Date: 
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

In addition to Springfield being the state capitol of the state of Illinois, the city has significant ties to the sixteenth President of the United States: Abraham Lincoln. The fact that the city is the capitol of the state is directly linked to this legendary statesman, who successfully convinced the rest of the state government to move to a more central location in the state rather than near the Mississippi River. The legacy of President Lincoln is seen across the city, with numerous statues, plaques, and business being named for Lincoln.

Date: 
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Located at the split between the Ashland and Cottage Grove branches of the Green Line, the Garfield stop is a mainstay for a wide variety of CTA customers. Located at Garfield Boulevard (55th Street) and Prairie Avenue, the station straddles the line between the northeastern boundary of Englewood and the western edge of Washington Park, with the University of Chicago beyond it.

Date: 
Sunday, October 16th, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone and have a need for the latest device, then the new Google Pixel may be for you, offered in standard and XL variants with “Very Silver,” “Quite Black,” and “Really Blue” color options. Before I add in my opinion about this release, here are the specifications for you, which are essentially the same between the two aside from battery and screen size/quality:

Date: 
Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Tuition free college is within reach, lawmakers and activists say.

Date: 
Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Many people don’t realize that the capitol of the great state of Illinois is not the city of Chicago. Despite Chicago being the state’s most vital economic powerhouse and tourist destination, the Governor of Illinois and the state legislature do not meet and work here, but rather in the much smaller town of Springfield. The town of Springfield, which is the sixth most populous city in the state, was chosen to be the state capitol due to its much more centralized location in the state than Chicago.

Date: 
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
In the time that Bon Iver has lain dormant, it’s clear that Justin Vernon has been paying close attention to the masters of modern songcraft.
By: 
Reno Waswil
Date: 
Friday, September 30th, 2016

As the reader may know, Union Board's fortnightly Wednesday event, Hawks Coffeehouse, invites musical artists and poets to perform at the MTCC Welcome Center from 7-8 p.m., offering drinks and pastries for the patrons. Last Wednesday, September 28, saw a rainy return to the classic Hawks Coffeehouse style that had been experimented with somewhat on the previous few nights.

By: 
Kori Bowns
Date: 
Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Goose Island Beer Company’s annual 312 Urban Block Party has become an event many Chicagoans look forward to at the end of the summer festival season. This year’s block party took place last weekend on September 23 and 24 on the block surrounding Goose Island’s Fulton Street brewery on the city’s near west side.

Date: 
Saturday, September 24th, 2016

Students on Illinois Tech’s campus are often looking for two things: a place to go off campus and good, affordable food. A recently opened restaurant is trying offer just that. Oberoi’s Indian Food and Grocery opened a second location in Bridgeport, originally operating on Devon Avenue, a Chicago neighborhood known for its strong Indian community.

By: 
Reno Waswil
Date: 
Sunday, September 18th, 2016

In the cacophony of events that lined last week’s Illinois Tech calendar in celebration of Homecoming 2016, Union Board’s second fortnightly Hawks Coffeehouse performance was among the many notable and enjoyable festivities.