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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lupe Fiasco gets emotional about the violence in his old neighborhood

Lupe Fiasco Breaks Down Live on MTV With Sway We live in strange times when it comes to music. This change is more evident in the musical genres of Hip-Hop and R&B.We have singers who think they are rappers (i.e. … Continue reading

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Why is this house in South Shore still up for sale?

So there is a house in South Shore near the corner of 71st/Paxton that has been on the market for at least a year. It’s a nice looking house. I drive by it when go by my mom/dad’s house. I … Continue reading

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Nittany Liars:The pride before the fall

“Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.” “We are in the business of trying to help kids grow up.” “The minute you think you’ve got it made, disaster is just around the … Continue reading

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Stop saying “This isn’t supposed to happen here”

By Evan F. Moore When a tragedy happens like a mass shooting why is the first person  the media interviews always says “This isn’t supposed to happen here!” A follow up question to that person should have been “If not … Continue reading

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The curious case of Dorothy Tillman and an intern with an opinion

Wait your turn young fella! How old are you?? You young people just don’t get it. At some point in our lives someone a person in a position of authority told us one of the aforementioned phrases. How did it … Continue reading

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Illinois schools to receive $4.9 million to increase fruit and vegetable offerings

Compiled  by Evan F. Moore The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) announced on Monday, July 16th that 267 schools in Illinois will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2012-13 school year. The schools, both … Continue reading

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U.S. Dept. of Education creates program to help students manage student loan debt

Compiled by Evan F. Moore On Wednesday, July 11th, The U.S. Department of Education released a new interactive loan counseling tool to provide students with financial management basics, like information about their current loan debt and estimates for student loan … Continue reading

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Chicago Teachers Union responds to Fact-Finding report

Compiled by Evan F. Moore The Chicago Teachers Union released a statement on Monday, July 16 that responds to the recommendations made by Fact-Finder Edwin Benn regarding the proposed lengthening of the school day. Lengthening the school day continues to … Continue reading

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It’s too late to get mad about outsourcing

By Evan F. Moore For all of you who were outraged that Ralph Lauren made uniforms for the opening ceremonies for the 2012 Olympics that were made in China I have to let you in on little secret. That iPhone … Continue reading

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The Chicago Bulls are like the guy who still uses MySpace.

By Evan F. Moore The Chicago Bulls are like the guy who still uses MySpace. We all know a person who is slow to adapt when everything around them is moving so fast.  This might be the Bulls. You cannot … Continue reading

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