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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 …

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 …