Posts in category "DePaul Happenings"

Commuting in Chicago: The Loyola Perspective

Commuting in Chicago: The Loyola Perspective
When I tell someone I’m a commuter, most of the time they say something like, “Oh… I’m sorry.” I’m a freshman at Loyola University Chicago, and commute a half hour each way from home (with my parents) to school. Commuting from home was financially much more practical than living in a dorm and, coming from a... Read more »

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 »

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective

Election 2012: The Chicago College Student Perspective
On November 6, 2012 Barack Obama was re-elected as the president of the United States. For college students in Chicago, this re-election wasn’t just national news—it was happening within a 30 minutes train ride from most campuses. The focus of most students was on voting, finishing class to watch the results and, for some, watching... Read more »
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Write For ChiU!

  Dear Current and Future Chicago College Students, Do you love Chicago?  Do you love College?  Do you love when these two wonderful worlds come together?  Then you would probably be the perfect candidate to write for ChiU. Here is what we are looking for: Social media mavens Photographers Writers Chicago enthusiasts Here are (just)... Read more »

Save Your Money this Spring with Smarteys

It’s finally getting warm in the Windy City and we all know what that means… college kids are hitting the streets more often. St. Patty’s Day is the notorious start of spring drinking and with 60 degree weather allowing girls to wear skirts and dresses with no tights, it’s a sure sign that the party... 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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Campus Question: How will you survive the rest of winter?

Campus Question: How will you survive the rest of winter?
  By Karis Hustad (with photo/interview contributions from Adilla Menayang, Annie Gudorf, Laura Kujava and Katie Paul) Before this week’s Campus Question, I want to give a HUGE thank you shout-out to Loyola sophomore Vis. Comm. major Elli Ouradnik for creating our new banner! Hey guess what Chicago?  Youre totally not going to believe this,... Read more »

Campus Question: Resolutions for the New Semester

Campus Question: Resolutions for the New Semester
By Karis Hustad, Sophomore, Loyola University Chicago (photo and interview contributions also by Annie Gudorf, Adilla Menayang, Laura Kujava, Lauren Tate Snyder and Katie Paul) The beginning of the semester/quarter can be a wonderful, yet terrible time in any college student’s life.  On one hand, it means a fresh beginning: new classes, new schedule, new... Read more »

Campus Question: What do you hope to do over winter break?

Campus Question: What do you hope to do over winter break?
Attention students: there is life after Finals Week.  Believe it or not, you will make it through this stressful, studious and sleepless week and emerge into the blessed time that follows: winter break. Winter break is one of the best aspects of college for several reasons.  First of all, it is a much needed period... Read more »
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The Letter of the Week is F

Finals It’s that beautiful time again. DePaul Fall Quarter Finals Week 2010. And all of the printers on campus are “temporarily out of service”. Perfect. In my opinion, finals week is an all-or-nothing event. It’s a chance to make excuses for everything else in your life. For example, how do I justify eating three pints... Read more »