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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: Bin Laden’s death ends an era

The Maroon

May 5, 2011

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On the night of May 1, 2011, more than 56.5 million Americans turned their attention to the television as President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama bin Laden. That day, the decade-long quest for bin Laden ended in a ...

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...

EDITORIAL: An inconvienient break results in a lack of motivation

Maroon Editorial Board

April 27, 2011

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Lethargy, a lack of focus and laziness have been common among students this week. Even though finals and graduation are days away, the Easter break interrupted the drive needed to continue. Easter is one of the few times dur...

EDITORIAL: Graduate students lack representation throughout campus

The Maroon

April 13, 2011

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Graduate students: who are they? We realized that we didn't know the answer to that question, nor do we feel the university as a whole does. The issue was raised after the conclusion of this year's Student Government Associati...

EDITORIAL: The Maroon endorses Morin for SGA president

The Maroon

April 6, 2011

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Michael Morin knows what he's getting himself into. It is hard to say the same about his competitor, John Beverstock. Morin, music education senior, is a better Student Government Association president. He currently serves as...

Editorial: There’s still time for change

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 16, 2009

Filed under Editorial, State

You voted. Now here's another chance to participate in public policy that affects you. If you don't agree with potential changes, do something about it. Contact your district representative.Below is a list of some bills working t...

Editorial: Stay engaged during summer

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 16, 2009

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With the school year over, there is no justification for being uninformed on issues affecting students. The Louisiana state legislature is currently addressing several issues that will have an impact on all of us.Although some poss...

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