Warhammer keeps fantasy alive on tabletops
By Andrew Sweeney Medill Reports Still angry about the last season of Game of Thrones and looking for a new fantasy world to lose yourself in? You need not wait for the next big HBO or Amazon show. There is a community near you, ready to join you in battle. Warhammer is a series of […]
Global coffee prices are lower than ever, so why is your latte still pricey?
By Andrew Sweeney Medill Reports Whether it is just black, mixed with milk and chocolate or thrown together with ice and caramel, coffee in all its forms is a deep-rooted feature of American life. The average price of a cup of joe in the U.S. has gone up by a dollar over the last 10 […]
Ukrainians in Chicago vote in presidential election where comedian secures landslide victory
By Andrew Sweeney Medill Reports Ukrainians in Chicago cast their ballots on Sunday in the final round of the Ukrainian presidential election pitting incumbent president and oligarch Petro Poroshenko against comedian Voldomomyr Zelenskiy. Zelenskiy triumphed in a landslide win of 72.3 percent and has pledged to continue Ukraine’s movement towards Europe after the 2014 Ukrainian […]
Illinois vape shops prepare for statewide increase in smoking age
By Andrew Sweeney Medill Reports A statewide ban on sales of tobacco and e-cigarettes to those under 21 years of age will go into effect in Illinois on July 1st of this year. The City of Chicago enacted a similar ban in 2016, which led to a 36% drop in smoking among 18-to-20-year-olds, according to […]