Trump Plans to Cut Education Programs for 2021

By Marcus Session and Vanessa Rosado-Aguilar President Trump called for eliminating federal funding for all local after-school and summer programs in April of 2019. The Trump Administration said at the time that these programs lacked strong evidence of their effectiveness.  This would affect many of the CPS students who attend after-school programs. After-school programs haveContinue reading “Trump Plans to Cut Education Programs for 2021”

Coronavirus Pandemic Continues

By Marcus Session The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 has swept national headlines in recent weeks and rightfully so. COVID-19 has erupted into the most catastrophic event in fresh memory. COVID-19 has spread in multiple countries worldwide with a total of 169, 385 cases, according to the GIS and Data Maps website. Of those cases,Continue reading “Coronavirus Pandemic Continues”

Chicago’s Increased Police Presence Attributed to Crime Decrease

Chicago has a stigma as one of the most violent cities in America. Chicago was even ranked as the 21st most dangerous city in the country by USA Today. Which is why it is important for residents to know where the closest police stations are to them. There are 23 different police stations scattered throughoutContinue reading “Chicago’s Increased Police Presence Attributed to Crime Decrease”

Google Trends: Coronavirus Searched More than Recent Tornado, Giannis Clashes with Harden

By Marcus Session The fatal Coronavirus has swept national and global headlines over the last few months. While a deadly tornado in Tennessee has gained national attention over the past few days. According to an analysis of Google search on Google trends, the Coronavirus has been searched more in the state of Tennessee than theContinue reading “Google Trends: Coronavirus Searched More than Recent Tornado, Giannis Clashes with Harden”

Career of LaDainian Tomlinson

By Marcus Session Graphic of Tomlinson’s rushing yards. Tomlinson won the MVP award in 2006 and had his worst season in 2011, in which he played the fewest games of his career. Arguably one of the greatest running backs of his generation, if not all time, LaDainian Tomlinson was a nightmare for opposing defenses. NicknamedContinue reading “Career of LaDainian Tomlinson”

Cubs Fans Attendance Based on Teams Success

By Marcus Session The attendance of Cubs fans seems to rely on the success of the team. 2008 and 2016 saw the team’s highest attendance rates, which were the Cubs’ best seasons based on their regular season records. The MLB’s second oldest team, the Chicago Cubs have seen it all and so have their fans.Continue reading “Cubs Fans Attendance Based on Teams Success”

Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at 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 and access to higher education in Illinois. “This is so important toContinue reading “Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program”

Gun Violence in Rogers Park

By Kate Cortes and Marcus Session Gun violence has been an issue in Chicago in general and Rogers Park is no exception. The Chicago Sun-Times wrote a story detailing the death of a 17-year-old boy who was shot 8 times in Rogers Park. The newspaper also covered a drive-by shooting that occurred earlier this monthContinue reading “Gun Violence in Rogers Park”

10 Public Colleges in Chicago

By Marcus Session Chicago has many colleges and universities that are spread throughout the city. Loyola, Depaul, The University of Chicago and The University of Illinois at Chicago are the most known campuses by outsiders. 3 of the 4 mentioned colleges above are private instituions and cost a pretty penny to attend. The map belowContinue reading “10 Public Colleges in Chicago”

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