Reflections from Rebekah: A CS Student Teacher

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Student Teacher Blogs

A Few Deep Breaths I vividly remember my first day at the Chicago Semester office as a student teacher. It was a warm, Sunday afternoon and I was waiting for my train at the Irving Park “L” stop. I had been dreaming of student teaching with Chicago Semester since my sophomore year at Calvin College, […]

Reflections from Allison: A CS BSW Student

Posted on Sep 19, 2018 in Social Work Student Blogs

The sound of Lake Michigan waves crashing on the shore a stone’s throw away from the apartment. The song “Go Cubs Go” being sung at Wrigley Field and the friendly banter that follows (because GO BREWERS). Laughter from participants at North Side Housing and Supportive Services who discover that there are enough baked beans in […]

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 Maggie: A CS Summer Student

Posted on Aug 3, 2018 in Summer Student Blogs

Well, well, well…  The time has come for me to write my fourth and FINAL blog post regarding my time here in Chicago. It truly amazes me when I think back over the 10 short, SHORT weeks and see just how much has changed over the course of this summer.   I’m probably the most sentimental […]

Reflections from Maggie: A CS Summer Student

Posted on Jul 18, 2018 in Summer Student Blogs

YA’LL!  I have less than two weeks here in Chicago… I don’t think it has completely hit me yet (which is a good thing because I’ll be a wreck when it does—yikes).   Knowing that this experience is coming to an end (and much too quickly then I would prefer), I am finding myself in quite […]

Reflections from Maggie: A CS Summer Student

Posted on Jul 3, 2018 in Summer Student Blogs

Hi again! WOW—have things changed since the last time I posted! When I wrote my first blog post (which I hope you all made your way to), I had been here in Chicago for a whole month. I thought time had just FLOWN by, as I had already completed two weeks of classes and two […]