Jam_M_Mel

Jamal Melancon, Senior Staff Writer

Oct 04, 2018
Purchasing specialists hired to maintain financial stability (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
Lakeshore Landing concert sneak peeks outdoor facility, preps for Spring opening (Story)
Aug 30, 2017
Local affordable housing officials discuss budget concerns (Story)
Aug 23, 2017
Catch basins, oversight discussed at hurricane preparedness town hall (Story)
Apr 21, 2017
Flood protection officials update coastal projects (Story)
Apr 08, 2017
Loyola rap duo finish new project (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Tipitina’s owners to open ‘entertainment destination’ on Lake Pontchartrain shore (Story)
Mar 13, 2017
Loyola rekindles rapper’s passion (Story)
Feb 16, 2017
Buku Music & Art Project returns revitalized (Story)
Feb 08, 2017
Environmental activist, filmmaker to present at Loyola (Media)
Jan 13, 2017
Wizard World Comic-Con 2017 champions cosplayers (Story)
Dec 09, 2016
Designer discusses ‘Mafia III’ setting (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
Editorial: Medical marijuana should be researched (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
Medical marijuana could serve as anti-epileptic alternative (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Loyola senior performs on Saturday Night Live (Story)
Nov 08, 2016
Loyola to show “The House That Will Not Stand” (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Film spotlights black man’s reaction to gentrification (Story)
Sep 24, 2016
Follow the music to New Orleans (Story)
Sep 21, 2016
Student confronts mental illness (Story)
Sep 14, 2016
Def Jam artist Earl St. Clair seeks to spark positivity (Story)
Sep 07, 2016
Opera stars teach master classes, perform at Loyola (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
NOMA features first design exhibition (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
Krewe of OAK celebrates Mid-Summer Mardi Gras (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
Acclaimed documentary to kick-off First Year Common Experience (Story)
Aug 24, 2016
Rapper finds support, inspiration in relationships (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
The Colorful faces of Holi (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Webinar discusses Pope Francis seeing mercy and encounter as teaching tools (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
Medieval saint’s vision of creation to be a planetarium show (Story)
Mar 04, 2016
Pew Research Center puts Louisiana in the top five most religious states (Story)
Mar 04, 2016
Divine Mercy conference considers social pariahs (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
St. Anthony of Padua to host a two-day Divine Mercy conference event (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Nichiren Shoshu priest encourages the spread of faith through family (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Justice Scalia remembered at funeral mass (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
First fruits celebration puts God first (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Attorney credits success to mantra chanting (Story)
Jan 25, 2016
Staff members are not given winter break (Story)
Nov 18, 2015
Campus environmentalists choose cans over plastic (Story)
Nov 12, 2015
Changes in financing medical coverage creates lower costs for faculty, staff (Story)
Nov 06, 2015
Diwali: The Festival of Lights (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Enrollment and retention numbers exceed budget goals (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Loyola’s theater department shows students how to be “The Ladies Man” (Story)
Oct 11, 2015
Artist debut art work in Loyola gallery (Story)
Oct 02, 2015
Lindy Boggs Center creates Loyola Literacy Lagniappe initiative (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
New Orleans trees influence featured Diboll Gallery artist (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
Loyola staff workers reflect on displacement, family members in wake of Hurricane Katrina (Story)
Sep 25, 2015
Pastor sets up camp for local children (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Blackboard Mobile Learn app doesn’t feature full benefits of website (Story)
Sep 17, 2015
Loyola pushes for musical diversity and opportunity (Story)
Sep 11, 2015
The first-year retreat will be a time to bond for freshmen (Story)
Aug 28, 2015
Loyola welcomes Class of 2019 (Story)
Aug 27, 2015
Loyola receives accolades from Princeton Review (Story)
Aug 27, 2015
Trend in gun violence sparks national attention (Story)
Aug 20, 2015
The grass is greener on the other side (Story)
Jul 14, 2015
Student Success Center and Magis Program introduced at Loyola (Story)
Jul 14, 2015
New director appointed for School of Nursing (Story)
May 26, 2015
Loyola announced as “hidden gem” of Louisiana (Story)
Feb 05, 2015
Bateman team gears up for 2015 competition (Story)
Jan 29, 2015
Gender equality organization relaunches (Story/Media)
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