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Target comes to Loyola

Target comes to Loyola

January 19th, 2019

by Husna Afzal

Good news has arrived that a new Target store should be opening in the Spring of 2019 just off of Sheridan Road, across from the Loyola Bookstore.  The development, called the Concord at Sheridan, is a seven-story mixed use and mixed-income housing and commercial unit that will also include 111 one and two bedroom apartments, […]

LUC PSA raises over $1500 for Dam Fund in Pakistan

LUC PSA raises over $1500 for Dam Fund in Pakistan

January 19th, 2019

by Husna Afzal

The Loyola Pakistani Students’ Association strives to recognize and alleviate the struggles endured by those in Pakistan, while raising awareness about its culture and beauty. Setting new goals every semester to raise money for those who are underprivileged in Pakistan, PSA decided to help provide for the Dam Fund in Pakistan.  Since the recent election […]

Starbucks or Dunkin Coffee?

Starbucks or Dunkin Coffee?

January 19th, 2019

by Husna Afzal

  Just writing this makes me so stressed because I ask myself everyday, do I like Starbucks coffee more or Dunkin Donuts? First off, what do I even order to make that judgement, right? Well, I am basing this off of pure black coffee y’all. Before I get into which one is ‘better’, lets explain […]

Addressing Mental Health on Campus

Addressing Mental Health on Campus

January 18th, 2019

by Husna Afzal

Mental health refers to our cognitive, behavioral, and emotional wellbeing – it is all about how we think, feel, and behave. Mental health can affect daily life, relationships, and even physical health. Mental health also includes a person’s ability to enjoy life – to attain a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience. […]

PSA Provides for Kiran Foundation in Pakistan

PSA Provides for Kiran Foundation in Pakistan

January 18th, 2019

by Husna Afzal

Kiran Foundation is a Non-Profit organization that is imbedded in the reality of Lyari, an area that has been through immense pain and turmoil, but is resilient and largely misunderstood. “We provide education rooted in the awareness and understanding of mental health and wellbeing by building safe and happy learning environments where children and their […]

Such a ‘Bler: My Summer Internship Hunt! (Part 1)

Such a ‘Bler: My Summer Internship Hunt! (Part 1)

January 17th, 2019

by Ha (Millie) Le

One of my top goals for this semester is to land a good internship to explore this Summer! Over Winter break, I’ve been crafting my resume and doing extensive online research for them. So far, I have 3 theatres in mind! During the first week back, I also sat down with my theatre advisor to […]

Such a ‘Bler: Spring 2019 Student Organization Fair!

Such a ‘Bler: Spring 2019 Student Organization Fair!

January 17th, 2019

by Ha (Millie) Le

With a new semester comes a whole new Student Organization Fair! This is a showcase of the student organizations currently active at Loyola in hopes to spark student interests and provide mediums for exploration outside daily academics. I was back again with the e-board of Diminuendo Literary and Arts Magazine. I am currently the AD/PR […]

Last First Day as a Rambler

Last First Day as a Rambler

January 17th, 2019

by Husna Afzal

  How bittersweet, the time has come, where it will officially be my last first day of my undergraduate career. It seems as if just yesterday I was a Freshman entering with no clue how to handle college level classes, making my way to different buildings and commuting almost an hour and half everyday. Also […]

Such a ‘Bler: Language Competency Exam Results

Such a ‘Bler: Language Competency Exam Results

January 14th, 2019

by Ha (Millie) Le

Earlier last semester, I decided to take the Vietnamese Language Competency Exam. Here’s a closer look at my process and why it was such a nerve-wracking experience for me: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wY7nA_qA1c During Winter break, I finally received the results via email: I PASSED and honestly feel very empowered. After growing up nervous and even embarrassed about […]

Such a ‘Bler: Sophomore Fall Reflection

Such a ‘Bler: Sophomore Fall Reflection

January 14th, 2019

by Ha (Millie) Le

Look alive ramblers, SPRING 2019 IS UPON US. With a new year and 14-week adventure beginning, here are a few things this sophomore has taken away from a rollercoaster of a semester: Don’t trust your bi-weekly planning routine. There’s a reason the syllabus is prewritten and read through for specific queries on the first day […]