Posts in category "Technology"

When I No Longer Feel Safe on My Street: Harassment in Chicago

When I No Longer Feel Safe on My Street: Harassment in Chicago
“Americans like to boast that we’re the freest country on Earth, yet half the population doesn’t even feel free enough to go on a walk at night.” -Jackson Katz I came to Chicago for college four years ago from a suburb of the Twin Cities where the crime rate is essentially non-existent. Once here, even... Read more »

Write for ChiU!

Write for ChiU!
So… You’re a college student in Chicago. You’re passionate about this city. You love the college experience. You enjoy putting some of those thoughts into word/photo/video form. Why not write for ChiU? ChiU is looking for writers, photographers and/or videographers for the Fall 2012 semester. We were the first (and only) Chicago college student focused... Read more »

PC To Mac: An Ideological Journey

PC To Mac: An Ideological Journey
A black screen of computer death greeted me on Sunday morning, marked with the epitaph so many PC owners have inevitably been faced with: RESTART/COMPUTER MALFUNCTION/PRESS ENTER TO REBOOT. And though I desperately hit the enter key repeatedly, praying the last few months of reduced-to-zero-minutes battery life, sporadic inexplicable shutdowns, constant overheating hard drive and... Read more »
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Online Campus: Six Links That Will Make You Think

Online Campus: Six Links That Will Make You Think
This week, the internet has been buzzing over college.  Check out these links and get the conversation going: NPR reports that college costs are going up, according to a College Board report released on Tuesday This OpEd from WaPo says that NCAA athletes should be allowed to major in “sports” According to the WSJ, 90’s... Read more »

Steve Jobs Stanford University Commencement Speech 2005

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On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs passed away from pancreatic cancer. Many people, especially millenials,  found out about his death on devices of his own creation- MacBooks, iPhones, iPads.  This is not only a testimonial to the presence he created in our daily lives, but also that he revolutionized the way that we disseminate... Read more »

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 »
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Summer Internship: The End

Summer Internship: The End
By Laura Kujava, Annie Gudorf and Karis Hustad August signals the end of summer, and the beginning of a new school year.  For us, as well as many of our readers, this means the end of a summer internship. At the end of any experience it is incredibly important to reflect on what you have... Read more »

Summer Internship: Brave New Interns

Summer Internship: Brave New Interns
  By Karis Hustad, Laura Kujava and Annie Gudorf Internships are great and all, but how exactly does one go from lowly student to member of a professional organization?  Let’s just say the process isn’t exactly a pleasant one. Usually containing months of research and planning, the path to interning is a road paved in... Read more »

Summer Internship: A Tale of Two Interns

Summer Internship: A Tale of Two Interns
  By Karis Hustad and Laura Kujava Internship.  The word sounds like the key to the future for most college students.  It means the next step from lowly school-sponsored extra-curriculars to being in the real world: even if you’re just grabbing coffee, at least you’re grabbing coffee for a professional. But this magical experience doesn’t... Read more »
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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 »