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.
As users and consumers of digital media in the 21st century, it’s our job to ensure that we aren’t exploiting the nasty acts of others, and it’s equally important that the truth gets reported when something heinous like this happens.
Loyola has said time and time again that addressing sexual assault and other gender-based misconduct incidents is a priority. But until a survey is released, it’s a priority we can’t start to address.
Fraternities and sororities on campus have to hold themselves accountable to prevent another embarrassment. Actions that merit a suspension almost always are contradictory to the positive social values and benefits to the community that Greek life prides itself on.
It’s easy to see why some people might be upset when their neighborhood starts to show the tell-tale signs of change. But, can those signs of change produce a positive outcome, if done in increments?
The relationship between students and Campus Safety should be a two-way street: If Campus Safety wants students to report crime, it should in turn alert the Loyola community of what is happening around us.
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.
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.