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Senior Year Bucket List

Senior Year Bucket List
The sand is almost completely emptied from the hourglass that is college. What once seemed like enough sand to lay out and tan on, now seems like just enough to unwelcomely lay on the bottom of your shoe. With time closing in, internships seem to be the trending topic of every fellow senior, and nervous... Read more »

North Coast Survival Guide

North Coast Survival Guide
North Coast Music Festival invades Chicago today, bringing with it its own incredible brand of weird. Here’s a little history, and some facts that will help you survive The North Coast Music Festival, which is a brainchild of several Chicago promoters, is in its third year. Its  remarkably eclectic mix of artists has entertained over... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Ode to the U-PASS

Ode to the U-PASS
On this beautiful summer day, what should I do? Off to the zoo, The sky is blue! All will be grand, Maybe I’ll play in the sand… Just a few “L” stops away, Ah what a day– In goes my U-Pass….. then *CLUNK* THE DISMAY! *CLUNK* is that horrible sound of your hip-bone painfully smacking... Read more »

NATO For The Foreign Policy Novice

NATO For The Foreign Policy Novice
(Photo: Flickr/isafmedia) It is going to screw up your commute, interfere with weekend plans in the Loop and be covered 24-hours a day by the media. It will also potentially determine the future course of foreign policy for 28 countries. NATO is landing in Chicago this weekend, officially running from Sunday, May 20- Monday, May... Read more »
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Summer Internship: The Complete Guide

Summer Internship: The Complete Guide
Last summer, myself, Laura Kujava and Annie Gudorf (two other ChiU writers) wrote throughout the summer about the ins-and-outs, ups-and-downs and overall  experience as summer interns at three different companies.  Though we won’t be repeating the series this summer, we thought students this year may still find our advice and reflection relatable as summer internship... Read more »

DETOX After Finals

DETOX After Finals
Let’s be real, after finals your health (both physical and mental) is not at its prime. Skin is red and blotchy, mild colds have started building up and your mind is so totally messed up that doctors could come up with multiple diagnoses for you. So what can you do to de-stress and detox after... Read more »

Weekly News Crunch, Wk. 10

Thank you all for tuning in to The Weekly News Crunch for the past 10 weeks! I have had a lot of fun putting together the top stories for you and look forward to continue to do so in a couple weeks! The Weekly News Crunch is going to take a holiday break to brainstorm... Read more »
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College Cuisine: Breakfast for Dinner

College Cuisine: Breakfast for Dinner
Finals are looming over-head like a rain cloud ready to explode at any minute. My planner looks like it has been shot due to the red ink bleeding all over the pages and the frustrated eraser mark holes. There is no time to sleep, let alone eat! So what is a college student to do?... Read more »