Signs of fading confidence in the U.S. economy

Vaibhav Jain
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Feb 18, 2019
The government shutdown and the late 2018 stock market tumult eroded confidence in the economy among business owners and consumers alike last month. Now that the stock market has rallied, and the government has reopened, will optimism about the economy rebound, or is the recent slide an indication of a more lasting shift?

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2019 - Spring - Issue 4
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Hot Takes: Grant Park doesn't get the love it deserves

Dan Marten
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Feb 11, 2019
A couple weekends ago, without making prior plans at all, a close friend convinced me to go sledding with him in Grant Park. We were taking an easy walk after catching dinner by Roosevelt, and we decided to walk north along Michigan for a little while, to let the food digest and to take in some scenes.
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2019 - Spring - Issue 3
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Cabrini-Green: an interview with Mary Schmich of the Chicago Tribune

Dan Marten
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Feb 11, 2019
It’s a ghost town down by the streets of the vacant lots, underneath the fusion restaurants and luxury high-rises —  a neighborhood that, in its current state, has no history or proper reason to be there. It’s the responsibility of the next generation, gaping up from the bleached-clean streets, to piece together our narrative of happened along Larrabee Street all those years ago, and to figure out where to go from here. 
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2019 - Spring - Issue 3
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