March 15, 2018

Down every University of St. Francis hallway the morning of Wednesday February 28, you were bound to see USF students upgraded from their regular sweats and jeans to blazers and ties. Printers were spitting out resumes in every computer lab as students rehearsed elevat...

February 1, 2018

According to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' (BAS) Science and Security Board, the world is the closest it has been since 1953 to a man-made global catastrophe. As of January 25, 2018, the BAS moved the Doomsday Clock’s hand to two minutes until midnight.

"It is...

January 30, 2018

Surrounded by fellow female musicians, Kesha took a stand at Sunday night’s Grammys, showing her support of the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements by performing her comeback hit “Praying.” Camila Cabello, Cyndi Lauper, Julia Michaels, Bebe Rexha, and Andra Day sang backup...

January 23, 2018

It’s not uncommon for companies to go through phases of rebranding and fresh marketing campaigns. That’s how they stay relevant and alive in the modern economy. However, these campaigns are rarely so perfectly wholesome.

A recent trend in beauty and apparel companies ha...

January 12, 2018

President Donald Trump’s favorite beverage, Diet Coke, has a whole new look. The standard can has been ditched in favor of a taller can with a new design. Not only is there a new design but Diet Coke‘s line has been expanded to include four brand new flavors: twisted m...

November 27, 2017

Joliet city officials announced recently that “structural deficiencies” have been found on the Briggs Street bridge over I-80 and a new weight limit will be imposed in response.

While overweight trucks will not be allowed to make use of the bridge due to the new restric...

October 23, 2017

Will County Executive Larry Walsh has been invited by Governor Bruce Rauner and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to join a committee to bring the second headquarters of Amazon to the Chicagoland area. Amazon currently has a headquarters in Seattle, Washington but is looking...

May 6, 2016

California has now passed legislation raising its smoking age from 18 to 21. This bill was among several that Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law on Wednesday, which will also place new restrictions on public smoking areas and electronic cigarettes.

While Brown made no com...

May 6, 2016

Strong winds and extremely dry conditions have been feeding a wildfire in western Canada since it began on Friday. The fire has grown to over 210,000 acres, larger than the city of Chicago. Officials warned that it could be weeks until evacuated locals will be able to...

May 5, 2016

Presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump is now set to run unopposed for the Republican presidential nomination as both Ted Cruz and John Kasich have suspended their campaigns.

After facing a crushing defeat to Trump in Indiana, Cruz announced Tuesday night that he would be...

April 28, 2016

The Colorado Supreme Court has decided against hearing the case of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. The Supreme Court's decision on this matter effectively upholds the Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that a storeowner cannot c...

April 21, 2016

Pop superstar Prince was found dead in his home in Minnesota Thursday morning. Prince’s publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure, confirmed the news after report that police were investigating his Paisley Park compound near Minneapolis.

"It is with profound sadness that I am confi...

April 15, 2016

Due to the drama and bitter competition in the GOP race right now, many Republicans are considering skipping out on the GOP Convention. With the race so tight between Ted Cruz and Donald Trump and with Trump threatening riots if he doesn’t win the nomination, some Repu...

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