Alanscottwalker: Wikimedia commonsLoyola beach near Loyola's Lake Shore Campus is among those closed along the lakefront.

Chicago’s lakefront trails, beaches and parks are closed effective immediately, according to announcements from 49th ward Alderwoman Maria Hadden, who represents Rogers Park, and Mayor Lori Lightfoot. “You simply cannot congregate,” Lightfoot said in a …

Top Stories

News

Illinois health officials reported 488 new cases of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus — and eight additional deaths, pushing the state’s total to 3,026 confirmed cases and 34 deaths.  During …

News

With residents ordered to stay-at-home and restaurants limited to delivery and take-out, small businesses in Rogers Park and Edgewater are struggling to stay open.  Rebecca Ramos, manager of Clarke’s Rogers Park (6431 N. Sheridan Road), …

March Madness

This week is a historic one for Loyola men’s basketball. Two years ago, Rambler fans weren’t spread across the country and practicing social distancing. Instead, they were crammed in the Damen Student Center and State …

News

News

Illinois health officials reported 488 new cases of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus — and eight additional deaths, pushing the state’s total to 3,026 confirmed cases and 34 deaths.  During …

Sports

Coronavirus

Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, BVM, can typically be found in her Damen Student Center office this time of year, mingling with Loyola students and staff or anyone who wants to take a picture. That’s where she …

Opinion

Opinion

As social distancing has become the best way to slow the rapid expansion of COVID-19 — the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus — many people have had to self-quarantine. I became one of …