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Archive for the ‘Chicago Livin’’ Category


Scholars Night – April 8, 2017

Scholars Night – April 8, 2017

March 23rd, 2017

Calling all future accepted Ramblers of the class of 2021! There is a chance you were invited to attend Loyola’s Scholars Night hosted at the Field Museum, but maybe you don’t know what that is, if you’re required to go, or how it has to do with your acceptance. Fret not, because I will give you […]


Ways to Enjoy the Warm(ish) Weather Around Chicago!

Ways to Enjoy the Warm(ish) Weather Around Chicago!

March 21st, 2017

With winter already come and gone here in Chicago, and things are slowly starting to heat up, it’s always good to think of ways you can enjoy Chicago before you drown in homework and projects for Finals Week! Below, I have some things that you (and your friends) can enjoy to help make the most […]


Best of Chicago: The Arts on a Student Budget

Best of Chicago: The Arts on a Student Budget

March 21st, 2017

Spring is finally here. You whip out your windbreaker, your comfortable walking shoes, and maybe even tempted to wear shorts. With such wonderful weather, you want to go out and explore Chicago. Chicago is a city full of arts whether it be: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra or the Art Institute of Chicago. The Chicago Symphony […]


Albany Park

Albany Park

March 16th, 2017

Where is that? This area is my neighborhood, located in the north side of Chicago! Just like how Rogers Park is home to Loyola University Chicago, Albany Park is home to, well…MY HOME! Let’s dive into what’s awesome about this neighborhood (as well as other neighborhoods around LUC). As you know, Chicago is a dynamic […]


Why did I CHOOSE to go to college?

Why did I CHOOSE to go to college?

March 9th, 2017

After high school graduation, students are commonly considered as official, educated, and independent people. You can manage your own life now. Your future is up to you. You’re on your own now.  These things are sayings I have been told by family members and my own conscience. It is not to be taken in a condescending […]


Corrected Stereotypes About “The” College Experience

Corrected Stereotypes About “The” College Experience

February 23rd, 2017

  As a first generation student, I had no idea what to expect about college. Other than seeing things in movies and TV shows about college, I had no real idea if those portrayed visions of college were actually true, or excessively overdone. To be honest, as a senior in high school, I had only […]


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 […]