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
Where’d the Semester Go?

Where’d the Semester Go?

November 22nd, 2016

by Austin Edington

  Thanksgiving break already? This semester seems like it’s breezed on by, with only a couple weeks left in the semester. (And a couple papers that I still haven’t started.) Realizing how quickly everything has flashed before my eyes gives me a great chance to finally reflect on this past semester. As a sophomore, I […]

With the Swipe of a Ventra Card

With the Swipe of a Ventra Card

November 22nd, 2016

by Miguel Molina

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 […]

Ramblers Tie With Harvard for Top Mark in the Nation at 99%!

Ramblers Tie With Harvard for Top Mark in the Nation at 99%!

November 16th, 2016

by Husna Afzal

  What an honor that Loyola University Chicago was one of only two NCAA Division I institutions to have a 99% Graduation Success Rate (GSR) according to National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)! The 99% GSR tied with Harvard University for being highest in the country.   Nine of Loyola’s 11 programs recorded a perfect score […]

Hotspots Around Loyola

Hotspots Around Loyola

November 16th, 2016

by Christopher Lam

  As this blog is primarily directed toward new, perspective students, it is possible that some of you have not visited our Lakeshore Campus yet or are not familiar with the area yet. Even if you took a tour of our campus, there are some things not mentioned on the tour regarding popular spots. Loyola’s […]

Chicago Eats: Portillo’s

Chicago Eats: Portillo’s

November 16th, 2016

by Miguel Molina

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): […]

Want a Break From Classes? Time to Get in the Christmas Spirit!

Want a Break From Classes? Time to Get in the Christmas Spirit!

November 15th, 2016

by Austin Edington

If you’re anything like me and you’re stressing about class registration and exams, you’re looking for a break to not think about classes at all. Chicago has that fix for everyone before–and after–Thanksgiving Break: Christkindlmarket! Running every day from this weekend, November 18th, to December 24th. The Christkindlmarket has been a Chicago tradition since 1996, […]

Need a break? LUREC is your place

Need a break? LUREC is your place

November 12th, 2016

by Paula Pujadas Perez

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 […]

LUC MSA Sisters’ Retreat 2016

LUC MSA Sisters’ Retreat 2016

November 9th, 2016

by Husna Afzal

It has been a quite stressful couple of weeks as I wrap up midterms, exams, papers, and my first semester of Sophomore year. Whenever I feel overwhelmed, I try to find something that I look forward to; it makes the wait worthwhile and makes me want to work twice as hard to get through the […]

Class Registration Already?

Class Registration Already?

November 9th, 2016

by Christopher Lam

  Despite that we have not passed Thanksgiving, class registration for Spring 2017 is underway this week. Students depending on how many credit hours they have, are assigned specific appointment times and dates. Those with more credit hours completed will get to register first before those who have less; students who are declared honors students […]

A Letter to Cubs Fans– From a Sox Fan

A Letter to Cubs Fans– From a Sox Fan

November 8th, 2016

by Austin Edington

  After a rain delay, blowing a 3-1 lead, and 10 long innings, The Cubs made their lifelong fans proud to “fly the W” for one last time for the baseball season. This past week, Chicago made history in a couple different ways. The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in […]