The Maroon

Sound Off

Sound Off

March 8, 2012

Letter to the Editor: Block’s column lacks evidence, valid argument

Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J.

March 8, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Letters to Editor

Dear editor, I was deeply disappointed in the column published last week by Professor Walter Block. There were many reasons for my disappointment, but I will name just one. The column was totally lacking in any argument wha...

Editorial: Maroon aims to capture ideological spectrum

Maroon Staff

March 8, 2012

Filed under Editorial

There is a common misconception that The Maroon is just a newspaper. However, it's more than just a collection of news, features and opinions. The true functions of The Maroon are as a mirror and a lamp. As our Code of Ethics...

Editorial: Support student athletes by showing school spirit

Maron Staff

February 29, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

This academic year has been about far more than textbooks and tests for an impressive segment of our student body. While many of us have been splitting our time between the library and The Boot, Loyola's student athletes have be...

Letter to the Editor: Column wrong about Austrian economists

Walter Block

February 8, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Letters to Editor

Dear editor, In his Feb. 3 column, Ed Seyler states, "I shall prove that I am not an Austrian economist by analyzing empirical data to estimate the amount of this premium." No, no, no, Ed. Go to the back of the class. Or take a...

Editorial: Contribute to Carnival for the community’s sake

Maroon Staff

February 8, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Features

When Carnival season rolls around, it's easy to get lost in the commotion and forget the spirit at the core of the festivities. Carnival is a public event, and so it's common for us to take what we want from the celebration wi...

Editorial: Punishment does not fit crime for fraternities

Maroon Staff

February 1, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Features

When Sigma Phi Epsilon and Phi Kappa Psi took underage rushees out drinking, both the current and prospective members knew they were in the wrong. They understood they were breaking the rules, and they knew there would be a he...

Letter to the Editor: Activism is required for more issues

February 1, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Letters to Editor

Dear editor, In response to Eric Knoepfler's column, "Internet blackout affects all," I would like to comment further on the state of our civil liberties, censorship and the U.S. Government. For one day, the Internet seeming...

Editorial: Campaign to increase police patrol has flaws

January 25, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Across Tulane's campus, the "It's Not Enough" campaign is questioning why the Tulane University Police Department is not doing more to protect students off campus. The campaign calls for Tulane President Scott Cowen to address th...

Editorial: University response to threat raises questions

January 18, 2012

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

News of the bomb threat made last semester has raised much concern around campus. Perhaps more controversial, however, is the lack of information given to members of the Loyola community about the incident. It took nearly a ...

Editorial: Student Health requires more staff and resources

December 6, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Before they graduate, most Loyola students will pass through Student Health, whether it be for a simple cough or a more serious condition. Situated conveniently, the health clinic provides a number of quality services that no...

Editorial: World AIDS Day reveals need for better education

November 29, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Every year on Dec. 1, individuals around the globe observe World AIDS Day in an effort to spread awareness of HIV/AIDS and its life-altering effect on millions. In New Orleans, where the virus is especially prevalent, the da...

Since 1923 • For a greater Loyola
Editorial