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Faces of Loyola

Faces of Loyola

By: Regina Merrill Editor     Claudia Weirman Freshman, Biology Major       What is the most unexpected thing that has happened to you at Loyola thus far? “We had a fire drill at Mertz at 6:30 in the morning. I live on the 18th floor, so that was a struggle.”

Events in Chicago: October 2014

Events in Chicago: October 2014

By: Katina Beniaris Editor Not many college students are lucky enough to go to school in Chicago. We’re in the middle of a city filled with arts, culture, sports and many fun things to do! Here are a few must-attend events that are during the month of October. Photo Courtesy of Mike Warot, https://www.flickr.com/photos/–mike–/ October 1:(…)

Fade It

Fade It

By: Dariush Tehranfar Contributor Local Chicago band, Twin Peaks, knocks it out of Wrigley Field with their new sophomore album, Wild Onion. Hailing from Rogers Park, Twin Peaks not only packs the album with a surprising amount of tightly constructed songs for a relatively new band, but they also make listening to it fun. Wild Onion occupies that sweet spot between feeling fresh and fun, and exercising restraint. Personally, my favorite track on Wild(…)

5 New TV Series Worth Watching This Fall

5 New TV Series Worth Watching This Fall

By Katina Beniaris Editor From a new twist on “The Breakfast Club” to dashing heroes, the rookies are ready to become all-stars in this year’s TV line-up. Are they ready to keep up with the big guys? Who’s going to soar, or worse, flop? Here’s 5 new TV series that you should check out this(…)

Next Stop: Howard

By: Neha Simon Contributor Next Stop is a video series that explores the unique shops and eateries at each stop along the CTA Red Line. Click on the link below to see this week’s stop, Howard! https://luc.app.box.com/s/194nrithmgk9rl6u2152 Sol Cafe: 1615 W Howard St, Chicago, IL 60626 Sol Cafe is an independent coffee shop just one block from the(…)

Sports in Chicago

Sports in Chicago

By: Mackenzie McLeod Contributor No matter where you are in the city, you are bound to find at least one person dressed in “fan gear” for Chicago’s infamous sports teams from the Chicago Bears to the University of Illinois Illini. As sports fans, we find ourselves in the middle of September, not only encompassed by(…)

Transition to Fall Fashion

Transition to Fall Fashion

By: Allie Shimer Contributor Considering it’s the time of year where it’s not quite cold enough to pull out your down coat, but there’s definitely a chill to the air, the transition to fall clothing can be challenging. By mixing dark tones with pops of color, you can be seasonally appropriate and still hang on(…)

Dragged

Dragged

By: Bre’Anna Moore-Gordon Editor The history of dressing in drag stretches across centuries, bodies of water, and languages. From the plays of Shakespeare, to reality television, and even right here on our campus, drag culture is still alive, well, and strutting her stuff to the fiercest Queen Bey track. In a time when “express yourself” is more(…)

She Poetry

She Poetry

By: Sydney Osborn Contributor Girl in the White City She walked as if she’d never cared a day in her life. She carried a slow contemptuous smile on her face. Her hair fell in random waves across her shoulders and down her back, and kissed the wind that couldn’t Quite penetrate her leather jacket. She had(…)

Faces of Loyola

Faces of Loyola

By: Regina Merrill Editor     Sam Schurkamp Sophomore, Double Major in Environmental Science and English/Creative Writing         What’s been your favorite thing about Loyola thus far? “I had a good high school experience and a lot of friends, but here it was nice to meet people who wanted to have intellectual(…)