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Signature Student Experience

Scavenger Hunt through Chicago’s Neighborhood

Spring 17" Cohort Amazing Race Winning Team and thier chicken Ready, Set, Go! Teams of students had to navigate the city this weekend as they raced to the finish line on a “scavenger hunt”. Students explored three different neighborhoods on Chicago’s far north side starting with Uptown, also known as Little Vietnam. Everyone arrived by... Continue reading Scavenger Hunt through Chicago’s Neighborhood
Black history mural
Signature Student Experience

Celebrating Black History Month at The DuSable Museum

In celebration of Black History month we took a trip to Chicago’s south side to the DuSable Museum of African American History. Named after Chicago’s first permanent settler, a Haitian man, it provided a concise history of black culture in the United States. For many students this was new information, but the trip gave them... Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month at The DuSable Museum
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Signature Student Experience

Discover Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood

Lucha Libre Masks - A Mexican wrestling tradition Mexican Elote Cart Tasty Paletas - Mexican popcicles There’s no better place in Chicago to get a taste of Mexican American culture than in the Pilsen neighborhood. Situated just south of UIC, it is full of brightly colored murals and delicious smells from local restaurants. In the... Continue reading Discover Chicago’s Pilsen Neighborhood