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 262012
 

Loyola University will premiere “El Nogalar,” a contemporary adaptation of Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard” set in Mexico, Wednesday (Nov. 28) with five performances running through Dec. 2. Continue reading »

Nov 092012
 

Justice Bernadette Johnson of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Louisiana’s first African-American chief justice will speak on race at Loyola University’s symposium on higher education at 5:30 p.m. Friday (Nov. 9). Continue reading »

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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Oct 312012
 

Issues of transparency in the legislative process, criminal justice, the courtroom and in private contracts will be discussed this week in a two-day forum at the Loyola University College of Law. Continue reading »

Oct 262012
 

For those unable to attend the “Preventing Lethal Violence in New Orleans” symposium at Loyola University today but interested in the discussion by NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas and several criminologists, the event is being covered live by Tom Gogola of The Lens.

Oct 252012
 

NOPD Superintendent Ronal Serpas and a panel of Loyola University criminologists will participate in a crime symposium Friday (Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) addressing New Orleans’ murder rate. Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

Mar 272012
 

Roland Guerin will perform music from his latest release, “A Different World,” in Satchmo’s in the basement of the student center. General admission tickets are $10. Continue reading »