News

The top two administrators at Loyola’s nationally ranked School of Education (SOE) are leaving their positions following months of tension with teaching staff and, in recent weeks, a vote of “no confidence” in their leadership.

In the March 22 issue of The PHOENIX, our editorial board published a piece called “Greek life needs to acknowledge, fix harmful ‘traditions.’” Since then, that piece has been getting a lot of attention — both good and bad.

Chicago

Loyola staff member Ralph Braseth has spent every afternoon since Jan. 29 standing off of Michigan Avenue holding a homemade sign reading, “Muslims welcome. This land is your land.”

Campus

Undergraduate students at Loyola University Chicago will see a 2.5 percent increase in their tuition for the 2017-18 academic year, resulting in about $1,000 more in tuition per year for incoming and current first-years, sophomores and juniors.

Chicago

Director of the Loyola Women’s Studies and Gender Studies (WSGS) program Betsy Jones Hemenway expected a large turnout at the Women’s March in Chicago on Jan. 22. About 40 people had said they would join …

News

In Chicago, protests against President-elect Trump have remained mostly peaceful, with only five people being arrested for obstructing traffic, criminal trespassing, reckless conduct or resisting arrest on Nov. 9, according to the Chicago Police Department’s (CPD) News Affairs Office.

Crime

A Loyola student was the survivor of a sexual assault in San Francisco Hall on Nov. 12, marking the second time in less than a month that a student reported being the victim of a sexual assault in an on-campus dorm.

Chicago

Nearly 5,000 protesters marched through the city today, according to an estimate from Chicago Police Department Tactical Lieutenant Godfrey Conin, who worked with one of the larger protest groups to coordinate traffic blockades and to clear a path for the demonstration.