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2023

Finding Chicago: The Lost and Found of Lincoln Square Community

              Right after getting off the train at the Western station, a giant mural stood in front of me. Unlike most of the murals I’ve seen in the city, which usually give a sense of street culture, this mural looked like an art piece that I would expect to see in an art...
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Bucktown public library: inside the cultural infrastructure that serves a changing neighborhood

The public library(CPL) as an emblem of Chicago was built in 1873 under the proposal of a Londoner, and expanded several times in the next one and half century to reach a total of eighty-one branches. While the libraries’ different styles of architecture and decoration mark visible historical shifts, their layout and space utility can reflect their intellectual identity....
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The delays of public transportation in Chicago

I was surprised by the delays in public transportation when I came to Chicago.  Let’s explore the reasons and possible solutions for such an issue!     https://www.transitchicago.com/ https://chi.streetsblog.org/2022/05/26/heres-the-ctas-explanation-for-the-infuriating-ghost-bus-and-train-problem/ https://blockclubchicago.org/2022/07/14/cta-leaders-vow-to-fix-unreliable-service-with-more-hiring-improved-train-and-bus-tracking/ https://linktr.ee/commuterstakeaction/ https://betterstreetsforbuses.com/...
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Challenges Facing Harold Washington Library Center in After Corona

What is happening now to the Harold Washington Library Center, which was the largest library in the world when it was built in 1991? This podcast will explore this in depth, using data published by the City of Chicago, and how it matters to Chicagoans.   Transcript: Welcome to the ELI’s Finding Chicago Global Perspectives Podcast Series for AEPP...
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2022

“Searching for a Taste of Home: From Peru to Chicago and beyond”

Author: Ricardo M. Rizo Patrón Program of Study: Masters of Law (LLM) University of Chicago Law School Abstract In order to experience a taste from home, I began searching for Peruvian restaurants in Chicago. As will I explain in my podcast, not only my fellow countrymen, but people from all over the world living in the Windy City, as...
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Make Chicago a Better Smart City

    “Smart City” is a concept to use cutting-edge technology to solve social problems in a smart way. Chicago has been one of the most successful Smart Cities. For the future, Chicagoan should know about the potential problems. Is there any solution? Transcript “Welcome to the ELI’s Finding Chicago Global Perspectives Podcasts Series for AEPP 2022. I’m your...
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Breweries in Chicago

Did you know that Chicago has the largest number of breweries in the U.S? Did you know that those breweries are small businesses so-called “microbreweries?” In my podcast, we will explore the past, today and the future of the brewery scene in Chicago. If you are beer lover or not, as beer is entangled to Chicago, looking Chicago through...
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Everything Ivy

This podcast offers a brief information on Ivy and touches upon how it inspires different people. This is my frail attempt to include as diverse information as possible relating to the word Ivy. I also attempt to share my perspective of Chicago and the USA as a reflection of Ivy. To listen to my favorite Ivy: Click Here. Credits:...
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Finding ‘ugly’ architectures in Chicago!

  This podcast will take you to explore two ‘ugly’ buildings in Chicago and you are not required to absorb tons of knowledge, just have fun!   — Welcome to the ELI’s Finding Chicago Global Perspectives Podcast Series for AEPP 2022. I’m your host, Li Jing, and I’m currently enrolled in the University of Chicago’s Law School. Today we...
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Pigeons as “Flying Rats”?

In this podcast, you will hear about why there are so many pigeons in Chicago. Those “flying rats” reflect a more severe problem: feral animals may have a negative impact on the natural environment and ourselves. Reference: Pests or pets: a history of how pigeons took over the Windy City and what organizations are doing about it, Medill Reports...
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