Posts tagged "students"

Olympics: 5 ways you know you're obsessed

Olympics: 5 ways you know you're obsessed
Even though Chicago was not chosen to host the Olympics, the city continues to obsess over the games. Every Twitter feed, Facebook page and phone app is dedicated to divulging any and all Olympic details. Is this mania just simple country pride, or is it something more? Here are 5 surefire ways to know if... Read more »

Megabus Vacation

Megabus Vacation
To most college students, the ideal college vacation consists of sipping Pina Coladas on a white-sand beach followed by private surf lessons taught by a local bronzed god. Unfortunately, an A-list vacation comes with a price tag that no college student can afford, especially with a measly minimum wage job or even worse… an unpaid... Read more »

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday
I was taken aback yesterday when I saw the T-Mobile add which was set in a Pepto-Bismol infused factory, adorned with pink haired elves and the song “walking in 4G wonder-land” whistling in the foreground. Many things deeply disturbed me about this ad… one of which being my utter disdain for the pink clad lady... 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 »

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 »

5 reasons why you should donate to Relay for Life

5 reasons why you should donate to Relay for Life
  by Karis Hustad, Loyola University Chicago, Sophomore I get it, you’re on a college budget. There are things and stuff that need to be bought: books, coffee, a dress for Friday, a ticket home, a Friday night buzz to relax after a tough week of school. But what if I told you that if... Read more »
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Campus Question: How will you survive the rest of winter?

Campus Question: How will you survive the rest of winter?
  By Karis Hustad (with photo/interview contributions from Adilla Menayang, Annie Gudorf, Laura Kujava and Katie Paul) Before this week’s Campus Question, I want to give a HUGE thank you shout-out to Loyola sophomore Vis. Comm. major Elli Ouradnik for creating our new banner! Hey guess what Chicago?  Youre totally not going to believe this,... Read more »

Loyola for Congo Women: Interview with the President

Loyola for Congo Women: Interview with the President
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago ChiU recently spoke to Amber Beigay, senior at Loyola University Maryland and President of Loyola for Congo Women, regarding her organization’s work. I recently saw your facebook event regarding coltan coming from the DRC. What prompted your group to address this issue? Coltan is not usually something we... Read more »

Chicago Mayoral Debate Tomorrow @ Dusable Museum

Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago I know there is a blizzard looming on everyone’s minds, but everyone should consider attending the mayoral debate tomorrow at the Dusable Museum from 6:00-7:30pm. Sponsored by the Chicago Defender, the debate will feature ALL 6 candidates. Yes, even Rahm Emmanuel will be there. Seating is on a... Read more »
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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 »