Betty Lyons: A poisonous piece of church doctrine

Pope Francis, as the first pontiff from the so-called New World, appears to be attempting to come to grips with the sins that his own church visited upon indigenous peoples across the Americas in the five centuries since Europeans first sailed across the Atlantic on an unholy mission of economic …

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Check out These Technology Trends that Will Likely Affect Your Career

Technology permeates just about every aspect of your personal and professional lives. It changes constantly, and not keeping up with its trends can negatively affect your job. No one can completely hide from technology, and if you want to keep your job, you may find that you are asked to …

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Free speech petitioners told they’ll be ‘locked up’ at DuPage

The incident occurred one day after Constitution Day. Students were told by the officer that they needed a permit from the Student Life office in order to pass out literature or clipboard. Several students at the College of DuPage were told to cease or be “locked up” Friday as they …

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Top rated Online Music Recording Studio Now Also Available Offline In Chicago

SongCat is a music production studio that’s operating online, yet they are offering an offline Partner Studio in Chicago. SongCat Partner Studio Chicago is going to offer high quality services to all those who are looking to use a professional studio to record their songs. At this moment, there’s only …

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The Pros and Cons of Needle Exchange Programs in Chicago

It has been twelve years since Illinois lawmakers passed a measure allowing needle exchange programs in the state, by passing laws that allowed people to buy a limited number of syringes without a prescription. Since then there have been official needle exchange programs situated throughout Chicago, with official statistics reporting …

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Wade Dundee & Edinburgh Review

Hi, I’m Steven Wade from Dundee, Scotland (1hr away from Edinburgh) and I’m writing today to tell you about Dundee. Dundee is a city in Scotland. It’s the 4th largest though it’s not so big. Edinburgh is the capital. We have a thriving cultural, art, restaurant and nightlife scene here. …

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Schools Prohibited from Requiring Student Passwords to Social Media

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Received this tip in an email blast on a recent change to the “Right to Privacy in the School Setting Act” from the legal firm of Hodges, Loizzi, Eisenhammer, Rodick & Kohn LLP… Take note Effingham School District, and all the others that decided to take …

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Emanuel set to call for largest property tax hike in modern Chicago history

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to call for the largest property tax increase in modern Chicago history to raise enough money to make a major pension payment for police and firefighters next year, the mayor’s City Council floor leader and a City Hall source told the Chicago Tribune late Wednesday. …

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