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OPINION: Living in Cabra not as bad as it may seem

OPINION: Living in Cabra not as bad as it may seem

Garrett Fontenot

April 6, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Welcome to the Third World. That's what most people think when they hear the words "Cabra Hall." It brings to mind an unseen realm of mystery, a place not often seen by "normal" students; a realm of strange happenings and dark shadows permeated with unknown smells. It is fascinating what the imagination of...

OPINION: Rushing through life does not allow for much living

OPINION: Rushing through life does not allow for much living

Angie Hernandez

April 6, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Mornings are usually the same for me. I'm usually running late because I couldn't bring myself to get out of bed until 8:10 a.m. Knowing that I have a 30-minute commute, I rush to wash my teeth and brush my face, dressing while packing my backpack and lunch. Then I kiss my waffle goodbye and stuff my ...

COLUMN: Competing in life cannot be avoided

COLUMN: Competing in life cannot be avoided

Rebekah Locke

April 6, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Time and time again I've been given the same piece of advice: "you can't compare yourself to anyone else." Parents, siblings, friends and teachers – everyone, it seems, believes whole-heartedly in this one simple adage. Why is it, then, that everywhere I turn, someone else is judging me for my...

LETTER TO EDITOR: Loyola, NC State two different institutions

Tiffany Brownlee

April 6, 2011


Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinions

In the March 25 issue of The Maroon, an article stated that a letter from North Carolina State University was received addressing Loyola's use of the mascot name "Wolfpack" and how it is an infringement of NC State's trademark. I think it is ridiculous to fight and argue about something as miniscule...

Swimming offers health benefits

Swimming offers health benefits

By RICHARD DEMPSEY, Contributing Writer

September 15, 2010


Filed under Op/Ed, Opinions

Looking for another way to exercise or lose weight? If so, swimming may be for you. Unlike many traditional exercises, swimming targets all the muscles in the human body. Elevating the heart's respiratory rates and rapidly burning fat, swimming is an excellent cardiovascular workout. Fourteen-time...

Column: Stalking good for business

JOHN ADAMS Papparazzo-In-Training

June 16, 2009


Filed under Columns

While some read books or watch TV my hobby is a little more involved. I like to waste my time stalking celebrities.I hate to call it stalking, so let's just call it paparazzo-in-training. Over the past year, I have tracked down three of my favorite celebrities: Anderson Cooper, Kelly Ripa and of course...

Editorial: There’s still time for change

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 16, 2009


Filed under Editorial, State

You voted. Now here's another chance to participate in public policy that affects you. If you don't agree with potential changes, do something about it. Contact your district representative.Below is a list of some bills working their way through the Louisiana legislature. Although the changes may be mi...

Column: Love is a necessary component for all facets of life

Jessica Murphy ON THE RECORD

June 16, 2009


Filed under Administration, Columns

This summer I went with a group of students to the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference in Seattle.I had to leave on an earlier flight than the students, and was sitting at my gate looking over the tarmac when I began to think about the conference and the conversations had there.I realized it was ...

Editorial: Stay engaged during summer

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 16, 2009


Filed under Editorial, State

With the school year over, there is no justification for being uninformed on issues affecting students. The Louisiana state legislature is currently addressing several issues that will have an impact on all of us.Although some possible changes are minor, others will considerably alter student's lives.Hou...

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September 14, 2008


Filed under Features, News, Opinions, Sports

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September 14, 2008


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Residential Life promotes safety

Ayana Olatunji

April 30, 2008


Filed under Editorial, Letters to Editor

Dear Editor, Normally, I love reading the Maroon's editorial section, but last week I was very offended. I believe the article was too one-sided. Yes, it is the Desk Assistant's responsibility to check everyone's IDs, but it is also the residents' responsibility to show them. The same students who com...

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