Adventures Abroad

When I first landed in Italy four months ago, I hopped in a taxi to head to Loyola’s Rome campus, the John Felice Rome Center (JFRC). I had never stepped foot outside of the United …

Adventures Abroad

Before leaving to study abroad in Rome, people would always ask me what I was most excited about. Of course, I’d say the famous sites, art and history, but there’s one thing I never forgot …

Adventures Abroad

My favorite part of my daily routine is drinking coffee in the morning. Whether brewed at home or from one of my favorite coffee shops, it’s a time when I can relax and have my …

Adventures Abroad

My dream finally came true. If you know me personally, you know how much I love fashion. I’m obsessed with everything from fashion design to trend forecasting to writing my scathing opinions on looks from …

Adventures Abroad

As a Chicagoland native, I was always taught to follow a few rules: don’t stop to talk to strangers, make minimal eye contact walking down the street and avoid alleys. While I’ve still adhered to …

Adventures Abroad

As I was waiting in line to enter St. Peter’s Basilica during my last full day in Rome, I met a group of students from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh who were in my same shoes. …

Arts & Entertainment

I was 11 years old when I fell in love with public transportation. Now, when I got to Rome I wasn’t expecting New York City level transit or anything, but that little part of 11-year-old …

Arts & Entertainment

As my alarm chirped at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 5, I had a thought that only the laziest, most exhausted college students could have — and one I never imagined myself thinking.  “How badly …