The Maroon

Opinions on Obama’s legacy sharply divided

Grant Dufrene

December 6, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

Eight years after his historic election in 2008, Barack Obama will soon leave office as president of the United States, to be replaced by President-elect Donald Trump. According to Roger White, Loyola political science professor...

Senate runoff getting little attention

Nick Reimann

December 2, 2016

Filed under Politics, State, Worldview

Election season is not over in Louisiana.There will be a runoff election for Louisiana Senate Dec. 10 between Republican John Kennedy and Democrat Foster Campbell after no candidate received at least 50 percent of the vote in ...

Wildes signs statement of solidarity with undocumented students

India Yarborough

November 30, 2016

Filed under Administration, National, News, Politics, Worldview

The Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., university president, was one of more than 70 leaders in Catholic higher education to sign a statement of solidarity with undocumented students, according to an email Wednesday to the Loyola community.In the state...

Trump elected as president

Haley Pegg

November 16, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

After one of the most controversial campaigns in United States history, businessman Donald Trump became the 45th president-elect after defeating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday, Nov. 8. Trump’s victory a...

Why is Louisiana red?

Why is Louisiana red?

November 9, 2016

Loyola to host live broadcast of multi-billion viewer show

India Yarborough

October 26, 2016

Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

The Young Turks, a YouTube based political talk-show series aimed at young voters, will broadcast live from Satchmo’s lounge in Loyola’s Danna Student Center Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. CST for the eighth episode of a national, 12...

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