The Maroon

Presidential candidates look forward after Iowa

Nick Reimann

February 4, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

After the Iowa Caucuses officially kicked off the 2016 presidential race, the candidates’ focus now shifts toward New Hampshire. The state will hold its primary on Tuesday, Feb. 9, giving candidates an opportunity to gain...

President Obama plans to ban solitary confinement for juveniles

Nicholas Morea

January 27, 2016

Filed under National, News

Because of a link to mental illnesses and the potential for more violent behavior, President Barack Obama plans to eliminate solitary confinement for juveniles and low-level offenders in prison.The Justice Department held a series o...

20 killed in Pakistan University Attack

Nicholas Morea

January 25, 2016

Filed under National, News

At least 20 people were killed in a militant attack at Bacha Khan University in Pakistan on Jan. 20.The tragedy comes a month after a bombing in a clothing market which killed 24 people in Dec. 2015. Bacha Khan was the name of ...

Students show solidarity with Syrian refugees

Jessica Molina

December 10, 2015

Filed under National, News

Following the recent attacks around the world, Loyola’s honor students began taking action in support of Syrian refugees from advocating with legislators to educating their community. Fasting holds roots in many religious traditions....

You will not have my hatred

Gabriel Garza and Lester Duhe

November 19, 2015

Filed under National, Showcase, Worldview

It was a weekend trip to Paris. Leah Glenday had the whole trip planned from start to finish. But then gunshots rang through the City of Lights. “We realized that the gunmen were approaching us and coming closer, closer,...

Gov. Bobby Jindal drops out of the Republican Presidential Race

Nicholas Morea

November 18, 2015

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

Louisiana Governor and presidential candidate Bobby Jindal has dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nominee.Jindal said on the Fox News Channel "I've come to the realization that this is not my time". Jindal ne...

Terrorism hits Paris

Nicholas Morea

November 18, 2015

Filed under National

The Islamic State has claimed responsibility in the attack that killed 129 people in Paris with over 350 injured and 99 of them critically. The attacks were the deadliest violence in France since World War II. Officials said that...

University of Missouri president resigns after race relation controversy

Nicholas Morea

November 16, 2015

Filed under National

Protestors have convinced Tim Wolfe to step down from his position as president of the University of Missouri. Wolfe's resignation came after multiple issues arose involving black students saying that Wolfe would not respond t...

Three candidates will be on the stage for the Democratic debate

Nicholas Morea

November 13, 2015

Filed under National

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley are the last three standing for the Democrats. The debate will be hosted by CBS News on November 14. Clinton is ahead in the polls with Sanders slowly gaining momentum and O'Mal...

Stabbing at a California university

Gabriel Garza

November 11, 2015

Filed under National

Four people at the University of California, Merced were stabbed on Wednesday, Nov. 5 when a male college student brought a hunting knife to campus. A construction worker stopped the alleged assailant by distracting the attac...

President Obama discusses prison reform

Nicholas Morea

November 11, 2015

Filed under National

According to the White House, more than 2 million people are incarcerated in the U.S, and each year, 600,000 are placed back into society. This lead to President Barack Obama calling the it the "cycle of incarceration".Congress is discus...

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