Features

Theatre Buzz: Yasmina’s Necklace

October 18th, 2017

On Thursday October 26, the Goodman Theatre will be holding its second College Night event for the 2017/2018 season. The play that will be featured is Yasmina’s Necklace, which is about an Iraqi artist named Yasmina (Susaan Jamshidi) who has just arrived to Chicago. She has hardened herself to the…
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An Instant Sci-Fi Classic: Blade Runner 2049 Review

October 18th, 2017

After thirty-five years, sci-fi cult classic Blade Runner gets a visually stunning sequel that asks what it means to be human, while also expanding the film’s universe. Director Denis Villeneuve and the film’s writing team could have easily rebooted the franchise with no effort involved and made a quick buck…
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Elevation: The Rise of Beverly/Morgan Park Architecture Exhibit

October 18th, 2017

Approximately 15,000 years ago, long before they were developed into the neighborhoods and communities we currently know, the land of Beverly and Morgan Park was an expanse of glaciers. As time went on, the glaciers slowly gave form to the “highest hill in Chicago,” later to be known as Beverly…
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Celebrity Outcry to Tragic Shooting in Las Vegas

October 4th, 2017

 This past Sunday the unimaginable happened when Stephan Paddock shot endless gunfire through the thirty second floor window of his hotel room in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The shots fired were aimed directly towards the Route 91 Harvest Music festival immediately resulting in the death of over fifty…
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Opinions

Online Dating: Yay or Nay?

October 18th, 2017

Nowadays, I’ve been noticing a trend in online dating. I had the opportunity to ask a couple people how they felt about online dating and also others who haven’t tried online dating and their reasoning. Some said they’ve never tried online dating because they’re afraid of someone being a “catfish.”…
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This Past Week in Politics

October 18th, 2017

Ever since Donald Trump has been elected to office, it seems that the political world has been chaos. Questions like, “Should the wealthy get tax cuts? Are women autonomous beings? What benefit is there for the US to help those suffering a humanitarian crisis? Will Trump launch us into WWIII?” …
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NFL’s Approach to Anthem Protests is Misguided

October 4th, 2017

The debate about national anthem protests, patriotism, and unity that has surrounded the NFL and headlines across the country over the past two weeks continued on Sunday. Prior to the Chicago Bears week three matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers, players and coaches on the Bears’ sideline locked arms in response…
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Does Age Matter In A Relationship?

October 4th, 2017

Does age really matter in relationships? Would you date someone younger than you or older than you? What is your cut off age? Let me tell you a story. I was a freshman in college. I had just started at the University of Illinois at Chicago.      I wasn’t…
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