Posts in category "Music"

Lollapalooza: Cheap Ways To Enjoy The Concert

Lollapalooza: Cheap Ways To Enjoy The Concert
Some time between March 27th when three day passes went on sale, and May 29th when Lollapalooza tickets sold out, you shelled out anywhere between $95 and $230 to gain access to the largest music festival of the summer. That’s a lot of cash. Of course with headliners like Jack White, Red Hot Chili Peppers... Read more »

Tuning In With Mapmaker

Tuning In With Mapmaker
by Rebecca Diaz If Mapmaker were a show mannequin, it would wear a sweet fedora but it would also have a fresh pair of Nikes. Thankfully, Mapmaker is not a mannequin; they are instead, a talented Chicago-based band. As a musical group, these dudes have managed to mix Funky old-timey tunes of jazz with a... Read more »

Birthday Presents On A College Budget

Birthday Presents On A College Budget
In college, money takes on a whole new meaning. Every quarter means another load of laundry, every dollar means staying caffeinated for the rest of the day and things you always took for granted seem to cost the price of a Lamborghini. Case in point: Birthdays.  Birthdays circa 2nd grade meant awesome themes, gift bags... Read more »
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Freshman Guide to the University of Chicago

Freshman Guide to the University of Chicago
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 »

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 »

The Poor Student's Way to Do Lollapalooza

  Cage the Elephant’s Matthew Shultz breaking the rules again, Lolla 09 Yesterday, the Lollapalooza 2011 lineup was announced. I have this thing where I’m obsessed with music festivals, and I almost peed my pants with excitement. Headliners for this year are Coldplay, Muse, Eminem, and Foo Fighters. To me, that looks pretty solid. Other... 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 »

Music Festival Lineups Are Out

    As summer is soon approaching us, more and more music festivals are releasing its 2011 lineups and I could not be more excited! Music is what I live for and what better way to celebrate it than to spend 3 or 4 days at an all day music festival, while listening to the... Read more »
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'Ears' to the New Year

So one of my friends is a DJ, and the other day he sent out a message asking for song requests to bring in the New Year. This got me thinking, “what songs reflect the year in the life of a college student living in Chicago?” Well, with hours of self reflection spent listening to my... Read more »