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The Hill in Casa de Campo

Jack Johnston, Contributor April 1, 2021

This weekend I visited Casa de Campo, a very large park in Madrid. There were a lot of people there—masked and physically distanced—but all enjoying the spring weather and clear skies. My host mom...

When Rhetoric Matters

When Rhetoric Matters

Jakob Benedetti, Contributor April 1, 2021

A year of the pandemic, while giving us many hopeful examples of human resilience and ingenuity, has also extracted a great toll on American society. Aside from the obvious physical and financial toll...

Playdates and the Pandemic

Playdates and the Pandemic

Anastasia Hanonick, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

The pandemic has been rough for us all. Regardless of who you are, you were probably negatively impacted by the unfortunate turn of events caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. You were likely met with difficulties...

Whose Bubble Is Bigger?

Whose Bubble Is Bigger?

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 1, 2021

After a year-long hiatus, the biggest tournament in the NCAA is back. Teams have put in countless hours to see time on a court. They have given themselves the opportunity to potentially hoist the most...

Indianapolis, Upset City

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor April 1, 2021

One of the best parts of March Madness every year is the Cinderella team that always emerges. You might remember VCU’s run to the Final Four in 2011 as an 11 seed or Loyola-Chicago’s trip to the Final...

Ramble On, Sister Jean

Ramble On, Sister Jean

Sydney Altemose, Associate Sports Editor April 1, 2021

Loyola-Chicago has a secret weapon. It is not their experienced coach, Porter Moser. It is not their nation-leading defense. It is not even their offensive leader. In fact, it is not a person who is listed...

Reflecting on a Year in the Pandemic

Abby Campbell, Staff Photographer April 1, 2021

Living through a pandemic for over a year has been a time of self reflection, hardships and learning to find joyful moments in the midst of uncertain times for many people. The University News asked 12...

COVID-19’s Newest Victim: Gender Equality

COVID-19’s Newest Victim: Gender Equality

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

I hate men. The COVID-19 pandemic has further proven that this is a deserved statement because of how the divide in domestic tasks has grown even though both partners are home more frequently and have...

Keeping the Story Straight: How Will Future Generations View the Pandemic?

Aman Rahman, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Living through historically significant events can be a strange phenomenon. We go about our days realizing, but not fully acknowledging, that someday students will be tested over what we consider to be...

What Would You Do Differently: A Lockdown Reflection

What Would You Do Differently: A Lockdown Reflection

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

As we hit the one-year mark since the beginning of lockdown, students look back at how they spent their time in quarantine. For some, this was a time for personal growth and reflection, but it was also...

Music in the Pandemic: How an Industry Kept Itself Going

Music in the Pandemic: How an Industry Kept Itself Going

Mathew Chambers , Contributor March 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned several industries on their heads, but none quite like the music industry. With most of their primary sources of revenue too unsafe to continue, artists and labels had...

The TV Shows that Kept Us Sane During the Pandemic

The TV Shows that Kept Us Sane During the Pandemic

Mark Burbridge, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

With the current state of the world still under the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have lost a great deal of the things they used to take for granted: the friends they could see regularly,...

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