Posts tagged "Northwestern"

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 »

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 »

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 »
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Campus Question: What do you hope to do over winter break?

Campus Question: What do you hope to do over winter break?
Attention students: there is life after Finals Week.  Believe it or not, you will make it through this stressful, studious and sleepless week and emerge into the blessed time that follows: winter break. Winter break is one of the best aspects of college for several reasons.  First of all, it is a much needed period... Read more »

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 »

Campus Question: Will Facebook lose popularity?

Campus Question: Will Facebook lose popularity?
Facebook and college have become practically inseparable.  Whether its procrastinating for a test, searching for the relationship status of that cute boy/girl in chem class, keeping up on old friends’ whereabouts or responding to thousands of event invites, the social networking site has become a major part of college student life. But didn’t people say... Read more »
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Campus Question: What are you being for Halloween?

Campus Question: What are you being for Halloween?
Who says Halloween is just for little kids? In fact, here at ChiU, we firmly believe Halloween and college were made for each other.  Essentially it’s a national campus-wide costume party with candy (among other things): sounds like every 18-22 year-old’s dream come true.   Plus it works as an excellent procrastination tool. Speaking of procrastination,... Read more »

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 »