Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Elevation: The Rise of Beverly/Morgan Park Architecture Exhibit

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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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A Good Day to Die: Flatliners (2017) Movie Review

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

If you were a fan of Joel Schumacher’s sci-fi horror film, Flatliners (1990), then chances are you were excited to hear that there was a sequel in the works for the storyline. Flatliners (2017), directed by Niels Arden Oplev, was released in theaters on September 29. I remember watching the…
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This Week in Long-Running Television News: Recap on Criminal Minds Season 13 & Grey’s Anatomy Season 14 Premieres

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Last week was a pretty good week for season premieres, especially for fans of long-running television programs. On September 27, CBS’s Criminal Minds aired its thirteenth season premiere, “Wheels Up.” The following night, on September 28, ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy came back on screen to air their two-hour-long fourteenth season premiere,…
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Chicago Lupus Walk 2017 Raising Awareness and Funds

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

This past Sunday the Lupus Society of Illinois hosted the Chicago Lupus Walk 2017 at Lincoln Park, Grove 2. President and CEO of LSI, Charles Brummell along with his board members, and dedicated volunteers worked together to set up the event at roughly five in the morning. Lupus is a chronic…
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“Jessie Reyez’s Kiddo Ends the Hunger Strike for Good Music”

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Reyez offers something unique to her album that sets her apart from the present day R&B artists, and that has to do with her sweet, raspy voice and bold style. She demonstrates a layer of confidence in the way she presents herself. The twenty-six year old is most notable for…
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Invasion of Paradise: mother! (2017) Movie Review

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

If you’ve seen films such as Black Swan or Noah, then you may be familiar with the style of the man that directed them: Darren Aronofsky. Famous for bringing life to some of the most controversial, but yet beautifully, constructed films in this era of filmmaking. Aronofsky really added on…
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Diary of a Superhero Comic Novice: Gisselle’s Intro

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Last week, in a fit of anger following my revelation of having not seen it, my boss, Peter Kreten, came into the Xavierite office, logged on to a computer, and forced me to sit through a viewing of DC’s newest movie, Wonder Woman. Being a Marvel fan, I was appalled;…
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College Night At The Goodman Theatre: A View From The Bridge

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

On Thursday September 21, I attended the Goodman Theatre’s College Night, an event held for college students which gives you the opportunity to partake in a pizza party, panel discussion, and view a performance. The event drew an array of college students from the area to the theatre on Thursday…
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“Stronger Than Storms”:CW’s Network Stars Raise Money for Hurricane Relief Efforts

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

I feel like by this point in time, I’m an unofficial promoter of the stars of the CW network, specifically for Supernatural. However, since this is also in promotion of an excellent cause and would assist in the devastation currently happening in southeast United States, I definitely feel that this…
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