Changing Mindset… Maybe?

Lol… Where do I begin. I am the girl that is always on a diet, ask any of my friends, it’s me that doesn’t want to drink or eat the brownie or have a fry at dinner because I don’t want “empty” calories… But I’ve been that girl for forever, when will I actually change…

Voting Demographics Amongst Elections

  By Anais Roman, Sheryl Carter and Michelle Moray Hilario Dominguez, who ran in the 25th ward Aldermanic election this spring, has a theory as to why so few Chicagoans showed up for the local elections this year — and for the 2018 midterm elections last year. Dominguez referenced his college days, when he started…

UIC changing campus

  As New York City is often referenced as the “Concrete Jungle,” UIC resembles and is known in a similar way as well from the brown, dull concrete buildings that stand tall in the arena of Little Italy, Chicago. UIC is an underdog school, often looked over and underrated but can be accredited to a…

The History of Craft Beer

As some think beer is an acquired taste, others can’t get enough of it. Craft beer, also can be referred to as small business beer that has been developed by beer lovers with a passion for beer to create a unique  drink based off of enclitic style and tradition of different cultures and preferences. Craft…

Chicago Bulls Players Salaries for 2018-2019

Whether you are a serious fan, or just a common spectator who happens to get tickets once in awhile, the Chicago Bulls games are definitely a fun sporting event to watch, bond with friends and cheer for players at. As I recently went to my first Bulls game just late last year, I had to…

Chicago Pride Parade

Some call it Gay Pride Day, others just call it a normal day of being themselves. The Chicago Pride Parade is a day for the LGBTQ community to be celebrated for all of the trials and tribulations they have faced. The community has come very far with getting unsolicited but much needed recognition and validation…

Fast-paced Art: Creative Works at CTA Stations

By Sheryl Carter, Stephanie Rosado and Crystal Villegas Although convenient, public transportation has been known to leave an impression on the rider with its unique odors and challenge to fit in tight spaces. To make time pass quicker, it is no coincidence that commuters rely on their phones, earphones or books to enjoy the ride. But…

FIFA World Cup

  The FIFA World Cup which stands for Federation Internationale de Football Association,  is the biggest, single sporting event in the world, played by men’s soccer teams around the world. The World Cup is played every four years since the first tournament in 1930, except the year of 1942 and 1946 because of WWII.  The…

America’s 10 Cities Dealing with a Drinking Problem

  By Sheryl Carter “Most health care providers don’t talk about alcohol, even when patients drink too much. Alcohol screening and counseling is an effective but underused health service.” -CDC.Gov Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has done a report on 10 cities in America that are dealing with a drinking problem. Mens Health magazine…

Top 10 favorite sushi places in Chicago

Sushi is not tried by most but should be liked by all. People have misjudgments about the Japanese cuisine being raw or fishy but they are wrong if they think that is all sushi is. As one of my favorite foods, I have ventured out to try different types of sushi that would appeal to…