Archive for the ‘Student Voices from the Phoenix’ Category

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.

What’s so bad about the Affordable Care Act?

Posted on: October 9th, 2013

James Stancliffe shares his thoughts on the government shutdown and the impact of the Affordable Care Act.

African Americans and Hispanics face unjust scrutiny

Posted on: August 27th, 2013

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.

Do not let the ozone become a doily

Posted on: April 17th, 2013

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…

“USGA president speaks about sustainability, diversity and tuition”

Posted on: October 19th, 2012

By Emily Study
Reporter for the Loyola Phoenix
Student Newspaper

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…

Letter from USGA President, Julia Poirier

Posted on: October 6th, 2012

Read this letter from Julia Poirier, USGA Student Body President, and find links to her speech coming soon on!

Greetings Fine Loyolans, If you are at all like me you are counting down the hours to the much-needed fall break…

Loyola looks to create center in Latin America

Posted on: September 20th, 2012

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…