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 …

Coronavirus

I am nearly halfway through my beer fast and I’m beginning to understand the reason I’m doing this. I mentioned at the beginning of this journey that I’m not the religious type. Growing up in a …

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic — which now has nearly 7,000 confirmed cases in Illinois as of publication — almost everyone is facing some kind of hardship. Artists, in particular, have been hit …

News

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, one Rogers Park resident decided to help her neighbors by cleaning out her pantry and setting aside the extra food to give to her neighbors.  “Reading so much …

Coronavirus

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) officials reported 986 new cases of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus — and an additional 42 deaths, totaling 6,980 confirmed cases and 141 deaths …

Coronavirus

I have spent hours — days at this point — trying to get my mind away from solid food. Nearly every extra hour with nothing to do is spent thinking of how amazing a single …

Arts & Entertainment

The pop pantheon consists of icons such as Madonna, Britney Spears and Prince — if her new album is any indication, Dua Lipa should join this list one day. On the heels of her smash-hit …

Coronavirus

While most businesses are closed due to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order, marijuana dispensaries remain open — but with new precautions to reduce contact, including offering curbside pickup. The new guidelines come from the Illinois …

Every week, my mom asks what my column is about. Then she asks me if she’s referenced in it. She usually is.  Then she follows that by asking when she’ll get a column that’s all …