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Patrick Kane 90th player to 1,000 points

Patrick Kane 90th player to 1,000 points

January 19, 2020

When Patrick Kane provided Ryan Carpenter with a perfect feed in the slot, he initiated a sequence of events that would engrave his name in NHL history. Following...

The struggle and miracle of Pitt Hopkins Syndrome

The struggle and miracle of Pitt Hopkins Syndrome

January 15, 2020

“A mother’s love knows no bounds.” Such a phrase is often applied liberally, almost to the point of hyperbole. Oftentimes such praise is unearned,...

September Mourning talks new EP, bringing fantasy to life

September Mourning talks new EP, bringing fantasy to life

January 14, 2020

Transmedia project September Mourning uses their unique brand of heavy metal to fuse the inventiveness of comic books with the calamity of gothic metal....

Like Machines talks social commentary, state of rock music

Like Machines talks social commentary, state of rock music

January 14, 2020

Like Machines use their bold, imposing brand of hard rock to investigate society's most persistent issues. Comprised of vocalist Andrew Evans, bassist...

Opinion | Rejecting discrimination against LGBTQ+ community

Opinion | Rejecting discrimination against LGBTQ+ community

January 14, 2020

As a straight male, I do not understand the social standards and norms of the LGBTQ+ community. I do not understand the concept of same-sex attraction...

Concert review: Pop Evil and Like Machines rock the new year

Concert review: Pop Evil and Like Machines rock the new year

January 6, 2020

Pop Evil concluded their abbreviated, four-date tour at The Rave/Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee Saturday, revisiting old hits while ushering in a new era...

BREAKING: U.S. to deploy 3,000 additional troops to Middle East

January 3, 2020

Following violent protests outside of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, the United States of America is deploying 3,000 additional soldiers to the Middle East,...

Opinion | El Hefe’s legal defense is disgusting

January 1, 2020

In what has devolved into a case of victim blaming, lawyers representing El Hefe Super Macho Taquiria in River North contend that a woman who was allegedly...

BREAKING: Chicago Bears fire Mark Helfrich, three others

December 31, 2019

The Chicago Bears fired offensive coordinator Mark Helfrich and three others Tuesday, according to Adam Jahns of The Athletic. The Bears organization later...

“Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer” recap and review

“Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer” recap and review

December 30, 2019

"Don't F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer," Netflix's three-part docuseries that narrates the harrowing devolution of Canadian killer Luka Magnotta,...

BREAKING: Chicago White Sox Ink Edwin Encarnacion to one-year deal

BREAKING: Chicago White Sox Ink Edwin Encarnacion to one-year deal

December 25, 2019

The Chicago White Sox have signed designated hitter Edwin Encarnacion to a one-year, $12 million deal with a club option for the 2021 season, per Jon Heyman...

BREAKING: Donald Trump becomes third U.S. President to be impeached

December 18, 2019

In an historic vote Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted 230-197 to impeach Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power, making him the third...

Concert Review: 311, Highly Suspect and The Glorious Sons tear the house down

Concert Review: 311, Highly Suspect and The Glorious Sons tear the house down

December 16, 2019

101WKQX concluded their annual The Nights Before Christmas concert series Sunday with its most balanced lineup when 311, Highly Suspect and The Glorious...

NEIU Artist Spotlight: Katharina Losacco

NEIU Artist Spotlight: Katharina Losacco

December 3, 2019

Northeastern Illinois University alumna Katharina Losacco is an aspiring poet unafraid of projecting the frustrations of emotional trauma onto her audience....

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