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How to Stay Connected During Social Distancing

You may have noticed that social distancing has taken a toll on you emotionally, which is completely normal. Right now, the best way to help yourself is to connect with others. Here’s a guide on how to stay virtually  connected during social distancing:   Pick a Platform: There are various options to choose from, to…

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Streaming Services on a Budget

With the abundant amount of time spent streaming in the recent days, it’s likely you’ve considered trying out a new streaming service. According to Forbes, the average american spends about $30 on streaming services a month. To help keep your costs down, here’s a list of free streaming services and student discounts to help keep…

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Virtually Explore The World From Home

With the current circumstances, many of us find ourselves at home and away from friends, but with the advancement of technology, there are several different options we have to stay connected and explore new things. Here are some virtual experiences you can have from from the comfort of home. Tour Exhibits: Google Arts & Culture…

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Ask Sabiha: The Number One Scam to Watch Out for as a College Student

Hi, my name is Sabiha and I’m a student at Roosevelt just like you. I am working with Roosevelt’s technology department in Cyber Security. I am also a junior in the Cyber Security program.  You can ask me about cyber security, phishing emails, emailing scams, and anything that has you worried about your own data security!  So, let’s get to…

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Exploring Chicago: Spring Break in Chicago & on a Budget

With over 50 million yearly visitors, Chicago is one of the top 10 cities to visit in the United States. As Roosevelt students we’re lucky to be located in the center of the city! If you’re stuck in the city for spring break, I put together an itinerary to make sure your week is far…

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Who is ALAS?

The Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) mimics a family atmosphere whose desire is to learn and understand more about Latinx culture while empowering and supporting each other as students/individuals.   What Does ALAS do? ALAS promotes Latinx awareness and culture richness through social and educational activities in efforts of strengthening diversity within RU.  …

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Ask Sabiha: RU Defense Against Cyber Security Threats

Hi, my name is Sabiha and I’m a student at Roosevelt just like you. I am working with Roosevelt’s technology department in Cyber Security. I am also a junior in the Cyber Security program.  You can ask me about cyber security, phishing emails, emailing scams, and anything that has you worried about your own data…

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Ask Sabiha: What are Tax Scams and How to Avoid Them

Hi, my name is Sabiha and I’m a student at Roosevelt just like you. I am working with Roosevelt’s technology department in cyber security. I am also a junior in the cyber security program.  You can ask me about cyber security, phishing emails, emailing scams, and anything that has you worried about your own data…

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Ask Sabiha: A Weekly column on How to Protect Yourself Against Cyber Villains

Hi, my name is Sabiha and I’m a student at Roosevelt just like you. I am working with Roosevelt’s technology department in Cyber Security. I am also a junior in the Cyber Security program.  You can ask me about cyber security, phishing emails, emailing scams, and anything that has you worried about your own data…

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Exploring Chicago: Free Indoor Fun This February

Chicago has an abundance of places to visit, but visiting museums on free admission days is always the best! Here’s a list of what’s free this February: Adler Planetarium February: 4-6, 11-13, 17-20 (Illinois Residents Only)     The Field Museum February: 1-29 (Illinois Residents Only)     Art Institute of Chicago: Free museum admission Monday…

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A Procrastinator’s Guide to a Successful Semester

According to American Psychological Association, 80-95 percent of students procrastinate when it comes to their academic studies. It’s a habit that if we can’t quit, we have to learn to deal with. Here are a few tips I’ve picked up through my college years that will hopefully help you: Look at Your Schedule: Take a…

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Ask Sabiha: A Weekly Column on How to Protect Yourself against Cyber Villains 

Hi, my name is Sabiha and I’m a student at Roosevelt just like you. I am working with Roosevelt’s technology department in Cyber Security. I am also a junior in the Cyber Security program.  You can ask me about cyber security, phishing emails, emailing scams, and anything that has you worried about your own data…

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