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Chicago ‘bears down’ for 100th season, despite losing to Packers

Chicago ‘bears down’ for 100th season, despite losing to Packers

September 6, 2019

Cheering Chicago Bears fans gathered in Grant Park Thursday to celebrate the National Football League's 100th season kickoff. Fans were able to run plays in the training camp, throw long distance...

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

Illinois legislature votes in favor of minimum wage hike

February 15, 2019

The state’s minimum wage is on its way to $15 by 2025 after the Illinois House passed a bill calling for the boost in pay  Feb. 14. The bill passed the Senate earlier this month and is now on its ...

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

Columbia must ‘ban the box’ on applications

December 14, 2018

Most colleges and universities in the U.S.  include a check  box on their applications that reads, “Check if you’ve ever been convicted of a felony,” or “Check if you’ve ever been convicted...

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

Fans hope for playoffs after hot start to Bears season

December 2, 2018

The Chicago Bears have brought that winning feeling back to Soldier Field. Twelve games into the 2018 NFL season, the team has a winning record against divisional opponents and took a five game winning s...

Bears off-season plays may bring them out of hibernation

Bears off-season plays may bring them out of hibernation

May 6, 2018

The Chicago Bears closed the 2018 draft on a high note and are looking to put it all together for a successful season.Last season, the Bears finished last in the NFC North with only five wins. The team...

Business Risks and Responsibilities

By Sponsored Content

May 5, 2018

I’ve always dreamed of starting my own business. To me, it seems ideal--I get to be in charge, be my own boss, and set my own priorities. But I have to admit that I’m also kind of scared by the idea. I know that running a business comes with a lot of responsibilities. In particular, I’m kind of worried about the legal obligations I’ll have as a business owner. I think I’m good enough with money and business to get things...

The Thirsty Crow Story In English

The Thirsty Crow Story In English

February 23, 2018

The Thirsty Crow Story In EnglishIt was a hot summer’s day. A thirsty crow flew into a village in search of water. The crow flew over the houses, fields, and trees. But he didn’t find any water. Afte...

XFL needs to focus on safety, not reinventing football

XFL needs to focus on safety, not reinventing football

February 5, 2018

After failing to have a successful inaugural season in 2001, the Xtreme Football League is rebounding with a brand new image. But even though it has rebranded, the XFL is still not ready to compete until it s...

Blast from the past: Project captures history through technology

Blast from the past: Project captures history through technology

December 11, 2017

The Chicago History Museum and a new technology partner are using the latest in display tools—89 LED blades, smartphones and augmented reality—to turn a commercial building lobby into a wall of  mo...

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

Intro to intersectionality: All women deserve our attention

By Tyra Bosnic

October 30, 2017

A teenage girl who migrated to the U.S. from Central America has finally been allowed her right to an abortion, and her case exemplifies the need to make feminism intersectional. The 17-year-old girl,...

Worry not Chicago sports doomsday preppers, better years are on the way

Worry not Chicago sports doomsday preppers, better years are on the way

October 30, 2017

After failing to capture the 2017 National League Champion Series, the Cubs shattered their fans’ dreams of Chicago being home to a back-to-back world champion team—an all-too-familiar tale of disappoin...

Cam Newton apologizes for sexist comment, but some still don’t get it

Cam Newton apologizes for sexist comment, but some still don’t get it

By Ariana Portalatin

October 9, 2017

Carolina Panthers Quarterback Cam Newton recently apologized for sexist comments made to a female reporter at an Oct. 4 press conference, but even after doing so, some people still don’t get why his comments were offensi...

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