The Maroon

Editorial: Celebrate Mardi Gras the right way

Gage Counts, [email protected]

February 18, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed

Perhaps the most exciting time for college students in the New Orleans area is Mardi Gras, the couple of weeks where binge drinking and overeating king cake is socially acceptable – and sometimes encouraged. There are many...

Editorial: Try confidence in the future

Gage Counts, [email protected]

January 28, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed

In a move surprising many, the faculty senate voted “no confidence” in the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., university president, expressing their lack of trust in him as the leader of Loyola University. This drama has been unfolding...

Editorial: We need discussion, not intimidation

Gage Counts, [email protected]

November 23, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed

The anti-racism protests sweeping college campuses around the nation — and the coverage of them — are very important to think about because they reveal so much about the state of higher education today. For those who might...

Editorial: Caught in the crossfire

Gage Counts, [email protected]

October 23, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Politics, Student Government

Loyola’s University Senate ­— the body composed of faculty representatives from each department, college and school at Loyola — has proposed a vote of “no-confidence” against our university president, the Rev. Kevin...

Editorial: LUPD: Unsung protectors

Gage Counts, [email protected]

October 21, 2015

Filed under Crime, Editorial, Op/Ed

The Loyola University Police Department is one of the most under-appreciated services that the university provides. There is a significant number of students on campus who repeat the line, “LUPD isn’t a real police department....

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