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Upcoming Events at Loyola

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October 5 • 1–4 p.m. Wellness Fair
Gentile Center

Explore wellness through physical screenings, selfassessments, games, blood drive, and free massage at the sixth annual Wellness Fair. Find out more about eight areas of wellness through fun and engaging activities. Register to vote, enjoy spa treatment, and receive free food and prizes. For more information visit LUC.edu/wellness.
October 14–16 Homecoming

Ramblers! Get rowdy, join the entire campus in a weekend filled with Loyola tradition. Midnight Madness kicks off the weeklong celebration, and it only gets more exciting from there! Make sure to wear your favorite Loyola gear this week, and join us for all the events.LUC.edu/homecoming


August 29 • 2–6 p.m. Ready, Set, Mango! A meet and greet with Health Systems Management Student Organization
Red Mango, 6460 N. Sheridan Road

Play games, win prizes, and talk with current Health Systems Management students and professors. Learn about the major, how it can grow your education, and where it can take you. All along with some fabulous frozen yogurt.

August 29 • 2–3 p.m. Alumni Association Ice Cream Social
CFSU Patio

Swing by the Alumni Association tent for info on how you can plug into a network of more than 140,000 alumni worldwide while cooling off with some free Cold Stone Creamery.

August 30 • 6 p.m. Oh, What a Bloody Good Friday! Mystery Play
East Lawn; if rain, Mullady Theatre

Enjoy a contemporary version of a fourteenth century mystery play in which the death and resurrection of Christ takes place in a modern Irish city. The importance of this event is often undercut by the raw cynicism of the locals, but equally, to their surprise, it begins to build a momentum and importance that goes beyond a local brawl. The play aims to present the earthiness of the human experience, and the presence of what lies beyond our understanding, the spiritual, at a time when an erudite theology has not yet been formulated.

August 31 • 1–4 p.m. Student Organization Fair
Halas Sports Center

Learn about Loyola’s student organizations and how you can get involved on campus. With more than 200 registered student organizations on campus, there is something for everyone. Representatives from various departments will also be available to answer questions and offer information to new and returning students. Don’t miss it. For more information, visit LUC.edu/saga.

September 1 • 3–6 p.m. Jesuit Fest
Simpson Parking Lot

Celebrate Loyola’s Jesuit heritage and meet priests and brothers of the Society of Jesus. Food, fun, and games will be provided. Tours of Ignatius House will be offered.
September 3 • 6–9 p.m. The New Year’s Festival
South Halas Field and Campus Road, LSC (Rain Location: 2nd Floor of Halas)

Join us for a festival with food, fireworks, activities and live performances. There will be music, carnival games, prizes, and entertainment. Fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. Afterward, enjoy an outdoor film on the East Quad following the fireworks. Free for students.

September 7 • 1–4 p.m. Community Service and Job Opportunities Fair
Halas Sports Center

Enjoy a career fair hosted jointly by the Career Development Center, the Center for Experiential Learning, and University Ministry and Loyola departments, and private organizations will be present for part time, internship, federal work study and volunteer opportunities. For more information, visit LUC.edu/career.