A few summers ago, I had one of the most mind-numbing jobs imaginable. In comparison to my high school job at a lively ice cream shop or my work as a Phoenix editor — which …

In most ways, my high school experience was just like yours and everyone else’s. I hardly slept, stressed about college decisions and had problems with friends. But there are a few things I did in …

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When your distant cousin who you hardly even remember meeting offers to let you sleep on their couch for a weekend, you take it. That’s the lesson I learned this weekend. A few months ago, …

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I’ll be honest, I was especially lacking in inspiration to write a column this week. After spending my time doing absolutely anything except sit down and write 500 words expressing my thoughts on a random …

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As Chicagoans brace for another winter storm, Loyola students will likely to begin their first weekend of the semester with snow on the ground. Snow is expected to reach Chicago around 5 p.m. Friday and …

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This week, my cousin celebrated one year sober from alcohol. Knowing just a snippet of the ups and downs she’s gone through in the past year, and an even smaller snippet of the science behind …

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I’ve never given much weight to New Year’s. And I certainly don’t give too much consideration to the “new year, new me” lifestyle. The way I see it, things don’t change much from one year …

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A man was shot and killed in Rogers Park after someone kicked down his door Saturday morning, police said. A 30-year-old witness told police she was in the apartment with the 50-year-old male around 4:30 …