Events calendar

Check out what’s going on at Loyola this week.


Film Screening: Waiting for Armageddon

Monday, Oct. 28, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Loyola’s Secular Students Alliance invites students to come out and see a screening of the 2009 documentary Waiting for Armageddon. This film explores the Evangelical community and its belief that the world will end with the rapture and the way this belief affects politics and religion around the world. The film will be shown in Cuneo Hall Room 210.


Hispanic Heritage Event

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Co-sponsored by Chardin Anthropological Society, Latin American Student Organization and Spanglish CLC, this event will raise awareness about Hispanic heritage and culture. The event will feature performances by Las Cafeteras, a Son Jarocho/Afro-Mexicano fusion band from East Los Angeles, Las Monarcas and Loyola’s Salsa Dancing Groom. There will also be free food as well as traditional Hispanic cultural activities. The event is free to attend and will take place in the Mundelein Auditorium.


Midnight Organ Blast

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 11:55 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.

A Loyola Halloween tradition, come down to Madonna della Strada Chapel for the Midnight Organ Blast. In the early hours of Halloween morning, listen to the slightly creepy, majestic sound of organs blasting through the cavernous Madonna della Strada Chapel. This event is open to all students.


Masquerade Ball

Thursday, Oct. 31, 8 p.m. – 11:59 p.m.

The Department of Programming (DoP) invites students to attend its Halloween Masquerade Ball. Food and masks will be provided. Students should dress to impress and be ready to dance the night away. The Masquerade Ball will be held on the second floor of the Damen Student Center.


Loyola 360

Friday, Nov. 1 – Sunday, Nov. 3

Open to all first-year students, this retreat offers students the opportunity to understand and appreciate the mission of a Jesuit education. Students on the retreat will have the chance to explore LUREC, meet other first-year students, participate in group discussions and complete a number of activities including the challenge course. Loyola 360 costs $50 to attend. Any interested first-year students should contact Lauren Schwer ( for more information.


Men’s Basketball vs. Lewis (Exhibition)

Saturday, Nov. 2, 3 p.m.

The men’s basketball team encourages students to come down and see its first exhibition game of the season as it takes on Lewis University in Gentile Arena. Come check out the new Ramblers and get excited for basketball season.

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