Dispatches from Loyola Ramblers learning and serving around Chicagoland


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Jun 21, 2013
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Students…must let the gritty reality of this world into their lives, so they can learn to feel it, think about it critically, respond to its suffering and engage it constructively.

—  - Rev. Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J., (2001) The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice in American Jesuit Higher Education


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Mar 11, 2013
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lucservicelearning:

This is the LAST WEEK to register to present your community-engaged project or research at the Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium!  Learn more…

lucservicelearning:

This is the LAST WEEK to register to present your community-engaged project or research at the Undergraduate Research & Engagement Symposium!  Learn more…


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Jan 15, 2013
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It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Dec 26, 2012
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The answer to the question ‘What kind of education do we need?’ lies in the answer to a different question: ‘What kind of society do we want?’

— Eugenio Tironi


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Dec 15, 2012
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Walking in another man's shoes »

A short story from Hasan alAdili's blog about volunteering at Heartland Alliance.  Learn more about Hasan's work and about Heartland by visiting his ePortfolio about this major Chicagoland organization that provides needed support to thousands of vulnerable persons around the metro area.


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Dec 13, 2012
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Undergraduate Journal of Service-Learning and Community-based Research »

Students:  were you involved in some innovative work this semester that you’d like to share with a wider audience?  Consider publication in this NEW online, undergraduate journal!  And check out the first volume for ideas and examples of the kind of work that’s being published!


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Dec 3, 2012
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SOCL 101 Service-Learning: Mondays and Misericordia »

socl101luc:

For about two months now, I have been volunteering at Misericordia Heart of Mercy in Rogers Park. Misericordia is an establishment that houses adults with mental disabilities and handicaps. Before I even began working with the adults at Misericordia, I knew I would have a special experience.


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Dec 3, 2012
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his “divine service.”

— Friedrich Nietzsche


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Nov 28, 2012
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SOCL 101 Service-Learning: Weekend Fun Fair »

socl101luc:

This past weekend was by far the craziest and best weekend i have ever had volunteering. The organization held its 20th annual fun fair for underprivileged children and their families, but it was basically open to anybody in the community who wanted to come. There were over 50 stations of…


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Nov 14, 2012
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