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October 3, 2008 Issue

Family Weekend 2008 begins today

Loyola University New Orleans is hosting Family Weekend starting today through Sunday.

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Coming up this week and next on Loyola’s stages

The College of Music and Fine Arts offers an exciting lineup of events this weekend and next week as part of its Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series.

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Loyola professor interviews Dominic Massa

S.L. Alexander, Ph.D., Loyola University New Orleans School of Mass Communication professor, has returned for another year as a host of the “Writers’ Forum” radio program on WRBH-FM with a very special author interviewee, Dominic Massa, WWL-TV executive producer and 1998 alumnus of Loyola’s School of Mass Communication.

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Loyola’s Department of Theatre Arts and Dance launches season with “The Bug”

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance opens its 2008-09 season with Richard Strand’s comedy, “The Bug,” directed by Benjamin Clement.

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Loyola’s Biever Guest Lecture Series presents veteran travel writer Rolf Potts

Notable travel writer and real-life vagabond Rolf Potts will visit Loyola University New Orleans on Oct. 8 to speak about his experiences and writings as part of the Biever Guest Lecture Series.

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Long-time WFF employee retires

Michael J. Duplessis, Sr., a long-time employee of WFF Facilities Services, is retiring today after 24 years of loyal service to WFF and to Loyola University New Orleans.

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Loyola College of Business presents State of the Economy

Tuesday night, Sept. 30, the Joseph A. Butt, S.J., College of Business held a presentation on the state of the national economy on the campus of Loyola University New Orleans. You can now watch the presentation in its entirety.

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Twomey Center moves on campus, now linked to College of Social Sciences

Loyola University New Orleans announces the Twomey Center for Peace Through Justice will move from its current location on South Carrollton Avenue to Loyola’s main campus. The center will be merged into the College of Social Sciences and will be located in Mercy Hall. The move should be completed by Nov. 1.

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Team Loyola races for the cure

Loyola University New Orleans Women’s Resource Center, Department of Athletics and Wellness, and Residential Life have joined forces to field a team in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Sunday, Oct. 19 at City Park.

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College of Law students request supplies for Haitian children

Konbit Pou Edikasyon, an organization created by Loyola law students in conjunction with students from law schools across the country, is working with the Black Law Students Association, the International Law Society and the St. Thomas Moore Society to collect money and supplies for children in Haiti.

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Loyola volleyball outlasts Millsaps

Loyola’s Gina Gill led the Wolfpack to a thrilling five game victory over Millsaps in the Hangar Dome on Tuesday night.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation donates $2,300 to Loyola University New Orleans

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law will receive $2,300 from ExxonMobil, who is contributing $2 million in departmental grants to 85 colleges and universities throughout the country to support academic programs.

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Loyola's Keelyn Henderson Victory Sports Network's Featured Athlete

Loyola senior libero Keelyn Henderson is Victory Sports Network's featured athlete of the week.

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Take Back the Night march to raise awareness of sexual violence

Loyola University New Orleans joins its neighbor Tulane University to call for an end to sexual violence in the 17th annual Take Back the Night, Wednesday, Nov. 5.

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Loyola's men’s and women’s basketball picked in GCAC poll

The Loyola women’s basketball team was picked second in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference’s pre-season poll as picked by the conference’s coaches and the men’s basketball team was picked seventh.

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