Tag: southside

Chicago Southsider Named 'CNN Hero'

Fellow Chicagoan and Southsider, Diane Latiker has been choosen for this weeks CNN Hero. Diane lives on the South Side of Chicago working to make her community safer. Fearful that her own daughter would become involved with a gang, she opened her doors to area kids in 2003 and started a community center in her living... Read more »

Vote Colleen Soto as 2011 Honorary White Sox Batgirl

My numero uno professor at DePaul, Colleen Soto is currently a finalists for the 2011 “Going to Bat Against Cancer” for the Chicago White Sox Honorary Bat Girl contest.  She’s awesome and I hope if you’re a DePaul alum you’ll help her out with a vote! She does a lot for her students. She also happens to be a HUGE Sox... Read more »

Party With a Purpose

Remember the earlier post with the video of White Sox Manager, Ozzie Guillen giving words of encouragement to 17-year-old cancer patient Aaron Sims (see it here)? I think that very might well be a highlight of my life; that Aaron was able to see it, appreciate it and enjoy it days before he passed away.... Read more »