The Maroon

Letter to the Editor: SGA offers numerous options

The SGA Executive Staff

February 20, 2013

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In his letter "More change needed outside of allocations" in the January 25th issue of The Maroon, Economics Club President Matthew Portnoy expressed his frustrations with SGA's apparent lack of support in advertising on-campus events. While we at SGA...

Editorial: Robberies can be avoided by exercising caution

The Maroon

February 20, 2013

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Most students gain their first taste of living on their own in college - be it in the dorms where they can live relatively free of supervision, or living off-campus in a place they pay for themselves. This sudden freedom can be...

Editorial: New Greek Life standards could improve Loyola

The Maroon

January 31, 2013

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The recent raising of the GPA requirement for rushing from 2.0 to 2.5 has been met with a chorus of complaints from students no longer able to rush by the new standard. But we at The Maroon stand in support of this higher re...

Letter to the Editor: More change needed outside of allocations

MATHEW PORTNOY

January 24, 2013

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As president of the Loyola Economics Club I recently attended the President's meeting to discuss SGA allocations. I was pleasantly surprised to hear from Logan McCabe, 
SGA's vice president of finance, about how the allocation pr...

Editorial: New amendment is too costly to rights and debate

Maroon Staff

January 17, 2013

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The recent spree of shootings - in particular, the tragedy at Sandy Hook - has revitalized the debate on gun control across the United States and provoked a number of measures both in the aim of more firmly regulating guns an...

Editorial: New fraternity must serve the community

Maroon Staff

December 5, 2012

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Over the past few years, Greek Life at Loyola has taken a number of hits, sometimes penalized for dirty rushing and sometimes reconstituted due to the national office's objections to the local branch's actions. Some have said th...

Editorial (corrected): Death penalty initiative lacks needed clarity

Maroon Staff

November 29, 2012

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We at The Maroon sincerely apologize for what was printed in this issue's editorial, for it was written with a weak grasp of the facts. Below is a corrected version: Over the course of the past few weeks, our campus has become ...

Letter to the Editor: Increasing retention requires community

ANDRE PERRY

November 28, 2012

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Once upon a time, administrators tried to scare students into staying in college. When I was a freshman in 1989, I received the traditional matriculation speech: "Look to your left, look to your right; one of them will not be...

Editorial: Death penalty initiative lacks needed clarity

Maroon Staff

November 28, 2012

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Over the course of the past few weeks, our campus has become host to a variety of posters and signs reminding us of God's sixth commandment to Moses: "Thou Shalt Not Kill." While this is an admirable sentiment, we were left wi...

Editorial: Hurricane victims must be supported

Maroon Staff

November 8, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy formed on Oct. 22 and dissipated on Oct. 31. In that time, it caused damage, death and destruction in Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Cuba. Its effects were felt in 24 states, st...

Editorial: The United States must remain united

Maroon Staff

November 8, 2012

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On Nov. 6, Barack Obama emerged from a hotly-contested election with a renewed tenure as president of these United States. The dual popular and electoral victory prove that people have not lost faith in the change and progress he...

Editorial: University provides quality programming

Maroon Staff

October 31, 2012

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We at the Maroon aim to act as a mirror of Loyola, reflecting the reality of our university. As with all reflections, it is easy to focus upon and magnify flaws, to dwell on them until you can see nothing else. It is equally im...

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