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.
Archive for the ‘Student Voices’ Category
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.
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.
Social Justice and Community Development student Jackie Arnason shares her ABI experience. Applications are due November 4th.
James Stancliffe shares his thoughts on the government shutdown and the impact of the Affordable Care Act.
A graduate student shares a poem in tribute of one of her students who was killed last month in a gang-related shooting in McKinley Park.
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.
The “Student Voices” blog section will take a break during the summer. Posts from Loyola students dedicated to living social justice will resume in the fall. Have a great summer!
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…
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…