The Maroon

What now? Students balance school and career

March 11, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

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


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

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


Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

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...

Editorial: Loyola poorly executed its unpaid tuition policy

Editorial: Loyola poorly executed its unpaid tuition policy

March 2, 2018


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While most of campus waited for classes to be canceled during a cold spell in January, dozens of us, including some Maroon staff members, had to make sure they had a place to stay. That’s because the university decided to begin enforcing a policy that had been ignored: if you didn’t know how you...

Ask the Pack: Lent

Ask the Pack: Lent

Katelyn Fecteau

February 25, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions, Showcase

Ask the Pack is a weekly question posed to the Loyola community. This week, we asked students: What could you never give up for Lent? Sofia Lines, criminology freshman "Mac and cheese, because I gave it up last year, and that was a big mistake. It's part of, like, what I eat, because it's me." Megan Bo...

Opinion: Lent is a season worth celebrating

Opinion: Lent is a season worth celebrating

February 25, 2018


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Ken Weber Interim Director of University Ministry [email protected] Lent has begun! Mardi Gras was a great party, as always, and now it's time to get ready for an even bigger party: the end of death as we know it. Lent, which is derived from the Germanic word for "spring," is a season of g...

Opinion: Freret Starbucks falls short

Opinion: Freret Starbucks falls short

Alana Davis

February 24, 2018


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When I signed a lease on a house on Freret Street last year, I was excited to be close to all the food and fun that this vibrant Uptown street has to offer. Dat Dog, Mint and tons of amazing happy hour specials would be practically on my doorstep. The closest of these amenities was Village Coffee and...

Editorial: We won’t forget Parkland. We can’t — not again.

Editorial: We won’t forget Parkland. We can’t — not again.

February 23, 2018


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If you’re reading this, you’re a sitting duck. That’s the reality of the world we’re being told we live in now, where mass shootings are now a part of American life. That’s why Loyola’s offering an “Active Shooter Awareness” training session next Thursday in Miller 114. And that’s...

Ask the Pack: Mardi Gras

Ask the Pack: Mardi Gras

Katelyn Fecteau

February 4, 2018


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

Ask the Pack is a weekly question posed to the Loyola community. This week, we asked students: What do you wish they threw off of floats at the parades? Terran Lumpkin, psychology junior "Snacks for the parade route, because sometimes I get hungry." Marco Pittarelli, mass communication senior "I wish they threw eco-friendly...

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