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About a month ago, I began a new hobby- calligraphy. So far, it’s been great practicing and learning new techniques about it, practicing it for hours, and dreaming about what I can do when I get better. 72 more words

White Sox Beat Indians 9-6

Last weekend, my friend Billy was back in town on business and he had the great idea to go watch the White Sox play. So we bought our balcony, $10 tickets and headed to the game. 267 more words

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[ personal note: i haven't done much writing since moving to chicago, which is somewhat surprising to me. the lack of writing is not due to any lack of inspiration, i've just been missing the key ingredient that mixes all my muses together in a cohesive unit. 560 more words


Amie B: Mardi Gras and St. Paddy’s Day

For Mardi Gras, we attended the city’s largest indoor bar crawl at Navy Pier! This was a perfect way to crawl because—as I have been so subtly hinting in my blog posts—it is cold here. 421 more words

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Anything but a Quiet Sunday in Chicago

So there was a police standoff on Lake Shore Drive yesterday. For nine hours, police and a man wanted for the murder of his wife in Georgia closed the Drive, while the man refused to get out of his smashed car. 147 more words


Amie B: Housing Options in Chicago


While giving tours, I have been getting a lot of questions about housing. People are curious about where students live, whom they are living with, and what the benefits are of each. 1,151 more words

Life At Loyola

Amie B: Chicago Neighborhoods

For those of you who are not as familiar with Chicago, here is a little bit of an introduction to how the city is set up and how Loyola is situated with in it. 601 more words

Life At Loyola