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For the Working Woman | Festive Favorites

I am home and finals are over. Victorious as I emerged from the ashes, I have been fully embracing the 25th Hour Lifestyle. It had me thinking about the gifts for the most ambitious women in my life so here is your guide for the Working Woman. You know the Working Woman. She’s always on… Continue reading For the Working Woman | Festive Favorites

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Christmas in Chicago for Under $25 | #RoOnTheGo

Sometimes, in the rush of finals and getting ready for winter break, it can be easy to forget how absolutely beautiful the holiday season in Chicago can be. Despite how frigid Chicago winters can be, the city goes all out for Christmas so here is my guide to making the most of it for less… Continue reading Christmas in Chicago for Under $25 | #RoOnTheGo

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For the 10 Friends You Have in College | Festive Favorites

Finals are here, we are drowning. Did you forget that it’s also the last week that you’ll see the people getting you through them? Here are cheap (and Amazon Prime-able!) gifts for those 10 friends you have in college. T-minus 5 days (and 4 finals) to Winter Break. Call me crazy, but it may have… Continue reading For the 10 Friends You Have in College | Festive Favorites

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For the Health Nut | Festive Favorites

The holidays are upon us and I could not be more excited. From now until Christmas, there will be a bonus post every Monday! I know with my busy schedule I barely have time to go to the mall, so these are my online shopping Gift Guides. This week we’re kicking it off with goodies… Continue reading For the Health Nut | Festive Favorites

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A Beginner’s Guide to Calling Your Representatives

It has been a year since Hillary lost the election, and those last twelve months have been eye opening to say the least. It was the first election I had a chance to vote in, and I got really excited about the race up and down the ballot. So when the election ended, I was… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Calling Your Representatives

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6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Formal Recruitment

Whether you believe in sisterhood, or dismiss greek life entirely, few campuses around the country are exempt from the craziness of formal recruitment. After hearing all the rumors my first year, I decided to bite the bullet and go through formal recruitment last fall. Although at times overwhelming and not at all what I expected,… Continue reading 6 Things I Wish I Knew Before Formal Recruitment

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You Can Sleep When You’re Dead: How To Hack Your Sleep Cycle

Sure, the recommended amount of sleep for college students is 8 hours per night, but if we’re honest with ourselves that’s a fantasy. Now that summer (and the beautiful sleep schedule that it brought with it) is coming to a close, this is your guide to surviving on less than 6 hours of sleep a… Continue reading You Can Sleep When You’re Dead: How To Hack Your Sleep Cycle

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Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

Over the last few months I finally got to experience summer in Chicago without snow and dreary weather! And it was incredible! Since I've been working in Pilsen, a neighborhood on Chicago's southwest side, I fell in love with it so here is my guide to the best of Pilsen. From food to culture, Pilsen… Continue reading Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

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7 Books to Read Before Summer Ends

With a commute like mine, I’ve been reading about a book a week. From poetry to nonfiction to an office survival guide, I’ve gotten my hands on tons of books this summer. There are only a few weeks left before an endless barrage of Foucault, Rousseau, and Marx take hold of my free time so these… Continue reading 7 Books to Read Before Summer Ends

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Summer in the City: Chicago

Summer has finally arrived, and it will be my first working in Chicago. So, free from school and only working 50 hours a week, I am making it my mission to experience the city (hopefully without spending my whole stipend). This is my comprehensive list of things to do this summer in Chicago. I reached… Continue reading Summer in the City: Chicago