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Angelica Sanchez is a current undergraduate student at Columbia College Chicago, Majoring in Broadcast journalism. She is a contributing writer to The Columbia Chronicle and the website publication Chicago Talks. She received her A.A in Arts from Morton College. Her journalism career started at her high school student publication when she was 16 and than went on to be hired as a summer intern at Suburban life publications. Sanchez later went on to take over as the Editor-In-Chief of her community college student news paper, The Morton Collegian. She received the student leadership award in 2012 from the college for her work and revival of the publication on campus. Sanchez describes herself as a journalism junkie at heart.
Latino Fashion Week: Kick-Off Event

Latino Fashion Week: Kick-Off Event

Latino Fashion Week was celebrated  with the sounds of salsa and cumbia at Block 37 on State Street. The theme of the night was, “Made by Latinos for everyone.” A unique display of local and international designers showed off their unique, contemporary and traditional designs that reflect Latino culture. The array of talent was refreshing […]

O’Hare Workers Protest Contract Deal at City Hall

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O’Hare Workers Protest Contract Deal at City Hall

Workers for O’Hare Airport have voiced their frustration over Mayor Rahm Emanuel administration’s decision to award a public contract to the company United Maintenance, a cleaning contractor at the airport. This decision could effect the jobs and healthcare options of over 300 janitors and window washers. The first protest was on Friday Nov. 9th outside […]

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Close Ups: Lincoln Square’s RavensGoods

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Close Ups: Lincoln Square’s RavensGoods

Typing RavensGoods into Yelp, one will find reviews that say, “This is my go-to shop for gifts for friends,” “Adorable store, great prices!” and “lovely addition to the neighborhood.” A charming vintage boutique just a block away from the Brown Line stop at Damen, RavensGoods is a local novelty store that sells items ranging from […]

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Close Ups: Lincoln Square’s Ravenswood Antique Mart

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Close Ups: Lincoln Square’s Ravenswood Antique Mart

The Ravenswood Antique Mart is a staple of the Lincoln Square neighborhood, as well as the Midwest, winning critics over at the New York Times for its modern take on antiques and store operation. Owner John Vlachos has made it his mission that a customer feels the history and appreciates the eras of the products. […]

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A Dazzling Halloween Experience In Portage Park

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A Dazzling Halloween Experience In Portage Park

For one night be someone else. Our reporter visits Fantasy Costumes in Portage Park. You can’t miss this 1/2 block long costume store that houses over one million items and  thousands of costumes ranging in sizes form X-Small to 5X-Large. Fantasy costumes located 4065 N. Milwaukee Ave. (between Cuyler Ave & Belle Plaine Aveon) is packed […]

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Around Lincoln Square: The Sweet Touch Of Amy’s Candy Bar

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Around Lincoln Square: The Sweet Touch Of Amy’s Candy Bar

Glass jars filled with colorful and tasty treats decorate the walls of Amy’s Candy Bar in Lincoln Square, which offers a unique selection of candy for the neighborhood children, as well as every adult’s inner child. The selection of treats in the shop range from German gummy bears, Dutch chocolates and tasty homemade caramels. The shop […]

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