Julie Hallums, the principal of Funston Elementary in Logan Square, is focusing on the hard work of educating. The devotion it takes to be a teacher isn’t a new narrative, but the dedication of principals is.
Whether viewed as positive, negative or both, there have been instances of businesses simply picking up and moving from Wicker Park to Logan Square, leaving some questioning the originality of the neighborhood as the development sets in.
Gavin Swartz is not your typical scholar.
As a senior at DePaul College Prep (3633 N. California Ave.) in their Honors program, Swartz confessed early on in our interview that education is the … Continue Reading
Sunday was a murky and overcast day: the kind of day where I would normally sleep in, watch movies under the covers and nap until 4 p.m. or sunset, whichever comes first. But today I decided to be … Continue Reading
Fifteen hours before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, Irvin Roberto Cofresí was shopping in Wal-Mart in San Juan, stocking up for the storm. At the same time, he was searching flights on his phone, … Continue Reading
Near the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Diversey Parkway, January cold creeps into a large, once-abandoned building. The pastel blue and purple walls chip off their paint onto the unfinished floor … Continue Reading
Two things are clear after speaking with Julie Hallums, principal of Funston Elementary in Logan Square, about her recent admittance into a prestigious professional development program through CPS: … Continue Reading
On Monday, August 21st, the solar eclipse is making its long-awaited appearance, and Comfort Station has the perfect spot for you to watch.
They’ll be providing CE- and ISO-certified eclipse … Continue Reading