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Love Letter to Chicago

By | 2017-06-27T15:06:59+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Issue 31: 29 June 2017|Tags: , , |

By Dein Sofley   Cook County Citizens, I’m writing this letter to you on behalf of my friend Dein. She loves you and wants you to love her. I’ve never been to Chicago, but I’ve heard that it’s windy: a working class city with a heart of gold. Home to Gwendolyn Brooks, Studs Terkel, Muddy Waters, [...]

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First 100 Days: Recipe for Disaster

By | 2017-05-01T14:05:19+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Issue 23: 04 May 2017|Tags: , , , , |

By Kelsey Maki   In a mixing bowl, combine three cups of intolerance with two cups of ignorance. Add one cup of charged rhetoric and two tablespoons of alternative facts. Stir until smooth. Pour into a bulletproof, non-stick pan. Topping: In a separate bowl, combine one cup of self-satisfied sugar (GMO) and three cups of concern [...]

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