Today, as I’m writing this, is my 22nd birthday. But, I’m not the only member of The Phoenix entering their Taylor Swift year today — Alec Karam, our arts and entertainment editor, is also celebrating …

The Phoenix has been the most consistent part of my college career. Through a pandemic and polar vortexes, one thing has always been there: Tuesday night productions.  Tonight is the last first production night I’ll …

Time flies when you’re producing a print paper for the first time in a year and a half — that’s how that goes, right?  Our editorial staff is made up of twelve Loyola students, many …

In 2012 I was 12 years old, entering middle school, sporting a side part and listening to a lot of Taylor Swift.  The first concert I ever attended was in the nosebleed seats of the …

This week, I wanted to shine a light on the people that really keep The Phoenix running — our writers.  I know what you’re probably thinking — obviously, writers keep a newspaper running. That’s what …

During the pandemic, pet adoption rates skyrocketed — with some shelters seeing increases of 30% to 40%, according to the Washington Post. I, like many others, gave in to the puppy frenzy.  Fitz, who was …

The requirements for the perfect comfort food include its proximity to your home, its reliability and affordability. When I’m seeking comfort food, I’m not looking to travel a long distance on the L or break …