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Professor's Brutally Honest 'Trigger Warning' Will Delight And Frighten You

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.17.2016 | College

Some professors go over the syllabus during the first classes of the school year. Loyola University Maryland’s John McIntyre has a more unconvention...

New Orleans Jazz Fest -- 'When Doves Sing Not Cry'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.09.2016 | Travel
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Don't cry for New Orleans. While it was a time to mourn the loss of a great talent, Prince, the New Orleans Jazz Fest was a confirmation and celebration of the reincarnation of the City many had written off as dead a decade earlier.

Help Wanted: NINA

Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D. | Posted 03.18.2017 | Politics
Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D.

Contemporary debates about immigration are not new to the United States. Debates about immigration in the United States have always been difficult and laced with social prejudice. Late 19th-century America faced immigration challenges with an influx of people from Asia and southern and eastern Europe.

Catholic Teaching Says Support Labor Unions. Catholic Colleges Are Fighting Them.

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Politics

Joseph Fahey cherishes the Catholic Church's teachings on worker rights. "It's really beautiful teaching -- rock-bottom core, Matthew 25 stuff," says ...

Why This Liberal Was Impressed by Kasich

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 08.07.2016 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

Ohio Governor John Kasich did his state proud last night, by actual answering the questions posed to him and by addressing his responses with succinct rubber-meets-the-road proposals. Setting aside whether or not the content of his replies had merit, compared to the bloviating, pontificating and occasional whining indulged in by the other candidates, Kasich emerged as a centrist with appeal across the political divide.

Our Common Home

Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D. | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion
Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D.

People often compartmentalize the various parts of their lives for understandable reasons. Family, job, friends, church are often compartments that people use to make complicated lives and complex issues more manageable.

The Agency Vince Built: Chicago Entrepeneur and Family's Five Decades in Travel Industry

Steve Karras | Posted 04.23.2015 | Chicago
Steve Karras

Conenna's son John, now the President of Venus Travel recalls the hardworking father who tirelessly kept long hours.

Tyler Kingkade

How Some Colleges Are Finding New Ways To Reach Sexual Assault Survivors | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.13.2014 | College

Too many victims of sexual assault don't receive the help they need when they need it. Some universities are trying to solve that problem with a tool ...

Fault in Our Stars Critic Does Disservice to Kids With Cancer

Suzanne Leigh | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Leigh

A pediatric oncologist seems to suggest we shouldn't be getting too upset about childhood cancer because kids and teens dying or going blind "are things that we don't typically encounter."

School's Gay Wedding Ban Is So Sweeping, Even Some Straight Couples Can't Get Married

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Rather than allow newly-legal same-sex marriages on its campus, Loyola University Chicago has formalized a policy so restrictive it excludes any gay c...

Will Jesuit University Allow One Of Its Gay Students To Marry On Campus?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is expected to sign his state's same-sex marriage legislation into law on Nov. 20, but for some local couples, the fight for t...

Spiritual But Not Religious? Not So Fast: Disney, I-Clouds And New Religion

Michael P. Murphy | Posted 03.21.2013 | Religion
Michael P. Murphy

People are more religious than they give themselves credit for. But who are these new gods, what is this new spirituality, and what is the object of our new belief?

'Thou Shalt Not Kill': A New Street Code For New Orleans

Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D. | Posted 02.12.2013 | Religion
Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D.

Reminding people of those four words from the Bible may seem naive to some. But to a community desperate for solutions, the message "Thou Shalt Not Kill" is one way to unite in faith, safety and peace.

Obama In 1998: 'I Believe In Redistribution' [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business

It turns out Mitt Romney isn’t the only presidential candidate to have a video leak this week. Fresh on the heels of Romney’s leaked campaign f...

Bottled Water Banned At Chicago University

Posted 05.08.2012 | Chicago

A group of students at Loyola University have passed a referendum that would all but eliminate bottled water across the Chicago campus. After sever...

Lizzie Schiffman

Study Finds Drinking Could Help Fight Dementia | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago

While social drinking can make it hard to remember what happened last Saturday night, a new study by Loyola University suggests it could help prevent ...

The 10 Colleges With The Best Dorms

Posted 10.05.2011 | College

Dorms are notoriously spartan, cinderblock affairs. However, some colleges definitely have better living quarters than others. According to the Pr...

Is Wal-Mart Coming To Your 'Hood Next?

Posted 08.28.2011 | Chicago

Wal-Mart's Executive Vice President Tom Mars was in Chicago Monday for the Metropolitan Planning Council's annual luncheon, and referred to the retail...

Rahm Emanuel's 40 Days in the Desert

Al Norman | Posted 08.19.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Just as Moses never reached Canaan, Mayor Emanuel may never emerge from the food desert if he keeps having visions of Wal-Mart as the promised land.

Joy Resmovits

Phasing Out State Control of Post-Katrina Schools | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.15.2011 | Education

With 75% of New Orleans students slated to attend charter schools next year, some stakeholders say a management split between the far-away state capit...

The Amanda Knox Factor: U.S. Students Less Likely To Study In Italy After Case

LA STAMPA/Worldcrunch | Francesco Semprini | Posted 06.27.2011 | Home

Study in Italy? No grazie. Young Americans seem to have grown less attracted by the opportunity to spend a semester or two at an Italian university. A...

Astoria Characters: The Nun of God

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 06.05.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Being a Rikers chaplain is much more than a job to Sister Margaret. What she offers inmates is simple -- love with no toughness or any other strings attached.

Bush Pens True Crime Book. He'd Better Worry!

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

In his memoir (which some wise people have already moved in bookstores to the CRIME section) George W. Bush admitted that he authorized that detainees...

Chicago's Young Sibling Geniuses: 18-Year-Old Has PhD, 13-Year-Old Graduating From College

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sho Yano was just nine when he enrolled at Loyola University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and at the age of 13 entered medical school at the Universi...

UPDATE: 'Suspicious' Rogers Park Fire Kills One, Injures Several (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One person was killed and five others--including two firefighters--were injured Thursday afternoon in a blaze fire officials deemed "suspicious" in th...