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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 …

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If he didn’t have to worry about college debt, junior Boyan Kukov would be an art or English major. But instead of authoring the next great American novel, Kukov chose to double major in physics …

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Tattoos have been around for centuries, dating back more than 5,000 years to Ötzi, Europe’s oldest preserved mummy found in 1991 with 61 tattoos. But the tattoo taboo of recent history is decreasing. More than …

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The term “hacker” may conjure up images of black-clad, computer-obsessed criminals, shrouded in darkness. They might be hunched over keyboards and let out shrill cackles every time they break into a computerized bank account or …