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Meet Nathanael Gratias – A Fulbright Scholar from Indonesia

Meet Nathanael Gratias – A Fulbright Scholar from Indonesia

February 26th, 2012

Hello International Friends! Recently, I spoke with Nathanael Gratias about his experiences as an international student at Loyola University Chicago. Nathanael is from Indonesia and a Fulbright Scholar  who studies Social Psychology. Below,  he shares his experience as a Loyolan. Why did you choose Loyola? I chose Loyola because I am interested in political psychology […]


Clay Balls in the Seashore

Clay Balls in the Seashore

February 23rd, 2012

  A man was exploring caves by the seashore. In one of them, he found a canvas bag containing a bunch of hardened clay balls. It seemed as though somebody had rolled clay balls and left them out in the sun to dry out. They didn’t look anything great. Still, for some reason, he wanted […]


Make your life colorful

Make your life colorful

February 20th, 2012

What do students do? Most of us will answer you “study”. Before I came to Chicago, I thought it was the common answer to this question. However, everything changed in my life after I became a Loyolan. And, I have never thought my life could be so colorful. On the campus, you can enjoy the […]


Lantern Festival in Chicago

Lantern Festival in Chicago

February 20th, 2012

The Lantern Festival is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the traditional Chinese calendar. There are many different beliefs about the origin of the Lantern Festival. However, it is likely to have had something to do with celebrating and cultivating positive relationships between people, families, nature and the higher […]


A Conversation with Marcia Baransano – A Fulbright Scholar from Indonesia

A Conversation with Marcia Baransano – A Fulbright Scholar from Indonesia

February 16th, 2012

Hello Everyone, Greetings!!! Hope all is well and you are excited in your new venture of further studies. This time, I got an opportunity to interview one of my International friends from Indonesia. Below, she shares her overall experiences being a part of Loyola Family. Hope you enjoy the conversation. Could you please give your […]


International Night at Loyola

February 12th, 2012

Hi everyone! I would like to talk about international night at Loyola. Every year, The Graduate School of Business at Loyola celebrates diversity of cultures by organizing an amazing night called International Night. On that night, Loyola encourages the students to show and introduce their cultures to other students. Every group can open a table […]


A True Story

A True Story

February 7th, 2012

Hi again! I was really caught in this beautiful real story. In fact, we all can observe many positive qualities from all animals, and creatures on this planet. Really, Nature is the Best Preacher. Enjoy Reading!!! A DOG’S PURPOSE “Being a veterinarian, I had been called to examine a ten-year-old Irish Wolfhound named Belker. The […]


International Club

International Club

February 5th, 2012

Dear International friends, Happy New Year 2012! May this new year bring you the best and may you bring the best of yourself to this new year ~ In this blog entry, I would like to share with you some of the International Club activities we organized this semester. First of all, last week, we […]


Thoughts to Ponder (Part-I)

February 2nd, 2012

Hello there! How are you all doing? Busy with your day to day schedule? Wanna freshen up?  I was once passing by one of the McDonald’s franchisees, these quotes really caught my attention. Please take your few moments to contemplate on these beautiful lines. Let us THINK upon these thoughts for a while. What is […]