Posts tagged "DePaul University"

The White Board Project

The White Board Project
  Katie Paul DePaul University, Sophomore “What do you love the most about yourself?” This Valentine’s Day, twenty DePaul students were challenged to answer this question, write it down on a white board, and share it by striking a pose in front of a camera.    These acts of self-love are a part of the... 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 »

Top 10 College Headlines of 2010

 It was quite a year of headlines. By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago 2010 will soon make way for 2011, ushering in a new semester/quarter for college students. Before we say farewell to 2010, though, it seems only fitting that we look back at the biggest college news of the year. From the... Read more »
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College Student Perspective: First Decade of the 21st Century

College Student Perspective: First Decade of the 21st Century
Photo Credit: Time Magazine By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago Another Thanksgiving Break has ended, which means 2010 is fast coming to a close. Every year seems to fly by and the latest Time Magazine feature serves as a testament to that. In their first annual TimeFrames issue, Time takes a look at... Read more »

Studying with my Phone

Studying with my Phone
Photo Courtesy: http://www.flickr.com/photos/english106 By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago In late July, I bought my first cell phone. After countless years of enduring miscommunication with friends, I had finally been connected to the world via text, phone calls, and internet.  Right away, I began to text my friends and join in on the... Read more »

ChiU: What We're Thankful For...

ChiU: What We're Thankful For...
Though it was a requirement in kindergarten, most colleges have cut their “hand turkey” drawing classes… (Source: http://collegecandy.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/26/handturkey.jpg) Thanksgiving is a blessed time for college students.  Seeing family, eating home-cooked food, finally getting time to relax, being reunited with high school friends and just kicking back to let the tryptophan do its work are all... Read more »
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College All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet

College All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet
By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago As I walk around my dining hall everyday, I look at the wide array of food choices. There are pizzas, burritos, tacos, you name it. There is just an endless supply of food. Much to my dismay, this has led to some excess pounds. Since I got... Read more »

The Letter of the Week is F

Finals It’s that beautiful time again. DePaul Fall Quarter Finals Week 2010. And all of the printers on campus are “temporarily out of service”. Perfect. In my opinion, finals week is an all-or-nothing event. It’s a chance to make excuses for everything else in your life. For example, how do I justify eating three pints... Read more »

Best College Websites

Best College Websites
 By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago  As college students, it can often be difficult to find publications and websites that apply directly to the college experience. Many websites out there focus on gossip that appeal to a younger audience or news that center around issues for older adults. This is not to say... Read more »
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Campus Night at the CSO

It’s events like these that make me fall even more in love with the fact that I’m going to college in Chicago. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, regarded as one of today’s leading orchestras around the world, is targeting college students to experience a night at the CSO. The event is called Campus Night At The... Read more »