The Maroon

Tulane’s dining options provide dependability, convenience

September 10, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

BY SKYE RAYMASS COMMUNICATION SOPHOMORETulane University -- some may call it the Ivy League of the south, and it may be the #1 party school in the country, but to Loyola students, it’s a campus full of endless possibilities fo...

Where is the whiny Wolf Pack?

September 7, 2017

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BY KATELYN FECTEAUCOPY EDITORAround here, we’ve got a lot of opinions. Everything from international news to the daily dish at the OR is up for scrutiny — and pretty vocally, too. I’ve heard heated debates i...

Ode to the Boot Store

Davis Walden

September 5, 2017

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Yeah, you read that headline right: the Boot Store saved me. I stayed on campus in Buddig over the summer break and owe that wonderful store nestled by the wildest student bar on Broadway my sanity — and you would, too....

Rejoinder to Yavneh-Klos on sexism, biology, free enterprise and the pay gap

Walter E. Block, Harold E. Wirth Eminent Endowed Chair and Professor of Economics

September 1, 2017

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I am delighted to engage with my friend and colleague Naomi Yavneh-Klos in a dialogue on the issue of sexism, biology, free enterprise and the pay gap. First up in this particular batter’s box was this article of mine: Block, Wa...

Opinion: Biology, not free enterprise, at fault for pay gap

August 16, 2017

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BY WALTER E. BLOCK Here is a headline that recently appeared in the news: “More than 60 women consider suing Google, claiming sexism and a pay gap.” Sexism in labor economics consists of discriminating against one gender...

Opinion: Sports Complex renovations were poorly executed

April 10, 2017

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For long-time patrons and students of the Loyola Sports Complex, it had been a long pondered pipe-dream: A remodel of Loyola’s weight room located on the 5th floor of the Sports Complex.Always very homey, if not roomy, our ...

Opinion: Horror movies represent real social fear, progress

April 8, 2017

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If you look through the history of horror movies, you will see each generation has unique, different films that clearly represent them.From the fears of the Cold War to the introduction of torture films, the horror genre has been a means for progressive co...

Opinion: Join the March for Science

April 8, 2017

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I grew up under a totalitarian communist regime in Poland. This is where I learned that if you are not interested in politics, politics will eventually find a way to get to you.Back then, it was sometimes extreme. Decisions made by politicians affected our daily lives. I remember the food shortages ...

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