The Maroon

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...

Editorial: Discussion of abortion must not be dissuaded

November 15, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

There are elements of a Jesuit education which hardly differ from any other university. Then there are those that negatively impact a portion of the student body. Loyola's decision to bar the creation of an abortion-rights cl...

Editorial: Ban on condoms proves threat to student health


November 9, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Features

In most colleges, free condoms are ready for the taking. In a Jesuit university, however, things are evidently a little different. In order to uphold Catholic moral teaching on the subject, Loyola has a strict ban on providing co...

Letter to the Editor: Article on gays highlights issue of acceptance

By Anthony J. Garrison-Engbrecht

November 9, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Features, Letters to Editor

Dear editor, First, let me introduce myself. I am Anthony Garrison-Engbrecht, a Loyola University New Orleans alumnus and a proud supporter of all things Loyola. Second, I want to thank Leslie Gamboni for writing the article "Loyo...

Editorial:Prosecuting underage drinking solves nothing

November 1, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The recent spike in minor in possession charges throughout New Orleans has many students questioning the efficacy of the crackdown on underage drinking. To actually get to the root of the issue, however, individuals must also sc...

Editorial: Retention rate depends upon student decisions

October 25, 2011

Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Although Loyola recently welcomed its largest freshman class since Hurricane Katrina, the incoming students may not all be here to stay. While the university is successfully recruiting large numbers of students to enter each fa...

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