Posts tagged "Loyola"

Best Graduation Advice: Class of 2013

Best Graduation Advice: Class of 2013
It is a tough world out there, class of 2013 graduates. The job market is tough for most majors, and even if you have a job, you may be part of the two-thirds of college students saddled with debt and/or the 39 percent of 18-34 year olds who live with their parents. Despite the scary... Read more »

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 »

Dalai Lama Visits Loyola

Dalai Lama Visits Loyola
On a cool spring day at Loyola’s Lake Shore campus, lines of people waiting to get into Gentile Arena wrapped around the quad and down Sheridan Road, students side stepped security to get to class and monks held a service in Madonna Della Strada chapel. This was not an ordinary day.  On April 26, His... Read more »
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Hijab For A Day

Hijab For A Day
On Wednesday, March 15, one of the warmest days of the year thus far (75 degree and sunny), I was covered up head to toe.  Literally.  I wore leather knee-high boots, black jeans, a knee-length skirt, a long-sleeve shirt and a headscarf that covered my hair, neck and chest. Though it may seem like an... Read more »

How To Survive The NCAA Basketball Championship If Your Team Lost In The First Round (of the Horizon League tournament)

How To Survive The NCAA Basketball Championship If Your Team Lost In The First Round (of the Horizon League tournament)
The City of Big Shoulders also happens to be the city of Big Ten and Big East alumni, thrilled to cheer their team to the championship when March Madness descends on the sports world each year. This is a fun experience- unless you go to Loyola. For us Ramblers, March is not a time to... Read more »

Tuning In With Mapmaker

Tuning In With Mapmaker
by Rebecca Diaz If Mapmaker were a show mannequin, it would wear a sweet fedora but it would also have a fresh pair of Nikes. Thankfully, Mapmaker is not a mannequin; they are instead, a talented Chicago-based band. As a musical group, these dudes have managed to mix Funky old-timey tunes of jazz with a... Read more »
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A College Degree For $10K?

As the 2012 presidential elections grow closer each day, it’s no surprise that candidates have made some crazy promises in order to gain the spotlight and potential voters. Gov. Rick Perry, who is in the running for a presidential bid, has certainly made a name for himself in this way, refusing to silence his outspoken... Read more »

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 »

Summer Internship: Brave New Interns

Summer Internship: Brave New Interns
  By Karis Hustad, Laura Kujava and Annie Gudorf Internships are great and all, but how exactly does one go from lowly student to member of a professional organization?  Let’s just say the process isn’t exactly a pleasant one. Usually containing months of research and planning, the path to interning is a road paved in... Read more »
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ChiU talks to EduHookups.com: An experiment in coding the college dating world goes viral

ChiU talks to EduHookups.com: An experiment in coding the college dating world goes viral
Head to a computer for a hook-up? (Photo: Public Domain Image) by Karis Hustad, Sophomore, Loyola University Most college students’ extracurricular activities don’t attract international media attention; but then again, most extracurricular activities don’t offer a service that facilitates casual sex for college students. Both scenarios are the case for the two UChicago students who... Read more »