Against the Grid: Conflicting Visions of the Chicago Pedway

By Brody Ford and Michael Gyang Centered at the intersection of Madison and State street, Chicago is laid out on a renowned  grid system. Through a structured network of predictability, the grid gives order to the city. However, beneath this rigid layout is an environment which juxtaposes the surface. Composed of over five miles of … Continue reading Against the Grid: Conflicting Visions of the Chicago Pedway

10 Places to Dine While in Chicago

A few of my favorite Chicago food spots Think of Chicago. Now think of food. What came to mind? Probably, deep dish pizza or a Chicago-style hot-dog. Two iconic foods most people associate with the windy city. Yes, deep dish pizza and hot-dogs do offer a unique taste of Chicago, but they are limiting because … Continue reading 10 Places to Dine While in Chicago

Google Trends: A Triumph in US Political Search Popularity

Virginia Governor Northam Under Heat as Polar Vortex Passes During the last week of January 2019, the Midwest received a visit from Jack Frost as a chilling Polar Vortex swept through the region. In the same week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam was thrown into the hot seat due to a racist 1984 medical school yearbook … Continue reading Google Trends: A Triumph in US Political Search Popularity