The Maroon

Wildes speaks out at SGA meeting

Jessica Molina

November 20, 2015

Filed under News, Politics, Showcase

At the Nov. 18 SGA meeting, students were encouraged to attend and bring their concerns to the Rev. Kevin Wildes, S.J., university president, in a question-and-answer-style discussion. The first question was in regards to Wild...

Decision Day Nears in Louisiana Governor’s Election

Nick Reimann

November 20, 2015

Filed under Politics, Showcase, State, Worldview

After weeks of fiery debate, Election Day is finally here. Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter faces Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards in a run-off election on Nov. 21 for the governor of Louisiana, after neither secured a...

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...

The race for Governor of Louisiana

Nicholas Morea

October 23, 2015

Filed under Politics, State, Worldview

The race toward who will be Louisiana's next governor starts on Oct. 24. Governor Bobby Jindal will be unable to run so the republican party has two candidates in Scott Angelle and David Vitter. The democratic nominee is John Be...

Editorial: Caught in the crossfire

Gage Counts, [email protected]

October 23, 2015

Filed under Editorial, Op/Ed, Politics, Student Government

Loyola’s University Senate ­— the body composed of faculty representatives from each department, college and school at Loyola — has proposed a vote of “no-confidence” against our university president, the Rev. Kevin...

In My Opinion: Hillary Clinton’s state department legacy is subtle, yet powerful

Tony Cheramie, Political science senior

May 1, 2015

Filed under Columns, Op/Ed, Opinions, Politics

Usually, politicians don’t have trouble spinning their own achievements, so it was bizarre that Hillary Rodham Clinton, when asked about her legacy at the State Department, had trouble articulating it. Her broad and generalized...

Brief: Congress vote on potential strikes in Syria

Associated Press

September 4, 2013

Filed under Faith, Politics, Religion

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's request for speedy congressional backing of a military strike in Syria advanced Wednesday, Sept. 4, while he left open the possibility he would order retaliation for a deadly chemical we...

Brief: “Gay conversion therapy” disbanded by Governor

Associate Press

August 21, 2013

Filed under Faith, Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has signed a law barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight. Christie said the health risks of trying to change a child's sexual orientation, as id...

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