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by Diana De La Cruz, Chicago Student
Gas prices just went up to an average of $4.67 per gallon in Chicago, which is the highest in the continental U.S. but it is being said that the prices should be short term. The reason for the increase, Phil Flynn of the brokerage PFGBest says, is because of a pipeline disruption and problems at refineries, including a reputed glitch at BP’s operations in Whiting, Ind.
The Eagle’s former Editor-in-Chief Matt Kirouac continues to explore
Chicago’s culinary scene, just as he did during his time writing for
the Eagle. His culinary columns and reviews appeared in the Eagle from
2007 to 2009, including having his review of the Plymouth (in the Loop
near the Chicago campus) framed in the restaurant.
Check out Matt’s informative and entertaining culinary adventures at
Have you heard about SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act)? A vote on this proposed legislation is set for January 24, 2012 and you should probably know about it, because it may very well impact (or even shut down!) some of your favorite websites like Facebook, YouTube, and Wikipedia. Check out the video below; it is a quick overview of what this legislation is about and what impact it can have on you. You can also search “SOPA” and “PIPA” on Google to find all kinds of information about the bills.
Since this afternoon, people have been lined up to get free food at the new Panda Express located on State Street just south of the Chicago campus. The offer continues until 8:00pm, but the line is still long. Readers, is a free meal at Panda Express worth a long wait in the cold? Sound off on the topic by leaving a comment!