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Must See Documentary: The Square

Must See Documentary: The Square

By: Shirley Coenen The Zoo Editor “The Square” is an exhilarating documentary by Jehane Nounjaim, available for free on Netflix (and if you’re creative, other internet corners.)  When the filmmaker arrived in Egypt in early 2011 and started shooting video, the protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square were already plastered on much of the international news(…)

Finals Survival Kit

Finals Survival Kit

  By Mackenzie McLeod Contributor Before you set up camp at your favorite table in Cudahy, make sure that you have everything you may need in order to cram out those crucial hours of studying for those excruciating finals. We all know that that ten minute walk back to Fairfield or Marquette will take 20(…)

The Daily Lives of Highly Creative People

The Daily Lives of Highly Creative People

By: Shirley Coenen The Zoo Editor It’s finals time. When we wish we had five more hours in the day, and sleep is a luxury. You know those people, the ones that are incredibly successful at whatever they do? Take for instance the philosopher Kant or even Beethoven? Have you ever wondered how do they(…)

Wednesday’s Netflix Picks: Mean Girls

Wednesday’s Netflix Picks: Mean Girls

By: Katina Beniaris Chameleon Blogger This Week’s Choice –> Mean Girls (2004)   The Blurb Raised in Africa by zoologists, Cady adjusts to her new suburban high school by joining the top girl clique called the Plastics. But, when the leader’s ex-boyfriend sparks an interest with Cady, high school drama is a whole new jungle.  (…)

When You’re Missing Grandma…

When You’re Missing Grandma…

By: Regina Merrill Chameleon Blogger I have fairly high standards for desserts. I love to bake, and frequently at a restaurant, I only order dessert if it looks like something I can’t make myself. I like to cook as well, but I enjoy baking more. It’s more creative, and makes me think of time spent(…)

Five Instagram Posts That Are Framing Society

Five Instagram Posts That Are Framing Society

By: Mackenzie Mcleod Contributor If you want to be “in” on Instagram, following photo trends is a must. Give your profile a little flair by joining in on the Instagram posts that are framing society. 1. #Selfies Everyone with an Instagram follows a serial selfie poster, sometimes posting more than one each day. There are multiple(…)

Papadosio Takes On Chicago

Papadosio Takes On Chicago

By: Marie Steele Chameleon Blogger Concord Music Hall has been bringing in a mixture of fantastic musical talent since it’s opening Summer 2013. Last weekend, Papadosio was playing a late night set which took me on a musical journey.  Born in the city of Athens, OH, the group now calls Asheville, NC its home. The band(…)

Wednesday’s Netflix Picks: Lost

Wednesday’s Netflix Picks: Lost

By: Katina Beniaris Chameleon Blogger This Week’s Choice –> Lost (2004-2010)             The Blurb The survivors of a plane crash must work together to live on a stranded island as they soon learn that the island has a dark mysterious secrets. At A Glance Cast: Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly, Terry O’Quinn, John(…)

Le Pita Fresh

Le Pita Fresh

By: Regina Merrill Chameleon Blogger Seeing as this past week was Islam Awareness week, I decided to try some Middle Eastern food. My roommate attended the Hijab workshop on Wednesday night, and heard about a new restaurant on Broadway to try. So she and I ventured to Le Pita Fresh on Broadway near Lickety Split.(…)

Spring is Springing

Spring is Springing

By: Mackenzie Mcleod Contributor With the winter weather extending well into the spring season this year, people are deviating from their typical trends and becoming lighter–not only in their appearance but also their extra-curricular activities and diets. As a Seattle native and a student in Chicago, I can honestly say that I, along with the(…)