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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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Rocket Tattoo Shop Remains Resilient Throughout Pandemic

By: Erin Flaviano, Loyola Junior; Jimena Hallal, Loyola Sophomore; Maia Koch, Loyola Freshman; Caitlin Waldron, Loyola Sophomore The tattoo industry has held its ground during...

COVID and Career: Loyola Students and Alums Share how Covid Impacted their Academic and...

By: Camille Jackson, Loyola Senior As more COVID vaccinations are being distributed across the nation, many people’s hope for a semblance of normalcy as things...

Senn High School principal shares thoughts on returning to in-person

By: Jackson Elstro, Loyola Senior; Stefano Garcia, Loyola Sophomore; Sarah Mahaney, Loyola Freshman  The reopening of Chicago Public High Schools has left many families uncertain...

Senn and Sullivan High Schools Hold SAT for Juniors

By: RogersEdge Reporter Chicago Public High Schools held an in person SAT test for juniors on Tuesday, which for many students was their first time...

Recent Carjackings in Rogers Park Spark Concern

By: Almerah Alkhatib, Loyola Senior; PJ McMahon, Loyola Sophomore; Audrey Patterson, Loyola Sophomore A string of carjackings has raised questions about safety in the Rogers...