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April 4, 2014 Issue

Loyola celebrates golden anniversary of men's basketball team

The Loyola University New Orleans 1960s men's basketball team will celebrate their golden anniversary Wednesday, April 16.

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Fools of April Music Festival features student bands, food and more

The Fools of April Music Festival Sunday, April 6 at Loyola University New Orleans will feature more than 10 bands-most led by students-for a live music extravaganza spanning two quads on campus.

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Loyola celebrates Founders' Day with Mass and 'birthday' cake

In honor of Loyola University New Orleans and its chartering in 1912, the university will celebrate its Founders' Day with a special Mass and "birthday" cake reception Thursday, April 10.

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Student selected for prestigious Fulbright Award

Loyola University New Orleans senior Savannah Logan, known by her professors for her outstanding tutoring and Spanish translation abilities, was awarded a 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. Student Award in Spain.

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Descendants of the hero of '12 Years a Slave' to gather at Loyola commemorative concert

Descendants of Solomon Northup, the man portrayed in the Oscar-winning movie "12 Years a Slave," will gather at a free, public Loyola University New Orleans Chamber Orchestra concert Saturday, April 12 commemorating the former slave's powerful story and the many who worked to preserve it.

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MBA team brews up big success for its client during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

The Loyola University New Orleans MBA team won big for its client this year at the New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

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Ballet concert offers mixed program including dances from Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake

This spring at Loyola University New Orleans, graceful dancers will perform excerpts from classical ballets, including The Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake, as well as contemporary works showcasing Loyola alumni and faculty.

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Student voices featured in Tuesday's Loyola Chorale and University Chorus concert

The Loyola University New Orleans Montage Fine and Performing Art Series will continue this month with a free, public concert with the Loyola Chorale and the University Chorus set for Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.

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Magis Student Leadership Awards nominations accepted today

There's still time to nominate a student for the Loyola University New Orleans Magis Student Leadership Awards, a celebration of leadership and service, and a ceremonial salute to university excellence.

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Students take home first-time national student media advertising prize

The Loyola University New Orleans Student Media group returned from Austin, Texas, last week as first-time national winners at the 42nd annual Advertising Awards Competition.

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Loyola honors Frank Stewart Jr. for ethical entrepreneurship

Frank B. Stewart Jr., former chairman of the board for Stewart Enterprises, Inc., was recognized this week by Loyola University New Orleans' Center for Spiritual Capital for his ethics in business and dedication and service to his faith.

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Baseball team to host free clinic for Loyola community on April 12

Head Baseball Coach Doug Faust and the Loyola University New Orleans baseball team are offering a free baseball clinic for the children of Loyola faculty and staff Saturday, April 12.

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Jasmine Brewer to attend NCAA Women's Final Four with Good Works Team

Loyola University New Orleans women's basketball senior Jasmine Brewer will travel to Nashville, Tenn., to attend the NCAA Women's Final Four as part of the 2014 Allstate WBCA Good Works Team.

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College of Law's free tax help for low-income taxpayers concludes next week

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, which offers free tax preparation assistance for people with low to moderate incomes, wraps up Thursday, April 10 with special extended hours.

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Chemistry students showcase research at national conference

Loyola University New Orleans chemistry majors Vu D. Nguyen, Joshua LeBoeuf, Heather Renfro and Francesca Vaccaro, along with physics major Cameron McCormick presented research at the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, Texas, March 17.

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Annual fundraiser supports Loyola baseball scholarships

Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Alumni Affairs is hosting the fourth annual Coach Louis "Rags" Scheuermann Baseball Fundraiser Tuesday, April 22.

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