From the Editor's Desk

Loyola first-years, this column is entirely for you. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, you might not want to waste your time. First-years, as you’re getting used to college life, a Chicago pace, dining hall food and meeting …

Sports

Loyola’s new basketball and volleyball practice facility, the Alfie Norville Practice Facility, officially opened its doors at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 25. The facility is located next to Mertz Residence Hall on Loyola Avenue. Allan …

News

Loyola is set to have a smaller first-year class for the first time in three years.  The university has enrolled 2,745 studenst for next year, compared to the 2,951 enrolled this time last year, according …

Arch Madness

After a historic NCAA Tournament Final Four run last year, the Loyola men’s basketball team has been knocked out of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Tournament — meaning the Ramblers won’t return to the big …

Arch Madness

Despite losing its star player early in the first half, No. 2 seed Drake University fought off a late comeback to defeat No. 7 seed Illinois State University 78-62 in the quarterfinal round of the …

Arch Madness

In the first quarterfinal game of the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) men’s basketball tournament, No. 1 seed Loyola (20-12, 12-6) cruised past No. 9 seed Valparaiso University 67-54 to advance to the semifinal round for …

Men's Basketball

After leading the Loyola men’s basketball team to a tie for first place in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), redshirt senior guard Marques Townes has been named MVC Player of the Year, the league announced …

Men's Basketball

Four Loyola men’s basketball players received All-Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) honors — including two first team All-MVC nominees, the league announced Tuesday morning. Fifteen players from across the MVC were named to three respective All-MVC …

Men's Basketball

The Loyola men’s basketball team (16-10, 9-4) fell to Bradley University 61-54 at Carver Arena in Peoria Wednesday night. Redshirt senior guard Marques Townes led the Ramblers in scoring with 15 points. Sophomore center Cameron …

Men's Basketball

The Loyola men’s basketball team (16-10, 9-4) fell to Bradley University 61-54 at Carver Arena in Peoria Wednesday night. Redshirt senior guard Marques Townes led the Ramblers in scoring with 15 points while sophomore center …

Staff Editorial

A Phoenix news reporter, on the trail of a story about Loyola’s above-average abundance of women in STEM programs, emailed several professors from the department to try to set up interviews for a piece in …

Men's Basketball

The Loyola men’s basketball team (16-9, 9-3) picked up a come-from-behind, 56-51 victory over Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana Sunday afternoon. The Ramblers were led by redshirt senior Marques Townes who finished with 18 points …

Men's Basketball

The Loyola men’s basketball team (16-9, 9-3) picked up a come-from-behind, 56-51 victory over Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana Sunday afternoon. The Ramblers were led by redshirt senior Marques Townes who finished with 18 points …

Men's Basketball

The Loyola men’s basketball team (15-9, 8-3) reclaimed sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a 86-64 win over Drake University Tuesday night. Loyola redshirt senior guard Marques Townes finished with …

Men's Basketball

The Loyola men’s basketball team (15-9, 8-3) remains at least tied for first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with an 86-64 win over Drake University at Gentile Arena Tuesday night. Loyola redshirt senior guard …

Breaking

As record-setting cold weather makes its way to the Chicago area this week, Loyola’s administration has canceled classes Tuesday evening through Thursday morning. In a joint email sent Monday night, interim provost Margaret Callahan and …

News

As Chicago braces for some of the coldest weather in more than two decades, Loyola is weighing cancelling class. On Wednesday, the national weather service (NWS) is forecasting temperatures in Chicago to reach -9°F, with …

Men's Basketball

Loyola sophomore guard Lucas Williamson could be out for the season after re-injuring his right hand, according to head coach Porter Moser. In a conference call with all 10 Missouri Valley Conference coaches and members …

News

Loyola’s undergraduate tuition will increase by the highest amount in three years for the 2019-20 academic year, school President Jo Ann Rooney recently announced. In the past, Rooney has been vocal about mitigating tuition increases, …

Men's Basketball

In its sixth Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) game of the season, the Loyola men’s basketball (12-7, 5-1) team defeated Indiana State University 75-67 Saturday afternoon in a rematch of the conference opener. “Indiana State kept …

Community

On the morning of Dec. 22, Nick Kosiek — a State Farm insurance agent in Rogers Park — had the day off work and decided to sleep in. Kosiek had kept his phone off all …

Men's Basketball

Strong performances by redshirt senior guards Marques Townes and Clayton Custer propelled the Loyola men’s basketball team (9-6, 2-0) to an 85-74 win over Drake University Saturday afternoon in Des Moines, Iowa. The Ramblers are …

Postgame

Phoenix sports editors Abby Schnable and Kyle Brown chat with sports editor Nick Schultz, who was at Gentile Arena following the Loyola men’s basketball team’s Senior Night victory over Drake Feb. 25. They preview the …

This weekend, The Phoenix was awarded first in our general excellence category by the Illinois College Press Association. While awards aren’t everything and we would continue to do our job even without the hardware, it’s …

Arts & Entertainment

While “The Bachelor,” Katy Perry‘s entire discography and CW shows are often considered guilty pleasures, there’s no reason to actually be “guilty.” Why feel guilty about something you like? No one should have to justify …

The Schnable Scoop

This past weekend, I attended the Illinois College Press Association conference. Even though The Phoenix won a handful of awards, that wasn’t my biggest takeaway.  Feb. 21, I sat in on former Phoenix sports editor …

Track & Field

After finishing their regular indoor seasons strong, the Loyola track and field teams are looking to carry that momentum at the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) Indoor Championships Feb. 29 and March 1. Loyola’s men’s team …

Film & TV

Every January, ABC’s “The Bachelor” debuts for another season of drama, romance and disaster. The premise is simple: 30 women vie for the heart of one man. Now in its 24th season, “The Bachelor” has …

Men's Volleyball

When students who’ve never attended a Loyola men’s volleyball game try and picture the atmosphere inside Gentile Arena in the moments before the first serve, they probably fall short in their imagined expectations.  No, there …

Creating Coaches

Loyola softball head coach Alicia Abbott might be new to Loyola, but she’s not new to the game of softball. From playing with her dad in the backyard to being named Horizon League Newcomer of …