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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 »

College Cuisine: Pierogies

College Cuisine: Pierogies
Heritage. We all have one.  Mine happens to be ½ polish and the remainder a mix of German, English and Swedish (I think). My one living grandma is 93 years old and she is VERY polish.  She knows the language and she even taught me a few KEY phrases… potsahooy mnye v doope – Kiss... Read more »

Online Campus: Six Links That Will Make You Think

Online Campus: Six Links That Will Make You Think
This week, the internet has been buzzing over college.  Check out these links and get the conversation going: NPR reports that college costs are going up, according to a College Board report released on Tuesday This OpEd from WaPo says that NCAA athletes should be allowed to major in “sports” According to the WSJ, 90’s... Read more »
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Weekly News Crunch, Wk. 4

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The Weekly News Crunch is a video published weekly by ChiU Contributor, Michelle Kingston, who brings forth one international story, one national story, one Chicago story, one college story, and one story she found personally interesting within the week. Like what you see? Then follow us on Twitter and Facebook.  

Fall in Love with Fall Break: Things To Do With Your Time Off

Fall in Love with Fall Break: Things To Do With Your Time Off
By: Laura Kujava Fall Break is hours away for Loyola University Chicago students and break is not far off for the other Chicago college campuses either. For most students Fall Break means trading in the skyscrapers for the suburbs and finally seeing grass. That being said, here are some break ideas that you will fall... Read more »

Steve Jobs Stanford University Commencement Speech 2005

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On Wednesday, October 5, 2011, Steve Jobs passed away from pancreatic cancer. Many people, especially millenials,  found out about his death on devices of his own creation- MacBooks, iPhones, iPads.  This is not only a testimonial to the presence he created in our daily lives, but also that he revolutionized the way that we disseminate... Read more »
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Chicago Uniform Project: Putting One Dress to Good Use

Chicago Uniform Project: Putting One Dress to Good Use
I have worn clothes beyond their clean expiration date, but usually, this is just due to general slothfulness and thanks to the infinite supply of perfumes I get for Christmas (uh, passive-aggressive much?). There is one Chicago woman however, going by the name of Sarah Braunstein, who has taken the challenge of wearing one dress... Read more »

Weekly News Crunch, Wk.1

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The Weekly News Crunch is a video published weekly by ChiU Contributor, Michelle Kingston, who brings forth one international story, one national story, one Chicago story, one college story, and one story she found personally interesting within the week.

The Weekly News Crunch

Too busy to catch the 5 o'clock news? Too "2011" to pick up a newspaper? Too cool to go on the CNN website in between Facebook and Twitter time? No worries -- I'm here to save you...
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College Cuisine: Classy Pasta

College Cuisine: Classy Pasta
Leaving home is hard….leaving home-cooked food is heartbreaking. When my parents cook, the birds stop chirping and the stars collide. Well… maybe that’s a dramatization, but I am definitely spoiled when it comes to food. I love good cheese, nice olives, vegetables, and spices, which are some of the most expensive things at the supermarket!... Read more »