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On-Campus JFRC Activities

On-Campus JFRC Activities

November 20th, 2017

Living in Rome is so much fun, and living in JFRC certainly helps make it so! Whether you go meet a Swiss Guard with Father Al, see St. Ignatius’ rooms where he stayed when he was in Rome, or go on a gelato crawl with the SLA’s, there is always stuff to do if you’re […]


All about Sr. Jean!

All about Sr. Jean!

November 17th, 2017

Perhaps you are still new to Loyola and don’t know about some internal famous people at Loyola. The first person on the list of famous people would be no one other than… Sister Jean!  ________________________________________________________ She is a living legacy here at Loyola University. At the current age of 98, she is an active nun […]


Did Someone Say Free Breakfast?!

Did Someone Say Free Breakfast?!

November 16th, 2017

Pakistani Students’ Association (PSA) hopes everyone is ready for the Thanksgiving holidays. As we approach the end of the semester, things can be quite stressful, but that is why PSA is inviting you to yet another exciting event! To celebrate a successful semester and to thank you all for your support, BREAKFAST IS ON US!!! We will be […]


1 Semester Left

1 Semester Left

November 15th, 2017

Things have been rather hectic for me for the better, I suppose. Applications for graduate school, language competency exam, 19 credits worth of classwork, VSA organization meetings and preparations for events, and other personal obligations I have. To say in the least, I am up and going! There’s a lot to do and so little […]


What NOT to Bring to Rome!

What NOT to Bring to Rome!

November 13th, 2017

There are packing lists for ever and ever out there on the Internet, but I wanted to give a brief post as to what not to bring. I’ve seen some people make these mistakes, and boy are they regretting it now. First off, yes, no matter which semester you come here, it will get very, […]


Explore Chicago CTA Edition: This is Jackson

Explore Chicago CTA Edition: This is Jackson

October 24th, 2017

This is Jackson. Doors open on the right at Jackson. Transfer to blue, orange, brown, pink, and purple lines at Jackson. Hey everyone, welcome back to the second installment of Explore Chicago CTA Edition! Today we are going to be exploring the stores, restaurants, and attractions near Jackson’s red line stop. So be sure to […]


Loyola University Supports the Dream Act

Loyola University Supports the Dream Act

October 19th, 2017

In July, Senators Lindsey Graham (R–SC) and Richard Durbin (D–IL) introduced the Dream Act of 2017. If passed, this bipartisan legislation would: Grant current DACA beneficiaries’ permanent resident status on a conditional basis and allow temporary protected status (TPS) beneficiaries, people without lawful immigration status, and people with final orders of removal the opportunity to […]


Loyola Open House

Loyola Open House

October 13th, 2017

Our open house is NEXT week! Here at our Office at Undergraduate Admissions, we have been preparing for a long time to bring to you a wonderful experience of our university! If you are new to Loyola, I encourage you to at least come see the campus and see what we have to offer; with […]


College Student Time Management

College Student Time Management

October 6th, 2017

There’s only 24 hours in a day and 7 days in a week. On average, the college student student gets 8 hours of sleep a day and 16 hours to go to school, eat, socialize, and study. Full time students take around 12-18 credit hours; part-time students take less than 12 credits. To say in […]


John Felice Rome Center Campus – curious?

John Felice Rome Center Campus – curious?

October 3rd, 2017

Many people, when talking about the study abroad experience, like to focus on the dream world of travel that you can do. Places to see, people to meet, things to eat, and on and on. It was interesting for me, then, when I was doing research and preparations to come here, that I did not […]