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Julius Price Discusses His Journey Toward a Brighter Future

Julius Price Discusses His Journey Toward a Brighter Future

Julius Price is a 23-year-old black man, who was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He was raised in the University Village neighborhood on Chicago’s west side. Despite what others may think and defying all odds, Price has a story to tell beyond the narrative strangers imagine simply based on his appearance. Price is the modern example […]

Governors State University Responds to Violence

Governors State University Responds to Violence

On Nov. 1, 2017, Governors State University hosted, “Respond To Violence, Impact of Mental Health.” This multifaceted event covered the many issues regarding violence and the impact it has within the Chicago city limits and beyond. The Respond to Violence campaign is two fold, as it serves as a resource via the web but also […]

Older Adults Can Adjust to Ever-Changing Social Expectations

Older Adults Can Adjust to Ever-Changing Social Expectations

For older Americans using a boldly inclusive attitude is not always enough to accept today’s rapidly changing social environment. Media is flooded with seemingly odd characters who talk about not identifying as a male or female, bickering about whether or not rape is real, white guilt, reverse prejudice, and much more. Imagine being born in […]

A Simple Solution to Remove Pesticides From Apples

A Simple Solution to Remove Pesticides From Apples

It is common for apples to contain pesticides whether they are from a grocery store, a farm, or a local fruit stand. However, the types of chemicals used can determine whether or not the apple is considered organic. According to Newsweek, “After a 15-minute baking soda soak, almost all of the chemicals had been removed from […]

ACA Enrollments May Decrease With Shorter Application Period

ACA Enrollments May Decrease With Shorter Application Period

The ACA, which is often referred to as Obamacare, experienced high enrollments during the registration period for 2017. This year, there is an abbreviated period for signing up to be insured beginning on Jan. 1, 2018. Last year the dates for open enrollment were November 1-January 31. However, this year the closing date is December 15, which […]

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