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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...

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...

Pack News for November 16

November 15, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Voting is important for college students


October 31, 2012

Filed under Life & Times, Politics

With the presidential election only days away, students are busy educating themselves on the issues and making arrangements to get out and vote this November. The range of issues important to Loyola student voters covers a fai...

Students unaware of SGA’s purpose

ERIC KNOEPFLER Contributing Writer

April 25, 2012

Filed under News, Politics

Khaled Badr, biology junior, and Michael Falotico, music industry business junior, triumphed in the Student Government Association elections April 19, but that's about all the average student has seen regarding SGA. 650 students voted i...

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