The Maroon

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...

Column: Drama and passion starts with action

Column: Drama and passion starts with action


January 15, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Politics

Column: Unilateral action in Syria is not the answer

Column: Unilateral action in Syria is not the answer


September 12, 2013

Filed under News, Opinions, Politics

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...

Column: Senator’s inadequacy exposed

Column: Senator’s inadequacy exposed


April 11, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Politics

Letter to the Editor: College Democrats is necessary

Dwayne Fontenette Jr.

January 17, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Politics

During the final stage of the (absurdly long) SGA club charter review process last fall, I stood before the SGA Senate to explain and defend the need for the College Democrats. Some senators expressed concern that the existen...

Editorial: New amendment is too costly to rights and debate

Maroon Staff

January 17, 2013

Filed under Editorial, Politics

The recent spree of shootings - in particular, the tragedy at Sandy Hook - has revitalized the debate on gun control across the United States and provoked a number of measures both in the aim of more firmly regulating guns an...

Gun rights change at state level

Leslie Gamboni

January 16, 2013

Filed under News, Politics, State

As a result of voters' support, Amendment Two has been passed in Louisiana resulting in extended protections on gun rights.  The passing of Amendment Two protects gun rights by requiring "strict scrutiny" on any restriction relat...

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