Chicago Tribune

The following are highlights of my work as an intern and freelancer for the Chicago Tribune.

Chicago's riverwalk not without its roadblocks

Almost three decades after city ordinances began requiring new developments along the Chicago River to grant public access to the waterway, some residential developments struggle to maintain privacy and still adhere to the city's zoning rules.

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Stepfamily solutions

Teens reach closure pretty quickly--and when it comes to getting along with a new stepparent, they're zealots, says Lawrence Ganong, professor of nursing and human development and family studies at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

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Unusual warrior takes unlikely path to peace

Some see war and peace as opposites. But at one point, former U.S. Marine Capt. Rye Barcott found himself fully committed to serving both.

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Beginning cook shares some strategies

For many young people, especially bachelors and college students, learning to cook can be an intimidating challenge. This daring journey often results in the cook's falling into one of three groups.

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About Vince

I specialize in using digital and print media to communicate with mass audiences.

I earned a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 2013. My focus was interactive publishing.

I am currently the data visualization reporter at Eater. My mission is to use my skill set to help a forward-thinking news media organization succeed in the modern age.

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