This week, I’ll admit, I seem to have run out of ideas for my column. I started writing something earlier this week, but by the time I looked at it again in the newsroom, I …

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They say the best way to remember someone who has died is to do things they loved — to honor their memory by living life the way they did. In the case of my Uncle …

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Last week, as our beloved Student Media Manager Ralph Braseth was talking to a group of exhausted editors huddled around the long center table in The Phoenix’s newsroom, I noticed something. Ralph, I promise I …

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In my three years at Loyola, I’ve grown familiar with the telltale signs of the mid-semester blues.  Everyone is sick, punctuating their sentences with coughs and sniffles. Bank accounts are running low, and questions such …

This past weekend, I drove from Chicago to Marquette, Michigan for my cousin’s wedding. No surprise, it was a blast. And even less of a surprise, my body still hurts from dancing for hours in …

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I had a rough weekend. So rough, in fact, that Sunday reminded me of a book I had read in elementary school: Judith Viorst’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.” But …

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The carpets are an ugly dark blue and many a substance have been spilled on them. The light in one of the bedrooms flickers for minutes at a time before fully turning on. The decor …

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When I first started thinking about how to approach this column, I had one rule: don’t make it too personal. I didn’t want my contributions to this paper — which serves countless different types of …