All Aboard the Craft Beer Bandwagon

Craft breweries have become a favorite pastime of Americans, bringing together multiple generations through the love of small batch beer. According to the Brewers Association, "craft brewers are small brewers... [where] the hallmark of craft beer and craft brewers is innovation." These breweries not only offer beer, but often a communal space where people can … Continue reading All Aboard the Craft Beer Bandwagon

Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/Bob Smith) Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships … Continue reading Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

Residents and Students Reflect on Crime and Violence in Rogers Park

By Kate Perschke and Victoria Gonzalez On June 27, the city was on high alert when a 17-year-old boy had been shot and killed in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Quintin Brown was tragically murdered on a Thursday afternoon when he was standing near the 6900 block of North Glenwood Avenue. Earlier that day, a 33-year-old … Continue reading Residents and Students Reflect on Crime and Violence in Rogers Park

The 10 Best Places to Volunteer in Chicago this Giving Season

It is officially autumn in Chicago, and dreams of pumpkin spice lattes and leaves changing color are now reality. While Halloween is still a few weeks away, chatter about the winter holidays is already beginning. With the holiday season quickly approaching, many people are feeling the desire to give back to their community. Spanning 77 … Continue reading The 10 Best Places to Volunteer in Chicago this Giving Season

ANALYSIS: Amazon Fires and Hurricane Dorian spark climate change debates, PM Trudeau and CSU question our society’s values

The Amazon burns and Dorian devastates Bahamas, all in the same month Two of 2019's most devastating natural disasters left the world stunned during the month of August, the Amazon Rainforest fires and category five Hurricane Dorian, sparking a debate on climate change and its implications for the future. The Google Trends graphic above shows the … Continue reading ANALYSIS: Amazon Fires and Hurricane Dorian spark climate change debates, PM Trudeau and CSU question our society’s values