When an institution is more concerned with its public perception than it is with addressing the policies and circumstances that shape that public perception, the root issues will never be resolved.
Anti-immigration policies and racism undermine health and healthcare for everyone as this perpetuates social inequalities and allows suffering to be perceived as a normal part of society. This is not normal.
Trump has continuously discredited newspapers and other media outlets, and though the perpetrator of these claims is our president, his criticism is not going without backlash and increased public support of newspapers and reporters.
Loyola’s tuition hike has become an annual announcement. While most students complain about the consistent increase, it’s important to understand why the hike is necessary to help with the upkeep of the university and its academics.
Black History Month is a time to honor our heroes, many of whom are the great intellectual thinkers of our time, but we must also honor the many nameless revolutionaries, particularly women, whose sacrifices are the reason we may live with such dignity today.
Trump’s hastiness in signing these executive orders failed to take into consideration the implications the ban would have for students who want to study abroad or are already abroad.
Migrant workers are often paid less than minimum wage. Most live in migrant camps where families of eight lived in a one-room shack and often started work before sunrise, according to data from Farmworkers Justice. It’s laborious, painful work, and most workers cannot afford to even buy the produce they pick.
Whether you like or dislike people who express views different than yours, it’s wrong to ban them from speaking in public or making public appearances. Those individuals have the right to exercise their freedom of speech, just like everyone else.