Christopher Schroeder, PhD

  • Managing Madness

    Managing Madness

    I tell anyone who will listen that my last two New Year’s resolutions have been quitting running. I started forty years ago as a new teenager. Since then, I’ve run to manage, process, and think about my experiences as well as the world and myself later as an ungrad, then grad student, newlywed, parent, and…

  • Bringing Chicago Home

    The Chicago mayor has raised questions once again about his limitations. The issue this time is his reaction to the Bring Chicago Home initiative, which was a campaign promise to address homelessness in the city. This initiative after legal wrangling about its ballot legitimacy was rejected by Chicago voters. Johnson suggested after this vote that…

  • Pledging Support

    Regular WBEZ listeners know that the station is nearly finished with its spring pledge drive. Regular programming is disrupted by employees who offer countless reasons for donating to the station. Those who have regular donations are offered a “pledge-free stream” with a link to “NPR programming instead of WBEZ’s live on-air fundraising segments.” That allows…

“There is always something to do. There are hungry people to feed, naked people to clothe, sick people to comfort and make well. And while I don’t expect you to save the world I do think it’s not asking too much for you to love those with whom you sleep, share the happiness of those whom you call friend, engage those among you who are visionary and remove from your life those who offer you depression, despair and disrespect.”

–Nikki Giovanni
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