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North Side vs. Southside: The Age-Old Rivalry That Will Never Go Away

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Baseball season is back and Opening Day for your Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs is April 3! When it comes to these two teams, there has (and always will be) a rivalry between them. Lots of heated debates arise and friendships are tested anytime this touchy subject is brought…
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A Brief History of Silent Films

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Films have come a long way ever since its creation which is great because we love watching films. If you need some evidence, just take a look at the billions of dollars the biggest blockbuster hits make. Audiences are so enthralled by the complex stories and impressive visuals that today’s…
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Preserving Silent Cinema: An Interview with Jay Warren

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dennis Wolkowicz (aka Jay Warren). Jay Warren is a photoplay organist for The Silent Film Society of Chicago. For those who do not know, the term “photoplay” means a play that has been photographed to put on film. Warren’s job…
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All Good Things Must Come to an End: Logan Movie Review

Monday, March 13th, 2017

This is it. After seventeen long years of playing the iconic Wolverine, Hugh Jackman has decided it was time to hang his hat. If Logan is the last of Jackman’s Wolverine then the end couldn’t have been more perfect. Logan is an action-packed, yet emotional rollercoaster of a movie, that…
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Restaurant Review: M. Henry

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Looking for a cute and cozy place to eat at for brunch? m. henry, located in Andersonville, is a great place to go with friends or family for a delectable brunch. The café also serves breakfast, lunch, and they have a bakery near the entrance where you can purchase an…
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Behind Picket Lines: An Account of a Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

It was while working for the SCLC in Chicago that O’Neal took a liking to research. There isn’t a library in Chicago that he has not stepped foot in. His travels also took him to Washington D.C. where he spent time at the Library of Congress. On top of his…
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Behind Picket Lines: An Account of a Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

As Black History Month comes to a close today, we are reminded of all of the important figures that helped to shape many social movements during the Civil Rights era. While many of those figures, big and small, have unfortunately passed on, thankfully we have and should take advantage of…
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La La Land Steve Harvey’d at Oscars, Moonlight Wins Big

Monday, February 27th, 2017

This past Sunday, February 26, the 89th annual Academy Awards was hosted by late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. Justin Timberlake opened the show with a flashy number and later there were performances from Lin Manuel Miranda and Auli’i Cravalho, Sting, John Legend, and Sara Bareilles who sang for…
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My First Look at the Nintendo Switch

Monday, February 20th, 2017

I want to start this article by saying thank you to Nintendo of America for inviting me to the Nintendo Switch Preview Tour. I had a blast and I cannot wait to get one of my own! On Saturday, February 18, my sister and I traveled to the West Side…
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Yes, Peeps Flavored Oreos Are About To Be A Thing

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Nabisco has been notorious for releasing rather interesting Oreo cookie flavors like watermelon, Swedish Fish, limeade, pumpkin spice, fruit punch, and candy corn among others. Last week, the company announced their latest special limited edition flavor, Peeps. Just in time for upcoming Spring season, this new twist on an Easter…
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