Only a short train ride from Northwestern, Chicago offered students the opportunity to expand their horizons. Whether trying deep-dish pizza for the first time or visiting a prestigious Chicago media outlet, cherubs were immersed in Chicago culture. Here is a recap of the experiences cherubs gained from various visits to Chicago.
Cherubs spend the day at the Bean in Millennium Park after their media tours.
Cherubs bonding during a Chicago boat ride by taking pictures with a fish eye lens.
Cherubs enjoy their visit to the WGN radio station. "I liked seeing the radio broadcasters in live actions because you always hear the voices, but never see the faces," said cherub Shoshana Dubnow. "It's nice to put the face to the names. Also, WGN gave Medill Cherubs a shoutout on the radio, which was exciting."
Cherubs root on their Chicago Cubs in their game against the Colorado Rockies.
Cherubs get ready for their Chicago architecture boat tour.
Cherub Glenn Billman shows her love for Dylan's Candy Bar after her tour of the Chicago Tribune. "I was about to buy a bag of candy and the guy offered me free samples so I tried a giant spider gummy," Billman said. "I basically got 20 regular-sized pieces of candy for free. I love Dylan's!"
Hannah Lemmons and Alex Schwartz work together on a crossword puzzle to pass time on the "L" train.
Seo Shim, Natasha Roy and Lucia Kim pose for the camera in front of the Art Institute of Chicago.
One of the options Cherubs received for their media field trip was visiting the Chicago Sun Times newspaper. "It was absolutely riveting to hear a Pulitzer Prize winner speak of his experience reporting crime," said cherub Jane Levy. "Being in a real newsroom got me excited for what is to come with a professional journalism career."
Cherubs enjoy fresh Chicago pizza at Bongiorno's after a long day of exploring the city.
Annie Wan, Giulia Villanueva and Mina Lee talk about their day of shopping on Michigan Avenue.
Kristine Liao uses her photojournalism skills to capture the Chicago skyline.
Hayley Robb, Abigail Felix and Jennifer Chen look back at the camera while roaming the streets of Chicago.
Aspiring broadcast cherubs visit the ABC television studio on their media trip.
Cherubs bundle up before their boat ride in the Windy City.
Arden Shapiro and Jennifer Chen show their excitement for the Million Dollar Quartet musical.
Courtney Gao and Hayley Robb lie on the ground to get an original bean picture.