Chances are we all know, to some extent, about St. Patrick the Myth. But how much do we really know about Patricius the man?
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Julia wants to know why people will not let Beyonce just live her life the way she wants
Alyssa reviews Kurt Vonnegut’s classic, Slaughterhouse-Five
LocoMag’s human experts share their best advice about how to hit the refresh button and start over again.
We’ve all stared at a blank page before. There’s a saying that starting is the hardest part. But why?
Starting over can be hard, but Julia’s got this.
Testimonies of hope from people at the end of their ropes.
LocoMag’s human experts share their best advice about what to do after finals are over.
Kristen shares tips for dealing with stress.
Ashley reviews Michael Buble’s new album, “Nobody But You,” reminding us that yes, he’s still here, and it’s not even Christmas yet
Helen introduces “The Forgotten Issue”
This an article documenting some of the “lesser known” dramas involving dead famous white dudes. And by “lesser known” we do mean “non-existent.”
Some of our previous editors at LocoMag share why they were (and still are) obsessed with LocoMag
After one Marina & the Diamonds pun and some attic exploration, Lana showcases a series of collections through a photo gallery.
Kristen discusses how FoMO, or the Fear of Missing Out, is fueled by social media.
Sarah talks about the benefits of living in the moment rather than counting down to the next.
I’ve always been obsessed with writing lists; something about seeing my handwriting down on paper is so calming. It makes me feel more neat and orderly.
by Carly Racklin For something without hands, time is remarkably good at strangling. If anything, this year has taught me that. I have felt…
I’m getting real sick of fruit. I’ve been stuck in here for eight days now and the only food I’ve been able to find is fruit. Although, I suppose I should count myself lucky there’s food here at all. It’s a maze, not a bed and breakfast, but if I have to eat another cherry I’m gonna lose it.
The very implication of having “too many” TV shows, ranging from good to great, available for your viewing pleasure as a dilemma is pure silliness.
Kids. They are young and innocent. Everything is fresh, new, and beautiful to them.
Every city has its dish. In Baltimore, it’s crab cakes; in Kansas City it’s BBQ. And, of course, in Philadelphia, we have the iconic Philadelphia cheesesteak.
If you listen to the most popular old cliches–don’t judge a book by its cover, it’s what’s inside that counts–then it would be easy to believe my altered looks don’t change who you are as a person. And they don’t; but that’s not where the story ends.
“You may be talented, but you are not Kanye West.” -Kanye West
A simple guide to help you change the world, one random act of kindness at a time, with the help of a charity called Random Acts.
Studying abroad for the first time can both exciting and nerve-racking
Glassblowing is one of the modern world’s most interesting and intense forms of factory-based artistry. In his own experience with this fascinating artform, this writer seeks to share his appreciation for the beauty and importance of this craft with our readers. Enjoy an inside look at glassblowing from a passionate enthusiast!
“Like Freaks and Geeks did with high school, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend gives viewers an uncensored glimpse at the awkward obsessiveness behind the modern crush.”
A look at why moshing is a unique art form and way to express yourself
“I always have to remind myself that ‘different,’ isn’t bad…” An interview with emerging painter Vanesa Reeves.
I’ve never been to anything like Comic Con before, let alone such a large-scale event like NYCC, so I thought I’d document the experience…
On Wednesdays we wear pink…and reign supreme in our self-constructed social hierarchy.
A young woman’s fight against her very own personalized monster. Disclaimer: no actual monsters were harmed in the making of this article.
With the World Cup less than a month away, it’s more important than ever that fans of the sport tune in to support their teams. Here’s six reasons why you should watch Team USA at The Women’s World Cup.
A handy checklist for conquering the dreaded week known as finals.
It’s an issue packed with exploring impulses and what it means to choose between fleeing and toughing it out.
Best-selling author Tracey Garvis Graves talks about her upcoming novels and the cinematic future for “On The Island.”
I’ve heard dozens of stories and seen thousands of pictures touting the Bay Area’s vegan food spots. So, after I bought my PHL to SFO plane ticket, I constructed my master plan to hit up all the must-visit spots I could.
Some time ago, I spent my day off wandering around the Glenside area in search of a mystical place called New Life Thrift.
Follow filmmaker John Caruso as he sets down the streets of Camden, New Jersey to see their current state.
I have to wonder if for the heart of the Star Wars franchise, is this revamp good idea?
While all of us twenty-somethings are resorting back to old fads, there are little kids playing games and listening to music on their iPads. But what’s even weirder is when we see younger generations following the outdated trends that we know we started.
Over the course of about half a year, Alexa Brenneman put in roughly 300 hours of work. Her compensation? A mere $855 or approximately…
What kind of impression you want to leave people with as the year ends? There’s no better time than now to revamp your winter fashion game and construct a new ‘you’.
In Broken Flowers (2005), Bill Murray plays Don Johnston, a white-upper-middle-class-America version of the classic character Don Juan. If you didn’t notice the name connection from the get-go, the film makes damn sure you recognize it within the first ten minutes.
It’s Black Friday. There’s already a line outside the store. With a hope and a prayer (and dangerous amounts of coffee) you begin helping other human beings buy various materialistic items at absurd hours of the night.
For this issue, we took the concept of free and rolled with it. We wanted to present something that really captured the essence being completely unrestrained and independent.
Looking for an escape from the cityscape this Fall? Check out this video of Wissahickon Valley Park. It’s pretty and it’s free. What more could you want?
A drinking game for those wishing to be 30, flirty, and thriving. The rules: Drink every time you realize you never want to be 13 again.
