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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

  Even when older Americans use a boldly inclusive attitude it is not always enough to accept today’s rapidly changing social environment. The 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. […]

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 […]

Catt Gallinger Dreadful Tattoo Leaves Her Partially Blind

Catt Gallinger Dreadful Tattoo Leaves Her Partially Blind

Canadian model Catt Gallinger, a 24-year-old woman from Ottawa, decided to get a sclera tattoo, which is placed on the white part of the eyeball. Three weeks later, her eye began to swell, turn purple, and leak ink-colored tears. Gallinger was having trouble seeing correctly and went to the emergency room. Sclera staining is a […]