Magazine

Hero-Generic.png
CCH 'Doubled Up'
Four out of 5 (82%) of Chicago’s homeless population lives “doubled up:” with family or friends, according to a new study by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless (CCH). The report was released April 20, the same day that the City of Chicago anno...

Writers Workshop.jpg
Ready for Fests!
A. Allen My favorite festivals are the Chicago Blues, Gospel and Jazz Festivals that take place in the spring and summer months. All three festivals are outdoors and are open and relaxing. I appreciate the downtown locations that are easy to acce...

Op-Ed.jpg
Chicago Shares Op-Ed
While it’s technology that provides the tools for messaging, it’s on-the-street dialogue that provides the inspiration for content. This is the thinking behind Professor David Kamerer's Communications 320 Course offered at Loyola University’s Wate...

SportsWiseNovember2015.jpeg
Sports Salaries
Vince: Before we start, we want to say that Bill Coats has retired and we are broken up about it.  We wish him the best! Today’s topic is sports salaries! I know you are looking at your boss and thinking, "I wish you would pay me like one of those...

RobertLaineWEB.jpg
Windows vs Linux pt 4
This week, I will cover a piece of software that is fully compatible with Photoshop: GIMP.   GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It allows a user to do EVERYTHING that Photoshop does and more. A person can create business cards, movi...