Posts tagged "winter"

10 things to do instead of talking about the cold weather

10 things to do instead of talking about the cold weather
It’s cold. Anyone who has glanced at their thermometer, smart phone, or (god forbid) stepped outside in the last twelve hours is well aware of the “polar vortex” that has whipped its way down from the glaciers at the top of the earth to our winter-weary lower 48. So instead of restating the obvious on... Read more »

What to Wear: Three Items to Winterize Your Summer Wardrobe

What to Wear: Three Items to Winterize Your Summer Wardrobe
Fall is here, and, in Chicago, we know this means that winter will also have its vengeance before long, and our city will unleash the snow and the winds that will make your insulated parka feel like a lacy shawl. For many people this is also the time when they put away their entire summer... Read more »

See The Sites: Lookbook.nu

  Laura Kujava, Sophomore at Loyola University Of Chicago  The LookBook   LookBook Facebook Pic With the prospect of spring looming in the air, Chicago students are taking every opportunity that they can to dig up their more fashionable clothing items. Many students walk to class in 40 degree weather wearing shorts and tank tops, proving... 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 »

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 »

Snow Punny

Snow Punny
  Katie Paul Sophomore, DePaul Univeristy    WARNING! This article is snow punny! Side effects may include spontaneous laughter until you’re warm, breathy chuckles you can see outside and the occasional frozen fingertip-to-face headshake.     But let’s be serious for a second and talk Chicago weather because this is snow joking matter. Chicago may experience... Read more »
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Snow Days Chicago

Snow Days Chicago
    Addy Menayang, Freshman, Loyola University Chicago If you want to make this winter bearable and survive the (sometimes painful) cold of Chicago, the only way to do it is embrace winter by doing activities one could only do in the winter!    One thing we could look forward to is the ongoing Chicago... Read more »

A Piece of Candy on the Train

A Piece of Candy on the Train
By Lynda Lopez, First Year, University of Chicago It was a Saturday morning and I was sitting in a red line train towards The Loop. There was nothing really to look at besides cars zooming by on the expressway, each one moving towards a destination.   I gazed out the window to pass the time,... 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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10 ways to make the most of your winter break!

10 ways to make the most of your winter break!
Looks like one heckuva break to me. by Karis Hustad, Sophomore, Loyola University Chicago Congratulations all you collegiates out there!  You are now one college semester older, experienced and (hopefully) wiser.  After barely surviving the cold coffee and ramen fueled Finals Week, you can finally not feel guilty for sleeping and enjoy the stress-free bliss... Read more »