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Reflections from Bethanie: A CS BSW Student

Blog #4: Hello everyone, Welcome Back! You know the drill, grab some coffee, tea, hot chocolate, get comfy, because this week has only begun. There is not a whole lot to update you guys on. With the weather getting colder, I honestly debate with myself on whether this year will be the year I try…
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Reflections from Janae: A CS Student Teacher

Welcome back! I cannot believe that it is November; where has time gone!? It feels like just yesterday I was moving into my apartment at Canterbury, riding the Red Line for the first time, and taking my first trip to Jewel. Now, coming back to my apartment feels normal, I have gotten comfortable riding the…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Blog Post Number 4: BOO! Hello! I didn’t mean to jump out at you, but it’s spooky season what did you expect? October in Chicago has proven to be quite fun. I have been spending quite a bit of time preparing for Halloween, including a Halloween Town marathon with some friends from Chicago Semester. We…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Blog #3 Well Hello My beaTEAful blog pals! On this Autumn day in Chicago, I found myself walking to go grab coffee (classic Mikaela) and admiring the colors on the trees while the sun beamed down on the crisp air by the lake. It is moments like these that I pause and take in every…
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Reflections from Janae: A CS Student Teacher

Hello again! So glad you have decided to check back in for more student teaching stories and very importantly my new restaurant review! Teaching from my apartment and seeing students through a screen has become normal, which is something I never thought I would say, and I am sure something many people never thought they…
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Reflections from Bethanie: A CS BSW Student

Blog #3: First off, thank you so much for continuing to follow my journey here in Chicago. Grab some coffee or tea, sit somewhere comfortable, and just enjoy.  The New Thing: I found myself walking around the city more and more as the leaves change colors and I can finally pull out my favorite hoodie…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Welcome back to the tea party! There has been quite a lot going on in the past couple of weeks, I consumed four cups of coffee in one sitting (stay tuned to hear more on that one), I went to a rad art exhibit called “Womanish”, and I thrifted the day away in Wicker Park…
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Reflections from Bethanie: A CS BSW Student

First off, thank you so much for joining my journey herein Chicago, make yourself comfortable. Grab some coffee or tea, sit somewhere comfortable, and just enjoy. Let me tell you, this week has really flown by. My internship is going well, things are picking up. I am so grateful to be able to get out…
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Reflections from Janae: A CS Student Teacher

Welcome back to student teaching COVID edition! As I mentioned in my last blog, things look a little different this year and boy have there already been some twists and turns! I cannot believe that it is already October, but like they say, “Time flies when you’re having fun!” ooorrr when you are super busy!…
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Reflections from Mikaela: A CS Business and Communications Student

Hello and greetings from my cozy Canterbury Court Apartments! Here’s my five second introduction. Don’t worry I made sure it was five seconds. I am Mikaela and I am a senior studying Business and Communication at Dordt University (4.73 seconds to be exact). Today I find myself looking out to the beautiful city lights of…
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