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Notable Native: Carolyn Alonzo

Notable Native: Carolyn Alonzo

By Blaise Mesa

February 19, 2018

Pets may be friendly companions to some or nuisances to others, but for Carolyn Alonzo, furry friends are an integral part of life.When she’s not with her Beagles, Pete and Obi, Alonzo, 41, can be found ...

REVIEW: Travel to Italy through quality polenta dishes

REVIEW: Travel to Italy through quality polenta dishes

By Ariel Parrella-Aureli

May 1, 2017

Too many times, people only think of Italian food as pizza and pasta. But like any other culture, Italian cuisine has remarkable variety. The country hosts immense diversity, history and tradition that ...

Men’s birth control flips the script

By Kyle Rich

September 5, 2012

Scientific discoveries often originate as accidents. Penicillin was developed after a workstation wasn’t cleaned properly and an antibacterial mold was discovered. Radioactivity was first noted when minerals and equipment were left in a desk after they were unable to be used for another experiment. LSD was originally created as a drug to cure the pain of childbirth, and its hallucinogenic effects were only revealed five ye...

Animal shelters persevere through economy

By The Columbia Chronicle

May 9, 2011

By Sophia Coleman, Contributing WriterDespite Chicago’s precarious economic status and the financial burdens businesses and people are facing, animal shelters across the city are pulling through and creating innovative ways to help pets and their owners.The Crisis Care Program, the Guardian Angel Program and the Pet Food Bank are some of the programs Pets Are Worth Saving Chicago and The Anti-Cruelty Society are implementi...

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