Posts tagged "university"

The Best Enclaves In The City

The Best Enclaves In The City
As Chicago college students, we all know what it is like to lead a busy city life. You know the moments: when your constant commute from school to work to errands makes the ‘el’ feels more like your home than your apartment, when you get stuck walking behind a gaggle of tourists on Michigan Avenue... Read more »

Working Out On A College Schedule (And Budget)

Working Out On A College Schedule (And Budget)
I am a student, and that occupation can often seem more frustrating than rewarding. To begin, students are generally busy- between schoolwork, actual work and extracurricular activities, cramming a social life, downtime and working out into a 24/7 week gets to be a little stressful. In addition, there are a lot of expenses that come... Read more »

Best of ChiU 2012

Best of ChiU 2012
In 12 hours, 2012 will be pre-teen history, and we’ll be ringing in 2013. This year certainly was memorable. From a viral “Kony” video to the election and everything in between, 2012 was a roller coaster we won’t forget soon. Here are the best ChiU posts in 2012. But the blog doesn’t end here. Tell... Read more »
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Higher Education And The GOP Candidates: What Do They Have To Say?

Higher Education And The GOP Candidates: What Do They Have To Say?
One of the foremost topics in President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union speech was the need to make higher education more affordable and accessible, by keeping tuition costs down, increasing student aid and retaining immigrant students. “Higher education can’t be a luxury – it’s an economic imperative that every family in America should be... Read more »

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 »

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 »
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Freshman Guide To Loyola University

Freshman Guide To Loyola University
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 »

Summer Internship: The Intern Diaries

Summer Internship: The Intern Diaries
  by Karis Hustad, Laura Kujava and Annie Gudorf Somehow, we are only four days away from July. What?!  During the summer it is easy to let the days slip by without notice.  You get into the rhythm of going from job to internship to friends and suddenly a third of the summer has passed... 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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Osama Bin Laden's death: the Millennial experience

Osama Bin Laden's death: the Millennial experience
      Chloe Elmer/Daily Collegian (SOURCE: http://www.collegian.psu.edu/media/image/photo/2011/5/nation_and_world0016_420x322.jpg) by Karis Hustad, Sophomore, Loyola University Chicago They say that every generation has their defining world event that marks the end of naievity about the way the world works. This news event is something everyone in a certain age group can recall with vivid emotion and imagery; likely... Read more »