Community

Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers stationed in Rogers Park (24th district) held an informational meeting Wednesday night to update residents about two recent shootings in the area shortly after photo and video footage of the …

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Two people were shot early Friday morning near Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus following a Thursday shooting near campus which left a man seriously wounded, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). A 17-year-old male was …

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Violence in Rogers Park within the past few months has caused residents to call upon Mothers Against Senseless Killings (MASK), an anti-violence campaign. With the frequency of crime in Rogers Park, some students have concerns …

Staff Editorial

The Phoenix voiced its concern over the lack of communication between Campus Safety and Loyola students on Feb. 22. That was just a semester ago, but we need to voice it again. Campus Safety’s lack …

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Chicago gun violence took the lives of five people and wounded 44 others this Memorial Day weekend, with nearly half of the violence occurring on Monday May 29 alone, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD). Most of the shooting occurred on the city’s South and West sides, and claimed the lives of two minors: a 17-year-old and 15-year-old.

Opinion

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.

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel laid out his plan to tackle Chicago’s gun violence in a speech on Sept. 22. Now that his ideas have had time to sink in, some students and professors view the plan …

Staff Editorial

We could focus on Virginia Tech. Or Aurora. Or Sandy Hook. Or Isla Vista. Or, most recently, Marysville Pilchuck High School.These are just some of places that mass shootings have happened in the United States …