Student Life

Caught in the whirlwind of the first month of classes, students often forget to savor the last few weeks of gorgeous Chicago weather.  Whether it’s an outing with friends or a break between classes, these …

Student Life

From hours spent swiping between photos trying to decide which picture portrays the best angle to countless filters and cropping techniques, some people are willing to go to extremes to get the perfect Instagram post. …

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More relevant than ever is the burning question posed in Macklemore’s 2012 hit “Thrift Shop”: “Hey, Macklemore. Can we go thrift shopping?” Loyola students find their desire to shop sustainably often clashes with the harsh …

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Single or not, it can be argued that everyone has their own celebrity hall pass. While some daydream about Ryan Gosling or make TikTok fan edits of Zendaya, others have more unusual crushes. To find …

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As the 2022-23 school year begins, first-year students fill residence halls, leaving behind the comfort of life back home. New students commonly arrive on campus with preconceived notions about dorm life. First-year Francis Hall resident …

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Time to BeReal! Those three words have opened a whole new world of sharing on social media. The social media platform, which was released in 2020, prompts users once a day at a random time …

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A forgotten baby doll’s cracked head. A sprawling mosquito with blue and red scales. A handful of flowers potted in an empty soda bottle. These aren’t elements of an antique store or the setting of …

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The holy month of Ramadan has fallen in Loyola’s academic year for the first time in more than a decade, and Muslim students have relied on each other to balance their spiritual and scholarly lives. …