Posts in category "Art"

The Best Enclaves In The City

The Best Enclaves In The City
As Chicago college students, we all know what it is like to lead a busy city life. You know the moments: when your constant commute from school to work to errands makes the ‘el’ feels more like your home than your apartment, when you get stuck walking behind a gaggle of tourists on Michigan Avenue... Read more »

Megabus Vacation

Megabus Vacation
To most college students, the ideal college vacation consists of sipping Pina Coladas on a white-sand beach followed by private surf lessons taught by a local bronzed god. Unfortunately, an A-list vacation comes with a price tag that no college student can afford, especially with a measly minimum wage job or even worse… an unpaid... Read more »

Weekly News Crunch, Wk. 6

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The Weekly News Crunch is a video published weekly by ChiU Contributor, Michelle Kingston, who brings forth one international story, one national, one Chicago story, one college story, and one story she found personally interesting within the week. Like what you see? Then follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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Bland to Beautiful: How to Cost-Effectively Decorate Your Space

I'll admit it, this wasn't my idea, but it is awesome. Pick your favorite crayon colors, arrange them accordingly, hot glue them to a canvas and grab the hair dryer. Once the wax heats up it will drip down the canvas and create awesomeness.
Okay here’s the deal: I painted my room bright pink. It wasn’t my best plan but I’m making it work. That being said, I still don’t regret it. After two years in the dorms I couldn’t spend one more minute in a plain, cookie cutter white room covered in posters. My problem is, how do... Read more »

Freshman Guide To Loyola University

Freshman Guide To Loyola University
Being a freshman is a pretty intimidating experience.  Not only are you forced to move to a new environment with few friends and no family, you usually live with a stranger and move to a place you have never lived before.  But don’t worry- you’ll survive.  Plus, ChiU is here to make that process a... Read more »

6 Things Allowed During Summer (That Aren't Allowed The Other 3 Seasons)

6 Things Allowed During Summer (That Aren't Allowed The Other 3 Seasons)
    By Karis Hustad, Junior, Loyola University There are certain signs that summer is upon us: the sound of DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince’s “Summertime” blaring out a passing car window, the first beads of sweat forming on your back, the heat on the pavement creating a glimmering mirage in the distance.... Read more »
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Chicago Latino Film Festival

    Sick of just doing and seeing everyday things? Well, starting this Friday, you will have the opportunity to experience something completely different. Chicago prides itself on its diversity, but how much of that diversity do we actually experience? Do we actually ever take the many opportunities presented to us to experience a new... Read more »

Greece in the Windy City

    Looking for something to do today? Sick of studying or want to extend your spring break just a little bit longer? Well here is the perfect way to do just that! Head to Navy Pier today from 12-5 p.m. to get to experience a little bit of Greek heritage! Navy Pier is celebrating... Read more »

The White Board Project

The White Board Project
  Katie Paul DePaul University, Sophomore “What do you love the most about yourself?” This Valentine’s Day, twenty DePaul students were challenged to answer this question, write it down on a white board, and share it by striking a pose in front of a camera.    These acts of self-love are a part of the... Read more »
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FREE Spring Museum Days

    Since moving to Chicago, have you had the chance to visit every museum? Chances are no. Ticket prices can get kind of pricey, especially when you have to choose between buying groceries for the week or going to see some animals and some art. Charging $26.96 for a Shedd Aquarium ticket is just... Read more »