The Maroon

LETTER TO EDITOR: NC State makes petty, unnecessary move

Connor Grant

April 7, 2011

In an article published in the March 25 issue of The Maroon, Erin Clements highlighted the recent controversy over our mascot. North Carolina State University has begun the process of bringing legal action against Loyola because, as it stands, they have the registered ownership of the "Wolfpack" te...

Swimming offers health benefits

Loyola’s oylmpic-size swimming pool for students and members’ use is on the fifth floor of the Rec Plex. The Athletics and Wellness Department offer aquatic classes, private and semi-private swimming lessons, as well as an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course.

By RICHARD DEMPSEY, Contributing Writer

September 16, 2010

Looking for another way to exercise or lose weight? If so, swimming may be for you. Unlike many traditional exercises, swimming targets all the muscles in the human body. Elevating the heart's respiratory rates and rapidly burning fat, swimming is an excellent cardiovascular workout. Fourteen-time...

Editorial: There’s still time for change

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 17, 2009

You voted. Now here's another chance to participate in public policy that affects you. If you don't agree with potential changes, do something about it. Contact your district representative.Below is a list of some bills working their way through the Louisiana legislature. Although the changes may be mi...

Editorial: Stay engaged during summer

The Maroon Editorial Board

June 17, 2009

With the school year over, there is no justification for being uninformed on issues affecting students. The Louisiana state legislature is currently addressing several issues that will have an impact on all of us.Although some possible changes are minor, others will considerably alter student's lives.Hou...

Column: Stalking good for business

JOHN ADAMS Papparazzo-In-Training

June 17, 2009

While some read books or watch TV my hobby is a little more involved. I like to waste my time stalking celebrities.I hate to call it stalking, so let's just call it paparazzo-in-training. Over the past year, I have tracked down three of my favorite celebrities: Anderson Cooper, Kelly Ripa and of course...

Column: Love is a necessary component for all facets of life

Jessica Murphy ON THE RECORD

June 17, 2009

This summer I went with a group of students to the National Jesuit Student Leadership Conference in Seattle.I had to leave on an earlier flight than the students, and was sitting at my gate looking over the tarmac when I began to think about the conference and the conversations had there.I realized it was ...

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September 15, 2008

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September 15, 2008

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Residential Life promotes safety

Ayana Olatunji

May 1, 2008

Dear Editor, Normally, I love reading the Maroon's editorial section, but last week I was very offended. I believe the article was too one-sided. Yes, it is the Desk Assistant's responsibility to check everyone's IDs, but it is also the residents' responsibility to show them. The same students who com...

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