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Reflections from Ali: A CS Graphic Design Student

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 in General Student Blogs

Hey! I’m Ali Achterhof- a student from Northwestern College, and as you can see, I’m in the midst of the Chicago Semester! I’m a Graphic Design major with a minor in Public Relations and a passion in photography. With a creative mind and a short attention span, I’m not the best at writing, so good […]

Reflections from Mitchell: A CS Agriculture Business Student

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The farm kid from the windy plains moves to the Windy City! I feel like the country mouse that went to the city. I am currently a senior at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt has given me many different opportunities, including this pretty great one in Chicago! I’ve grown up living and working […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Apr 24, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The past three months I’ve had the time of my life. I got to work for one of the best role models in my aspired industry, I explored so many parts of the city that opened up completely new doors for me, and I became incredibly more street smart in the process. I cannot put […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The Little Things Finding yourself can sometimes (emphasis on the word sometimes) be a glorious process. My experience so far with Chicago Semester has contributed to that process so much in the last twelve weeks. Being a part of this program and living as a professional in this city, you’d think you would hardly ever […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

Adventures in Wicker Park Ever been in a record store? I had my first visit to one this weekend. The store seemed welcoming to all interested in music of all kinds with floor to ceiling front windows and a huge sign reading, “Reckless Records.” I described the experience to my friend as calming and comfortable. […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Feb 28, 2017 in General Student Blogs, Student Blog

The Greatest City in the World After the week I had, I could leave Chicago right now and be completely happy. I made a lot of phone calls, typed many emails, and learned that the world of PR and branding takes a lot of grind, but it all pays off. That’s exactly why I’m here […]