Bloggers

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    Theresa Amato

    A Rambler's Travels
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    Emily Carreno

    A First Generation Rambler
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    Lindsy Fagerstrom

    Admission Ramblings
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    Husna Afzal

    Seasonal Fun in Chicago
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    Christopher Lam

    Rambler's Pie: A Fresh Slice of Loyola
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    Jace Sheu

    Lake Shore Living
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    Meredith Simmons

    Life on The Other Coast
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    Laura Swanson

    Chicago Life and Loyola Love
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    Jessica Xi

    Laughing, Learning, Loyola

Archive for the ‘Everyday Life’ Category


Sisterhood is Forever

Sisterhood is Forever

February 6th, 2016

Sorority recruitment is like no other student experience in college, or, for that matter, in life. It’s like a mini-version of speed dating and interviewing, except without the guys. At Loyola, Official Panhellenic Recruitment is a 4-day event that begins on Thursday and concludes on Sunday. This semester, instead of going through recruitment as a […]


Chase Your Dream- Make it a Reality

Chase Your Dream- Make it a Reality

February 1st, 2016

Everyone starts out with a major and/or minor in mind. They have an idea of what they want to be in the future and will try to work their way up to achieve that desired career. I have only one simple advice. Be open-minded and gain experiences. For most people, they will change their minds […]


Times of Transition

Times of Transition

January 31st, 2016

Transition: Passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another. Throughout our lives we all undergo transitions, whether its slow like the changes of age over the years, or fast like moving from your childhood home to someplace completely new. The transition from high school to college I think falls somewhere in the middle. […]


From Ohio to the Windy City

From Ohio to the Windy City

January 30th, 2016

Hello everyone and welcome to my new blog, A Rambler’s Travels. I created the title inspired by Jonathon Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels to play to the irony of college life here at Loyola. No, I will not be traveling to different dimensions or worlds but I hope to make your transition from home to campus life […]


Life and Relationships in the Digital Age

Life and Relationships in the Digital Age

January 26th, 2016

Every college student with a smartphone and a potential romantic life knows how quickly the phone, a seemingly innocent communication device, can become a toxic incubator for second-guessing and unnecessary stress. You think you’re a reasonable person, but then you find yourself obsessing over a message marked “read,” wondering why you haven’t received a reply. […]


Chicago and Unpredictable, Crazy Weather

Chicago and Unpredictable, Crazy Weather

January 25th, 2016

If you are a native Chicagoan, this post heading should not be any surprise to you. Chicago weather, not matter what the news say (even if it’s Tom Skilling), the weather will not be exactly what you expect it to be. The winter season, especially, has been very funky lately. We haven’t had a white […]


Here’s to Hoping for Spring 2016

Here’s to Hoping for Spring 2016

January 24th, 2016

  We’re only one week into a new semester and already things seem to be back to normal on campus. There are plenty of students in the IC on a Sunday afternoon, the downtown campus shuttle is always full, and the Damen Student Center has been busy with student organization meetings all week. At first […]


Year in Review: 2015

Year in Review: 2015

January 21st, 2016

Another year has started and the “new year, new me” comments have come in once again. No doubt people will attempt to be a more updated version of themselves- even I. The entire year of 2015 was a life-changing year- for good and bad (but let’s focus on the ‘good’ portion!). 1) I play the […]


The Holiday Season is Here

The Holiday Season is Here

December 8th, 2015

Although we have not had much snow yet, many festivities have happened here at Loyola University to ring in the holiday spirit! When you set foot on campus, you will see tons of fresh beautiful trees decorated with lights and ornaments as well as garland and wreaths. Without a doubt, when snow comes, our campus […]


Flashback to High School

Flashback to High School

December 2nd, 2015

High school was the best time ever for me. Those four years of schools went by so fast because I enjoyed hanging out friends (some I can consider life-long), I was a good academic student, I participated in a lot of fun extracurricular groups. I miss the prep-rallies, retreats, dances, prom, fundraising- everything. High school […]