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Posts Tagged ‘Lincoln Park Zoo’


Being an Out-of-State Student at LUC

Being an Out-of-State Student at LUC

April 12th, 2016

In looking at colleges, you might have considered a public school what with reciprocal or in-state tuition, compared to a private school like Loyola. That was definitely the pull for me away from Loyola, but all the other things brought me back! I’m from Minnesota. But here at Loyola, I have friends from California, Pennsylvania, […]


Spring is in the Air… Now What?

Spring is in the Air… Now What?

March 16th, 2016

  Finally you can leave your dorm without your parka and winter boots, now what the heck are you going to do! Since making the trek to the L isn’t like taking a walk through the tundra, the options are virtually endless. So what are you going to do? Here are some of the things […]


Getting in the Christmas Spirit with Lincoln Park Zoo Lights

Getting in the Christmas Spirit with Lincoln Park Zoo Lights

December 6th, 2015

I love this time of year. And especially all the traditions that come with it. Visiting family, exchanging gifts, and baking way too many Christmas cookies, then come the Chicago traditions: ice skating at Millennium Park, visiting the Christkindlmarket, and heading to the Lincoln Park Zoo for the ZooLights. On Saturday night, a group of […]


6 Facts That Will Boost Your Chicago Pride

6 Facts That Will Boost Your Chicago Pride

December 28th, 2014

The 3rd largest city in the United States is home to a few surprises. I’ve always felt that Chicago was special, but here’s some facts that will have you convinced as to why this city truly is the best. Outside of the Louvre in Paris, The Art Institute of Chicago houses the largest collection of […]


Busy Busy Week

September 28th, 2012

The longest school week of this semester thus far is over! Tonight, I’ll finally get a good night’s sleep. My schedule has been jam-packed with homework, so the sleep rule that I followed the first few weeks flew out the window. I’m hoping that my hard work pays off because I haven’t worked this hard […]


A Week Past Summer Solstice

June 28th, 2012

July is rapidly approaching, which means that half of my Loyola summer is officially over. Two months ago, I was stressing over my finals, and in two months, I’ll be back in the classroom, brainstorming ways that I can convince my professors to give me As (I know- a good start is by doing the […]


The Lincoln Park Zoo

The Lincoln Park Zoo

April 19th, 2012


Adler After Dark and Other Adventures

Adler After Dark and Other Adventures

February 19th, 2012

Thursday night my friend, Natalie, decided to come up for the evening to go to at the Adler Planetarium for, Adler After Dark.  This is the friend, who I mentioned in an earlier blog, graduated last semester.  Living in Joliet, she is only a Metra ride away!  I’ve never been, or even heard of the Adler After […]


My Merry Weekend

My Merry Weekend

December 6th, 2011

With finals week quickly approaching, my friends and I knew this was the last weekend of the fall semester we would be able to let loose in the city. We had high hopes for a fun-filled, holiday-themed weekend and boy did the Windy City deliver! With plans for an ugly Christmas sweater party on Saturday, […]


Zoo Lights!

Zoo Lights!

December 3rd, 2011

Chicago is all a glow with holiday lights, including Lincoln Park Zoo. Starting in December, they are open until 9 pm and show off all the amazing lights they’ve decorate the zoo with.  The animals don’t seem too like the lights too much, as many were hiding. While some exhibits were closed, a good number […]