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10 Ways to Own Your Singleness in Chicago

1.Visit all three museums at museum campus.

Visit the Shedd Aquarium, Field Museum of Natural History, and the Adler Planetarium. You could explore the museums alone or go with friends.  Also, get student discounted tickets or plan a trip during the free museum days!


2. Join a class at the UIC recreation center

You could take a Zumba class, drop-in class, or other group fitness classes.  Here’s the events page for the rec center so you can check out what’s going on!

3. Check out the 2nd Friday Gallery Nights in Pilsen

Experience this showcase and its unique art community. Find more information at this link.

4. Go to a Chicago Blackhawks game at the United Center

Sing Chelsea Dagger and cheer on the Stanley Cup Champions! For ticketing information click here.

5. Go to the Art Institute and see the Van Gogh exhibition

This is the first time the 36 works of Van Gogh come to Chicago. For more information about the exhibition and the Art Institute, click here.

6. Try aerial yoga

 Aerial yoga is known to sculpt and tone your muscles. It is a total body workout. You’ll also develop a new body skill! Click here to learn more about aerial yoga.

7. Go to a concert or Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is one of the biggest summer musical festivals in Chicago and the lineup caters to all. Click here to get more information. If you don’t want to wait until summer, then look for upcoming concerts in Chicago here

8. Dress up and go to a fancy dinner with friends

What better than getting dressed up and having an extravagant evening with your closest friends? Nothing. Go enjoy a fancy night out!

9. Go on a coffee and donut adventure

 Look up places nearby and try them out. Here are 7 coffee shops near UIC for you to check out!

10. Watch How to Be Single

 The movie was released on February 12th. It stars Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson, Alison Brie, and Leslie Mann. Join these funny ladies and enjoy a girls night out! Read our review of the film here!

Jasmine is studying biochemistry at UIC. She is also a political science minor. She loves hockey, music, politics, and cooking. 
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