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Staff Picks — 10 Pop Culture Things that Turned 20 in 2017

Staff Picks — 10 Pop Culture Things that Turned 20 in 2017

During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years here, and stay tuned for more lists all month long! Titanic premiered in 1997 breaking all kinds of cinematic records.  We had never been so happy, so sad,...
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Staff Picks – The 8 Most Iconic Soccer Moments of 2016

So many historic and surprising things happened in the world of soccer* this year: Jurgen Klinsmann was fired, Big Sam was fired, the USA hosted the Copa America Centenario, the entire soccer world came together after the tragic Chapecoense airplane crash, Landon Donovan un-retired, Leicester City won the EPL at 5000 to 1 odds,...
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Staff Picks – Highs and Lows of 2016

Staff Picks – Highs and Lows of 2016

To say 2016 has been a dramatic and unpredictable year would be the understatement of the century.  Let’s take a look back at some of the highs and lows of this rollercoaster year that made us constantly question our judgement, humanity, and sanity. Jan 1: New Year’s rolls around, and you’re feeling fabulous, looking...
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Staff Picks – 5 Songs from Non-Musical Movies That Will Make You Want to Sing Along

Staff Picks – 5 Songs from Non-Musical Movies That Will Make You Want to Sing Along

“Tonight You Belong to Me” – The Jerk (1979) “Say a Little Prayer” – My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) “Bohemian Rhapsody” – Wayne’s World (1992) “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’” – Top Gun (1986) “Try a Little Tenderness” – Pretty in Pink (1986)   ***HOLIDAY BONUS SONGS*** “The Star Spangled Banner” – Christmas Vacation...
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Staff Picks – The Best Books I Read in 2016 in No Particular Order (most of these books are downers)

Staff Picks – The Best Books I Read in 2016 in No Particular Order (most of these books are downers)

  The Best Books I Read in 2016 in No Particular Order (most of these books are downers*) Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth by Warsan Shire – If this collection of poems doesn’t touch your soul, I don’t know what to tell you.* Jubilee by Margaret Walker – A story of a...
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Staff Picks – Shweta’s top 15 Holiday Movies from Bollywood

Staff Picks – Shweta’s top 15 Holiday Movies from Bollywood

Munna Bhai MBBS starring Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi and the beautiful Vidya Balan, it presents the spirit of goodness wrapped in a fakely doctored degree. Chak De showcases a somber Shah Rukh Khan to balance the 11 bubbly gutsy women hockey players who beat the hell out of their opponents, all in good...
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