The Double Space Guide to the Illinois Primary Election

by the staff of the ChiArts Double Space The year 2020 is a big one for elections. While the national news is all abuzz about the presidential election, there are plenty of local elections that...

The History of Humboldt Park

by Alex Huizar Beginnings Alexander Von Humboldt was a German naturalist and geographer. He never actually visited Chicago when he went to America, but the because the first inhabitants of the neighborhood were made up in...

Gentrification and ChiArts

With the move to a new building, ChiArts not only ushers in a new generation of artists but a new wave of gentrification in Humboldt Park.

This Month’s Feature: CHANGE

Whether it be good or bad, things change. This month’s theme is the impact of that change.  The leaves are changing their color. The temperature is getting colder. All the seniors are scrambling to...

Pronouns Aren’t Joke-Nouns

The way we talk about personal pronouns at school has to change.

COUNTERPOINT: Give Reboots a Chance

Reboots are always the underdog; why won't anyone take their side for once?

POINT: Reboots Should Get the Boot

Reboots are wrecking the integrity of the film and television business, especially when it comes to animation.

This Month’s Feature: BEVERAGES

Get your drink on with this month's feature articles.

Bucktown’s Xuan Tea Is Sexy

by Chester Wilson III Across from the Chicago Teacher Store, down a street in Bucktown, you’ll find a small, up-and-coming tea shop that’s offering a lot more than just tea. Xuan Tea is serving up...

That Precarious Pumpkin Spice

The fall staple is back at the 'Bucks.