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Category Archives: Festivals/ Holidays
First off, I’m thankful for family and friends, both by blood and by Loyola. Continue reading
We are now in the month of November, which contains the holiday that helps you gain 50 pounds in one day. That special holiday is Thanksgiving, a time of presenting thanks to the Lord, a time of reflection, a … Continue reading
As October ends and we prepare to welcome the holiday season, students at Loyola University are thankful for the break from all the madness school has brought this semester. After dedication to allnighters and meeting deadlines, midterms are finally over and we can finally start getting ready and focusing on Halloween! Continue reading
This past August, it marked my fourth year in a row living here in the beautiful and vibrant city of New Orleans, LA. Although tough to adapt in the beginning, New Orleans has now become my permanent address and I couldn’t be … Continue reading
Of course I was excited about transitioning into college life, but if I had really known what was coming my way I would have been absolutely ecstatic. So with that in mind, here are a few tips I have for incoming freshmen to make the most out of their college experience from the get go:
As we are only weeks away from summer again, it seems that the only thing on everyone’s mind is free time! As you mature each year however, you come to realize that all that free time can be a double … Continue reading
Each time I drive down the oak-lined street, I am reminded once again that the Centennial isn’t just a campus-wide celebration- the city of New Orleans is very much celebrating along with us.
Spring Break is coming up next week. What does that mean for most Loyola students? “Break” entails a rest from school work of course, but in college Spring Break can mean so much more. At Loyola, students are heading … Continue reading
No matter how you choose to fill your time, you’ll find your niche here at Loyola. You may have to do a little hunting, but even the search can be exciting. If you happen to hear someone saying that they’re bored, just simply remind them that they aren’t looking hard enough- they’re in New Orleans! Continue reading
Whether you’ve been dating someone since the beginning of time, you’ve been freshly broken up with, or you’re reading this blog post with a cat in your lap and Celine Dion blasting throughout your house, take the opportunity to do something kind for someone else. Continue reading