2020 Presidential Campaign Fundraising Numbers

Other than Donald Trump in 2016, who declared he would mostly personally fund his 2016 campaign, most presidential candidates use fundraising as their main means of funding their presidential campaign. With this in mind, fundraising can be an indicator of which candidates people are truly behind. I used Datawrapper to take a look and compareContinue reading “2020 Presidential Campaign Fundraising Numbers”

Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/Bob Smith) Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org By Bob Smith Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul University’s Loop campus on Wednesday to discuss how pension reform is harming the Monetary Award Program (MAP) college scholarshipsContinue reading “Quinn: Pensions Threatening MAP Grant Program”

Chinatown Gentrification: Advancement or Displacement?

By Quanzi Wan, Marimar Gutierrez and Myles Franklin-Bey Gentrification is a phenomenon that has been impacting urban cities since the 1970s. Janet Smith, the co-director of the Nathalie P. Voorhees for Neighborhood and Community Improvement at the University of Illinois in Chicago, said gentrification is directly connected with displacement or the forcing out of theseContinue reading “Chinatown Gentrification: Advancement or Displacement?”

10 Winter Events/Destinations in Chicago 2019

With the temperatures beginning to fall in Chicago beach day becomes a little less of a realistic option. Although Chicago is known for its wind and cold winter temperatures, the city still provides many events and attractions during the cold months to keep residents and tourists entertained. I was able to use Google MyMaps inContinue reading “10 Winter Events/Destinations in Chicago 2019”

The Pilsen Murals are More Than Just “Art”

When taking a walk or drive down 16th street in the Chicago neighborhood Pilsen the murals immediately catch the eye. Mural/Memorial Made in Honor of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez This mural is one of the more beautifully done murals on 16th street, but it has a very ugly story behind it. Marlen Ochoa Lopez befriended a ladyContinue reading “The Pilsen Murals are More Than Just “Art””

Google Trends: Area 51 Trumps President in polls, Ranking Popular Social Media Networks

Facebook is still Top Dog Since the launch of the social networking site Facebook in 2004, the company has continuously looked to set the standard for every other social media site in terms of innovation, popularity, and ease of use. However, after it was revealed that Facebook had been selling it’s user’s data, some usersContinue reading “Google Trends: Area 51 Trumps President in polls, Ranking Popular Social Media Networks”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”

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