The Maroon

Some students unhappy with one voice

JAMIE FUTRAL

November 15, 2011


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As student organizations discussed women's reproductive rights at a panel last month, one organization was left out-an abortion rights club. Last year, though, two seniors proposed an abortion rights club, Voices for Choices, but Student Government Association denied the charter. "We thought that sin...

Group removes interactive board

Group removes interactive board

By JAMIE FUTRAL Assistant News Editor

November 15, 2011


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A student organization was asked to take down a board discussing men and women's expectations of each other after students wrote inappropriate comments on it. The Office of Co-Curricular Programs asked Student Advocates for Gender Equality to take down an interactive board that discussed what men and w...

Labeling sexuality is not simple

Labeling sexuality is not simple

By HOLLY COMBS

November 9, 2011


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Because of The Maroon's series on sexuality, I have decided to write this column on the ever-increasing complexity of sexual orientation identification. If you think that sexual orientation is just gay versus straight, you're wrong. The number of words available to describe a person's sexuality has ex...

Condom Sense

By By CARL HARRISON

November 9, 2011


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Students, faculty and administrators remain divided on the distribution of contraceptives on Loyola's campus. Catholic doctrine denounces premarital sex, but Catholic universities, including Loyola, are dealing with the issue that some of their students are still having sex. Some on campus say that ...

University begins Monroe Hall construction

University begins Monroe Hall construction

By KRISTEN DIAZ Staff Writer

November 8, 2011


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As Monroe Hall's design plans near completion, preparation for construction and drive pilings are present around the building. Over 400 meetings have been held to finalize plans for Monroe Hall. Although those plans are not yet complete, preparation for construction has already begun. This work incl...

Non-traditional students adjust at Loyola

Non-traditional students adjust at Loyola

By JAMIE FUTRAL Assistant News Editor

November 8, 2011


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Whether you are working a full-time job or are a full-time parent, being a student is still an option. The Office of Professional and Continuing Studies works to accommodate non-traditional students. It was created in 2009 after the discontinuation of City College in 2006 because of the strategic plan "Pat...

Renovations scheduled for Buddig Hall in summer

By Kelsi Allenbach Staff Writer

November 8, 2011


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Buddig Hall will be the first residential hall to undergo renovations beginning summer 2012. Craig Beebe, director of Residential Life, said the university wants to make the existing residence halls more comfortable for students. To do so, it will oversee both small- and large-scale renovations in the co...

Online nursing receives approval

By HANNAH IANNAZZO Editorial Assistant

November 8, 2011


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Due to a lack of students in the classroom, Loyola has approved an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program for registered nurses. Debra Copeland, associate professor of the School of Nursing, originally wrote the proposal to switch the program to an online format. "It got to the point where ther...

Forum plans to address condom use on campus

By FLOR SERNA Contributing Writer

November 8, 2011


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When Richard Tucker went to the Student Health Center to ask for condoms, he was told that it is Loyola's policy to not provide them. "They would also not comment on the advisability of seeking condoms," said Tucker, a political science junior and president of the Loyola Society for Civic Engagemen...

SGA allocations results leaves some out

By JUDITH CORRO Contributing Writer

November 1, 2011


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While SGA gave some student organizations thousands of dollars in allocations, others received nothing. Student Government Association announced results from this semester's budget allocations, a biannual process by which SGA distributes funds to student organizations after they apply and follow the guidelines...

English department uses Buddig Hall classroom

English department uses Buddig Hall classroom

By CRISTINA CHIU Contributing Writer

November 1, 2011


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Buddig Hall is home to students, as well as the English department. The department is using room 1211, located on the 12th floor of the residence hall, to hold film studies and digital media classes. According to Katherine Adams, professor and chairwoman of the English department, no one had used the...

Verifying ages becomes essential as NOPD cracks down on underage drinking

By KRISTINE LUPOFF Contributing Writer

November 1, 2011


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Rhodes Murphy was at a convenience store with a friend who was purchasing alcohol when an undercover officer stopped to ID him. Murphy, English junior, has received two minor in possession citations in the past two years. He said he believes students have to be more careful. "I'm not worried when I g...

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