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Top 7 Things to Do During Welcome Week 2016!

Top 7 Things to Do During Welcome Week 2016!

Welcome to Chicago! The windy city that serves as a major hub for the Midwest and is home to the famous deep dish pizza that we all love to dive into during our most desperate moments. But…during Welcome Week, how does a new student get the best out of their first ten days on campus while indulging in all that Chicago has to offer? Well today is your lucky day!

 

Here is our list of the TOP 7 THINGS TO DO DURING WELCOME WEEK 2016:

 1.       FIRST TASTE OF CHICAGO - TROLLEY TOURS

Take a stroll down Lake Shore Drive and gaze at the Chicago Skyline while making connections with your fellow peers on a fun trolley ride through the city. Each participant will get a FREE bag of Garret's Popcorn while you board your trolley! This is a ticketed event, so be sure to get your free ticket from the Damen Student Center Info Desk on 8/23 or 8/24.

2.       STUDENT ORGANIZATION FAIR

Come check out the 240+ student organizations that are eager to get you involved on campus! Feeling a little overwhelmed with how to connect with our student groups on campus? Check out www.luc.edu/lucentral to find out details related to all of our recognized groups and find out how you can join the student organization of your choice today!


3.       SATURDAY NIGHT OF COMEDY
Come out to Gentile and get ready to LAUGH OUT LOUD while enjoying improv comedy at its best! Chicago's own Second City will be in the building, so be ready to laugh till' it hurts! Well…not exactly but you know what I mean!


4.       NEW YEAR'S FESTIVAL
Come out to the culminating event of Welcome Week 2016 for a Chicago 'festival' style event right on campus! Enjoy an iconic Chicago Dog while enjoying some live music, caricature drawings, and some fireworks to help finish off your Welcome Week 2016 experience the right way!


5.       HYPNOTIST JIM WAND
Oh yeah…if you are skeptical about whether someone can really be hypnotized…this show will make a believer out of you! Come check out the amazing Dr. Jim Wand as he showcases just how powerful the act hypnotism can really be!


6.       DISCOVER YOUR CHICAGO
Curious about what makes Chicago neighborhoods so great? Well here's your chance to get an up-close-and-personal tour of some of our most iconic landmarks in the City of Chicago. Choose whether you want to visit Wrigley Field, 'The Bean', The Chicago Water Tower, and Lincoln Park Zoo just to name a few!


7.       FAMILY PICNIC
Who doesn't like a good picnic? Really…name one person who doesn't and I guarantee you they've never been to THIS picnic! Come out and enjoy some great BBQ themed food and build community with your Rambler family as we kick off Welcome Week 2016!

 

For a complete description for these events and the remaining 50+ events that are hosted during Welcome Week, please download the Guidebook App!  Visit your smartphone app store and download the Guidebook app today! Go RAMBLERS!