Nick Knacks

My life revolves around sports. That’s no secret. I’ve turned down hanging out with friends to watch Cubs games. During fall semester, my Sundays are filled with football. March is typically my favorite month because …

Brownie Points

It’s with a heavy heart I dip the pen to write what is most likely the last edition of Brownie Points this school year.  It’s been a heckin’ good ride, filled with many ups ­— …

Nick Knacks

It wasn’t supposed to end like this. My last game as a student journalist shouldn’t have been at Arch Madness, but at a softball game at Loyola Softball Park. I should be enjoying my final …

Nick Knacks

Last year’s season-ending loss stung. This year’s ripped your heart out. Despite leading by 18 points in the second half of the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball tournament quarterfinals, the Loyola men’s basketball team saw …

Nick Knacks

After a wild, 18-game conference season, we’ve made it to the craziest weekend on the calendar.  Arch Madness — the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) men’s basketball tournament — is underway in St. Louis. It’s one …

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 …

Nick Knacks

After one of the more interesting offseasons in recent memory, baseball finally returns to our TVs this weekend. Well, unless you’re a Cubs fan and your TV provider doesn’t have the new Marquee Sports Network. …

Brownie Points

Hello, lovely readers! It’s nearly Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. This means we’re in for a special edition of “Brownie Points.” If you’re new, you might be wondering what Brownie Points are. …