The Independent

Impact of COVID-19 on cannabis industry: Even CDC recommends stocking up on marijuana

Impact of COVID-19 on cannabis industry: Even CDC recommends stocking up on marijuana

April 2, 2020

It was only just a few months ago that Illinoisans lined up by the hundreds, battling the cold weather to pu...

Florentine Flogging Demonstration by Dom Scott

‘Wild & Sublime’ sex positivity in Chicago

March 10, 2020

Don’t “yuck someone else's yum,” urged creator, producer, and host Karen Yates before the Feb....

Attendees enjoying games at Community
Get Down | Shot By Stasi, Instagram @shotbystasi

Community Get Down: A showcase of Chicago’s house music culture

February 25, 2020

Recognized as the birthplace of house music, Chicago has a rich heritage of thumping bass and strobing...

Nathan Mathews photo by NEIU Alumni Alec Thorsen.

NEIU Professor Shines Light On Dull Architecture with Photography

October 17, 2018

        NEIU professor Nathan Mathews is shining a bright light on dull architecture with his p...

In The Neighborhood: Charcoal Delights

Roine Dryer Michaels, Writer

May 16, 2018

Charcoal Delights, a family owned restaurant located at 3139 W. Foster Avenue, is actually more of an institution than a local restaurant. They have been cooking great eats that are both healthy and indulgent for 55 years. The operation is well-seasoned when it comes to making your food right and serving it promptly with a...

In the Neighborhood: Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club

In the Neighborhood: Bryn Mawr Breakfast Club

March 14, 2018

Whenever someone asks me what my favorite food is my answer is always breakfast. When I was asked to...

Vegan-friendly spots in the Chicagoland area

Vegan-friendly spots in the Chicagoland area

March 29, 2017

Perhaps you’re considering expanding your palate to include trying new food and drinks? Maybe you’re ...

NEIU Weekend 2016

NEIU Weekend 2016

September 28, 2016

In order to promote student involvement NEIU weekend began with Fall Fest on Friday, September 16. ...

Is that a trick of light or ghost?

On A Corner Cursed?

November 3, 2015

What makes a place constantly change—to never have a business last more than a couple years at a time—and...

More than 50 copies of sculptor Alice Ruggles Kitson’s “The Hiker” commemorating the Spanish-American War exist across the country.

Bohemian National Cemetery: Right in Our Own Backyard

October 21, 2014

Students that park on Bryn Mawr pass it every day although they probably know little about it. Directly...

PSA: Geo Perks

Hailey Boyle

September 23, 2014

Textbooks, gas fare, tuition, loans; it’s enough to eat people alive. College students around campus are trying to pay their way through school without going insane and cracking under the pressure like a toothpick; while trying to save pennies when they need to save dollars. How do college students avoid becoming the sleep...

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