Archive for June, 2012

“U.S. to highlight China cooperation at ASEAN forum” from Reuters

Posted on: June 28th, 2012

The United States will stress “engagement and cooperation” with China at security talks next month in Southeast Asia.

“Those 857 Desks? A Message for the Candidates” from the New York Times

Posted on: June 28th, 2012

857 desks were set up on the National Mall to represent the number of high school students that drop out in America each year and to call attention to this and other problems with education.

“Panera to open first local pay-what-you-can cafe in Lakeview” from the Chicago Tribune

Posted on: June 28th, 2012

Panera Bread in Lakeview allows customers to pay what they can to get food and respect.

“Loyal to Loyola: Former McDonald’s CEO gives $40 million to university” from the Chicago Tribune

Posted on: June 28th, 2012

Loyola alum, Michael R. Quinlan, gives the largest single donation in Loyola history to prosper its mission and identity through business and more.

Justice: At the “Core” of our Curriculum

Posted on: June 25th, 2012

By John P. Pelissero, Ph.D. – Provost

Thank you for visiting Loyola’s Social Justice Web Portal. Throughout the summer and…

“UN begins 100-day countdown to International Day of Peace” from the UN News Centre

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

The United Nations Secretary-General began the reflective 100-day countdown to the International Day of Peace set for September 21.

“Human Rights Groups to Help Online Activists in Authoritarian Countries” from The New York Times

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

Two American human rights groups have joined together to provide a voice for those living in authoritarian countries around the world.

“Mobile food carts coming soon to Chicago’s food deserts” from the Chicago Sun Times

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

Mayor Emanuel makes strides in his commitment to get rid of “food deserts” in Chicago by providing healthy food options to many communities.

“Loyola to Ban Bottled Water on Campus” from the Chicago Tribune

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

The Chicago Tribune covers Loyola’s new ban on the sale of bottled water on campus, citing Loyola’s commitment to justice and the environment.

A Hands on Approach to Social Justice

Posted on: June 13th, 2012

By Hannah Green – Class of 2013

We are living in a country where 46.2 million people are currently living in poverty. In the United States, 8.3% of the workforce is currently unemployed. For FY2012-2013, Illinois social services will receive $350 million in budget cuts; this will equal a loss of 400 jobs, $485.5 million from the Illinois economy, as well as…