Archive for the ‘Student Voices’ Category

The quest for social justice never sleeps…

Posted on: July 9th, 2014

but the blog is taking a summer vacation, returning in late August.



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.



A Civil Rights Leader You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Posted on: February 19th, 2014

Elizabeth Peratrovich, an Alaska Native woman, helped pass the United States’ first anti-discrimination law 69 years ago this month.



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.