We asked some 1Ls for their perspectives on what life is like at the Law School for them so far. Here's what 1L Emily Throop has to say about the social life at the Law School: "I think the biggest myth about law school, (or maybe just this law school?) is that it's not fun. Well, not that it's all fun. Right now I am sitting in the library on a Sunday afternoon reading Civil Procedure (which is probably not going to be anyone's favorite subject, even though class itself is quite engaging.) But, unlike the mythical UC student who spent all weekend at the library, that is simply not reality. Students here have fun, a lot of fun. Every Thursday there is Bar Review, a common phenom at law schools around the country. Students reps pick a bar in Chicago and everyone is invited to come up and celebrate that the weekend is (almost) here. Contrary to popular belief tons of people go. In fact, this Thursday, we had so many people at the original bar that we moved on to another bar down the street. Every Friday, the Law School has Wine Mess, where at 4pm (yes, 4pm) students gather to patronize the "bar" that is set up in the Green Lounge and mingle with classmates. And we often get food; this week it was chips, salsa, and guacamole, and pumpkin pie. For those who don't enjoy the drinking, the law school sets up numerous other events. About three times a week, different student groups bring lecturers to campus for lunchtime events. And, yes, they do provide the lunch, which may account for stellar turnouts. Bottom line: we have to work hard (this is law school), but trust me, anyone who wants to will find many ways to make their time at this law school fun. (And oh yeah, classes are pretty interesting too?)"