Welcome to the April Issue: Giving Thanks for Moms Weekend

      Dear Readers,   Happy April! While there is plenty to look forward to this month, the most exciting event will be the weekend of April 13-15, the annual celebration of Moms Weekend at the University of Illinois. Filled with craft shows, long walks around campus, and bottomless plates of brunch, Moms Weekend … More Welcome to the April Issue: Giving Thanks for Moms Weekend

Thank You, 57 North

By Rachel King     Dear 57 North,   On all the long nights I find myself staggering back to my dorm, I run into you along the way. Your neon-lit highway sign and your bright lighting warmly invite me inside. The delightful aroma of boneless buffalo wings, quesadillas, and mozzarella sticks make my mouth … More Thank You, 57 North

#MeToo Movement

By Maddy Talbert        While the #MeToo movement gained the most traction across media platforms in October 2017, this movement had existed for more than a decade. Tarana Burke, a social activist, created the phrase “Me Too” in 2006 on the social networking site Myspace. Burke used the phrase to “encourage empowerment through … More #MeToo Movement