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Alexander “Alex” Janiak, a Loyola student studying biology, died at his home in Connecticut April 21. The 19-year-old first-year took his life after withdrawing from classes at Loyola following spring break this past academic year, …

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Helix Cafe, owned by Loyola graduates Sean Connolly and Caitlin Botsios, celebrated its opening May 10 in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood. The cafe’s mission is to reduce the impacts of youth unemployment by providing jobs and …

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Royal Coffee, an Ethiopian coffee shop in Rogers Park just a few blocks from Loyola, closed its doors May 1 after a decade of operation. Although the storefront, located at 6764 N. Sheridan Road, is …

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Crews began demolition work this week on the building which housed the Heartland Cafe, a decades-old community spot known for its vegan and vegetarian food, poetry readings, live music and political events. The demolition of …

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A small-format Target store is set to open on April 7 across the street from Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus in the Rogers Park neighborhood. The store hosted a ribbon cutting preview event April 2. The …

Closer Look

Behind uninviting blacked out windows and a barred entrance, once upon a time, existed a tiny bar in Rogers Park which fostered relationships and memories to last a lifetime. Charmers used to sit at 1502 …

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When he was a student at Loyola, Sean Connolly had the idea to bring a student-run business model to the community. Now a Loyola graduate, Connolly’s vision has become a reality with Helix Cafe opening …

Community

Local activist Maria Hadden is bringing a more progressive perspective to Rogers Park after defeating 28-year incumbent Joe Moore with more than 63 percent of the vote, an election which will change the community’s political …