CTA Riders left using CTA still face threats

As a result of COVID-19, Chicago Transit Authority ridership has decreased dramatically. This decrease in ridership poses a problem because riders face a lot more risk for a violent crime even though not many people are utilizing public transit.

From the…


A walk through inequality, rage, and madness.

On May 25, 2020 George Floyd, a 46-year-old African-American Man, lost his life to police brutality. The video of Floyd found its way to the surface of most media platforms. On the following day protests bombarded the streets of Minneapolis.

This behavior quickly spread throughout the United States resulting in…


Potholes within the Communities of Chicago

Potholes are a complete drag to everyday life. Not only do they slow down traffic but, they can also be a serious hazard to drivers of the road. Even some pedestrians are at risk too.

Potholes are a natural underground deep cavity that's formed by the erosion of rock. Potholes…


What digital tool conquered 2020?

It’s been a year since COVID-19 broke out. During the initial lockdown, all residents were instructed to stay in and not leave unless it is essential.

As COVID-19 cases began to peak, the days of sitting at home grew longer and longer. …


Total Salaries of Head Football Coaches at NCAA Football subdivisions.

Football is a very popular sport. From the quick dashes across the field to the blows experienced from player to player, it’s no surprise that Football is the most popular game in the United States.

There is a lot that goes into coaching a popular sport. Let us take a…


Ask a person from Chicago “what’s the weather like?” One would most likely be greeted with some sort of exuberated eyeroll.

The weather in Chicago go towards the extremes but, the state alone doesn't stand alone when it comes to fidget winters- Take a look at the chart below:

Upper North towards the Midwest regions of the United states can get really cold. Freezing weather is often times accompanied with…


Covid-19 cases reported Spring 2020

COVID-19 is something many many are well aware of now. COVID first made its appearance sometime in December of 2019, according to CDC. Since then,

COVID-19 has grown into the ongoing pandemic we know of today.

The graph above the number of COVID cases…


College Students may lose their MAP Grant funding.

Editor’s note: This story was originally posted on Dec. 12, 2012 and is housed at RedLineProject.org

By Bob Smith

Gov. Pat Quinn talks about MAP grants at DePaul University. (Photo/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…

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