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Letter to the Editor: Boy Scouts’ policies are a disservice


August 24, 2012

After a two-year study, the Boy Scouts of America reaffirmed its discriminatory membership policy this summer, continuing to exclude gays and lesbians from participation in the Scouting program. This decision both disheartens an...

Letter to the Editor: Loyola has an obligation to provide care

Susan Baughman and Susan Baughman

May 4, 2012

After reading Edward Seyler and Garrett Fontenot's opinion columns in the Maroon and in lieu of what is going on politically, women's health care needs to be addressed, and it needs to be addressed by a female. First and forem...

Letter to the Editor: Barefoot living is neither sane nor sanitary


April 26, 2012

Dear editor: Being from San Francisco, I'm no stranger to modern hippie culture. From dreadlock hair to facial piercings, uncleanliness in the name of non- conformity is nothing I haven't seen before. Yet, when I first ran across Loyo...

Letter to the Editor: Socialism is not to be confused with liberalism


March 30, 2012

Dear editor, As a student of economics here at Loyola, I would like to take a moment and clear up some of the misconceptions and outright falsehoods printed in The Maroon last week. Parker Denton in his letter, "Rape is not a ...

Letter to the Editor: Block’s ideas continue to incite upset

The Women's Studies Committee

March 22, 2012

Dear editor, On behalf of the Women's Studies Committee, we would like to offer a brief response to Dr. Walter Block's offensive article entitled "Several Fatal Flaws Mar the Feminist ...

Letter to the Editor: Block’s column is anti-woman and offensive

Susan Baughman

March 15, 2012

Dear editor, As I was reading Walter Block's opinion column in the March 2nd issue, I could no longer keep my humanitarian opinion to myself. Let me start off with an annoyance about his opinion. It seems that he is living a ...

Letter to the Editor: Block’s column lacks evidence, valid argument

Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J.

March 9, 2012

Dear editor, I was deeply disappointed in the column published last week by Professor Walter Block. There were many reasons for my disappointment, but I will name just one. The column was totally lacking in any argument wha...

Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Angela Hernandez

February 14, 2012

Letter to the Editor: Column wrong about Austrian economists

Walter Block

February 9, 2012

Dear editor, In his Feb. 3 column, Ed Seyler states, "I shall prove that I am not an Austrian economist by analyzing empirical data to estimate the amount of this premium." No, no, no, Ed. Go to the back of the class. Or take a...

Letter to the Editor: Activism is required for more issues

February 2, 2012

Dear editor, In response to Eric Knoepfler's column, "Internet blackout affects all," I would like to comment further on the state of our civil liberties, censorship and the U.S. Government. For one day, the Internet seeming...

Letter to the Editor: Professors’ attendance rules are fair

January 26, 2012

Dear editor, In Tad Walters' column, "Loyola resembles high school in several ways," I only found one point that I agreed with. This point is that the freshman visitation rights are stupid. In this aspect, I thoroughly agree wit...

Letters to the Editor: Barefoot living can improve medical health

January 19, 2012

Dear editor, As the author of "The Barefoot Book: 50 Great Reasons to Kick Off Your Shoes," I was thrilled to read Leslie Gamboni's article. Barefoot running and barefoot living is definitely a growing trend, and I see this ...

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