Posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 10:54 am under Opinion
Daniel Koster reflects on his work with the Intercultural Counseling Connection, a program through the Loyola Clinical Centers, and how the work of the Connection answers the call of Fr. Adolfo Nicolás, S.J., to deploy creativity in finding alternative solutions to complex problems.
Posted on Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at 4:10 pm under Opinion
February is Black History Month, and this year marks the 50th anniversary of several major events in the civil rights movement—as well as a time to reflect on current cultural trends and contemporary issues. Kaye Whitehead offers some topics to consider.
Posted on Thursday, January 9th, 2014 at 12:32 pm under Opinion
Brigid Darragh sat down with two psychologists this week to talk about methods for setting and sticking with resolutions. The good news is there are specific ways to go about making and following through on your goals for this year—and beyond...
Posted on Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 at 12:09 pm under Opinion
It surprised me to learn that Pope Francis and I share a New Year’s Resolution…
To stop gossiping.
I’ll admit I imagined the leader of the Catholic Church would have a loftier resolution, something fit for a [...]
Posted on Monday, January 6th, 2014 at 2:44 pm under Opinion
It is with great pleasure and anticipation that I return to a desk at Loyola to write—only this time as an employee of the University. After working as a writer and editor in the Baltimore financial publishing scene for several years, I join Loyola magazine.
Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 pm under Opinion
It’s a new year, and we’re looking forward to finding out what 2014 has in store for our Loyola family. But before we rush into the new year, let’s take a moment for Jesuit reflection and look back on 2013. Which stories were best-read last year?
Posted on Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at 11:27 am under Opinion
I am angry. Perhaps not the best way to start an Advent and Christmas letter. I am angry because on Oct. 15 the first Christmas shopping ads began appearing on television. I am even more angry that stores decided to open up on Thanksgiving Day. Our time to spend with family giving thanks is threatened by consumerism.