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Rick Hahn’s five worst free agent signings

Rick Hahn’s five worst free agent signings

November 20, 2019

White Sox’ fans celebrate general manager Rick Hahn as the man who finally convinced team owner Je...

The dire state of Chicago sports

The dire state of Chicago sports

November 19, 2019

The year is 2004. George Bush is the President of the United States of America.  Alicia Keys’ “If...

The Bulls need more out of Lauri Markkanen and Co.

The Bulls need more out of Lauri Markkanen and Co.

November 1, 2019

The Bulls need more production out of their core players. Lauri Markkanen, Otto Porter Jr. and Wendall...

Professional sports, unprofessional conduct

Professional sports, unprofessional conduct

October 8, 2019

America has a history of valuing social status, physical appearance and talent over morality. High-prof...

White Sox of the future: first base

White Sox of the future: first base

September 24, 2019

The White Sox have an abundance of talent at first base. This season, José Abreu made history at the...

Holy Trinity review

Holy Trinity review

September 24, 2019

Holy Trinity possesses a vibrant, diverse color palette both literally and figuratively, but leaves ...

Chicago’s New Mayor

Edwin Gramajo, Opinions Editor

May 28, 2019

In April 2019, Lori Elaine Lightfoot (Democrat) was elected mayor of Chicago after a runoff election. Lightfoot was sworn in as mayor on May 20, 2019 at the Wintrust Arena. According to Mayor Lightfoot’s official website, “as mayor, she will work to create opportunity for every Chicagoan—regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orie...

HIV/AIDS: the epidemic is far from over

HIV/AIDS: the epidemic is far from over

April 27, 2019

  The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency virus (AIDS) claims lives by th...

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

Police confirm campus tagging are isolated incidents, not gang related

February 12, 2019

Over the last three months there have been several incidents of tagging and graffitiing on the three NE...

Chicago’s Feb. 26 Municipal Election: What to Know

Chicago’s Feb. 26 Municipal Election: What to Know

February 12, 2019

The 2019 municipal elections are coming up on Feb. 26. The city of Chicago will vote on the positions for ...

The Birds at the Nest: An Exchange Student’s Experience

The Birds at the Nest: An Exchange Student’s Experience

February 12, 2019

Living at the Nest is quite comfortable. You can wake up half an hour before your class and you still...

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

CCICS campus embraces culture, community and family

January 22, 2019

NEIU has roots on the Southside of Chicago. In the heart of Bronzeville on 700 E. Oakwood Blvd. lies th...

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