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RU Food & Toiletry Pantry Has All Your Essentials (WB 318)

This week in the pantry, we made sure to stock up on things that’ll keep you warm as the weather changes including: Chicken Noodle Soup Vegetable Soup Chili Beef Stew Ramen And per usual we have all the essentials such as Tissue, Kleenex, Soap, Toothpaste, Razors, etc. Make sure you stop by during operation hours:…

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Discussion of Author Toni Morrison’s Life and Works

The Department of Humanities is hosting a discussion of the late author Toni Morrison’s life and works on Tuesday, September 17 from 3-5 p.m. in the Auditorium Building, Room 576. This event is open to all members of the Roosevelt community. For more information, contact Prof. Gina Buccola at rbuccola@roosevelt.edu.   Contact: jrowen@roosevelt.edu

Actuarial Science Networking and Career Event

Roosevelt students are welcome to attend the Roosevelt University Actuarial Science Networking and Career Event, sponsored by the Actuarial Science Program and the Office of Career Development, on Thursday, September 19 from 4-6 p.m. in the Auditorium Building, 2nd Floor Ida B. Wells Lounge. Dress professionally and bring copies of your resume. This event is…

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Women’s and Gender Studies Annual Fall Social

The Women’s and Gender Studies Annual Fall Social will take place on Monday, September 23, from 4:30-5:30 pm, in the Auditorium Building, Room 680, the Gender Justice Space. Please join us as we welcome our new and returning students and share news of our upcoming events this year. The event is open to all students….

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French Conversation Group

This conversation group is open to everyone. It is meant for anyone who would like to speak French. All ability levels are welcome. We start with a warm-up activity that will allow everyone to speak. It is for faculty, staff, and students.  You do not have to come every time and you do not need…

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Humans of Roosevelt: The American Dream

In light of Roosevelt’s fourth annual American Dream Reconsidered Conference, we reached out to students and asked what the American Dream means to them. Here are their responses: Name: Jordan Fierst Year: Senior Major: Sustainability Studies and Political Science What does the American Dream mean to you?: The American Dream is an elusive, dynamic concept….

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Exploring Chicago: Andersonville

Located right off the CTA Red line, Andersonville dates back to the 19th century when Swedish immigrants, who could not afford housing within the city limits after The Great Chicago Fire, began moving into the area. Over a century later, the Swedish roots of the community remain, as well as many of the buildings that…

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Exploring Chicago: The Loop

Welcome or welcome back, Lakers! Located in the heart of Chicago, Roosevelt University gives us the opportunity to take advantage of the area. Here are some of my favorite spots near campus that are budget-friendly and perfect photo ops! Design Museum Of Chicago: Location: 108 N State St. This museum and gallery inside Block 37 is…

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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…

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Mini Tour of the Wabash Dorms

Room selections for incoming Roosevelt University first year students open May 1st, here’s a breakdown of what it’s like to live in the Wabash Dorms. Spoiler: it’s awesome! Let’s start off with what kind of dorm is right for you: Dorm Styles: There are Single, Double, Triple, and Quad room types. They each come at…

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SPEED End of Year Social (4/30/19)

Join the SPEED Programming board for the last event of the semester. Come play some mini-golf, get a picture done with a caricaturist, a balloon from a balloon artist, and get some free food! The event will take place in the Auditorium Building – Ida B Wells Lounge (Congress Lounge) at 5:00pm-7:00pm. Free for all…

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Reading by Danish Author Dorthe Nors

The MFA in Creative Writing Program, Oyez Review, and the Department of Humanities are hosting a reading by Dorthe Nors on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. at the Chicago Campus, 425 S. Wabash Ave., Gage Gallery. Nors is the author of Mirror, Shoulder, Signal, a novel, and the collection Karate Chop, among others. Her…

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