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Reflections from Alex: A CS BSN Student

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 in Student Blog

An Introduction Hi! My name is Alex Riley and I am a senior nursing student at Hope College. It’s okay if you have never heard of my school, as most people have not. It is a tiny, liberal arts school in Holland, Michigan. It is a quaint town where Dutch people sell wooden shoes and […]

Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 23, 2017 in Student Blog

Week 4: Surprise! On Monday, after a long weekend of studying, my roommate Mallory came to me with some big news: Yogurtland was offering free frozen yogurt for national frozen yogurt day!  Naturally, we took the “L” downtown at rush hour to get our own cup of goodness. There, we ran into many other Chicago […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in Student Blog

DISCOVERY #421 (approximately) is that contemporary art is really, really cool. One of the classes I’m enrolled in, appropriately entitled “Art in the City” requires us students to go and experience one show, exhibit, play, musical, etc. at least once a week. On Tuesday the Museum of Contemporary art had free admission to all Illinois […]

Reflections from Bernadette: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Feb 15, 2017 in Student Blog

HELLO! My name is Bernadette Arthur, and I am a spring 2017 Chicago Semester student. Transitioning from a smaller city like Grand Rapids (where my college Calvin College is) to a larger city like Chicago has been a refreshing experience for me. I grew up in the city of Accra, Ghana, West Africa, and so […]

Reflections from Sarah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Student Blog

TORTAS, TELEGRAPHS, AND TEACHING This week, I was given more freedom to assert myself as a leader in our classroom when working with small groups. In science, students had the opportunity to create their own “telegraph” by using electromagnets and send secret messages to another group by using a code. My CT asked me to […]

Reflections from Libbie: A CS Communication Student

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in Student Blog

BRANDING, HATS AND SHAKE SHACK My Monday started out the same as usual. I took the train to the Fulton Market neighborhood and started on my trek to the Soho House. Once there I made my way behind the big, elaborate bookshelf on the far side of the cafe and onto the plush-paneled elevator that […]