A “Normal” Chicago Weekend

As I pass the midway point of my semester here in Chicago (still in shock that it’s over halfway done!) my roommate and I have sort of realized it’s been a while since we had a “normal” weekend. What I mean by that is basically that the last 4-5 weekends I’ve either gone out of […]

I’m 21 and I Still Want My Mom

It’s been a week since I’ve last posted a blog entry, but when I think back to how I spent the past seven days, I truly have nothing noteworthy to say for myself. You’re probably thinking, “how is that possible?! You’re so fun and interesting!” Why, thank you, my hypothetical reader, and while that may […]

The Truly “Magnificent” Mile Internship

As a Magnificent Mile intern I get access to some pretty cool opportunities. We have monthly membership events at various members venues, for instance, last month we had a membership event at Lou Malnati’s where we were able to network with prominent Michigan Avenue business while eating pizza and tiramisu. Not a bad deal! Another […]

All About That Brotherly Love

As much as I love my dear Chicago, I said goodbye this weekend and headed out to check out the hype behind all that brotherly love, aka, Philadelphia. My roommate for the past three years is doing a similar program to The Chicago Semester but based out of Philly, called The Philadelphia Center. So, this […]

Getting My ‘Tourist’ On

Working 9-5 almost every day definitely has made me appreciate weekends even more and especially being in the city there’s a lot of pressure to be out and doing fun things all the time. So this past weekend my roommate, Dori, and I decided we were going to make the most of our Saturday and […]

Is this thing on? | My First Hope College Blog Post

Hi Guys! This is my first ever blog post for the Hope College Blog Network! But while I may be new to blogging, I’m actually rather old to Hope College, as I will be a senior this upcoming school year. Before I get into why I’m blogging and what this year holds for me, I’ll […]