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"What I’ve realized over the past three years at UChicago is that everyone is great at something. You just need to have the patience and assurance to discover what that something is.

It took me a while—almost my whole first year—but I finally found my forte. In retrospect, the answer seems glaringly obvious.

Agriculture.”

Rising fourth-year Lauren Riensche was this year’s TEDxUChicago student speaker. Read more of her speech (and watch it) here.

All my other college experiences pale in comparison to the experience of being dropped into what has recently been named (for the fourth year in a row), “the world’s best city to live in,” according to Business Insider, and making it my own.

Lauren Riensche ‘15 on her quarter abroad in Vienna, Austria. Read more of her reflections here.

Hallowed Grounds blends in perfectly with the Gothic aesthetic of the UChicago campus—low lights, dark panelling, wrought-iron window frames, over-stuffed sofas and, to top it all off, a pool table. It’s dignified—did I mention it has a pool table? But it’s also homey, a kind of campus living room.

The latest installment in our College by the Cup series, profiling UChicago’s unique student-run coffee shops.

Even an overcast day can’t ruin the beauty of #BloomChicago (Photograph by Gordon Lew, ‘15) #uchicagocollege #uchicago #college #university #Chicago #hydepark #campus #trees #photography #light #cloudy #colorful #gothic #architecture #instagood #instadaily (at Bartlett Quad)

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