Archive for November, 2013

Hawaii State Rep. Smashes Homeless People’s Stuff with a Sledgehammer

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013

Hawaii State Rep. Tom Brower (D) is “disgusted” with homeless people, and goes around Honolulu trying to make their lives miserable.



Transgender Day of Remembrance: November 20, 2013

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

The Transgender Day of Remembrance honors the lives of transgender people killed in hate crimes around the world.



Bridging the ‘justice gap’

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

Conor Malloy, a LUC theology graduate, received funding from the Chicago Bar Foundation to support the Justice Entrepreneurs Project.



Who Would Benefit From Eliminating the Federal Gas Tax?

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

Streetsblog Chicago writes on a proposal by Republicans in Congress to eliminate the federal gas tax and put states in charge of transportation funding.



LUC responds to Typhoon Haiyan

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

In the aftermath of crippling Typhoon Haiyan, students and organizations have begun collaborating with Loyola Responds to create immediate relief and fundraising projects to help victims in the Philippines.



Confronting Prejudice Combats Everyday Injustice

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

Many of us can call to mind times that we have experienced or witnessed biased behavior. And more often than not, we remain silent. (Robyn Mallett, Dept. of Psychology)



Footnotes for Confronting Prejudice Combats Everyday Injustice

Posted on: November 20th, 2013

Footnotes for “Confronting Prejudice Combats Everyday Injustice”

[1]  Fitzgerald, L.F., Swan, S., & Fischer, K. (1995). Why didn’t she just report him? [...]



Join Us in Promoting Fair Trade at Loyola: It’s Easy!

Posted on: November 6th, 2013

First-year student Elizabeth Czapski shares her thoughts on fair trade and what you can do to support efforts to make Loyola an official Fair Trade University.



Unprecedented Support in the U.S. Senate for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Posted on: November 6th, 2013

Proposed workplace protections for sexual orientation and gender identity reach the Senate floor for the first time since 1996.



First Nations to Resume Blockade in Canadian Fracking Fight

Posted on: November 6th, 2013

Renewed protests follow announcement that energy company will re-start shale gas exploration.