Posts tagged "college students"

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 »

Online Shopping: The Perfect Fit

As college students, we are constantly complaining about our lack of time to do things. No time to cook, no time to clean, no time to shop. And as a college girl, I know I wish I had more time for that last one. But I swear there is a way to get it done,... Read more »

See The Sites: I-Go cars

  Laura Kujava, Sophomore, Loyola University of Chicago   Many times college students trudge through sleet, snow and winds up to 70 miles per hour to get to an Aldi or a Dominicks. We would bring our cars, but with the price of gas averaging 4 dollars per gallon and the city recently winning the title... Read more »
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Advice for Considering Transfer Students

Advice for Considering Transfer Students
Let me preface by stating that I am not transferring from DePaul. It is my lucky roommate that is taking the plunge into unchartered territory and dropping this glorious waste of money which we call the largest private Catholic school in the nation. And after much back and forth talk, we decided that it is... Read more »

Students Take Action at NU

Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago of the Access to Opportunity Movement (ATOM), which is a non-profit that is run by students across the Chicago area.  ChiU interviewed Kaasha Benjamin, Nortwestern junior and member A community forum on undocumented students is being held at Northwestern University on Thursday, February 17. Students from ATOM, along... Read more »

Loyola for Congo Women: Interview with the President

Loyola for Congo Women: Interview with the President
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago ChiU recently spoke to Amber Beigay, senior at Loyola University Maryland and President of Loyola for Congo Women, regarding her organization’s work. I recently saw your facebook event regarding coltan coming from the DRC. What prompted your group to address this issue? Coltan is not usually something we... Read more »
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Want to hear my secret?

September 2005
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago Earlier today, an old friend of mine came up on my newsfeed. Surprised, I clicked on his profile to see what he had been up to in his long hiatus. I saw that his profile picture was a postcard. It read, “I was sort of hoping to get... Read more »

Snow Tales at UChicago

Snow Tales at UChicago
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago At around 8pm tonight, rumors regarding a snow day started to arise. Students in my Residential House were burning with excitement. “Is it true? Is it true? Another snow day?!” Being the skeptic that I am, I was not convinced about the rumors that had been circulating. I... Read more »

Aristotle: "Get off Facebook!"

Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago  In my two years on Facebook, I have made over 1,200 “friends.” Some of these people I talk to a lot, some not so much. It doesn’t necessarily bother me, but it would sure bother Aristotle. Yes, I am talking about the famous Greek philosopher.   Despite Aristotle’s... Read more »
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Rahm Out of the Race? Not quite.

Rahm Out of the Race? Not quite.
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago Yesterday, Rahm Emmanuel was booted off the mayoral election ticket after a ruling by an appellate court panel. It was reminiscient of the fifth season of American Idol, when frontrunner Chris Daughtry was booted off the show three weeks before the finale. Luckily for Rahm, decisions in politics... Read more »