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Letter to the Editor: Use of “girl” can be demeaning

Marissa Gentner

October 31, 2012

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Although I do not believe that this was a direct or intentional attack on women, the way that two of the articles in the Oct. 12 edition of the Maroon were titled really struck a nerve with me. Perhaps the most obviously disturbing ar...

Editorial: NCAA may be worthy investment

Maroon Staff

October 24, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Sports

The 2011-12 men's basketball season was the first 20-win season Loyola has had since 1948. We have become one of the most competitive basketball teams in the Southern States Athletic Conference within the National Association of...

Letter to the Editor: Budget issue is complex and needs great thought

Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J.

October 24, 2012

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In light of recent stories in The Maroon about the university's budget, I thought it would be helpful if I publically explained some things about how Loyola's budget operates. Let me start by saying what the budget is not. Loyol...

Editorial: Loyola must learn to anticipate problems

Maroon Staff

October 10, 2012

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On Friday, Oct. 5, Fr. Wildes issued an email to faculty and staff informing them of general budget cuts across the board due to a smaller freshman class than was planned for - approximately 870 students instead of the anticipated 90...

Letter to the Editor: Krewe leader experience is rewarding

Hoda Essa

October 10, 2012

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As a commuter, I'm always looking for my niche here on campus. I tried a variety of organizations and they just didn't quite fit. I remember walking into my orientation and seeing a group of 10 students with bright yellow sh...

Editorial: You can take action to make the world better

Maroon Staff

October 3, 2012

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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." American anthropologist Margaret Mead recognized the reality of change in the world - that vo...

Letter to the Editor: Housing situation seems greedy

Theresa Bullington

October 3, 2012

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It is apparent to the casual observer that there are more students on campus this year than there were last year, or in several previous years. If any current senior or junior has walked through Biever Hall recently, they mi...

Editorial: Learn all you can and cast an informed vote

Maroon Staff

September 27, 2012

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Every election is important. Nominally, a single vote matters very little, given the scale of elections and the myriad power blocs and groups at work; however, every individual voter has the ability to weaken or strengthen these...

Letter to the Editor: We should not endorse drinking

Salvadore A. Liberto

September 27, 2012

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Dear Editors of the Maroon, I was disappointed with your choice of a front-page story in your Friday, Sept. 14 edition. The usually excellent work that you do to inform and edify our community was lacking in your odd lead story...

Letter to the Editor: RAs require no additional compensation

Michael Olausen

September 20, 2012

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I am a sophomore Resident Assistant in Biever Hall this year, and after reading Jordan Harbaugh's article concerning the "exploitation of RAs," I could not sit back and let these comments go without refutation. While I agree with him...

Editorial: Rape should not be such an omnipresent threat

Maroon Staff

September 20, 2012

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We as a culture do not know how to handle rape. According to the Rape Trauma Services website, 1.3 women are raped every minute, which translates into 683,000 per year. As if that weren't staggering enough, the Connecticut Sexua...

Letter to the Editor: Reaction to Isaac positive but flawed

TOM GILLIS

September 12, 2012

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New Orleans is no stranger to hurricanes. Most of the country is aware of this. Isaac, however, was my first experience with a hurricane. Being from Dallas, I am used to my share of tornadoes and tornado warnings. I know the s...

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