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September 9, 2011 Issue

Bomb threat on Tulane's campus over

The bomb threat at Tulane University in Richardson Memorial Hall has been determined to be false. The building was swept by the responding bomb squad which found no threat and authorities have given the all clear. Conditions on both Tulane's and Loyola's campuses have returned to normal. Access to West Road, West Road Garage, and Stallings Hall on Loyola's campus has been opened.

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Registration underway for Family Weekend 2011

Loyola University New Orleans will open its doors to students' family and friends for the university's annual Family Weekend to be held Sept. 30 - Oct. 2.

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Law clinic encourages Latino community to aid law enforcement

Two members of the Stuart H. Smith Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice at Loyola University New Orleans' College of Law recently spoke to the immigrant community in Hattiesburg, Miss., regarding their rights in reporting crime in their neighborhood.

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Wolfpack Wellness Expo promotes healthy lifestyles, brings blood drive to campus

Loyola University New Orleans will host the third annual Wolfpack Wellness Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Danna Student Center's St. Charles Room from 11:30 a.m. 2: 30 pm.

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Mass of the Holy Spirit helps celebrate start of school year

Loyola University New Orleans' annual Mass of the Holy Spirit is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, in Holy Name of Jesus Church.

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Inaugural NolaLoyola 2011: Live to Eat celebrates the best of New Orleans cuisine

New Orleans is unlike any other city in the world, and for lovers of great food, it's a little slice of heaven. This is why Loyola University New Orleans is proud to celebrate the Crescent City's flair for food by presenting NolaLoyola 2011: Live to Eat, Sept. 30.

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Historic Thomas Hall renovation celebrated with open house and dedication

Loyola University New Orleans recently completed a major renovation of Thomas Hall, one of the university's original buildings, which served as a residence and chapel for Jesuits of the New Orleans Province until 2005. To celebrate the renovation's completion, the university will host an open house at Thomas Hall on Sept. 27, with a dedication ceremony for the Loyola community at 12:30 p.m. and a reception for the general public starting at 5 p.m.

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Andre Perry speaks before Congressional Black Caucus

Andre Perry, Ph.D., the associate director for educational initiatives for Loyola University New Orleans' Institute for Quality and Equity in Education, will speak before the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation at their 41st annual legislative conference on Sept. 23 in Washington, D.C.

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Loyola Institute for Ministry offers online information session

The Loyola Institute for Ministry will present an online information session on Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. C.D.T. The virtual open house will provide information on Loyola's online graduate program in religious education and pastoral studies.

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Loyola Opera presents a Verdi and Wagner Concert

Loyola Opera Theatre presents an evening of selected works by romantic composers Giuseppe Verdi and Richard Wagner on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street.

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Alumnus and opera star Alfred Walker performs voice recital on campus

Loyola University New Orleans alumnus Alfred Walker '96 will perform a solo voice recital on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex, on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street.

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Loyola Theatre opens season with bold new version of classic tale

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans kicks off the 2011-12 season with "In The Blood," Suzan-Lori Parks' contemporary story based on the main character from Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter."

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