Bloggers

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    Husna Afzal

    A Walk in a Rambler's Shoes
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    Christopher Lam

    Rambler's Pie: A Fresh Slice of Loyola
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    Miguel Molina

    Life El-evated
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    Paula Pujadas Perez

    A Little Piece of Spain
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    Meredith Simmons

    Life on The Other Coast

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Staying Cool and Collected: A How-To Guide for Finals Week

Staying Cool and Collected: A How-To Guide for Finals Week

November 29th, 2016

Finals are right around the corner, and with that a number of papers, presentations, and other course work are coming up out of nowhere. If this is your first semester at college, or if you’re just looking for some activities to keep yourself from going crazy with all the studying and work, there’s plenty of […]


With the Swipe of a Ventra Card

With the Swipe of a Ventra Card

November 22nd, 2016

Chicago is often seen as a city of diverse and unique neighborhoods, this is an understatement. Each of these neighborhoods are homes to different cultures, identities, and backgrounds that all make Chicago the city it is. One of the greatest perks of being a Loyola student is the Ventra card. This blue card, that is […]


Chicago Eats: Portillo’s

Chicago Eats: Portillo’s

November 16th, 2016

Whether you enjoy Italian beef, hot dogs, or burgers; Chicago’s famous Portillo’s is the fast food restaurant for you. The restaurant is the prime example of Chicago culture from the presentation of the food to the ambience of the restaurant. Here are a few tips on what to order (and look like a local while doing so): […]


Need a break? LUREC is your place

Need a break? LUREC is your place

November 12th, 2016

Time flies. We all know that. It looks like it was yesterday when I landed on this amazing city and it has already been two and a half months. Weeks have gone by so fast! And so many things have happened! The World Series, the elections, Dr. Rooney’s inauguration, etc. Papers, quizzes and classes in […]


Guru Gang Loyola

Guru Gang Loyola

October 29th, 2016

  Being a college student comes with a lot of amazing opportunities and possibilities. I have the opportunity this semester to be a Style Guru with the website CollegeFashionista. It’s kind of like an internship, and kind of like hands on learning experience with fashion blogging on a platform other than a personal blog. So […]


Chicago Eats: Chicago’s Deep Dish Pizza

Chicago Eats: Chicago’s Deep Dish Pizza

October 18th, 2016

With an inch loaded with gooey mozzarella cheese, packed with numerous toppings that can include veggies or all meat, and topped with a chunky tomato sauce; Chicago’s deep dish pizza is without rival (sorry New York). Within Chicago, numerous restaurants claim to have the best pizza in the Second City, however, I believe that the […]


Chicago Traditions: Baseball

Chicago Traditions: Baseball

October 11th, 2016

The smell of freshly roasted peanuts; the sound of people opening up their packs of Cracker Jack; and the sizzle of flash fried funnel cake crispy from the fryer, this is the place where Chicago traditions were born, this is Wrigley Field home of the Chicago Cubs. Right off the Addison Red Line stop, Wrigley […]


Bring On the Opportunities

Bring On the Opportunities

October 6th, 2016

  Being a college students means being constantly busy and constantly handed new opportunities (or so we all hope), and this isn’t a bad thing. Opportunities are the gateway to successful careers and lives, but there is a point at which you run out of time to accept these opportunities and their implied commitments. This […]


Loans and Scholarships

Loans and Scholarships

September 21st, 2016

I know that Halloween is a month away, and I don’t mean to scare anyone just yet about the topic of “loans.” When I first started hearing that word and understanding what it was, I got a negative impression out of it, especially when people emphasized that they still owe money after years and years. […]


Go Green! Ramblers Are On The Top!

Go Green! Ramblers Are On The Top!

September 12th, 2016

Loyola University Chicago has been named the greenest colleges in America by the Sierra Club! How exciting that this is the second time in three years! The rankings were released last week stating that Loyola is number 7 out of over 200 participating schools. As you may know, our dorms are equipped with low-flow shower […]