This year marks the Loquitur’s 65th anniversary. The new year stirs up many emotions. With the calendar turned over to 2024, people begin to… Read More
Although many have argued that the construction of the mosque is extremely insensitive to the family and friends of those killed during the 9/11 terrorist attacks because they claim it’s ambiguous to the area, it promotes potential future attacks and negates the honor of ground zero, the Loquitur Staff feels that as citizens of the U.S., we should remember we are a country of many freedoms, including religion.
It has been just over three weeks since tragedy struck Haiti. More than 150,000 have died and just under 200,000 are injured. As Americans looking in on the devastation Haiti is experiencing we need to take action and educate those around us who don't understand the situation.
When we think about slavery and cruelty inflicted upon humans most of us think back to the early history of our country. Most of us wouldn't even dream of slavery and the trafficking of people happening in the United States today. The truth is, right now in our country, maybe even in your own town, human beings are being trafficked into forced labor and prostitution.
With the current economic crisis, the high cost of health care has become a daunting expense for both individuals and companies. For more and more Americans, health insurance has become an impossible expense. When we graduate, we may find that our employers will no longer give us health benefits.
Most students know Cabrini College was named after Mother Cabrini. Few of us know exactly who she was and why she was so important. Students don't understand that there are Cabrini sisters all over the globe, working everyday, continuing the work that Mother Cabrini had started.
Even before the current U.S. economic crisis, there was a worldwide epidemic affecting more than half of the world's population, leaving almost a billion people starving and many more, even in the U.S., struggling to get a basic necessity in life: food.
Regardless of your political party affiliation and who you voted for on Nov. 4, change in the White House is coming. Whether or not it is the change you wanted, does the future of our country really now depend on just one man? Now that the presidential race is over, it is up to us as American citizens to make sure our president holds true to his promises and delivers on the issues that we based our votes on.
Never again, the world collectively agreed after 10 million were killed during the Nazi persecution. Never again would the world sit back and let an innocent ethnic group die. Never again would the world allow genocide. The promise of "never again" has done nothing and has allowed millions to lose theirs lives to genocide.