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A multimedia journalism student at Columbia College Chicago. My interests include tea, dogs and social justice.
61st Street Farmers Market links the South Side to fresh produce

61st Street Farmers Market links the South Side to fresh produce

Hidden among vast trees and old University of Chicago buildings, a street full of small booths overflowed with colorful produce. There, hands exchanged bright red cherry tomatoes for blue plastic cards. Here at the 61st Street Farmers Market LINK cards, (also known as food stamp cards) can be used for farm fresh produce, a rarity […]

Open Books marks 10 years of helping Chicago’s underprivileged schools

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Open Books marks 10 years of helping Chicago’s underprivileged schools

Margot Horn picked up one of many books stacked haphazardly along a plastic table and traded it for a smaller paperback one. She said that she has already read most of the books sitting in front of her and she’s ready for more. “I like mysteries and I’m looking for paperbacks to take back on […]

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