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Letter to the Editor: Mandated service ultimately defeats service’s purpose

Jacqueline Joseph

October 2, 2013

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Dear Editors, For those who don't know what LUCAP is, it's the Loyola University Community Action Program. It's the largest student-run organization on campus with its central focus on the Jesuit ideal of commitment to service....

Editorial: Keep in contact with your loved ones

September 26, 2013

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Imagine calling your brother on the phone and realizing his voice had changed or your younger sister calling you to tell you about the first time she experienced peer pressure. Sometimes, it is easy to forget how much we're mi...

Editorial: Mind your rights as an unpaid intern

The Maroon

September 23, 2013

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Unpaid internships offer a logical but slippery compromise: an individual works for free to gain experience and skills that will, in theory, help the individual obtain a job that pays in the future. In the middle of financial an...

Editorial: Communicate with friends and family

The Maroon

September 23, 2013

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While juggling school, social events, work and extracurricular activities, it is easy to get caught up in the college bubble. Our classes and our friends are confined to a five-block area, especially if we live on campus. Ou...

Letter to the Editor: Bigoted remarks are no joking matter

JONATHAN LAM

September 18, 2013

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Dear Editor, Today, I have finally decided to bring up a topic that really angered and disappointed me. I am currently a senior who just finished studying abroad in Japan and in my entire time at Loyola, I have never been so i...

Editorial: Programming with a purpose can help maximize resources

September 18, 2013

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Loyola offers a variety of programs for its students. Some are class-specific, like PackPort for freshmen, Sophomore Initiative events for sophomores, Spring Soiree for juniors, and 100th Night and Maroon and Gold for senior...

Letter to the Editor: Window events exclude music majors

Emily Macnamara

September 18, 2013

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As a music education major, I really appreciated the editorial and cartoon on the issues with accessibility of the window. Music and fine arts students are often excluded from various organizations' meetings, university wide ev...

Editorial: The window should be accessible to all students

The Maroon

September 11, 2013

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When you think of the window, do you think of a time to relax, or do you think of it as a time to prioritize the several events that take place during it? On Tuesdays and Thursdays at Loyola, the time between 12:30 p.m. and ...

Editorial: Equality is only our goal and still not our reality

The Maroon

September 4, 2013

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Last week, people gathered in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. On Aug. 28, 1963, 50 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr. famously delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech in front of the...

Editorial: Celebrate Katrina’s anniversary cautiously

The Maroon

August 28, 2013

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Yesterday marked the eighth anniversary of the day Hurricane Katrina made landfall and claimed the lives and property of thousands statewide in La., and Miss., eastern Texas, western Ala., and western and southern Fla. The id...

Editorial: People, not public officials, prevailed over the hurricane

The Maroon

August 28, 2013

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As we pass the eighth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, it is easy to focus on the good happening in the New Orleans community. For many residents and for the rest of the U.S., life in New Orleans has returned to normal. Travel + ...

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