Two for Tuesday: One...

In January 2006, fifteen Cubans clung for safety on the Seven Mile Bridge after their homemade boat was in danger of sinking. The group attempted to flee Cuba via the Florida Straits, hoping that they could make it safely to the U.S. with “dry feet.” When a Coast Guard found the group...

Two for Tuesday: The...

90 Miles to Cuba; Southernmost Point, Continental U.S., Key West, FL. Amongst tourists flocking from much more than 90 miles away, I visited the Southernmost Point of the U.S. in Key West this past winter. I thought like a tourist—I posed for a picture and maybe even took a selfie in front of...

Trending Tuesday: Am...

At just twelve-years-old, with mustard-colored pants, short blonde hair, and a smile that stretched across the America’s Got Talent stage, Grace VanderWaal took the Internet by storm. Grace’s fantastic voice and brilliant personality not only gave her an instantly massive fan base and the...

Two for Tuesday: Dos...

This Two for Tuesday we will look at two brands who are already gearing up for the Cinco De Mayo festivities and looking to cash in on the popular holiday.   Cheers for Cinco de Mayo, the day Americans celebrate Mexico’s victory over France. Even though La Batalla de Puebla is only...

Throwback Thursday: ...

It’s the Thursday before the Fourth of July, and I honestly can’t get America off the brain. Maybe it’s because of all the patriotism Chicago’s citizens exhibited during the U.S. Men’s National Soccer team’s work during the World Cup, or because after being in the working world and...