College search? Here’s Why You Should Check Out A College You Normally Wouldn’t



We all have expectations and a list when it comes to picking out universities. Some of the expectations might be: a good program for your major, good sports teams, large/small campus, Ivy League, Big Ten, a college in a city or a college in the country. I had only three requirements on my list: it had to be far away from my parents, it had to be in Illinois and it couldn’t be a religious university.

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Military Mondays: Family Strong

Military Mondays

This Military Monday showcases the life of a military family while their loved one was deployed over seas in Afghanistan back in 2010. If you have a story to share about Growing Up Military, let me know.

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Brunch at DryHop Brewers

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Two weeks ago I went to brunch with my brunch buddy Kara, at DryHop Brewers off of Belmont Ave. We had a blast! We didn’t feel rushed at all and ended up spending 2 hours there, we each got a beer flight, eating and taste testing the beers.

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LOKal: Restaurant and Lounge



This past Saturday, February 27th, my friend Kara and I decided to go to brunch at LOKal off of Ashland Ave.

The experience started off well, but ended with a bad taste in both of our mouths. (No pun intended). Needless to say, we won’t be back to LOKal anytime soon. Read on to learn more about our brunch experience at LOKal.

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