Posts tagged "Food"

Food Inspiration From Summer

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It may be descending into the cold of winter here in Chicago, but don’t let the frost get in the way of your tastebuds. ChiU writer/videographer Adilla Menayang made a video of his summer food explorations around the Windy City, and we decided to post it now to give all you Chicago students a little... 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 »

Chicago Restaurant Week: The Best Deals Around College Campuses

Chicago Restaurant Week: The Best Deals Around College Campuses
Photo: Flicker/Aaron Gustafson Chicago is a tricky city when it comes to dining on a college budget. On one hand, most campuses are in areas crowded with cozy brunch bistros, tasty thai joints and delicious dinner establishments. On the other hand, most students are forced to walk right past these tasty eateries and into their... Read more »
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Freshman Guide to the University of Chicago

Freshman Guide to the University of Chicago
Being a freshman is a pretty intimidating experience. Not only are you forced to move to a new environment with few friends and no family, you usually live with a stranger and move to a place you have never lived before. But don’t worry- you’ll survive. Plus, ChiU is here to make that process a... Read more »

Freshman Guide To Loyola University

Freshman Guide To Loyola University
Being a freshman is a pretty intimidating experience.  Not only are you forced to move to a new environment with few friends and no family, you usually live with a stranger and move to a place you have never lived before.  But don’t worry- you’ll survive.  Plus, ChiU is here to make that process a... Read more »

6 Things Allowed During Summer (That Aren't Allowed The Other 3 Seasons)

6 Things Allowed During Summer (That Aren't Allowed The Other 3 Seasons)
    By Karis Hustad, Junior, Loyola University There are certain signs that summer is upon us: the sound of DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince’s “Summertime” blaring out a passing car window, the first beads of sweat forming on your back, the heat on the pavement creating a glimmering mirage in the distance.... Read more »
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Summer Festivals Are Here!!

  I have been cooped up all winter long and cannot wait to get out and enjoy summer. School is out (or almost for some) and it is time to enjoy everything that Chicago has to offer this summer. There is never a dull moment in the city during the summertime. Summer is finally here... Read more »

Chicago's Dog House: Vegetarians Are Welcome Too!

Chicago's Dog House: Vegetarians Are Welcome Too!
After 2 hours of wandering off the Belmont stop of the Red Line (My mate Arthur and I had to ask people on the streets what they think is an important issue in the Chicago Mayor Race for our reporting class, but ended up browsing around Belmont Army and American Apparel instead), we started feeling... Read more »

A Piece of Candy on the Train

A Piece of Candy on the Train
By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago It was a Saturday morning and I was sitting in a red line train towards The Loop. There was nothing really to look at besides cars zooming by on the expressway, each one moving towards a destination.   I gazed out the window to pass the time,... Read more »
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Campus Question: Being a Student In Chicago

Campus Question: Being a Student In Chicago
Hello again ChiU readers! Sorry for the hiatus last week, midterms and the hectic college life can be a little overwhelming at times.  However, the college life is exactly what we wanted to talk about this week with the Campus Question. ChiU is all about being a college student in Chicago, but how does this... Read more »