Nov 072013
 
(photo via Loyola University)

(photo via Loyola University)

If you missed the premiere weekend of Loyola University’s production of Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice,” you have a few remaining chances to catch it through Saturday.
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Dec 062012
 

Children build a tiny snowman in a layer of snow covering the front lawn of Loyola University on Wednesday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

Despite temperatures in the mid-60s, the front lawn of Loyola University hosted a giant snowball fight on a carpet of snow Wednesday night for the annual “Sneaux” event. In addition to the snow, the university also provided hot chocolate, s’mores, cookies, Christmas music, activities for children and an appearance by Santa Claus.

Children of all ages play in the snow at Loyola’s “Sneaux” event Wednesday evening. (Sabree Hill, UptownMessenger.com)

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Nov 302012
 

The Loyola Opera Theatre, backed by the largest orchestra ever used in a Loyola opera, will perform Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ Friday (Jan. 18) and Sunday (Jan. 20). Continue reading »

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Nov 282012
 

A panel of prosecutors, federal officials, Loyola University professors and social-justice advocates will discuss the United States immigration detention system at Loyola University in an all-day symposium Friday (Nov. 30) called “Dialogues on Detention: Applying Lessons from Criminal Justice Reform to the Immigration Detention System”. Continue reading »

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Nov 092012
 

Beginning with a Friday-night orchestral performance of TV and film scores and classical works, Loyola University is hosting a series of major music ensembles open to the public throughout November. Continue reading »

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Aug 102012
 

Matthew Chuey, a Loyola student killed in a car crash July 26, was remembered by family and friends on campus Friday morning. (Robert Morris, UptownMessenger.com)

With memory after memory Friday morning, laughter broke through the tears of nearly 100 mourning members of the Loyola University community as they remembered a carefree student, fiercely devoted to his loved ones, whose life was cut unexpectedly short last month in a fatal crash on St. Charles Avenue.

“Look around. Look at your friends,” said Andy Scott at a memorial service for 23-year-old Matthew Chuey. “How many did Chuey introduce you to? Everyone loved him. He made friends everywhere that he went.” Continue reading »

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Jun 202012
 

U.S. Attorney Jim Letten, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Judge Jules Edwards III and a host of social-justice activists will convene tonight for a panel discussion with Times-Picayune reporter Cindy Chang about her eight-part series, “Louisiana Incarcerated.” Continue reading »

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Mar 072012
 

Bobby Sanabria, a renowned percussionist who has played with numerous jazz legends, will present a free lecture and performance at Loyola University tonight tracing the evolution of an Afro-Cuban rhythm pattern into the modern day. Continue reading »

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