Yearly Archives: 2011

APPetite: Holiday edition Entertainment

Want to download some apps to get you in the holiday spirit? We’ve got some that’ll spread holiday cheer quicker than you can sing “Jingle Bells!”

Time for ho-ho-hot chocolate!


You’ll go cuckoo when you try these twists on a seasonal cocoa classic!

Get in the spirit: fun activities for winter break


Winter chills may be giving you the blues, but cheer up because there are plenty of holiday festivities to keep you entertained for the whole season! Check out these Chicago events.

Holiday mayhem: a how-to on smart spending this season


Need to buy lots of gifts? Check out our guide to smart spending during the holidays.

Work tough to find, but should classes matter more anyway?


Even though you might be broke, some adults think teens should focus more on school than finding a job. Find out why.

Protesters come down on CPS board


In a chaotic scene at Chicago Public Schools' headquarters Dec. 14, the school board abruptly ended its meeting and went into closed session after being shouted down by a couple dozen angry parents and union representatives upset over planned school closures, consolidations and turnarounds.

Fun Friends


Submitted by Cesar Rodriguez, Rauner



Submitted by Alexandra Galvan, Schurz