Archive for the ‘Student Voices from the Phoenix’ Category

2013-2014: A Year in Review

Posted on: May 20th, 2014

Dominic Cioli looks back on three of this year’s biggest social justice issues on campus: divestment, crime prevention, and same-sex marriage.

Police brutality should offend nation

Posted on: April 24th, 2014

Shanna Johnson explains why students in Chicago should care about allegations of police brutality in Albuquerque, NM.

Racial bias still main cause of hate crime

Posted on: April 9th, 2014

“Cycles do not stop or change until people come together and rise to change the course of the system.”

For love or money?

Posted on: March 26th, 2014

Phoenix reporter Liz Greiwe explores the financial cost of following one’s passions.

Post-racial society far from reality

Posted on: March 12th, 2014

On campus and across the country, acknowledging racism and celebrating diversity are key parts of creating a more just world.

Tuition increase is a social justice issue

Posted on: February 5th, 2014

Phoenix columnist Dominic Lynch discusses the recently announced 2.5% tuition increase for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Rhino hunt is nothing but cruelty

Posted on: January 22nd, 2014

A Loyola student shares her thoughts on a permit to hunt a black rhinoceros in Namibia that was auctioned off in Dallas earlier this month.

United Church of Rogers Park hosts ‘community feast’

Posted on: December 4th, 2013

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.

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.

Loyolans work with high school students to decrease dropout rate

Posted on: November 6th, 2013

Alexa Asmus of the Loyola Phoenix shares work done by Loyola students to support high schoolers in Archer Heights and Brighton Park.