Posts tagged "University of Chicago"

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 »

Campus Question: What would you most like to see the next mayor of Chicago do for the city?

Campus Question: What would you most like to see the next mayor of Chicago do for the city?
  Though it may not seem like we have the strongest presence in the city, Chicago college students are residents of this city for four very formative years.  Not only do these years determine lifelong friends, career path and identity, it also affects our view of the city: the experiences now tell us whether Chicago... Read more »
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Snow Tales at UChicago

Snow Tales at UChicago
Lynda Lopez First Year, University of Chicago At around 8pm tonight, rumors regarding a snow day started to arise. Students in my Residential House were burning with excitement. “Is it true? Is it true? Another snow day?!” Being the skeptic that I am, I was not convinced about the rumors that had been circulating. I... Read more »

Mayoral Debate @Dusable Museum Cancelled!

Due to the weather, the mayoral debate at Dusable has been cancelled! Stay home and stay warm!

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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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 »

Winter Festival at UChicago, motivating students with free shirts

Winter Festival at UChicago, motivating students with free shirts
*Polar Bear Run at UChicago during the winter Kuvia Festival in 2010* **By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago** Today, I received a free shirt. Like any normal person, I love getting free shirts. However, this is not an ordinary free shirt. This is a shirt that caused me major sleep deprivation. For five... 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 »