Such a ‘Bler: 2019 CHICAGO PRIDE PARADE

Such a ‘Bler: 2019 CHICAGO PRIDE PARADE

June was Pride month! My roommates and our friends took to the streets of Boystown to celebrate! The space was flooded with colours, noise and well, pride. There was everything from a rainbow uniformed marching band to giant dancing (and kissing!!!) unicorn balloons. It was quite extraordinairy.   Being from a country that doesn’t openly accept nor reject the LGBTQ+ …

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Such a ‘Bler: The WNDR Museum

Such a ‘Bler: The WNDR Museum

Here is my latest discovery: THE WNDR MUSEUM. And it is exactly what it sounds like.   Wander and wonder.   These are photos from both the first and second chapter of the museum (yes I’ve been to both because I’m that obsessed and up to date with this space. The first picture features an optical illusion room, …

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Such a ‘Bler: VOLTA CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

Such a ‘Bler: VOLTA CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

One perk about being a summer intern at a performing arts company: performance comp tickets! And so I had brunch and saw the circus one Sunday. And I remembered.   I am quite upfront with you all and do talk a lot about my brain. However, I don’t actually talk about how the introverted side of my brain peakabooed during my first two …

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Such a ‘Bler: Internship Orientation

Such a ‘Bler: Internship Orientation

Say hello to the official Summer 2019 Artistic Administration/Dramaturgy Summer Intern of Lookingglass Theatre Company (I am screaming this!)   First order of business: Orientation.    It was strange because I initially thought I would be working at the theatre. Well, I still am, but little did I know, Google Maps would take me to the John Hancock …

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Happy 100th Birthday Sister Jean!

Happy 100th Birthday Sister Jean!

Yesterday, I had the lovely privilege of attending Sister Jean’s 100th Birthday! As a rising Junior at Loyola, Sister Jean and I have been through it all. From Final Four status to the polar vortex that canceled class for the first time in decades, Sister Jean has become symbolic of the resilient rambler spirit. Even …

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All About Me

All About Me

Hello Blog Readers! My name is Amanda Henderson, and I am going to be a Junior at Loyola University in Chicago! I am currently a Psychology-Neuroscience double major on the Pre-medical track with a minor in Leadership Studies. Yes, that is a mouthful, but it encompasses all that I am: a Type- A nerd who …

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