A Timeline of the COVID-19 Virus in Illinois

A timeline graphic showing the events of the coronavirus in the state of Illinois COVID-19 or the coronavirus has impacted the entire world in tremendous fashion. Countries around the world have been drastically impacted by the power of the virus. Many countries, including the United States, are currently being affected heavily. President Trump has since … Continue reading A Timeline of the COVID-19 Virus in Illinois

How Many Fire Department Stations Are In Your Neighborhood?

Established before 1833, The Chicago Fire Department is one of the oldest major organized fire departments and one of the largest in the Midwest. Having to cover such a large city, the CFD has fire stations scattered around the city to help protect residents and their properties. Based on the data taken from the city … Continue reading How Many Fire Department Stations Are In Your Neighborhood?

Bloomberg, Buttigieg End Their Campaign while Warren’s Remains Uncertain

Democratic candidates Mike Bloomberg and Pete Buttigieg announce the end to their campaigns while Elizabeth Warren continues her run ahead of Super Tuesday. Democratic candidates have been debating each other's policies for the past few months. As a few candidates began announcing ends to their campaigns, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana announced the … Continue reading Bloomberg, Buttigieg End Their Campaign while Warren’s Remains Uncertain

The NBA 2018-19 Leader for Total Minutes Played Is Not Who You Think

(Photo/Creative Commons) The 2018-2019 NBA season saw the Toronto Raptors hoist the Larry O'Brien trophy bringing the team its first ever NBA championship. The historic moment marked the first ever time a Canadian team has won it all. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at … Continue reading The NBA 2018-19 Leader for Total Minutes Played Is Not Who You Think

Ventra Cards and Increased Fares May Have Hurt the CTA

The introduction of the new CTA and Pace fare system have have caused a decline in CTA riders. The graphic shows the total number of CTA riders between the years 2012 through 2019. Before 2013, Commuters have become accustomed to the fare system of the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). A simple plastic Transit card was … Continue reading Ventra Cards and Increased Fares May Have Hurt the CTA

Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/Bob Smith) Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarships … Continue reading Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

Pilsen’s Changes: For Better or For Worse?

Written by D'Angelo Banda & Diego Perez Two different buildings on 1708 W Cermak (Photo/Diego Perez Terrence Cunningham lives in Pilsen, but not in a home or apartment. He lives in a tent, along with several others, under the I-290/I-294 expressway on Canalport Street. Cunningham said his life “isn't comfortable." "We don't have a bed. … Continue reading Pilsen’s Changes: For Better or For Worse?