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Intern Perspectives: Deceptively Delicious

The United States is addicted to sugar. Growing obesity rates, diabetes incidence, and other related health problems, have raised questions as to whether many Americans have any idea how much of this sweet stuff they are putting into their bodies. One goal of PlayStreets, a program by the Chicago Department of Public Health and facilitated

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Intern Perspectives: Setting Benchmarks for Success

Intern Perspectives: Setting Benchmarks for Success

After my senior football season ended at New Trier High School, I still had the urge to compete. I was not willing to accept the thought of sitting idly at home. I tried to curb my competitive appetite by working out; however, it did not give me the outlet I needed. One day while I

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Intern Perspectives: Eric Schriesheim (Digital Communications)

Intern Perspectives: Eric Schriesheim (Digital Communications)

Inside the Mind of a Goalie The Chicago Blackhawks are in the Western Conference finals. However, this achievement has not come easily. The Blackhawks have already back-tracked on their decision to switch goaltenders this postseason. Why might this happen? As a goalie for the University of Miami’s American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) team, I know

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Sports and Belonging

Sports and Belonging

A few weeks ago, entering an 8th grade class at Gary Elementary School took me back to my own elementary school memories. The similarities were palpable, from the amalgam of personalities in the classroom to the restlessness of the class to move onto their next period. However, there were clear differences. Students at Gary, a Chicago

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