Opinion

I find myself getting overly emotional when it comes to issues of gun violence, especially when it is against innocent children. The faces of the students who have died in these massacres are burned into …

Phoenix Farewells

Editor-in-chief: Katie Anthony I’ve written lots of stories for The Phoenix (139 to be exact) but this might be the hardest. I’ve been on The Phoenix as long as I’ve been in college, from a …

Opinion

I was 11. I was a normal, active kid — one who spent most of her free time in the ballet studio or running around in her best friend’s yard.  Then, all of a sudden …

Opinion

Five out of the six staff members on our editorial board will be graduating Loyola in just a few short weeks. And as the year comes to close, another person is set to exit the …

Opinion

The war with Russia has now entered its second month. Probably the longest month in every Ukrainian’s life. I am ecstatically proud of our country and its valiant citizens. We have a bright future ahead …

Opinion

We, as graduate workers at Loyola University Chicago, are amidst  a wave of labor activism on campus and throughout Jesuit institutions of higher education.   On campus, non-tenure track faculty in the College of Arts & …

Opinion

Millionaire Len Goodman has been holding The Chicago Reader — and all the underpaid journalists who work there — hostage. Despite agreeing to sell the paper so it can gain non-profit status and survive financially, …

Staff Editorial

The pandemic has taken a toll on a lot of aspects of life, and economic struggle has been near universal because of its effects.  A recent Labor Department consumer price index (CPI) report shows inflation …