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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


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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


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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...

Editorial: Where’s the policy on clubs dealing with abortion?

Editorial: Where’s the policy on clubs dealing with abortion?

April 27, 2018


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Walking through the Peace Quad usually doesn’t come with a trigger warning. Yet for anyone who walked there on Monday, April 23, that’s exactly what they were met with, as Loyola’s Wolf Pack for Life organized a “Memorial for the Innocents” display to oppose abortion. That display came...

Opinion: Be quiet on the third floor of the library

Grant Dufrene

April 22, 2018


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I want to be able to study on the third floor of the Monroe Library without being subjected to adult cartoon characters screeching, “Pickle Rick!” Is that too much to ask? When I first toured Loyola I was told that each floor gets progressively quieter, with the third floor being silent, but...

Ask the Pack: senior gift

Ask the Pack: senior gift

Vanessa Alvarado and Katelyn Fecteau

April 22, 2018


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What do you want the senior gift to be? Lilly Suthon, criminology and psychology sophomore "I guess what I think would be a really great senior gift would be if maybe the seniors who were graduating would leave behind their textbooks, or just other materials that they've had, for students who are incoming into their majors or minors. And maybe some...

Opinion: Remember to thank your student leaders

Opinion: Remember to thank your student leaders

Katelyn Fecteau

April 22, 2018


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Rana Thabata Political science sophomore [email protected] When you are a student leader there is no doubt that you have a tremendous amount of responsibilities. Don’t get me wrong, being a student leader is great. It’s very fulfilling and rewarding, but it is also hard and tiring. When...

Borofsky’s gone. It’s time to give Pastorek a chance.

Borofsky’s gone. It’s time to give Pastorek a chance.

April 20, 2018


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If Paul Pastorek thought he knew campus before, he knows it a lot better now. Hours of being grilled by faculty, students and The Maroon editorial board will do that. It’s the tale of Pastorek’s first week on campus — going around and getting input from organizations, in much the same way...

Opinion: We must rally behind the Wolf Pack

Opinion: We must rally behind the Wolf Pack

Andres Fuentes

April 16, 2018


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The rings are out, the banners are hanging and the buzz in the air for Loyola athletics. Haven't you noticed? The women’s basketball team won another championship banner. Leah Banks keeps breaking more track records. Both swim teams seemed to be unstoppable in the water this season and the dance...

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