From the Editor's Desk

Back when I was in second grade, I was given a journal assignment. “My name is Mary Norkol and I have a lot to say,” the first line read. Now, 14 years later, The Phoenix …

From the Editor's Desk

Time doesn’t seem real anymore. Not just for me, for everyone. In our days of quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic, it seems like all sense of time has gone out the window. Days bleed …

Coronavirus

Preparing for college comes with expected stress of choosing classes and moving to a new town. But this year’s incoming Loyola students face a global pandemic on top of the typical nerves. Loyola moved classes …

Coronavirus

Loyola students, staff and alumni have joined others across the country in making their own masks from bandanas, scarves and cloth scraps to follow the recent recommendations from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). …

From the Editor's Desk

I’m not the only one who’s been down in the dumps lately. Whether it’s the general state of the world as it faces the COVID-19 pandemic, the daunting uncertainty of a tumbling economy or just …

My family does puzzles without looking at the box. I’m not sure why, I just know I was shamed growing up for so much as glancing at the picture we were trying to recreate. It’s …

Every week, my mom asks what my column is about. Then she asks me if she’s referenced in it. She usually is.  Then she follows that by asking when she’ll get a column that’s all …

From the Editor's Desk

Everyone has that one teacher who changed school for them. I bet you’re thinking of them right now — that one conversation between the two of you that inspired you, how their class cleared up …