Campus

Beware of dragons around Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus Oct. 24, because that’s the first task in the Triwizard Tournament. The dragons might just be dressed-up students who spray water instead of fire to distract participants, …

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Death beneath Madonna della Strada Chapel is just another part of life on the lake. For more than 20 years, around Halloween, Father Jerry Overbeck, S.J., has taken students from the sun-kissed shores of Lake …

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Scheduling can be a student’s worst nightmare, especially with so many options to choose from. Among all those classes, there are a few special snowflakes that may tickle your fancy. Don’t have room in your …

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Getting blown down Sheridan Road by bitter lakefront winds tells me two things: I better invest in more warm clothing, and it’s time to pick apples. I’ve gone apple picking in Wisconsin every fall for …

Chicago-2015

Names that would eventually bear meaning flew past me my first several weeks at Loyola as I acclimated to the hurricane of Loyola-centric vocabulary. Garanzini? Damen? Water Tower…like, for storing water? Just like learning Loyola’s …

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The semester is in full swing, and it’s flying by. October is creeping up on us, and that means Halloween and — even scarier than Halloween — midterm exams. While it’s important to keep organized, …

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Upon sight of the bar, I was filled with dread. Great, another place that might kick me out, leaving my friends with a difficult choice: abandon their plans to babysit yours truly, the black sheep, …

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Bouncing and stretching in the warm, late-summer air, the last thought a runner wants to have before adrenaline takes them through the city is, “What’s the best way to do this?” Hesitation can kill a …