Addressing police chiefs, President Obama demands gun laws and criminal justice reforms

By Jasmine M. Ellis, Harry Huggins, Enrica Nicoli Aldini and Raquel Zaldivar ‘I refuse to believe that the only choice we have is to either ignore circumstances of racial bias or make it impossible for police officers to do their job.” President Barack Obama called for wide-ranging reforms in gun control laws and criminal justice … Continue reading Addressing police chiefs, President Obama demands gun laws and criminal justice reforms

Green restaurants: Serving up sustainability and savings

By Jasmine Sanborn Businesses like Piece Brewery and Pizzeria and its sister restaurant, Brobagel, serve up mainstay menus in Wicker Park as they have for 13 years. Environmental sustainability is another cornerstone built into the business model. “The main thing, we already had built in [is] we brew our own beer. There is less distribution and we … Continue reading Green restaurants: Serving up sustainability and savings