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2016 Turkey Bowl
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2016 Turkey Bowl

On Saturday, November 19th, the annual Turkey Bowl took place on DGA field. There were 16 teams competing some of which  include, Gobble Gobble, Tennis & Co, and the Milk Men. The Trains won the tournament and each member received a Chipotle gift card! The event began at 1 pm with sunny and warm weather and ended around 4 pm with chilly and extremely windy weather. All players received pizza and a Turkey Bowl t-shirt!  

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Festival of Lights Celebration
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Festival of Lights Celebration

Get in the spirit of the season at the Festival of Lights Celebration this Saturday, December 3rd! This event is sponsored by Student Activities, Campus Ministry, Women’s Center, Athletics, ALANA, Student Support and Wellness, SGA, and OPTIONS. There will be a movie, music, food, and crafts! The event starts at 9:30 pm and will be taking place in the Reading Room and 4th Floor Programming Room! There will also be an ugly holiday sweater contest so be sure to wear yours for a chance to win an awesome prize!

27 Nov
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Glow in the Dark Yoga & Friendsgiving
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Glow in the Dark Yoga & Friendsgiving

On Friday, November 18th, the Sophomore and Junior class assemblies organized back-to-back events in the Student Center. The Sophomore class planned a “Flow in the Dark” yoga night led by a yoga instructor with glow stick necklaces and bracelets, glow paint, granola bars and fruit, etc. There were two sessions at 7 and 8 o’clock. Downstairs in the Reading Room, the junior class had a build your own Thanksgiving dinner buffet with turkey, mashed potatoes, apple pie, etc. and viewing of the “Friends” Thanksgiving episode. Both assemblies’ events were a success!  

24 Nov
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Loyola SGA Snapchat!
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Loyola SGA Snapchat!

We are now on Snapchat! Add us: loyolasga We are very excited to create geofilters for campus events like Loyolapalooza! Keep up with live coverage of our organization and events on campus!

20 Nov
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10 Things to Know Before You Go Abroad
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10 Things to Know Before You Go Abroad

Over 60% of Loyola students go abroad during their Junior year. From Newcastle, to Thailand, to New Zealand, there are plenty of programs to choose from. Many students will rave about their experience, sometimes even calling it the most life changing adventure they’ve ever had. Now, we’re not saying that needs to happen, but we sat down with some members of the Class of 2016 and asked them about their abroad experiences. After diving through many stories and memories, we’ve narrowed down the list to give our departing juniors some tips. Here are 10 things you should know before you go abroad!

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Christmas Shuttles FAQ
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Christmas Shuttles FAQ

Flying home for Christmas Break? We can get you to the airport! We offer $10 shuttle trips to BWI airport in the days leading up to Christmas Break. It’s the most affordable trip to the airport you’ll find and all of the proceeds go to our Campus Ministry’s Presence for Christmas! Find out more below and sign up HERE.  How much does the Shuttle cost? The shuttle costs $10 and all proceeds will go to Campus Ministry’s Presence for Christmas. Make sure pay at the Student Activities Office on the 3rd floor of the Student Center before Tuesday December 15th. Or you can pay over the phone by calling 410-617-2713. Where do the shuttles go? They go to the Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). It’s about a 45 minute drive to BWI (depending on traffic) so remember to keep travel times in mind while choosing a shuttle. Where do the shuttles pick up? You have the option of being picked up either outside the Library or in front of Newman. When are the shuttles running? The shuttles are running on December 17th through 19th. All shuttles begin at the Library then proceed to Newman after which they leave to BWI. The shuttles will wait no […]

3 Dec
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Thanksgiving Drive Recap
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Thanksgiving Drive Recap

This Thanksgiving season, our organization took on managing the Thanksgiving Turkey Drive previously run by the Center for Community Service and Justice. The drive’s objective was to help the GEDCO CARES Food Pantry provide local Baltimore families with a turkey on Thanksgiving. Overall, the Drive raised over $2,000 and was able to provide 140 families with Thanksgiving dinners. Our organization utilized several creative approaches in our efforts to raise the money for the drive, including utilizing an idea from Youtube’s SoulPancake. In late October, SGA set up a “Take a Seat, Make a Friend” ball pit on the quad. Passing students were encouraged to hop in the ball pit with a stranger or a friend and talk about what they’re grateful for, passionate about, or who they look up to. Questions ranged from”Who is someone you feel you should say Thank You to more?” all the way to “Would you survive the Hunger Games?” The main focus for the ball pit was to get people to start thinking about gratitude and what it means not only during the holiday season but throughout the year. It also was to draw attention to the fact that everyone has a story and to kick off […]

2 Dec
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Turkey Bowl
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Turkey Bowl

The brisk chill of a November afternoon. The nonexistent mud of DGA’s turf field. A football flying through the air. A terrific touchdown. This is the 2014 Turkey Bowl.  Brought to you by the Class of 2018 Assembly, the Student Government Association is proud to host a flag football tournament THIS Saturday, November 22nd, from 12 PM to 4 PM. Teams of anywhere from 6 to 10 players can register to compete against their fellow students for the ultimate prize: Gift Cards to Chipotle.  Come for the football and stay for the food. Nachos and Dunkin Donuts will be sold to benefit our Thanksgiving Turkey Drive. Spend your fall afternoon the right way. By playing football. Sign up HERE!

17 Nov
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Turkey Drive
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Turkey Drive

Our organization is continuing the campus-wide Thanksgiving Turkey Drive that has been run out of CCSJ in past years. By December 2nd, #GivingTuesday (Global day of giving back), we are hoping to raise $2000 for 125 turkeys. That’s 125 families’ Thanksgiving dinners. SGA will be delivering the turkeys to the families on November 22nd. See below to find out how you can donate and help out in providing our local community members with a happy Thanksgiving! Ride the Thanksgiving Shuttle Flying out of BWI this Thanksgiving Break? Let our shuttles take you there! A donation of $10 for the Turkey Drive is all it takes to get shuttled to the airport. Find out more and sign up here. Donate Online Want to help out by donating to the cause? You can do so by stopping by our office in the 3rd Floor Student Activities Office or you can donate online! Visit the GEDCO Cares Donation Page and complete the following steps: Where it says: Designate your gift choose “Community Services Unrestricted Gift” Where it says: Who would you like to recognize? Type in “Turkey Drive” Any donation helps us get to $2,000 and we greatly appreciate it! Where’s the money going? GEDCO (Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation) is a […]

12 Nov
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Thanksgiving Shuttles FAQ
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Thanksgiving Shuttles FAQ

Flying home for Thanksgiving Break? We can get you to the airport! We offer $10 shuttle trips to BWI airport in the days leading up to Thanksgiving. It’s the most affordable trip to the airport you’ll find and all of the proceeds go to our Thanksgiving Turkey Drive! Find out more and sign up below.  How much does the Shuttle cost? The shuttle costs $10 and all proceeds will go to SGA’s Thanksgiving Turkey Drive. Make sure pay at the Student Activities Office on the 3rd floor of the Student Center by Friday November 20th. Where do the shuttles go? They go to the Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI). It’s about a 45 minute drive to BWI (depending on traffic) so remember to keep travel times in mind while choosing a shuttle. Where do the shuttles pick up? You have the option of being picked up either outside the Library or in front of Newman. When are the shuttles running? The shuttles are running on both Tuesday November 24th and Wednesday November 25th. All shuttles begin at the Library then proceed to Newman after which they leave to BWI. The shuttles will wait no more than 10 minutes at each stop; so […]

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