In 12 hours, 2012 will be pre-teen history, and we’ll be ringing in 2013. This year certainly was memorable. From a viral “Kony” video to the election and everything in between, 2012 was a roller coaster we won’t forget soon. Here are the best ChiU posts in 2012. But the blog doesn’t end here. Tell... Read more »
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 »
Whether you are Republican, Democrat, Green, Independent or something in between, politics will rule your agenda today. And we want to hear what you think. Tell us your thoughts on the voting process, the candidates, the issues, the ballots, the headlines, the tweets and whatever other political thoughts are running through your mind. So let... Read more »
One of the foremost topics in President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union speech was the need to make higher education more affordable and accessible, by keeping tuition costs down, increasing student aid and retaining immigrant students. “Higher education can’t be a luxury – it’s an economic imperative that every family in America should be... Read more »
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.
Summer is soon approaching. Have you had the chance to make plans for the summer, whether it be working, interning, traveling or doing nothing? Most students are trying to fill their time with summer internships or summer jobs to either gain some “real-life” experience or make enough tips waiting tables to pay for... Read more »
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago In an election as contested as the upcoming mayoral one, it is interesting to witness the influence of each candidate around Chicagoland. Wanting to know more about the candidates’ presence in neighborhoods across the city, I enlisted my unofficial photographer (A.K.A. my sister) to drive around Chicago and... Read more »