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Hockey season is the icing on my cake

October 20, 2016 by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Most of the Chicagoland area is in a tizzy because of the Cubs, and I don’t blame them. It’s been 108 years. Cubs fans are sporting their warmer gear in lieu of this season extension. There are even reports of fans who have already gotten inked...

From the Assistant Editor: Piecing together the Kapa family history

by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

French, English, Irish, German, Polish, Italian and Scottish. 

These are my ancestral makeup, and when someone asks me what I am I often raddle these off in one quick succession. Then they stare at me in shock. Yes, I...

From the Editor: Accepting, working toward change

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

One of my favorite shows that I used to binge-watch in college was “Parks and Recreation.” In case you’ve been living under a rock, the NBC TV show — which began in 2009 and ended in 2015 — focuses on city employee turned councilwoman...

From the Assistant Editor: Looking for an adventure

by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

In another life, I firmly believe I was a world traveler.

I’ve recently had the itch to travel to a new exotic place. Then, I quickly remember that my bank account and my responsibilities ground my adventurous spirit....