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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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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!

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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7 Unique Chicago Restaurants That Fit a College Budget

Sick of cafeteria food but live on a college budget? Take your taste buds on a joyride at these 7 restaurants that won’t break the bank!

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