Archive for April, 2013

Love in the Face of Adversity

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

By Molly O’Brien
2013 Alternative Break Immersion
Jonah House in Baltimore, Maryland

“We will be placing an enormous burden on you. The burden of knowing.” These were the first significant words I remember hearing upon my arrival at Jonah House in Baltimore for my alternative break immersion. I don’t remember who said it first, but each incredible woman…

“How Crowdfunding Made Social Justice Cool”

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

Crowdfunding has shifted the dynamic of giving and provides a new sense of possibility and passion for social justice issues in today’s world.

“The UN commemorates the Rwandan genocide”

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

The United Nations commemorated the anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide to remind the world about the loss suffered by humanity as a result of this tragedy.

“Achieving gold status”

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

Governor Quinn praised Loyola’s sustainability efforts and recognized Loyola for achieving Gold status as part of the Illinois Campus Sustainability Compact.

“President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll”

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

Loyola made the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll which recognizes universities whose civic engagement achieves meaningful outcomes in the communities they serve.

Do not let the ozone become a doily

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

By Timothy Rose and Elizabeth Romanski
From the Loyola Phoenix

“I can’t feel my face … or my fingers,” I murmured, barely moving my near-frozen lips. It is halfway through April, but instead of the flowers and warm spring breeze you would expect, we were being pelted by snow…

The Virtue of Patience

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

By Mark Bosco, SJ, Ph.D. – Associate Professor, Departments of English & Theology; Director, The Joan and Bill Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage

“Roger Ebert’s funeral: He had a heart big enough to love all” from Chicago Tribune

Posted on: April 10th, 2013

“Roger Ebert was celebrated Monday as a film critic, newspaperman, social-justice soldier, husband, father, grandfather and champion of artists and imagination, but the great cross-section of mourners at his Holy Name Cathedral funeral spoke to a quality that perhaps reigned above all others — someone who loved and united people.”

Ready to Work: The FORCE Campaign against Records Discrimination

Posted on: April 8th, 2013

By Edward Flores
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology

“Secretary-General urges youth to help bridge the ‘digital divide” from United Nations Radio

Posted on: April 3rd, 2013

In a time of transition and turmoil, young people can help the world by being global citizens, according to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.