Carbon pricing is a logical solution that can rise above the partisan politics currently hindering meaningful change. University President Jo Ann Rooney has the opportunity to sign on to the “Higher Education Carbon Pricing Endorsement Initiative” to signal that Loyola University Chicago supports carbon pricing.
When we read news articles about gun violence we tend to instantly pick a side, and we defend our side endlessly without listening to what other points of views have to offer.
The conversation begins with the news and media, but for there to be change, the reader must continue to carry the torch and promote and advocate for it.
If we understand the dangers of labeling tendencies, our mentalities can shift to reversing the dehumanizing manner in which we view those within the justice system. Changing a perspective that has been unintentionally engrained in some minds and overall society throughout history is not easy.
President Trump’s budget plan could worsen the four famines, endangering millions of lives. Trump wishes to put America first, but contributing to global instability will only decrease our country’s safety.
The mentality of denial halts advancements in creating a sustainable earth for us and future generations. We can’t get stuck in the current convenience of ignoring our nation’s direct contributions to climate change.
Celebrities should use their fame to garner awareness for the issues in their hometown city. It’s one thing when musicians and actors reference their struggles in the city during their upbringing, but it’s another thing to actually make an effort to change the reasons why so many people struggle.
On March 22, The Phoenix Editorial Board published an editorial regarding the problems within Loyola’s Greek Life community. The article makes sweeping negative generalizations and veiled assertions that anyone in Greek Life is engaged in lewd conduct with mannequins, participates in hazing and is tone deaf to the values we profess.