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EDITORIAL: Who should lead the pack?: What we want to see in Loyolas next president

EDITORIAL: Who should lead the pack?: What we want to see in Loyola’s next president

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor December 11, 2022

With finals and the end of the fall semester approaching, it's easy to lose sight of the university's ongoing search for its next president. Since Tania Tetlow’s move to Fordham University as its...

OPINION: No, the customer is not always right

OPINION: No, the customer is not always right

Macie Batson, Senior Staff Writer December 10, 2022

Today's service workers are increasingly being treated like crap. Why? To me, it appears that there is a power struggle going on, in which customers, particularly those who have never worked in customer...

OPINION: Only you can judge yourself

OPINION: Only you can judge yourself

Gabriella Killett, Editor in Chief December 9, 2022

I, like any person, have gone through difficulties in my life. In some cases, I’ve even overcome the unimaginable. This includes people having been ruthlessly mean to me - in a variety of spaces –...

OPINION: Working class families are getting their students into college, but at what cost?

OPINION: Working class families are getting their students into college, but at what cost?

Domonique Tolliver, Managing for Digital December 6, 2022

The cyclical, contaminating nature of money is what prohibits many people in the world from reaching their full potential. While I initially wrote this piece to highlight the technical pitfalls of our...

Illustration by Sophia Maxim

EDITORIAL: Vote for politicians who care about the planet

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor December 4, 2022

Despite the fact that the climate change issue is clearly a dire crisis important for everyone on the globe to address, politicians refuse to step up to the plate. This year alone, several bills were introduced...

OPINION: What LGBTQ+ representation means for future generations

OPINION: What LGBTQ+ representation means for future generations

Gabriela Santos November 15, 2022

Earlier this month, the New York Comic Con included a variety of news regarding comics/graphic novels, gaming, movies, and TV shows. In this sea of news came the first official clips of the third and final...

OPINION: Teenage vaping is an epidemic

OPINION: Teenage vaping is an epidemic

Violet Bucaro, Staff Writer November 14, 2022

Around 30% of young people smoke every day. 55% of purchased vapes are disposable vapes, and can cost between $10-40 and last a week. A monthly fee of $160 can add up to $2,000 a year.   Disposable...

EDITORIAL: Students need to stand with Sodexo

EDITORIAL: Students need to stand with Sodexo

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor November 14, 2022

Loyola’s tax return revealed that the university paid Sodexo $8,432,021 in 2019 for their services. While the lump sum is for more than paying its employees, Sodexo is paying only $13.75 per hour for...

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OPINION: Warring on our democracy: will you vote to keep your country?

Patrick Hamilton, Design Chief October 30, 2022

"…Would it not in that case Be simpler for the government To dissolve the people And elect another?" -Die Lösung: Bertolt Brecht, 1953 You – students, faculty, friends – can speak for your...

Dia de los Muertos masks in a Party City.

EDITORIAL: Their culture isn’t your costume

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor October 29, 2022

It’s that time of year again where the temperature starts dropping, jack-o'-lanterns are put out, and spooky vibes are in the air. Halloween is a classic holiday that dates back to the Middle Ages. It’s...

A white, NFL branded football held up in a store aisle.

OPINION: Down with Thursday Night Football

Matthew Richards, Asst Sports October 29, 2022

The recent injury (and subsequent hospitalization) suffered by Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in a Thursday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals, has raised an uproar among NFL players,...

Drawing of a hat rack with a singular police hat hung from it.

EDITORIAL: Law enforcement needs to actually protect and serve

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor October 23, 2022

Imagine being raped on the hard floor of a bathroom you don’t remember walking into, waking up only to your friends’ desperate efforts to find where you are. Think about what it might be like stumbling...

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