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Opinion: It’s not easy being green at Loyola

Opinion: It’s not easy being green at Loyola

Katelyn Fecteau

April 8, 2018


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Shannon [email protected] think everyone wants to go green. Or at least isn’t opposed to the idea if it is just as easy as the alternative. I recently came across a BuzzFeed video that showed me how easy it would be to be more ecologically kind in one aspect of my ...

Letter: Making the world a better place is not a matter of opinion

Letter: Making the world a better place is not a matter of opinion

Camille Didelot

April 8, 2018


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Dear Editor, If there’s one thing I agree with regarding last week’s opinion article, it’s that hostility is not the answer to the current bipartisan atmosphere. I’m well-aware of how divided our country is, but I am not here to pretend like I want the same thing as a Trump supporter. Not...

Editorial: Loyola’s next top problem — most professors want to leave

Editorial: Loyola’s next top problem — most professors want to leave

April 5, 2018


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If the results of Loyola’s Campus Climate Assessment are taken as the true pulse of campus, as organizers claim they should be, then the job of Loyola’s next president will be even more demanding than once thought. That’s because in addition to well-publicized problems like budget tr...

Opinion: SGA president reflects on promises

Opinion: SGA president reflects on promises

March 18, 2018


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Ben WeilMusic IndustrySeniorThere are six pieces of paper taped on the wall above my desk — each listing a different initiative for this school year. Every day, I come into the office, I sit down and I look up. I ask myself the same question over and over — “What are we going to do today to c...

Ask the Pack: SGA

Ask the Pack: SGA

Katelyn Fecteau

March 18, 2018


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Ask the Pack is a weekly question posed to Loyola University. This week, we asked the community: If SGA could do anything for you, what would you want? Blane Mader, philosophy pre-law senior "I would love if SGA could fully fund my law school adventure next year." Isaac Worley, popul...

Editorial: Rebekah Vensel is the right choice for SGA president

Editorial: Rebekah Vensel is the right choice for SGA president

March 16, 2018


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The Loyola Maroon editorial board makes the following recommendation for the student government association election: President: Rebekah Vensel   Vice President: Brianna Daniel-Harkins At a time when Loyola is dealing with tight budget issues, trying to implement new diversity measu...

What now? Students balance school and career

March 11, 2018


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Kellie Sanchez Junior Mass Communication [email protected] I always knew I wanted to do something that had to do with producing, but it wasn’t until I was a sophomore here that I figured out what I could do with that. The School of Mass Communication helped me get to where I am now:...

Ask the Pack: Professors

Ask the Pack: Professors

Katelyn Fecteau

March 11, 2018


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https://vimeo.com/259081811 Ask the Pack is a weekly question posed to Loyola University. This week, we asked the community: What's the best thing a professor has ever said to you? Vitoria Freitas, mass communication junior "The best thing a professor said to me is that, 'There's no ...

Editorial: Legislators: educating Louisiana’s youth is worth raising taxes

Editorial: Legislators: educating Louisiana’s youth is worth raising taxes

Nick Reimann

March 9, 2018


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Here we go again — TOPS is in trouble. The program finds itself teetering on the edge of a fiscal cliff, after lawmakers failed to make any headway on closing a projected $700 million budget shortfall the state faces. The failure came during a special legislative session — the fifth such in...

Ask the Pack: Wolf Bucks

Ask the Pack: Wolf Bucks

Katelyn Fecteau

March 4, 2018


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Ask the Pack is a weekly question posed to the Loyola community. This week, we asked students: What do you wish you could buy with Wolf Bucks? I5 Ask the Pack.mp4 from katelyn fecteau on Vimeo. Nicole Richard, digital filmmaking sophomore "I wish I could buy Cane's with my Wolf Bucks!" Danielle B...

Opinion: You and Trump supporters want the same thing

Opinion: You and Trump supporters want the same thing

Jc Canicosa

March 4, 2018


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On March 6, 2016, Donald J. Trump doubled down on his proposed “total and complete” Muslim ban by stating that there is an inherent “tremendous hatred” of the United States in the Islamic religion. Then, on Oct. 7, 2016, a tape was released of Trump explaining how his stardom gives him permission...

Opinion: Short-term service isn’t “short term” at all

Opinion: Short-term service isn’t “short term” at all

Katelyn Fecteau

March 4, 2018


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Adriana Smith Senior World Religions   Carrie Fenton Senior English Literature Part of being a man or woman for and with others is service. People engage in service with their communities, with religious groups, with families or as individuals. Loyola provides many service opportunities...

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