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4 Items to Help Simplify Dorm Life

The Wabash Building offers dorms with a great view of the city along with great amenities, but dorms are still dorms. There are little things you don’t find out until after you move in, like whether your roommate snores loudly through the night or your tv doesn’t fit where you thought it would. Here’s a…

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Roosevelt University Then and Now

After the Board of Directors at Chicago’s YMCA College asked their president, Edward J. Sparling, to submit demographics of the student population, Sparling resigned. Several days later, so did over 60 faculty members. Sparling believed that the data collected would be used to impose quotas for students based on gender, race and religion- limiting the…

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How to Get a Job on Campus

Roosevelt University’s Office of Career Development is a great on-campus resource for students who need guidance in their job search journey. They offer help with resumes, interviews, and more. If you want one-on-one help from Career Development click here for contact information. Their office is located on the third floor of the Wabash Building, room…

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Free Chicago Festivals Summer 2019

What’s better than a festival? A free festival! Here’s a list of some free festivals around Chicago that will keep you outdoors and entertained at little to no cost this summer. Grant Park Music Festival June 12 – August 17 Grant Park Admission: Free   Chicago Mariachi Festival June 24 Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion…

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Free Things to Do This Spring

Conservatories: What better way to celebrate spring than to be among nature. Lucky for us, there are two free conservatories near Roosevelt University that are only a train ride away.          Garfield Park Conservatory: 300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624 Daily Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Wednesdays: 9 a.m. – 8…

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Humans of Roosevelt Women’s History Month Edition

We all know of women who have made an impact on our lives. Here are a few students and the influential women in their lives! Maria Sanchez, Criminal Justice and Psychology, ‘19 My Spanish teacher in high school, Mrs. Gild. She was very influential to me. She always set high expectations for me and she knew…

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Get Creative With Cafeteria Food

Are you getting bored with the cafeteria food but need to stay on that college budget or get good use of your meal plan? It’s time to get creative! Here are some recipes you can make with stuff from the cafe!

WHOAH! Did you know Roosevelt hosted interesting events like these?

At Roosevelt we don’t just have homecomings and stuffed animals, we also have great talks and events going on! Getting Paid to Create Change – Career and Graduate School Pathways Monday, November 5 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, Auditorium Building, room 426. The Mansfield Institute for Social Justice and Transformation is…

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8 Chicago Festivals to Attend This Summer

Here are some of the best upcoming festivals to attend this summer in Chicago.

10 Things to Do in Chicago This Summer

Chicago is beautiful all year round, but it especially shines in the summer, with endless food and music festivals, music events, on-the-water activities and more. If you’re staying around the city this summer, here’s a list of things to do! #1 Movies in the Park Chicago has many, many parks and they all offer fun…

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