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Column: For a Greater Loyola

Column: For a Greater Loyola

Andres Fuentes

July 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Op/Ed, Showcase

My Thursday started at 6 A.M. I woke up, rushed to grab coffee and doughnuts, and went to The Maroon office. I got there earlier than everyone, hours earlier, as I was excited to help with the coverage of a protest on Loyola's campus. And as my fellow staff members started trickling into the office,...

Opinion: Don’t let bigots get what they want

Opinion: Don’t let bigots get what they want

Tyler Wann

July 1, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I spent my Thursday morning outside of Loyola at the counter protest. I was angry and, like many others, felt an obligation to stand up for my values against people who were so aggressively opposed to them. I stood there on St. Charles Ave. surrounded by all of my friends and allies until the protesters...

Opinion: Beware of the Honors Program

Opinion: Beware of the Honors Program

Nathan Fryzek

June 23, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

I joined the honors program for my second semester at Loyola but found that the courses were too difficult for me, so I left the program. I didn’t foresee having any problems leaving honors and I definitely never thought I would be writing an op ed to warn you about it, but here I am. When I was...

Opinion: What Elon Musk doesn’t get about journalism

Opinion: What Elon Musk doesn’t get about journalism

Jc Canicosa

May 28, 2018


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There is a serious problem with American journalism today, but it has nothing to do with Tesla. To catch you up, Elon Musk sent out a series of tweets about how no one trusts the media anymore, claiming, "the problem is [journalists] are under constant pressure to get max clicks & earn advertising...

Opinion: Immigrants deserve to be respected

Opinion: Immigrants deserve to be respected

May 6, 2018


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After a few months of migration, the caravan of Latin American immigrants reached the southern border of the United States on seeking asylum, and I hope that all of them get in. Originally numbering in the thousands, the caravan has shrunk dramatically since it started to 150 to 300 people. Most of them we...

Opinion: Sidney’s three tips for Loyola students

Opinion: Sidney’s three tips for Loyola students

May 6, 2018


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Looking back on my whole time at Loyola, I have one very important piece of advice for all of my young friends: take 15 or more credits every semester, because your second semester senior year self will thank you for it. This semester was the hardest semester of my college career. I took 20 hours of ...

Editorial: Top Ten Maroon Stories

Editorial: Top Ten Maroon Stories

May 4, 2018


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We saw a lot of news come through campus this year. We’ve seen a lot of people come and go and said a lot of goodbyes. Our year has come to a close, but we’re more optimistic for the future than ever. So here’s to next year. Here’s to getting deadlines in on time. Here’s to leaving press...

Ask the Pack: favorite emojis

Ask the Pack: favorite emojis

Katelyn Fecteau and Vanessa Alvarado

April 29, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Describe your favorite emoji.Daniel Nisthal, psychology sophomore "My favorite emoji is the little airplane and it's my favorite because it signals traveling and usually when I use it, it means that I'm going to go somewhere or that I'm going home."Mary Ann Florey, mass communication sophomore "My favorite ...

Opinion: Apple should make more durable products

Opinion: Apple should make more durable products

Vanessa Alvarado

April 29, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

I have had a very personal relationship with Apple. When I was growing up, that was the popular technology service to go to. It was cool, fun and modern and I definitely wanted to be a part of the cool kids club. I was ten years old when the 6th generation iPod came out, and it was one of the best day...

Letter: Pastorek talks back

Letter: Pastorek talks back

April 29, 2018


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Dear Editor, In response to last week’s editorial “Give Pastorek a Chance,” I’d like to say thank you to the Loyola community for allowing a smooth leadership transition. The more time I spend here on campus, the more inspired I am by our community. I am all the more committed ...

Opinion: Being progressive isn’t about convenience

April 27, 2018


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Margaux Schexnider, Political science freshmanOn Monday, April 23, the Wolf Pack for Life club had a very open and public demonstration against abortion. And while everyone is allowed their opinion and should be able to express it, at Loyola that right is only given to a select few. It is nonsensical to...

Letter to the Editor: We need communicative advocacy

Letter to the Editor: We need communicative advocacy

April 27, 2018


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Dear Loyola Community, On Monday of this week, the Wolf Pack for Life student organization sponsored an event called “Memorial of the Innocents.” As their staff moderator, I know firsthand that the members’ motivation for this event was to raise awareness of and to advocate for an end to w...

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