Every Sunday for the last 30 years, the United Church of Rogers Park has made sure that Chicagoans have had a place to go for a hot meal — and the Thursday of Thanksgiving was no different.
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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.
Alexa Asmus of the Loyola Phoenix shares work done by Loyola students to support high schoolers in Archer Heights and Brighton Park.
James Stancliffe shares his thoughts on the government shutdown and the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
Racial profiling has gained widespread exposure in the media as well as with everyday Americans. Phoenix reporter Shanna Johnson discusses the problem and the recent court ruling invalidating New York’s ‘stop and frisk’ law.
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…
By Emily Study
Reporter for the Loyola Phoenix
The president of the Unified Student Government Association (USGA) plans to address three topics this year under her strategic plan: sustainability, diversity and the rising tuition. “We need to mobilize these issues,” said USGA President Julia Poirier, 21. “Students don’t understand how much power they have with their voice.” Poirier, a senior human services and communications double major, addressed these issues at Loyola’s first ever State of the Students address…
Read this letter from Julia Poirier, USGA Student Body President, and find links to her speech coming soon on luc.edu!
Greetings Fine Loyolans, If you are at all like me you are counting down the hours to the much-needed fall break…
By Susie Moskop — The Loyola Phoenix
Attending college gives many students the opportunity to travel the world. For years, Loyola has looked for ways to incorporate this opportunity into their students’ education to make it a reality. After establishing campuses in Rome, Beijing and Ho Chi Minh City, Loyola is looking to create a center in Latin America by 2015, according to the Office of Strategic Planning’s website. “We are exploring an expansion of our already extensive programming in Latin America,” said Patrick Boyle assistant to the president for Global Initiatives and Centers of Excellence. “The region of Latin America is quite diverse and…
“Peace protest in Rogers Park: Alderman, community groups participate in mile-long march to end area-violence”
By Tyler Langan, The Phoenix
Chicago’s 24th police district — which includes Rogers Park — has had 709 cases of violent crime in the past year and nine murders in 2012, according to the Chicago Police Department. In order to raise awareness of the city’s growing violence, community anti-violence groups held a peace march on Thursday, Aug. 30 in Rogers Park. Organizers from groups such as Organization of the NorthEast, A Work of Faith Ministries Inc. and Ceasefire were involved in putting the march together, which approximately 350 people attended…