Evanston Literary Festival Kicks Off This Weekend
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Evanston Literary Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The Evanston Literary Festival begins on Saturday April 29, Independent Bookstore Day, and continues through the Northwestern Spring Writers’ Festival being held May 9-11. The third annual Evanston…

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Jackson Divorce Case Gets New Twist
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Jackson Divorce Case Gets New Twist

Former Congressmen Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sandi Jackson are currently involved in a divorce case. Now Sandi Jackson is requesting personal information on Jesse Jackson’s sexual partners during…

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State Officials Reported Big Jump in Bicycle Accidents
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State Officials Reported Big Jump in Bicycle Accidents

The amount of times bicyclists are “doored” rose by 50 percent, according to a new report released by Illinois transportation officials. The act of being “doored” is when a…

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Mayor Emanuel Doesn’t Approve President Trump’s Tax Plan
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Mayor Emanuel Doesn’t Approve President Trump’s Tax Plan

Earlier this week White House officials detailed the President’s new tax plan to the public. Officials said this tax cut would be the biggest in history. A brief…

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Trump Family Profiting Off White House Connections
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Trump Family Profiting Off White House Connections

Has the United States finally entered the world of Kleptocracy? According to the Associated Press, the President’s daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are personally profiting…

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Study Claims Humans Visited America’s 130,000 Years Ago
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Study Claims Humans Visited America’s 130,000 Years Ago

Humans reached the America’s 100,000 years before previously believed, according to a paper published by paleontologist Thomas Deméré and his colleagues in the Journal Nature. The paper suggests…

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CPS Simplifies Applying to High School
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CPS Simplifies Applying to High School

The Chicago Board of Education has approved a measure to implement an application with one deadline for all district-run high schools.  The new application will be known as…

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ESPN Lays Off 100 Employees
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ESPN Lays Off 100 Employees

ESPN, the leading sports entertainment channel, laid off 100 employees earlier this week. The cause of the move is rumored to be the huge loss of subscribers to…

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Giant Rabbit Dies on United Flight 
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Giant Rabbit Dies on United Flight 

United Airlines can’t catch a break. This week the airlines who roughly tossed a passenger off its overbooked plane is in another unpleasant situation. Breeder Annette Edwards put…

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Pop Culture Event C2E2 Comes to Chicago This Weekend
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Pop Culture Event C2E2 Comes to Chicago This Weekend

This weekend the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, or C2E2, will take place. The event is a convention for fans of comics, anime, video games and other areas…

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