The Maroon

Opinion: Defunding Planned Parenthood would be a disaster

April 6, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, will prevent Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds almost solely on the grounds that the organization offers abortion services. If the replacement passes in Con...

Opinion: Every student should leave their mark on Loyola

April 3, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

On the way to class, I often glance down at the bricks outside the library labeled with the 10 ideals of a Jesuit education, given by the classes of 2002 and 2003. These ideals resonate with me and give me a larger meaning ...

Opinion: English students need math

Seán Brennan

April 1, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

Math is hard, say some English majors; I don’t like problems without clear answers, say some never-gonna-be-English majors. Numbers and letters are hard in different ways, but it’s every person’s duty to be reasonably good at both, and...

Opinion: Restore democracy with Article the First

March 27, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

Although much attention has been focused of late on the Women’s March held the day after President Trump’s Inauguration, there have been 32 marches on Washington, D.C. since the 2009 Tea Party protest that specifically sought legislation to benefit the...

In my opinion: Ditch the two major parties — register Libertarian

February 10, 2017

Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

Back in October, I wrote an editorial urging the Loyola community to check out Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson. The successful entrepreneur turned two-term governor of New Mexico garnered nearly 10 percent of th...

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