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Take a Sip! Student Survey on Bottled Water Usage

It’s Earth Month here @RooseveltU, and students from the Water Team in The Sustainable University SUST 250 course this spring 2019 semester — James Polinksi, Brianna Baker, Karen Arreola, and Jessica Silva — are measuring knowledge of and attitudes about water/water bottle usage among Roosevelt students. Data collected through this survey will inform the 250…

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Book Drive for Chicago Books to Women in Prison

The students from the College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council (CASSAC) are holding a book drive for Chicago Books to Women in Prison. Paperback books of any genre are welcome. This is a good time to do some spring cleaning of your bookshelves to support a good cause and to support our students’…

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CASSAC Karaoke Night

CASSAC Karaoke Night will be on April 16th from 5pm – 7pm in WB 317. Sing your heart out, or relax and enjoy the show. Food will be provided! Contact: cassac@roosevelt.edu

Fun Before Finals! Super Smash Tournament!

Hello everyone! Final Exams are approaching. But before everybody crunches on their studies why not have some fun before than? Level Up Power Up will be hosting the Super Smash Tournament, our annual end-of-the-year event where we can all compete together playing video games, specifically Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! It’s open to all students, pros…

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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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SPEED Casino Night

Join SPEED April 2nd from 4-7 p.m. in Congress Lounge (AUD Building-2nd Floor) for Casino games, food, and Prizes! Free for all RU students! Contact: speed@roosevelt.edu

4/3 RU Green Meeting

RUGreen will meet this Wednesday at 5pm in AUD526 where we will make seed bombs and transform old T-Shirts into Grocery bags! Not only are we reusing by using an old T-shirt, but we are also reducing because we are eliminating the need to use plastic bags when we grocery shop. The seed bombs will…

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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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