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US Neglectful Handling of Monkeypox Breeds Another Quarantine

US Neglectful Handling of Monkeypox Breeds Another Quarantine

As people still encounter problems with the COVID outbreak’s wavering statistics, cases of monkeypox have continued to rise — especially in Illinois. Currently, health officials have related Monkeypox to the eradicated form of the smallpox virus. Generally causing blister-like sores and lesions along with flu-like symptoms the virus has only increased due to the low […]

The Reclamation of Modern Masterpiece ‘227’

The Reclamation of Modern Masterpiece ‘227’

For the same generation that was around for the airing of “The Cosby Show;” TV series “227” established a sardonic charm towards its audience (without the moral quandary most older fans get when looking to watch Bill Cosby). A mostly Black cast, written in part by an African American woman behind the scenes, “Two Twenty-Seven” […]

Ivana Trumps Funeral Alongside a Golden Send Off

Ivana Trumps Funeral Alongside a Golden Send Off

On a summer afternoon of July 20, 2022, Ivana Trump’s funeral took place in New York’s Upper East Side Catholic church and proceeded to the Trump-owned golf course where she was buried. And like in life, her namesake is even now tied to the presence of her ex-husband’s publicity. At the time of Ivana’s death, […]

Survival Guide: Chicago Edition

Survival Guide: Chicago Edition

Chances are if you live in Chicago, you either live in the middle of the popular spaces downtown or the surrounding neighborhoods — many fluctuating between the cusp of rich and poor. Like most big cities, the appeal of the large buildings and more significant food portions are mainly for the tourists and people who […]

Saviors of Chicago’s Food Desert

Saviors of Chicago’s Food Desert

It is no surprise a strong correlation between poverty and food accessibility exists, recorded as far as the mid-1990s and most likely further. However, the income of a neighborhood is not the only factor. Communities populated by Black or Hispanic citizens also determine the probability of grocery stores opening. In the wake of COVID, there […]

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