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Archive for the ‘Chicago Livin’’ Category


Perks to Chicago Living

Perks to Chicago Living

February 16th, 2017

Alright, so Loyola University is one of your options for attending school alongside a whole list of other schools across the state and/or country. What sets Chicago apart from any other location? Chicago is one of the most unique and famous cities on the globe. This is the birthplace of so many things- the Ferris […]


Why Loyola?

Why Loyola?

February 14th, 2017

Around this time of year, in 2015, I impatiently waited everyday to check the mailbox, to see if there were any college decision letters inside. Each day was full of anxiety and antici…pation. Naturally, the question that crosses a nervous senior’s mind is whether they will get into a college at all. This, I learned, […]


The Make-It or Break-It Factor for College

The Make-It or Break-It Factor for College

February 9th, 2017

MONEY!  Simply that.  Tuition costs. Room and board costs. Dining plan costs. Textbook and supply costs. It really does not matter what specific college (let alone Loyola) you choose to look into, money will always be the biggest factor in deciding what college to attend. Nationwide, higher education has become more expensive and has made […]


Best of Chicago: Doughnut Shops

Best of Chicago: Doughnut Shops

February 7th, 2017

Whether you enjoy an original glazed doughnut or one that can be dipped in a hot, steaming cup of coffee. Or, if you like your doughnut with sprinkles or jelly filled, there are several speciality doughnut shops around the city of Chicago. So, if you are in the need of a quick meal for breakfast […]


How Do I Fit In?

How Do I Fit In?

February 2nd, 2017

2017 thus far, has been a roller-coaster already (and it has only been 32 days into the year!). Whether it has been the effect of the start of new classes in the semester or the new presidential transition or other things, I think it is agreeable that last month has been quite interesting. Identity is […]


Keeping busy (and educated!) this February in Chicago

Keeping busy (and educated!) this February in Chicago

January 24th, 2017

Being the broke college student that I am, I hate spending money, but I’m always looking for deals and free activities and events to keep me occupied. Even though the weather is pretty dreary, there’s still always things to do, especially in February. As Loyola students, we of course get free entry to the Art […]


Best of Chicago: Dessert and Pastry Shops

Best of Chicago: Dessert and Pastry Shops

January 23rd, 2017

Let’s admit it, when you have got a sweet tooth, you need to satisfy your craving. From savory carrot cake to traditional churros con chocolate to macarons that come in an array of colors; there is a dessert place for everyone. Whether you are the one to share with friends or indulge by yourself, here […]


To those who are considering going to Loyola…

To those who are considering going to Loyola…

December 7th, 2016

    (directed toward high school students)   I know that the word “college” may bring a whole bunch of words to mind- independence, adulthood, dorming, friends, hard classes, doctors and professors, and so much more. This list is endless. As a whole, I have talked to many students who appeared to be overwhelmed with […]


Exploring Chicago: “I Am Booked”

Exploring Chicago: “I Am Booked”

December 6th, 2016

As I mentioned in a previous post, Chicago is a diverse city, full of unique neighborhoods. Each, has its own culture, identity, and vibe. Now, imagine this scenario. You are sitting in an antique arm chair with a freshly brewed cup of ground coffee on a side table while you cradle an anthology of the […]


Christmas at LUC

Christmas at LUC

November 30th, 2016

There are endless ways to enjoy the holidays on campus and around Chicago! Grabs your coats, scarves and gloves and join us the Loyola alumni, staff, and students in some holiday fun! Damen Student Center tree lighting Dec. 1, 5 p.m. Start the Christmas season at Loyola with the annual tree lighting celebration in the […]