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October 28, 2014 Issue

Jesuit values come to life at Loyola Week 2014

Loyola University New Orleans' Office of Mission and Ministry will host Loyola Week from Sunday, Nov. 2 to Friday, Nov. 7. The week of events celebrating Loyola's Jesuit history and values kicks off Sunday with a window painting contest and outdoor mass in the Marquette Horseshoe. Other events include a dinner with the Jesuits, an Ignatian Carnival and a special presentation by former New Orleans Police Department superintendent and Loyola professor Ronal Serpas, Ph.D., who will lead a discussion on the prevention of police brutality. All events are free and open to the public.

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Like show tunes? Loyola presents Broadway-style musical complete with live band

Featuring classic show tunes from Broadway hits such as "Chicago" to "Cabaret" and beyond, Loyola University New Orleans presents "The World Goes 'Round"-a musical revue of the songs of Broadway's greatest storytellers, John Kander and Fred Ebb. "The World Goes 'Round" will run Nov. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m. as well as Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Marquette Theater at Loyola, located in the lower level of Marquette Hall on the university's main campus. Tickets, available now online, are $12 for general admission and $8 for students, seniors and Loyola faculty/staff.

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Local TV legends to judge New Orleans-themed spelling bee

You may be able to recognize Tchoupitoulas Street, but can you spell it? Find out as Loyola University New Orleans' School of Mass Communication hosts its first-ever New Orleans-themed spelling bee, with retired TV anchors Norman Robinson and Dennis Woltering as the judges Thursday, Nov. 6. The idea for a college-level spelling bee actually came from Loyola senior and Radio Television Digital News Association chapter president Lucy Dieckhaus as a fundraiser for the student organization.

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New Orleans donor issues $100,000 challenge for Loyola's historic Faith in the Future campaign

On the heels of Loyola University New Orleans' recently launched $100 million Faith in the Future campaign-the largest campaign in the university's history-one local donor is issuing a personal challenge to fund scholarships for the next generation of New Orleans lawyers and other legal professionals. Community activist Anne Gauthier has committed to giving $100,000 to the Loyola College of Law if 200 law alumni join her as donors before Dec. 31.

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