The tale of one girl and her one true love, er, iPod. With the addition of the iPhone 6 in 2014, the iPod Classic’s reign has come to an end, breaking her heart in the process.
We present to you “Thirteen”! Our latest issue features everything from a 13th street walking tour to an hard-hitting interview with a teenager to drinking games. Like all of our past issues, Thirteen explores new, different meanings of the number and the connotations behind it.
The truth of the matter is that remixes are not original works of art. The good news is that this doesn’t make them any less valuable.
I first read about the Duke University porn star about two months ago via XOJane, when Belle Knox wrote, “My experience in porn has been…
How much truth do you really need to tell the ones you love? That is the million dollar question faced by characters on TV across networks, as the surge in morally ambiguous anti-heroes has corresponded with a new norm of morally ambiguous show worlds for them to interact in.
EDM, trap, house, trance, techno. Like every generation before us has had a signature musical movement to define the decade, the 2000’s have electronic dance music.
I’m no expert on the world of online dating. As a matter of fact, I’m no expert on any kind of dating. And by that,…
I will never forget the first time I saw a dick pic while sitting in my Honors Biology class freshman year of high school….
When you picture the perfect woman- what do you think of? Thin? Straight, pearly white teeth? Flawless, tan skin? You mean…you don’t think of…
You’ve never seen realistic super heroes until you’ve seen the UK hit, The Misfits. They put Marvel and DC to shame.
According to the Oxford dictionary, (yes, selfie is now in the dictionary), a selfie is “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically…
Food tells a story. The dishes that you cook can give clues about your heritage, geographical location, and even your personality. Here at Loco…
Glenside, pa is a cozy town filled with stories. It’s a home away from home, a hamlet outside a huge city, and a joyful…
I’m a Mary Sue. You’re a Mary Sue, too. Pretty much everyone who reads or watches a film or sits in front of the TV is a Mary Sue because we’re all reaching for characters that we can identify with.
Whenever you travel back to your hometown, you always seem to notice a couple of changes here and there. In my case, it is…
It is the end of the concert: the lights fade, the last chord resonates through the room, the lead singer drops the microphone onto the stage floor with a loud thud as the band leaves the stage.
We drink to party. We drink to cry. We drink to rebel. I drink for culture.
When I am craving two of my favorite sugary indulgences, ice cream and soda, I like to “experience” them at the The Franklin Fountain, a quaint ice cream shop and soda fountain located in old city Philadelphia.
I may never have gotten the hang of sports as a kid (softball consisted of picking dandelions and soccer was “don’t get kicked”) but I’ll give my younger self credit for making a solid amount of good media choices in the nineties.
Ah, the 90’s! Back to the decade of VHS tapes, cassette players, Bop It’s, and Tomagotchi’s. A joyful time where kids didn’t stare at their iPhones like zombies, but instead rode their bikes and sprayed each other with Super Soakers.
Every Sherlock fan cringed as they watched in horror the terrible jump from St. Bartholomew’s hospital in last season’s finale. It was an emotional roller coaster as the scenes cut to a saddened and reluctant Dr. Watson standing in front of Holmes’ grave.
Alright ladies, admit it; you remember the scene in Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement where Queen Clarice Renaldi (Julie Andrews) shows Mia Thermopolis (Anne…
Are you obsessed with the British? If you’re not, you’re probably the only one. It seems like everyone lately has turned into British fanatics,…
Since it seems like lately everyone is OBSESSED with everything British, Loco Mag’s new issue is “British Invasion”. We’re looking for your help! Have…
Can’t stop dancing and don’t know why? It’s probably because you’ve been listening to Gold Fields, masters of hypnotic, synth-infused, tribal, dance pop, hailing all the way from Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Chosen by Billboard, Dailymotion, and MTV as artists to watch in 2013, this energetic group of 20-somethings is bringing a sound to the industry that’s all their own.
Just as Maria Von-Trapp had her favorite things (raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens), we at Loco Mag have ours, and we’re excited to…
Everybody has a goal, a dream and one insane thing written on their bucket list. So, in honor of the “impending apocalypse”, we asked…
Mystery surrounds us, but nothing is more mysterious than an abandoned place. Weather it’s a house, a factory or an amusement park, it doesn’t…
On the off-chance that an apocalypse happens, and you’re the only one left on the face of the planet, who are you going to…
But what I think was the most important lesson was how to deal with being the odd one out. I was perpetually known as “the American.”
Leave a comment below if you want to see more campus fashion videos and telling us your favorite fall accessory or staple! Music: Addicted…
Hello everyone! Over the fall semester we have taken the time to give you an issue packed with awesome reads. We are happy to…
I was raised in Birmingham, Alabama. When I decided to attend a university outside of the South I expected to have a lot of…
Guitars, Touring, and Invisibility, Oh My! Loco’s Interview with Eric of Young the Giant What’s the only way you can end a Spring Fling…
Print Communication is alive! (Regardless of all the depressing news to the contrary that we’ve been getting over the past few years as students with…
The Keswick Coffee House resides in a small area within Glenside known as the Keswick Village. The video contains brief coverage on the coffee house’s history and an interview with one of the owners, Joe McCarthy.
Because of its accessibility and ubiquity, public transportation brings people together from all walks of life. For us Philadelphians, we have the Southeastern Pennsylvania…
5. Dunkin Donuts 3437 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA If you’re the type that likes frothy, milky chai tea then Dunkin’s Vanilla Chai is for…