Posts tagged "CTA"

Commuting in Chicago: The Loyola Perspective

Commuting in Chicago: The Loyola Perspective
When I tell someone I’m a commuter, most of the time they say something like, “Oh… I’m sorry.” I’m a freshman at Loyola University Chicago, and commute a half hour each way from home (with my parents) to school. Commuting from home was financially much more practical than living in a dorm and, coming from a... Read more »

Safety On The CTA

Safety On The CTA
Recent Chicago Tribune articles focused on crime and the CTA have put the potential dangers of public transportation into the headlines. But what struck us here at ChiU, wasn’t just the crime statistics or anecdotes. It was that college students, and college-aged Chicagoans, seem to be frequent victims. Perhaps it is that some students are... Read more »

Apple's BRIGHT idea

You’re heading north on the Red Line train to Howard; the train has just made its way underground. You’re engulfed in darkness with the dim lighting of the train serving as your only source of light. Suddenly… you see it, the light at the end of the tunnel! Or is it? For those of you... Read more »
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A Philosophical Experience on the CTA 151 Bus

A Philosophical Experience on the CTA 151 Bus
The view of Chicago from North Avenue Beach in autumn. Photo courtesy of Taylor Dahlgren. Last fall break was abnormally warm, so 3 of my friends and I went to North Avenue Beach, which, by the way, I would encourage you all to visit whenever it gets warms again. We enjoyed the panoramic skyline of... Read more »

CTA: Connected Through Anonymity

Now entering the fourth week of school at DePaul University, the workload is getting heavy. With schoolwork, papers and endless amounts of reading piling up next to maintaining a job, internship, extracurricular activities, training for the Chicago Marathon and attempting to manage a social life, it seems like there are too few hours in a... Read more »