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    Addressing Asian-American Hatred

         The Chicago River had been dyed green, an exuberant vibe was in the air, and most folks were already dressing up for the occasion. Like many people, I had been looking forward to Saint Patrick’s Day. That happy feeling, however, was quickly dashed. On March 16, a gunman went on a shooting rampage…

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    Lights, Camera, Covid

         Imagine the aroma of fresh popped popcorn and ice cold Coke fizzing in your mouth. We all remember movie theaters and the magic they brought. Like many things, however, the cinema has ground to a halt. With everything else stopping over the past months it is easy to assume the movie industry itself…

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    Spring into Action

         With the IHSA finalizing their calendar for the remainder of the year, coaches have had to rewrite their playbooks for how their upcoming seasons are going to look.       While some sports got to play their full schedules last year, others have gone almost a full year without a season. In the…

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    Keeping the “Social” in Social Distancing

        Since the beginning of the pandemic, the term “social distancing” has been used by public health experts to describe the physical separation that is necessary for mitigating the spread of COVID-19. Consequently, many friends have had to endure an additional emotional distancing, eliminating quality time together due to the cautionary restriction.     …

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    The Good-For-Nothing Awards

         There are more than 20 different award shows held in the United States for music. That fact shouldn’t be so surprising considering that the United States, given its multi-ethnic population, has made countless influential contributions to music throughout history. The United States has often been called a “melting pot,” a unique mix of…

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    Patience in a Pandemic

        For the past 10 months, a Coronavirus vaccine has been the light at the end of the tunnel — a chance at lowering the death rate and eventually being able to walk around face mask free. Now that the long awaited vaccine has become available, through about $2.5 billion of federal government support…

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