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Chen: How the US ‘americanizing’ of Russia led to present day tensions

Sophie Chen, Op-Ed Contributor

February 26, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Russia has Americans in a tizzy. Recent news of Russian troll farms and Facebook social engineering have many Americans calling for isolationism, protectionism and harder stances towards their long-time rival. Predictably,...

Elliott: Media should abandon portrayal of Trump as ‘apocalyptic’ for country

Jackson Elliott, Op-Ed Contributor

January 28, 2018

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

Many American journalists and writers — from Charles Blow to Maureen Dowd — have spent the last two years essentially prophesying that Donald Trump’s presidency would prove apocalyptic for the United States. When stocks ...

The Funky Monk brings Mongolian and Russian cuisine to Evanston

Amanda Svachula, Assistant A&E Editor

October 7, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

There’s a new addition to Evanston cuisine options: The Funky Monk. Opened in early August at 618 1/2 Church St., the restaurant serves Mongolian and Russian food. Ulzii Hughbanks founded The Funky Monk after owning two nail sal...