A Little Bit of Wisdom on This Wednesday

What is up followers!!! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with their families and friends, and I hope that everyone is enjoying the fun that is the month of December and the holiday season. I feel like during these months, you get to see almost everybody you love most in life, which is whyContinue reading “A Little Bit of Wisdom on This Wednesday”

Some People Are Irrationally Attached to Their Running Shoes

And I’m one of them. HA HA. What is up fam!! Happy Friday!! Today is a great day, if I do say so myself. A new article I wrote is now out on VICE! Check it out! It’s all about running superstitions, with a focus on shoes. Runners are crazy, crazy people when it comesContinue reading “Some People Are Irrationally Attached to Their Running Shoes”

I Write For VICE Now And It’s Pretty Cool… Among Other Updates

Friends!!! Happy week after Fourth of July. I hope the holiday season and the whole month of July, my favorite month out of the twelve, is treating everyone well. This summer, I have started freelance writing for VICE’s health vertical, Tonic, which has been amazing. My editor is super cool (like, I totally want toContinue reading “I Write For VICE Now And It’s Pretty Cool… Among Other Updates”

What You’ve All Been Waiting For…

It’s here, guys!!!!!!! I sat in my room today listening to Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn” and crying tears of joy. After quite the labor of love, my grad school thesis/capstone project is here. I had so much fun working on this project, even when I was stressing about getting it done on time and perfecting everyContinue reading “What You’ve All Been Waiting For…”

Ida Spiroff, Selfless Giver

Ida Spiroff gave and gave and never took. She never wanted anything in return. She dedicated her whole life to serving others and was a class act the whole way. She made Kenosha, Wisconsin a better place to live for her entire community, and here’s her story. Ida’s parents, Sante and Matilda Paelli, came toContinue reading “Ida Spiroff, Selfless Giver”

Bernadine Caine, Angel on Earth

For those of you who were lucky enough to have your grandmother as your babysitter, you’ll be able to relate directly to this story. When I was growing up, both my parents worked, so my grandmother would watch me every day, from when I was a little baby all the way through grade school. IContinue reading “Bernadine Caine, Angel on Earth”

Chicago To See Several Talent-Backed Restaurants Opening In Coming Months

New year. New Ally Spiroff. New Chicago restaurants to get excited about. New Loyola Phoenix article I wrote about these new Chicago restaurants. Out with the old, in with the new. Fried walleye from the now closed Embeya. The couple behind the restaurant will be opening a new restaurant, HaiSous, in early spring. Courtesy ofContinue reading “Chicago To See Several Talent-Backed Restaurants Opening In Coming Months”

The Place That Saved Me On Monday Nights This Past Semester

Happy new year homies! I hope you and your families had a blessed holiday season. I forgot to make this post a while back, but I wrote an article for the Loyola Phoenix about Chicago’s Revival Food Hall. In between eight hours at my internship and three hours of night class, I would take aContinue reading “The Place That Saved Me On Monday Nights This Past Semester”

I’ve been writing…

Between class and my internship, I have been finding whatever time I have to contribute to my school’s paper, the Loyola Phoenix. Here are a couple links to what I have been writing lately. I feature a cool new music artist to check out, and, if you live in Chicago, I have wrote a round-upContinue reading “I’ve been writing…”