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Loyola President Jo Ann Rooney released a statement Jan. 7 condemning the violent insurrection that occurred at the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6. Additionally, she called for reflection by the Loyola community. A pro-Trump mob stormed …

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Loyola announced some in-person classes will be taught virtually the first two weeks of spring semester, according to a Dec. 15 email from the university’s provost, who oversees academic affairs. The decision to postpone some …

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Loyola concluded its external investigation into an undergraduate admission official accused of fostering a “toxic” work environment earlier this year, finding the official wasn’t responsible for “hostile work environment, discrimination, or retaliation.” The conclusion of …

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Loyola students headed to campus this spring should expect a saliva-based COVID-19 test twice a week, among other measures, according to school officials.  This announcement came during a Dec. 6 webinar where officials discussed testing …

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Colleges and universities were hit hard by COVID-19 with many resorting to furloughs, layoffs and other austerity measures to balance the budget. Jesuit colleges weren’t any different, with Loyola alone having an $88 million budget …

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After Loyola canceled on-campus housing for the fall 2020 semester, some students have since turned to Airbnb as a housing alternative. Instead of signing a conventional lease for a Chicago apartment, Airbnbs can offer a …

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As COVID-19 cases surge in Chicago with no clear ending in sight, Loyola’s Office of the President announced Nov. 2 the university won’t be hosting an in-person ceremony for the graduating class of 2021. This …

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As classes have shifted online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loyola professors have been faced with a unique challenge: making sure students don’t cheat. Cheating, according to Loyola’s guidelines on academic integrity, includes obtaining or …