Posts tagged "University of Illinois at Chicago"

What Keeps Us Going

What Keeps Us Going
Hello my fellow Chicagoans! I’m Ashley, a Marketing & Management major at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As a new addition to the ChiU team, I’d like to take a second to dedicate my first post to tell you a little bit about myself and what I look forward to sharing with you all.... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

ChiU: What We're Thankful For...

ChiU: What We're Thankful For...
Though it was a requirement in kindergarten, most colleges have cut their “hand turkey” drawing classes… (Source: http://collegecandy.files.wordpress.com/2008/11/26/handturkey.jpg) Thanksgiving is a blessed time for college students.  Seeing family, eating home-cooked food, finally getting time to relax, being reunited with high school friends and just kicking back to let the tryptophan do its work are all... Read more »
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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 »