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OPINION: NFTs are pointless

Artie Bennett, Managing Editor for Print May 11, 2022

Listen, I’m not going to beat around the bush. NFTs are stupid. They’re a product of late-stage capitalism and proof that the rich are willing to do anything to become richer. But, I don’t need to...

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the courts secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

EDITORIAL: This isn’t just about abortion

Artie Bennett and Domonique Tolliver May 6, 2022

As the Louisiana legislature eagerly waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the implications of this possible decision impact more than just abortions. On Monday, a draft of a Supreme...

EDITORIAL: Loyola does the bare minimum for accessibility

EDITORIAL: Loyola does the bare minimum for accessibility

Jacob L'Hommedieu, Op/Ed Editor May 6, 2022

When it comes to the effort Loyola puts in to help people with disabilities navigate campus, the school toes the line of compliance by performing only the bare minimum. While the campus is technically...

OPINION: A24 deserves the hype

OPINION: A24 deserves the hype

Sofia Bermejo Mongillo, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Being somewhat of a movie fanatic, I would say I’ve watched a lot of movies — an immeasurable amount. Some are good, some aren’t so good, and I’m usually pretty critical of what I spend my time...

OPINION: This year’s Met Gala was accidentally perfect

OPINION: This year’s Met Gala was accidentally perfect

Abigail Schmidt, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

Welcome to fashion’s biggest night: the Met Gala, where celebrities and designers show off their art and status to their wealthy peers. This year’s Met Gala theme was “In America: An Anthology of...

OPINION: Loyola, you will be missed

OPINION: Loyola, you will be missed

Tania Tetlow May 5, 2022

I spoke to my first incoming class of undergraduates four years ago at Wolf Pack Welcome, and now, I feel as though I am graduating with the class of ‘22. Like them, I am excited and not a little bit...

OPINION: The world needs more kindness

OPINION: The world needs more kindness

Maleigh Crespo, Op/Ed Editor April 28, 2022

It goes without saying that the world has shifted in the last two years, but as we try to return to some semblance of normalcy, we need to lean on each other.  We’ve experienced loss and trauma in...

OPINION: Just make my sandwich please

OPINION: Just make my sandwich please

Michael Giusti, Adviser April 28, 2022

Subway and I have a bit of a problem. I have tried to work it out, but we keep coming back to the same situation. And my family loves Subway’s sandwiches, so I can’t just avoid the restaurant. Like...

EDITORIAL: SGA fails to lead the pack

EDITORIAL: SGA fails to lead the pack

It’s been nearly four months since The Maroon’s last check-in with the Student Government Association, and now that we’ve circled back, the promises they made while campaigning remain unfulfilled. President...

OPINION: JCS Declassified Alumni Survival Guide

OPINION: JC’S Declassified Alumni Survival Guide

JC Canicosa April 21, 2022

In a university full of SoundCloud rappers, eccentric professors and Zoom classes, JC Canicosa— that’s me—and The Maroon try to do the impossible: create a guide that will help you survive Loyola....

OPINION: The U.S. health care system fails us

OPINION: The U.S. health care system fails us

Ava Acharya, Assistant News Editor April 8, 2022

The American health care system is widely conducted on the basis of capital profit. Human lives are essentially treated as a product which must be purchased and further maintained at the cost of the person ...

OPINION: Leaving your hometown broadens your horizons

OPINION: Leaving your hometown broadens your horizons

Maggie Lewis, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

When I was in high school, people always asked me why I wanted to leave so badly. They couldn’t understand why I would leave when I had everything I needed. To them, life was centered around our two...

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