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Posts Tagged ‘Lake Michigan’


Why Lakeside is Best Year Round

Why Lakeside is Best Year Round

February 6th, 2016

For me, the noise and busyness of the city can be overwhelming at times. I find myself needing to find a place where I can just breathe; away from the cars and buses, not bumping into people on the sidewalk, or surrounded by skyscrapers. In any other city finding a spot that brings me a […]


Sweet Home CHICAGO

June 16th, 2015

  There is no better place on earth than Chicago and let me tell  you why… Explore: Get to know the city through the CTA (Chicago’s public trains and buses). Students get U-Passes which provide unlimited access and serves as your passport to the city. This is a great way to explore different neighborhoods all over the city. […]


Spring on Campus

Spring on Campus

April 21st, 2015

There is nothing better than Spring time on campus when all of the snow has melted away and the flowers begin to bloom. Even on a cloudy or rainy day, Loyola’s campus looks beautiful. Below I’m sharing some of my favorite photos of campus this season:             If these photos […]


Supporting Special Olympics

Supporting Special Olympics

March 15th, 2015

I absolutely love the placing of Damen.  It was my lifesaver during winter when I needed to catch the L.  Its placement is perfect, and it allowed me to stop for a coffee during those chilly, chilly days! I do have to admit that sometimes I try to avoid all of the people by the desk, […]


9 Loyola Myths

March 10th, 2015

  Over the past 3 years in admission, I have noticed there are A LOT of misconceptions about Loyola University Chicago. I am going to use my blog this week to set the record straight. Here are what I consider to be the top 9 Loyola myths: We are not the same school as Loyola […]


30 Reasons Why We LOVE Loyola

February 11th, 2015

  With Valentine’s Day approaching and everyone talking about love, it only seemed appropriate to talk about what Loyola staff and current students have to say about their relationship with Loyola. Here are 30 reasons staff and students love Loyola: The ability to go abroad to the Rome center. – Ellen The incorporation of social […]


Grateful for this City, Grateful for this School

Grateful for this City, Grateful for this School

November 29th, 2014

Thanksgiving is quite obviously a time to give thanks. I could go on and on about all the things I am grateful for, but I wanted to give a little extra thanks to the city and school I’ve come to know and love over the past year. CHICAGO, Thank you for: The skyline. It always […]


For the Sake of a Sunrise, I’ll Get up Early

For the Sake of a Sunrise, I’ll Get up Early

October 25th, 2014

There is not much that will get a college kid out of bed early in the morning, besides an 8AM class. Because after a long night of studying there is nowhere we’d would rather be than curled up in bed. I was all for sleeping in as late as possible before I realized what I […]


All That’s Left of Summer Is Some Blogs

September 6th, 2013

We’re back in session for the 2013/2014 school year! Who’s excited? Even if you’re not, I hope you aren’t too upset that summer is over. Summer was nice, but my favorite season is Fall so I’m happy that school has started up again. There will be plenty of time ahead to blog about this semester, […]


The Best Study View

The Best Study View

April 12th, 2013

This week has been a busy one for me.  I’ve had a few tests as well as interviews for my internship placement this upcoming fall.  My favorite study spot in Rogers Park would have to be the IC (Information Commons).  How could you not feel calm and de-stressed with this view?!