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    "Most of American life consists of driving somewhere and then returning home, wondering why the hell you went." - J. Updike

A Different Kind of Food Review

Hunger affects more and more individuals in Cook County each year. Food pantries are strained and healthy food options are expensive and hard to maintain.  As of 2012, more than 18% of Chicago residents were “food insecure”, according to the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GFCD). Food insecure is a term used to describe those who … Continue reading

Nudrat Zoha’s Story

Recent Convict Escape Leaves Questions Unanswered

  Despite the Chicago convicts recent capture, many questions remain about the nature of their escape, and the lack of security and surveillance at the downtown Chicago jail that led to their successful jailbreak. Two convicts escaped a high-rise jail in south-loop Chicago on December 18, 2013. They had been serving sentences for individually convicted … Continue reading