More often than not, students are graduating high school and college booksmart, but neglecting to teach students the fundamental skills needed to function inside their homes as adults — skills that have the potential to build confidence and independence — cannot be forgotten in the midst of working toward a degree.
The additional 60 cents charge at Loyola’s cafes for students who cannot or choose not to consume dairy milk feels like a punishment for a wanting or needing a dietary substitution.
While individuals on one side raise their fists in hopes of revolution and resistance, others raise their fists in defense of their own beliefs, too. We must quiet our chants or cheers and begin to take a generous and observational look at the other side.
Embedded in our minds is the idea that we must do well in school to land well-paying jobs that will help us buy products, which will supposedly bring us happiness. The truth is, those purchased items won’t bring you happiness — at least not for long.
President Barack Obama, during his final address serving as president, reminded us of who we are, what we did and what we can do.
There are no more votes to cast in the 2016 election, but one opportunity still remains for you to cast a “vote”: how and where you spend your money this holiday season. This hopefully conscientious decision that you will make is called “dollar voting.”
Although the issue won’t be on the Illinois ballot this November, The Phoenix wanted to know: What are the opinions surrounding recreational marijuana use? Our readers responded.