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About The News School’s Summer Program

About The News School’s Summer Program

My time in the summer program was a blast; I really did enjoy my time there. I liked how much we learned about Urban Agriculture. I also loved how much we learned how to speak out publicly. I think getting to know one another was a really good move and benefitted every one of us […]

POPGrove, New Public Plaza Recently Opened in West Garfield Park

POPGrove, New Public Plaza Recently Opened in West Garfield Park

At 4453 West Madison Street in West Garfield Park on August 19, City of Chicago Officials officially opened POPGrove, one of many Public Outdoor Plaza spaces. POP! is a component of the $1.2 billion Chicago Recovery Plan’s strategy for a fair economic recovery and assistance for vibrant and secure neighborhoods. A vacant lot has now […]

City Council in Chicago Will Have to Decide to Accept a 9.62% Pay Raise

City Council in Chicago Will Have to Decide to Accept a 9.62% Pay Raise

With the aldermen election happening in the upcoming year, the City Council will have to make a very tough decision in just a little more than a week. On September 2, the City Council will have to decide whether or not to take a 9.62% pay raise. If the aldermen accepted each salary raise their […]

Dinosaur Prints Found in Texas

Dinosaur Prints Found in Texas

Due to recent severe droughts in Texas, footsteps from dinosaurs have revealed themselves. With the rising problems of climate change many U.S states are now facing the same issue that Texas is now facing; severe droughts. Severe droughts have been causing dips in water levels across key water reservoirs, even causing a response from the […]

Celebrating Mexican Independence Day in Chicago

Celebrating Mexican Independence Day in Chicago

Mexico is a vibrant country full of life and color, especially when celebrating holidays like Cinco de Mayo and Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Mexican Independence Day is a holiday that celebrates the country’s independence from Spain on Sept. 16, 1810. Brightly colored parades, delicious foods, and mariachi music fill the air, spotlighting […]