The Maroon

Editorial: New Greek Life standards could improve Loyola

The Maroon

February 1, 2013

The recent raising of the GPA requirement for rushing from 2.0 to 2.5 has been met with a chorus of complaints from students no longer able to rush by the new standard. But we at The Maroon stand in support of this higher re...

Letter to the Editor: More change needed outside of allocations

MATHEW PORTNOY

January 25, 2013

As president of the Loyola Economics Club I recently attended the President's meeting to discuss SGA allocations. I was pleasantly surprised to hear from Logan McCabe, 
SGA's vice president of finance, about how the allocation pr...

Editorial: New amendment is too costly to rights and debate

Maroon Staff

January 18, 2013

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...

Editorial: New fraternity must serve the community

Maroon Staff

December 6, 2012

Over the past few years, Greek Life at Loyola has taken a number of hits, sometimes penalized for dirty rushing and sometimes reconstituted due to the national office's objections to the local branch's actions. Some have said th...

Editorial (corrected): Death penalty initiative lacks needed clarity

Maroon Staff

November 30, 2012

We at The Maroon sincerely apologize for what was printed in this issue's editorial, for it was written with a weak grasp of the facts. Below is a corrected version: Over the course of the past few weeks, our campus has become ...

Letter to the Editor: Increasing retention requires community

ANDRE PERRY

November 29, 2012

Once upon a time, administrators tried to scare students into staying in college. When I was a freshman in 1989, I received the traditional matriculation speech: "Look to your left, look to your right; one of them will not be...

Editorial: Death penalty initiative lacks needed clarity

Maroon Staff

November 29, 2012

Over the course of the past few weeks, our campus has become host to a variety of posters and signs reminding us of God's sixth commandment to Moses: "Thou Shalt Not Kill." While this is an admirable sentiment, we were left wi...

Editorial: Hurricane victims must be supported

Maroon Staff

November 9, 2012

Hurricane Sandy formed on Oct. 22 and dissipated on Oct. 31. In that time, it caused damage, death and destruction in Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Cuba. Its effects were felt in 24 states, st...

Editorial: The United States must remain united

Maroon Staff

November 9, 2012

On Nov. 6, Barack Obama emerged from a hotly-contested election with a renewed tenure as president of these United States. The dual popular and electoral victory prove that people have not lost faith in the change and progress he...

Editorial: University provides quality programming

Maroon Staff

November 1, 2012

We at the Maroon aim to act as a mirror of Loyola, reflecting the reality of our university. As with all reflections, it is easy to focus upon and magnify flaws, to dwell on them until you can see nothing else. It is equally im...

Letter to the Editor: Use of “girl” can be demeaning

Marissa Gentner

November 1, 2012

Although I do not believe that this was a direct or intentional attack on women, the way that two of the articles in the Oct. 12 edition of the Maroon were titled really struck a nerve with me. Perhaps the most obviously disturbing ar...

Editorial: NCAA may be worthy investment

Maroon Staff

October 25, 2012

The 2011-12 men's basketball season was the first 20-win season Loyola has had since 1948. We have become one of the most competitive basketball teams in the Southern States Athletic Conference within the National Association of...

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