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From the Editor: Talking turkey about soul food

by Kirsten Onsgard, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Ever cook for one?

Did it involve something frozen, drained from a can, nuked in a microwave, or strewn between two slices of bread with a handful of a salty side dish? Was it eaten from a paper towel, over the sink or while on a binge-...

From the editor: Raise your hands for the teachers

by Kirsten Onsgard, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

You know the teachers.

The motherly second grade teacher who nudged you to break out of your shell and explore the stars.

The energetic fourth-grade teacher who made studying the states into an adventure and rewarded you with pizza...

From the Editor: Keep the energy strong

by Kirsten Onsgard, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

It’s easy to get lazy this time of year.

The holidays are over. It’s dark, damp and chilly, and tolerable Chicago weather is still three months away. I’m spending my free time huddled by a space heater and have somehow found myself three...