Closer Look

BY MADISON FREEMAN It’s that time again. It’s apartment hunting season, and it won’t be easy for those who are ill-prepared. At the start of second semester, a thought lingers in the back of students’ …

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College drinking isn’t a new trend. Underage drinking has plagued college campuses for as long as universities have been in the United States, and the amount of drinking is no different at Loyola. Loyola may …

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Was it love at first swipe? Definitely not. But with everything I had heard about Tinder, I wasn’t expecting it to be. Tinder, an immensely popular dating app, has become something of a cultural phenomenon. …

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The best part about Whitney Cross’ job is her job. Even after more than one hour of phone conversation with the 2014 Loyola graduate, who was in her Chicago office while I laid in my …

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Rogers Park is home to Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus and is known for being one of Chicago’s most economically and culturally diverse neighborhoods, according to a report by the Chicago Sun-Times. This diversity expands beyond …

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More than one year ago, 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was allegedly killed by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke. The city of Chicago released a video of McDonald’s death on Nov. 24, resulting in protests throughout …

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It’s here. Snow, wreaths and lights are all signs the holiday season has officially begun. Thanksgiving is around the corner, and Chicago is decking the halls with decorations and fun-filled holiday events. The Phoenix compiled …

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So, you’ve got a friend visiting from out of town. You’ve checked off the standard tourist spots. What’s next when you’ve been to the Bean and looped the Loop? Showing off the city can double …