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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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“Black Out Day”: Loyola students zoom out of classes and tune into BLM–An Interview...

By: Ananya Chandhok  They marched in 1963, whether or not their community stood shoulder to shoulder with them. They marched again in 2009, even when...

Loyola Student-Athlete Explains The Challenges of Playing Sports During Pandemic

By: Jimmy Lynch  Finding the motivation to play college sports when there are no games on the schedule for the foreseeable future might sound hard,...

Breaking the Status Quo: A Plan of Action to Eradicate Racism in Sorority Culture

By: Kamdyn Rhodes (a member of Kappa Delta) Loyola’s Kappa Delta Theta Upsilon Sorority works to eliminate racism and prejudice within sorority culture in light...

Rogers Park Branch: A Look at Library Operations Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Bina Wilens Flashback to March, a time of worldwide panic and uncertainty. Within our city of Chicago, the normally bustling streets became increasingly isolated...

Halas Back in Action

By: Seth George For the last five months, students have been cooped up inside their homes, unable to exercise at gyms due to the uncertainty...