By Christian Valdez and Ariana Zambrano

Melinda McMichael, 33, was exposed to drugs during her teenage years in Chicago and became addicted soon after. She would steal and later go to prison because of the addiction.

A man she encountered had promised her that sex work would be a…


As the USA gets hit with a third wave of corona virus that seems to be stronger than the first and second wave. The first two days of the third wave showed record-setting confirmed cases of the virus. Confirming USA’s struggle to control the outbreak of the virus.

The United States of America has been having a difficult time keeping the corona virus pandemic under control. While it seemed like things were getting better and cases were going down after the second wave of the virus, America is now facing its third wave of the corona virus outbreak.


Important factors that can help choose the best community in Chicago for you.

Choosing new homes can be difficult. Often a lot of factors influence the reason behind choosing a specific home in a specific area or community. Two of the most important factors couple often look for in a home is the schools and parks around the area.

These two factors are…


For over 15 years now, fútbol fans have been on debate over who is the greatest player of this generation and sometimes even the greatest player of all time. This debate, of course, focuses on Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Everyone who knows fútbol knows both names. They have accomplished…


Jordan’s NBA Career and the Mark he Left

Michael Jordan is considered to be, by fans and other professional players, the greatest basketball player of all time. When looking at his accomplishments/awards, it is hard to argue against that claim. During his 15 seasons as an NBA player, Jordan was awarded over 30 individual awards. He was five-time…


COVID-19 Cases in Illinois Broken Down by Race from March to June.

The Corona Virus Pandemic has been the talk of the town for longer than we would’ve wanted it to be. This is especially true for the United States. With 6,894,586 current confirmed cases, the United States is the country with the most confirmed corona virus cases in the world. …


Gov. Pat Quinn discusses how pensions are harming MAP grants and the impact this has on higher education

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

Christian Valdez

UIC undergraduate focusing on a bachelors of science in psychology with minors in sociology and communication.

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