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Reflections from Daryn: A CS English Student

Posted on Nov 12, 2018 in General Student Blogs

Today marks exactly one month left in Chicago…what?! I really can’t believe it. I think I’ve said this a hundred times in the past couple of weeks, but I don’t understand how I can be increasingly ready to be back at Ouachita with all my best friends while increasingly wishing I could just stay here […]

Reflections from Janelle: A CS English Student

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 in General Student Blogs

Sometimes, the people make the place Chicago has started to feel like a small town. I no longer need to pull out my phone every time I want to go somewhere. My mental map of handy landmarks is constantly expanding, and I have my usual lunch hour circuits to walk. But I was really hit […]

Reflections from Daryn: A CS English Student

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Featured Stories, General Student Blogs

Hello again! I’ve just reached the end of my seventh week here in Chicago, which means after just one more week, it’ll be halfway through the semester, which is crazy!! I haven’t been able to decide yet if it feels like I’ve been here longer or shorter than seven weeks. It seems like forever ago […]

Reflections from Janelle: A CS English Student

Posted on Oct 2, 2018 in General Student Blogs

To Boldly ChicaGo Walk to Clark and Division. Get on the red line headed for 95th/Dan Ryan. Shove your way into the small space in front of the sliding doors and find something to hold on to. Let out a breath of relief when the mob unloads at Lake. Get off at Monroe and go […]

Reflections fromm Daryn: A CS English Student

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in General Student Blogs

Hello everyone! My name is Daryn McMinn, and I’m a junior majoring in English at Ouachita Baptist University, which is located in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. I’m originally from Royse City, Texas, the epitome of small Southern towns. Having never lived so far from home and having never even visited Chicago previously, I’m experiencing a little bit […]

Reflections from Jennie: A CS Business Student

Posted on Apr 30, 2018 in Featured Stories, General Student Blogs

It is strange to look back and realize that I have been living in Chicago for an entire Semester. Before January, I had never been to this city before and now it has become a temporary home that will carry a piece of my heart for the rest of my life. These last few weeks […]