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Yoga and Baseball: 108 Degrees of Harmonic Convergence

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

Spring and baseball. Baseball and Spring. They arrive together just as surely as winter and spring converge at the vernal equinox.

Eliminate 'Lite Gov' Office? Let the People Vote, Says BGA

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 11.16.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

Gov. Pat Quinn has sought to cast his race against Bill Daley for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination as a case of the populist who fights for the little guy (Quinn) vs. the "big shot" who has traveled in elite political and business circles.

A Change of Heart on Charters for Alderman Moreno?

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 04.17.2013 | Chicago
Kenzo Shibata

Public scrutiny may have given the alderman a change of heart regarding charter schools. This was not the first time his education policy preferences caused a backlash. This time, Moreno may have actually gotten the message.

Stereo IQ's 10 Best Lyrics From Green Day's ¡UNO!

Stereo IQ | Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

¡Uno! isn't just the ninth studio album from veteran punk rockers Green Day, it's a mission statement: Green Day is here for the long haul.

Chicago Teachers Give Alderman Moreno a Lesson in Democracy

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 11.20.2012 | Chicago
Kenzo Shibata

I was quite disappointed early this week to read an email sent from "Hipster" Alderman Proco "Joe" Moreno's office admonishing members of Chicago Teachers Union in their fight for better schools.

Green Day's iUNO! - An Album Review

Melissa Webster | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Melissa Webster

In the end, this band will never let its fans down, and their music will yet again transcend a new generation.

Civic Group Creates First Ever Levee Breach Bike Tour

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Believing that bicycle tours are less disruptive to residential neighborhoods than tour busses, a civic group formed in New Orleans after Katrina has rolled out a Levee Disaster Bike Tour.

Education Reform: Where's the Debate?

Kenzo Shibata | Posted 03.06.2012 | Education
Kenzo Shibata

Schools do not operate in a vacuum. Poverty has devastating effects on a child's social and emotional development. For our poorest students, just getting to school can be a challenge.

New Movies From Mattel

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 12.14.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

To the Dreamworks production staff: We're so pleased to see that our Rock'em Sock'em Robots movie has done so well! We're sending along a few more original treatments for your consideration -- enjoy!

Will India Win Coveted UN Seat?

Sunil Sharan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sunil Sharan

The mandarins of New Delhi must be pleased as punch to have had over to visit leaders of all five permanent member countries in quick succession. Inexorable appears the march but will India find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow?