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Coronavirus redefines home for immigrant

By Luis Mejia Ahrens To most, home is a physical place, a place you go when trouble arises. When dark times loom, home is where...

Pushing for Census Participation at Centro Romero

Self-help pamphlets in Spanish cover the tables dividing a row of seats leaning against the reception area wall. A payphone stands on one corner...

Coronavirus forces Loyola students to return from Rome

Loyola University Chicago's John Felice Rome Center.     By Luis Ahrens Concerns about the potential spread of the Coronavirus has cut short the semester for students studying...

Loyola Grad Students Create App For CTA Elevators

Two Loyola University Chicago graduate students—with the help of the Rogers Park community—have developed an app letting CTA riders know if elevators are out...

The Heartland Always Wanted to Be More Than a Restaurant

(With construction ready to start on the land once occupied by the Heartland Cafe, Loyola University Chicago student Luis Mejia Ahrens looks back at...

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LUC Students Spill the Tea on Their Favorite Classes

By: Mao Reynolds (Loyola Sophomore) At first glance, game theory, economics and theology seem unrelated. However, they share one thing in common — they’re all...

Living with the Other Me: Life As a Doppleganger on Loyola’s Campus

By: Ashley Foster (Loyola Senior) We’ve all had this moment: You're choosing an Instagram name, and no matter how many numbers you add, it’s still...

Loyola’s IT Factor: Why Students Chose Loyola

By: Emilee Levanas (Loyola Junior) Whether it is career opportunities, programs offered, or the Chicago city life, every Loyola student has reasons for choosing to...

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a… Rambler?

By: Egi Canie & Kyle Boone (Loyola Juniors) Whether or not you are a current student of Loyola, former alumni, Rogers Park resident or just...

Sullivan Ribbon Cutting for Jan Schakowksy Gymnasium

By: Christian Carreto (Sullivan Sophomore)  Community members gathered at Sullivan High School in Rogers Park on Wednesday Nov 9 for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating...