CUBS

Wrigley Field is alive again. There’s something special about meaningful baseball being played in the field with the ivy covered walls. The Cubs currently are in a very good position to make the play-in game for the playoffs. The best…

Video Music Awards

The Video Music Awards took place the other night on MTV and it was interesting to say the least. The first thing I noticed watching this award show is that it’s turned into “who can have the weirdest performance.” There…

Newspaper

I work for a newspaper. I’ve worked for a newspaper on and off since I was about 13 years old. The ink is in my blood, my great grandpa, grandpa, and now father and mother own one. Often times I…

Last Column

This is the last column that I get to write (for an extended period of time) from inside the friendly village limits of Dwight. As I’ve been here for the summer I’ve realized how easy it is to get comfortable…

Underdog…

Last week I was having a conversation with my friends about an early season football game between Illinois State University and the University of Iowa. One of my friends, who goes to a bigger, division 1 football school, said that…

College

In my early years of high school I never really imagined being at one certain college. I never had my heart set on going to a specific place. I thought that college basket- ball might be in the future, but…

Working On Myself

Last Thursday I attended a concert in Chicago at the legendary “Metro”. (I’m honestly not that big a fan of the venue, but that’s okay, other people like it I guess.) The artist I was going to see was Mike…