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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 …

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We have something in common, but it’s not what you think. If you take a look at the map of shops above, you will probably think I drink more coffee than the average student, and …

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Despite this year’s relatively warm winter, sometimes it feels like spring will never return to Chicago. But spring break is around the corner, and students are getting ready to relax. Some students already have plans, …