Moment I Realized LUC Was Right For Me

Moment I Realized LUC Was Right For Me

This school gained my attention all the way from California. I remember feeling disoriented not knowing where exactly I wanted to go to college. All my friends seemed like they had it all together by already applying. Some even knew where they wanted to go before school started senior year. It was October and I …

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Finding Your Niche on Campus

Finding Your Niche on Campus

The biggest piece of advice I received before starting college was to get out of my dorm room as much as possible. When I started at Loyola, I lived by this rule. Every fall semester Loyola throws a Student Organization fair in Gentile Arena (where the basketball players play). Every club and intramural sport are …

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Study Abroad Has Every Loyola Student Talking

Study Abroad Has Every Loyola Student Talking

You don’t realize how popular studying abroad at Loyola is until you become a student on campus. It seems like everyone’s mind is considering whether they want to study abroad. From taking the Loyola shuttle to the downtown campus, to waiting in line to pay for your curly fries in Damen, it is fairly possible …

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First-Generation Lens

First-Generation Lens

I am a first-generation student, meaning I am the first person in my immediate family to attend college. Holding this identity is a privilege, which can be stressful at times. My end goal: to be able to graduate. Flying from California to Chicago with my mom during Freshman move-in, she expressed worry. She helped me …

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NEW

NEW

Three letters to describe my three years at Loyola. New. Who knew I would endure so much change within three years. But look at me now, growing to be a resilient human. To give you some background on whose story you are reading about, my name is Sam and I am a third-year student majoring …

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Loyola Cosplay at C2e2

Loyola Cosplay at C2e2

Cosplay is not just the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, video game, or series. It’s not a mere game of dress-up, it is something much more powerful. Cosplay is a form of strength and confidence many people use to express themselves. This Spring Break I had the opportunity to …

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The Quinlan Ramble Trip to Boston

The Quinlan Ramble Trip to Boston

< 3 minutes read > Last Spring Break, I got an amazing opportunity and honor to participate in the Quinlan Ramble trip to Boston ✈️. The Quinlan Ramble is an annual alternative spring break trip that enables Quinlan undergraduate students and Arrupe business students to experience business in another part of the United States. Where …

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Taking a Public Speaking Class

Taking a Public Speaking Class

< 2 minutes read > Public speaking skills are valuable in both our personal lives and careers. As a business major student at Loyola, one of the curricula required classes you need to complete is COMM 103: Business & Professional Speaking. After taking COMM 103 for a month and completed my first speech this week, here …

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Getting Involved on Campus

Getting Involved on Campus

My name is Dorien Perry-Tillmon, I am a freshman at Loyola and I am from right outside of Boston, MA. At Loyola, I am a Film and Digital Media Productions Major with a Photography Minor, Visual Communications Minor, and Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Minor. As I began to get settled in my first semester …

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Loyola Chicago’s Many Gems

Loyola Chicago’s Many Gems

As we all know Loyola is a BEAUTIFUL campus. It seems that there are endless possibilities to hang out and relax on campus. I have spent three amazing years here and during this time I have devoted countless hours exploring many of Loyola’s hidden gems hiding in plain sight. I have compiled a list of …

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