Meet the Bloggers

Meet the UIC students who share their experiences each week in the “I am UIC” blog.


Temitope Odedoyin

Temitope Odedoyin

Temitope Eddna Odedoyin is majoring in English and fully concentrating in media and professional writing. Apart from writing, she has have a passion for painting, and enjoys using watercolors, oil paint, acrylic, charcoal, oil pastel. She also has an interest in creative writing and short stories. She believes that art — through writing and painting — is a way of expressing one’s feelings.

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Jarred Gastreich; bloggerJarred Gastreich

Jarred Gastreich is majoring in anthropology. That word often raises eyebrows, so he tells people that he is studying journalism. He will use ethnography and his previous photography background to reveal engaging journalism stories. Originally from St. Louis, he was inspired by preservationists and repurposers who humbly supported each other and the character of their city. You may see him around town commuting on his bicycle or attending a local music concert.

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Past Bloggers

Blog archives July, 2011 – September, 2014