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A Series of Firsts: My First Finals Week

A Series of Firsts: My First Finals Week

December 10th, 2018

It’s been a year since my First Finals Week, and I still remember how nervous I was about my exams. It was my first time taking a final exam in the U.S. and I was definitely overwhelmed with homesickness and stress by that point in the semester. I had started studying for Finals a little […]


A Series of Firsts: My First Time Hosting a Gala

A Series of Firsts: My First Time Hosting a Gala

December 7th, 2018

When I applied to be WILL’s Social Chair for the semester, I was excited about coming up with activities for the whole General Body and bringing together our members in order to share the sense of community that I feel in WILL. So when I was told I had to organize and host the Annual […]


Organization Highlight: Alpha Psi Lambda

Organization Highlight: Alpha Psi Lambda

December 6th, 2018

Yes, yes, I know – there’s been an awful lot of posts about the holidays at Loyola. We can’t help it! You know what they say, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! So, I wanted to talk a bit about one of my favorite organizations on campus, Alpha Psi Lambda National, Inc. They’re […]


Such a ‘Bler: Sophomore Fall 2018 Student Organizations!

Such a ‘Bler: Sophomore Fall 2018 Student Organizations!

December 6th, 2018

I am currently pursuing a major in Communication Studies at Loyola’s School of Communications and there are a lot of student organizations featured: The Loyola Phoenix: This is Loyola’s student newspaper. Being an award-winning student newspaper is definitely something worth applauding. I myself have expressed interest in the publication for its professional coat and commitment […]


Such a ‘Bler: Finals Fun

Such a ‘Bler: Finals Fun

December 6th, 2018

How’s finals been for you? Here’s a sneak peak of my theatre scenic practicum final: it’s a miniature drum set. It’s not quite finished yet but I’m getting there. All the other scenic students are also wrapping up their work so it’s been quite an exciting atmosphere in the scene shop. I’ve been stressed if […]


Such a ‘Bler: Learning Community Reconnections

Such a ‘Bler: Learning Community Reconnections

December 6th, 2018

Freshman year, I was accepted into Loyola’s Leadership for Social Change Learning Community last year (here’s a picture of some of us at the Learning Community 360 Retreat last Fall semester). This year, I returned as an LC alumnus to talk to some new LC Ramblers about my LSCLC experience and my Loyola experience as […]


Such a ‘Bler: Diminuendo Fall 2018 Release Event

Such a ‘Bler: Diminuendo Fall 2018 Release Event

December 6th, 2018

Last Friday was an extra special day for us creatives of Diminuendo Literary & Arts Magazine because we it was our Fall 2018 Issue release party! Diminuendo is Loyola’s student-run literary and arts magazine and every semester we publish an issue of original student art! Submissions are received from ramblers and are reviewed anonymously and […]


Pre-Christmas at Loyola!

Pre-Christmas at Loyola!

December 6th, 2018

The Damen Student Center had its Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony! This year’s event was held on Thursday, November 29th, at 5 p.m. in the Damen Student Center Atrium. The tree was officially blessed by our partners in Campus Ministry and was officially lit at approximately 5:10 p.m. Damen Student Center provided a chocolate fountains […]


Girls and Weight Training?

Girls and Weight Training?

November 29th, 2018

A lot of times, there is a stigma placed on women who lift weights– associating them with ‘manly’ characteristics. This misconception that women should not lift weights and put on muscle mass is still largely existent today and is completely wrong. There are a lot of long term benefits to doing so, and solely doing […]


A Series of Firsts: My First Camping Trip

A Series of Firsts: My First Camping Trip

November 26th, 2018

I had just gotten back to campus after leading my first 360 retreat (the one on my previous blog post) when I got an email from Ramble Outdoors, a sub-department here at Loyola which is in charge of all-things-outdoors here on campus. The email was a reminder to register for their Fall Break Camp Out, […]