By Aaron C. Ramirez Every year during the Fourth of July, Americans across the country gather together to watch firework displays to ring in the birth of our nation.  These shows are usually looked over by professionals and local fire...
By: Jacqueline Brennan By 2020, coffee giant Starbucks has promised to eliminate plastic straws in all of their stores. In doing so, this will help the company be rid of more than 1 billion plastic straws from the environment. Growing knowledge...
By: Sabi Reza With this summer’s record-breaking temperatures, pet owners are taking precautions in order to keep their pets cool this summer. Dog owner Sara Muro is one of many Chicagoans concerned with the escalating temperatures. “My dog Milo loves to...
By: Brenda Torres The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago has always had supper programs  in some of their facilities and churches of the archdiocese and now have added something different to their services to the homeless. Catholic Charities...
By: Jerad Karasek Last Saturday, a movement to protest the Trump Administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy and to pressure them into reuniting families separated at the border took place in cities across the nation. The current policy allows for authorities to...
By Sabi Reza When it comes to gyms, Chicago has everything for everyone. Gyms are becoming accessible and more affordable for those who were once unsure about signing up. Just recently a new Planet Fitness location opened at the Back of...
By: Sabi Reza Have you noticed your backyard garden has been destroyed and the possible culprit may be the neighbor’s cat or even the feral cat your other neighbor has been feeding? Chicago is a big city and there is...
By Brenda Torres Summer vacation has officially started for the Chicago Public Schools.  Classes are out for the summer, which means lunch may not be served as usual for some students.  Many students probably look forward to lunch during the...
By: Jerad Karasek Following suit of the Shedd Aquarium’s “Shedd the Straw” campaign, more than 125 local Chicago restaurants have banned the use of drinking straws. The waste that is produced by the overabundance of straw use by Americans is...
By: Marcus Paul Chicago earned the nickname “Second City” after it rose from the ashes of the Chicago Fire in 1871 and revolutionized cities across America with modern architecture. Today, Chicago is looking to modernize the transportation industry with the...

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