The Rust Belt landscape shoves you. If a suburb in Florida serves to take the edge off, Cleveland cuts you into corners. And depending on your poison, this can be a good thing, especially if you are an artist.
God knows how long I took forcing these words into a coherent blog. But for the love of everything you hold dear: Please speak English. Speak any language. Speak anything longer than three letters. Speak anything more sophisticated than a LOLcat caption.
The economy has not fully healed. But the one message I hope the nation picks up on throughout the primaries is that the Midwest economy is surprisingly resilient and on a growth trajectory -- and that it can serve as an example for nationwide recovery.
Jon Stewart came to Indiana for my birthday. Well, okay, on my birthday. When I was a college freshman in 2002, we used to gather in the basement o...
The only difference between the aspiring journalist I was when I was ten and the aspiring journalist I am now is my full understanding of what it means to be a Latina.
Have no fear, use these tips to make college visits as affordable as possible, even if it means you never leave home!
Most states put the power to draw district lines solely in the hands of the state legislature. If we can lift the veil of secrecy that enshrouds the redistricting process, we can kickstart a more meaningful dialogue.
As the weather gets warmer and days get longer, it's all too easy for high school juniors to start experiencing symptoms of early on-set senioritis. ...
Financial aid can be a foreign language to many of us. When it comes back, is it final? Can you ask for more? What if your parents lose their job sin...
College search is back. Months after students submitted their applications, they've all heard back and now it's time to pick the right school. With acceptance letters in hand, a college visit can make or break a student's decision to attend, so The Unigo Expert Network has put together a list of some non-traditional, but vital things to look out for on your next college visit.
High school seniors across the country will be receiving their college admissions letters this week, and with the dramatic increase in the number of applications this year many can expect to get the dreaded "thin envelope."
There are several states in the Midwest where successful entrepreneurial companies are charting the way for a new economy and demonstrating that high-growth entrepreneurship can happen anywhere when a region plays off its strengths.
Midwestern states like Michigan actually present excellent, yet overlooked, venture capital investment opportunities.
An orange tabby fond of a yellow cornfield was driven 700 miles in a red car to a blue state with smaller expanses of green.
I will keep my eye on my social experiment called "parenting" and wait to see what things my children take from their growing up experiences, and what they retain or abandon.
Those states that have swung red are our nation's manufacturing breadbasket, and their depressed areas need what liberals and environmentalists have been pushing.