Posts in category "Loyola Happenings"

Commuting in Chicago: The Loyola Perspective

Commuting in Chicago: The Loyola Perspective
When I tell someone I’m a commuter, most of the time they say something like, “Oh… I’m sorry.” I’m a freshman at Loyola University Chicago, and commute a half hour each way from home (with my parents) to school. Commuting from home was financially much more practical than living in a dorm and, coming from a... Read more »

Food Inspiration From Summer

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It may be descending into the cold of winter here in Chicago, but don’t let the frost get in the way of your tastebuds. ChiU writer/videographer Adilla Menayang made a video of his summer food explorations around the Windy City, and we decided to post it now to give all you Chicago students a little... Read more »

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective
On November 6, 2012 Barack Obama was re-elected as the president of the United States. For college students in Chicago, this re-election wasn’t just national news—it was happening within a 30 minutes train ride from most campuses. The focus of most students was on voting, finishing class to watch the results and, for some, watching... Read more »
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Write for ChiU!

Write for ChiU!
So… You’re a college student in Chicago. You’re passionate about this city. You love the college experience. You enjoy putting some of those thoughts into word/photo/video form. Why not write for ChiU? ChiU is looking for writers, photographers and/or videographers for the Fall 2012 semester. We were the first (and only) Chicago college student focused... Read more »

NATO For The Foreign Policy Novice

NATO For The Foreign Policy Novice
(Photo: Flickr/isafmedia) It is going to screw up your commute, interfere with weekend plans in the Loop and be covered 24-hours a day by the media. It will also potentially determine the future course of foreign policy for 28 countries. NATO is landing in Chicago this weekend, officially running from Sunday, May 20- Monday, May... Read more »

Dalai Lama Visits Loyola

Dalai Lama Visits Loyola
On a cool spring day at Loyola’s Lake Shore campus, lines of people waiting to get into Gentile Arena wrapped around the quad and down Sheridan Road, students side stepped security to get to class and monks held a service in Madonna Della Strada chapel. This was not an ordinary day.  On April 26, His... Read more »
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Hijab For A Day

Hijab For A Day
On Wednesday, March 15, one of the warmest days of the year thus far (75 degree and sunny), I was covered up head to toe.  Literally.  I wore leather knee-high boots, black jeans, a knee-length skirt, a long-sleeve shirt and a headscarf that covered my hair, neck and chest. Though it may seem like an... Read more »

From "Drop Your Pants" To Mini-Donuts: A Review of Beavers Donuts Food Truck

From "Drop Your Pants" To Mini-Donuts: A Review of Beavers Donuts Food Truck
About a week ago, I woke up to screams of “DROP YOUR PANTS”! Though my first response, living in Chicago and next to a well-traveled alley, was DIAL 911, but when I peeked outside my window all I saw was a bunch of people running up the stairs to the rooftop of the Morgan parking... Read more »

Weekly News Crunch, Wk. 7

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The Weekly News Crunch is a video published weekly by ChiU Contributor, Michelle Kingston, who brings forth one international story, one national, one Chicago story, one college story, and one story she found personally interesting within the week. Like what you see? Then follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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Tuning In With Mapmaker

Tuning In With Mapmaker
by Rebecca Diaz If Mapmaker were a show mannequin, it would wear a sweet fedora but it would also have a fresh pair of Nikes. Thankfully, Mapmaker is not a mannequin; they are instead, a talented Chicago-based band. As a musical group, these dudes have managed to mix Funky old-timey tunes of jazz with a... Read more »