• The Dream of the ’90s is Alive at Kafein Coffee
    9:25 AM

    Think about your most recent visit to a coffee shop. Your interaction with the barista might have lasted as long as 8 seconds (give or take a few nanoseconds), and you probably don’t even remember what they look like. In this instant day and age, consumers are used to the busy anonymity of a quick transaction, but

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  • Netflix Programs That Are Actually Worth Your Time
    10:09 AM

    Eighty percent of the time you spend on Netflix is spent trying to find something to watch. Rom-coms get repetitive, and no matter how many times you start Pretty Little Liars, you just can’t get into it. With so many options, it can be hard to know where to start. For your convenience, we have

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  • “Straight Outta Compton” Review
    8:09 AM

    After bringing in an accumulated 60 million in the first weekend of it airing, ‘Straight Outta Compton’ was rated the number one movie in the world.
    A movie that seemed as if it would take us back in time to the rough streets of Compton proved to have done much more than that.
    The hip-hop icons N.W.A.’s

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  • Meatheads Fills Hearts and Stomachs
    9:49 AM

    On the corner of Lincoln and Crawford street in Lincolnwood, you might catch sight of an intriguing building: all dark, warm right angles and separated sections of honest, inviting glass. With its unique outward appearance, Meatheads sets itself apart from other fast-casual restaurants right off the bat, foreshadowing a distinction that can be found anywhere from its

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  • Issues Album Review
    8:21 AM

    I discovered Issues two years ago, after the band ‘Woe, Is Me’ split, forming Issues. I had never been a huge fan of ‘Woe, Is Me’ because their music was too heavy for me. I fell in love with Issues’ music almost immediately, as soon as I heard “Princeton Ave” from their first album.
    I received

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  • DUFF is Definitely Unique, Fabulous, and Fun
    9:50 AM

    DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend. It’s the person that is there to make everyone else look better. Reading this, you might think “Well, I am definitely a DUFF.” It’s true, you are a DUFF. Everyone is. Someone will always be better than you, or prettier, or nicer looking. It’s not about drowning in your insecurities,

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  • “American Sniper” Masterfully Brings Chris Kyle Recognition and Honor
    10:27 AM

    Chris Kyle’s moving autobiography is brought to cinematographic life by Bradley Cooper in “American Sniper.” Kyle was a Navy SEAL sniper overseas during post-9/11 times. During his four, brutal tours in Iraq, he was exposed to countless life or death situations and obstacles that challenged him physically and psychologically. His precision and accuracy allowed him to save numerous

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