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What’s in Theaters 2/21

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Ver Lumod

February 24, 2020

It may be the aftermath of the Valentine's Day period, but the fun never stops in movie theaters. With a string of new releases on the way, featuring an enthralling adaptation of a beloved literary classic to a creepy doll that's definitely not Annabelle, check out what's showing in theaters this week! Click...

Review: “To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” is a basic yet fun teen romantic comedy

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Cody Downey

February 17, 2020

Editor's Note: The following review contains spoilers for the film "To All the Boys I Loved Before." Two years after the success of "To All the Boys I've Loved Before," its sequel, "To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You," adds another decent romantic comedy to the vast amount already on Netflix. In the first fil...

Review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” burns with feminine passion

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Ver Lumod

February 17, 2020

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a beautiful and understated masterpiece that stands on the shoulders of great queer cinema. Set in France during the late 18th century, the French period drama follows professional artist Marianne, played by Noémie Merlant, as she is tasked with creating a portrait...

Column: A Loyola love story continues

Elizabeth and Wm. Keith Sampson walk down the aisle after reciting their vows in Ignatius Chapel. Courtesy of Wm. Keith Sampson

Zia Sampson

February 14, 2020

My family started on Loyola’s campus. Mom and Dad met at a party while Mom was a junior, started dating, and less than a year later, got married in Saint Ignatius Chapel on Dec. 16, 1978. When making my college decision, I only visited Loyola once. I was a sophomore in high school a...

What’s in Theaters 2/14

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Cody Downey

February 14, 2020

It is Valentine's Day and love should be in the air. However, the real question is what movies are out there for you to take your boo to on a date. Don't worry. The films in theaters have everything from adventure to horror to romance. Check out what's in theaters this week! Click here to find showtimes. Sonic the Hedgehog Bringing the classic video game character to...

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February 13, 2020


Valentunes: Love songs for Loyola by Loyola

Valentine's Day theme drawings on white background

Brendan Heffernan

February 12, 2020

Loyola Valentine's Day Playlist Whether you find Valentines day a romantic holiday that brings people closer together or a nauseating commercial monstrosity made to make single people feel miserable we thought you ...

Elderly artist uses art to cope with wife’s death

Norman Weinstein holding book of his paintings open.

Andres Fuentes

February 12, 2020

The elderly residents of Laketown Village live like a family: they talk, dine and share stories with one another, living in comfort and care. The facility houses retirees years after they've given up their profession, but 90-year-old Norman Weinstein can't let go of what he loves. Weinstein stays clo...

The Maroon reviews Best Picture Nominees in 10 words or less

Oscar statues stand inside the Governors Ball Press Preview for the 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, Feb. 9. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Zia Sampson

February 8, 2020

The Oscars are Feb. 9, and there is a lot of discourse over what movie should take home the coveted award for Best Picture. There is not a lot of time to see all of the films, so The Maroon has created a one-stop shop for all of the nominations. Here are all of the films, in 10 words or less. 1.) "L...

Student leaders prepare for homecoming

Students pose in front of Loyola's campus entrance.

Shadera Moore

February 8, 2020

After being off and on for a few years, the Student Government Association hopes to make homecoming memorable for both current and future students. SGA has joined forces with the Residence Hall Association to bring Loyola’s own homecoming week back to life for the second time after more than 60...

What’s in Theaters 2/7

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Cody Downey

February 7, 2020

We have finally made it to February. Long gone is the movie drought that was the month of January. Within this first week, theaters will have everything from fun comic book movies to chilling horror films. Click here to find showtimes. Birds of Prey Taking the DC Cinematic Universe into a more fun and light direction, "Birds of Prey" give...

Review: “Marriage Story” is the love letter to the end of love

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Zia Sampson

February 5, 2020

“Marriage Story” is a heart-wrenching end to a love story that makes the audience feel like there is no winning side by taking a distinct look at what the two main characters are thinking. The movie opens with Nicole, played by Scarlett Johansson, and Charlie, played by Adam Driver, reading out...

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