Crime

Reported in collaboration with Loyola’s Investigative and Public Affairs Capstone. In April 2006, a rookie Chicago cop named Alicia Roman opened fire into the walls of her estranged husband’s home. She was fired from the …

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Students unlucky enough to be stuck up at gunpoint late at night near Lake Shore Campus probably won’t see the crook get caught. That’s because the percentage of violent crimes solved by the Chicago Police …

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Walking into Maguire Hall on the Water Tower Campus, you’ll first notice the sun streaming through large windows along the north side of the building. Next, you’ll notice laughter from the second floor, where a …

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It’s been said drugs are everywhere, and for regular readers of The Phoenix, it may seem that way. Our weekly Security Notebook regularly contains blurbs about confiscated drugs and paraphernalia in the dorms. So we …

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As a billow of smoke leapt from the rocket boosters and a thunderous noise shook the ground, a shuttlecraft cleared the launch tower at the Kennedy Space Center, its neon orange tail contrasting the ocean-blue …

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Don’t be fooled by the recent snowfall: Summer is coming, and with it, the end of the semester. While some of you might be concerned with burning off winter calories or stressing over final exams, …

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What do a car, life-size castle and human skull have in common? They’re all objects that have been created by 3-D printers. Additive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing, is the process of creating …

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BY AMANDA MCDONALD amcdonald3@luc.edu It’s a warm Wednesday night on the fourth floor of the Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons. Space fills up steadily and colorful mats cover the ground. Mahea Schuman, a senior health …