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June 14, 2013 Issue

Students receive national scholarships to study abroad

Junior Meghan Gallaspy is intrigued by Japan's language and culture. Junior Whitney Woods wants to learn sports broadcasting from a South African perspective. Senior LaDadrian Darden seeks to immerse herself in South African culture while studying economic policy reform. Those hopes will become reality thanks to three prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships awarded to the Loyola students.

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Alumna receives national graduate arts award to study film production, directing

Loyola graduate Brennan Peters '13 is well on her way to becoming a movie director. Peters, a Loyola English major, received the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award to study film production.

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Loyola joins in attempt for largest swim lesson record

When Loyola University New Orleans summer campers return to school in the fall, hopefully they will be able to tell their classmates they helped break a world record.

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Professor's research unlocks clues to preventing sexual assault on college campuses

A Loyola University New Orleans psychology researcher is uncovering the links among fraternity membership, hypermasculine behavior and the links to sexual assault on the college campus.

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America's independence comes to life in exhibit with 18th century rare documents

Just in time for Independence Day, the Loyola University New Orleans Honors Program is displaying authentic printings of the Declaration of Independence from 1776 and the real-life famous signature of John Hancock, one of America's founding fathers.

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Members of Loyola family enter priesthood

A Loyola University New Orleans alumnus along with a former student were recently ordained into the Roman Catholic priesthood in early June.

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Diboll Art Gallery's summer exhibit features drawings, video

Artist Seth Gadsden and filmmaker Sam Fleischner will open their collaborative exhibit, "Ricky's Dragon," June 17 in Loyola University New Orleans' Collins C. Diboll Gallery, located on the fourth floor of the J. Edgar and Louise S. Monroe Library.

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Boggs Center honors 100 local dads this Father's Day

This Father's Day, the Lindy Boggs National Center for Community Literacy at Loyola University New Orleans and the New Orleans Fatherhood Consortium will honor fathers like Darren Aldridge, who has struggled to take the right path with his life and the life of his young son.

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