The Maroon

Editorial: Discussion of abortion must not be dissuaded

November 15, 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Editorial: Counseling center essential resource for healing students

Editorial Board

October 6, 2011

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  At the end of September, PostSecret visited Loyola. Frank Warren, the project's creator, gave his standard talk, sharing some of the secrets he has received over the years. At the close of his talk, he invited audience members to share their thou...

Editorial: Take Back the Night is a year-long commitment

October 5, 2011

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On Oct. 26, Loyola and Tulane will host their annual event Take Back the Night, a march where students stand together against sexual- and gender-based violence. The night is devoted to expressing solidarity with victims and ac...

Editorial: Austrian economics master’s program would be detriment

September 28, 2011

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Imagine receiving a master's degree in Realpolitik, rather than political science. Imagine trying to secure a job with a master's in Freudian theory, rather than psychology. If such scenarios seem absurd, perhaps we should t...

Editorial: Freshmen have much to learn

September 21, 2011

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As the university ushers in its largest class since Katrina, a fresh horde of students must become accustomed to the ins and outs of Loyola and New Orleans at large. Getting acclimated to newfound freedom in a city as dynamic as...

Editorial: Meal plan requirement is disservice to students

by Editorial Board

September 14, 2011

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Any student whose first visit to Loyola occurred during Jazz Brunch or the President's Open House likely believes that everyday fare at the university includes smoked salmon, fresh crawfish and gourmet pastries. A few meals in...

Editorial: Res Hall drug searches adhere to letter of law

Editorial Board

September 7, 2011

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While Loyola's guidelines for searching dorm rooms on the suspicion of illicit drug use may generate much controversy around campus, the policies are a valid and reasonable exercise of the university's authority. Loyola is well w...

EDITORIAL: Wedding bells sound too loudly

The Maroon

May 5, 2011

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Since Prince William and Kate Middleton announced their engagement in November, they have monopolized the attention of individuals worldwide. More significantly, the festivities dominated the news cycle, stealing headlines le...

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