The Maroon

Editorial: We need to be able to take midterm grades seriously

Ella Jacobs

November 6, 2016

Midterms matter. Both professors and students fall prey to misunderstanding this simple concept. Professors need to take midterms seriously, and students need to take midterms seriously. Loyola has recently taken the steps to mi...

Editorial: There’s a time to grieve and a time for action

Emily Edwards

September 25, 2016

Drug abuse is a national epidemic, but it is more than facts, figures and statistics on arrests, rehab rates and overdoses. Drug abuse and its consequences have left an open wound in our nation, our city and our campus community.This is a comp...

Editorial: Committing to diversity means constant action

Emily Edwards

September 16, 2016

Diversity is a virtue, but it is also a commitment. At Loyola we have not only committed to a multicultural campus, but we have committed to programs that make diversity a strength instead of a buzzword. We have been recognized as...

Editorial: From a season of division comes a new beginning

Emily Edwards

September 7, 2016

In her essay, “Goodbye to All That,” included in the anthology Slouching Towards Bethlehem, writer Joan Didion mused that “It is easy to see the beginnings of things, and harder to see the ends.” On the ve...

Editorial: Free space and security must be balanced in universities

Emily Edwards

September 7, 2016

Universities occupy a unique social and architectural space. In a modern world that is increasingly fragmented and partitioned both figuratively and literally, universities are a beacon of openness. Today, all public spaces, na...

Editorial: Lighting the way

Gage Counts, [email protected]

April 21, 2016

For the fourth time this semester, our community has been hit with the massive heartache that comes from having a friend lose his life. News of the most recent loss traveled quickly, and so did our expressions of concern for ...

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