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2020 presidential candidates cheat sheet

2020 presidential candidates cheat sheet

June 13, 2019

In two months, more than a dozen candidates have announced their bids for the 2020 presidential election. Many of those on the Democratic side would be firsts if elected, including the first Hindu ...

Green Line train derails in Bronzeville

Green Line train derails in Bronzeville

June 6, 2019

  Around 11 a.m. this morning, a Green Line "L" train derailed near the 47th Street stop, authorities said. Firefighters helped evacuate approximately 30 people off the four-car train using a hydraulic ...

House bill could help transgender and undocumented students

House bill could help transgender and undocumented students

May 31, 2019

Some transgender and undocumented students have difficulty acquiring government funding to pay for higher education, but an Illinois House bill could make it easier. The Retention of Illinois St...

‘GOP, hands off me’: Chicago rallies against abortion bans

May 24, 2019

On Thursday night, people of all races, ages and genders showed up at Daley Plaza to rally against the abortion bans that have been cropping up across the country. Most recently, on May 14, Alabama...

Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

Presidential candidate Gov. Jay Inslee joins McDonald’s workers strike

May 24, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee joined McDonald’s workers on the picket line as they demanded safe working conditions, fair pay and the right to unionize. Organ...

‘Herstory’ is made: Lori Lightfoot sworn in as mayor of Chicago

May 20, 2019

A new era in Chicago has begun with the swearing in of three women to the most powerful political positions in the city, with all eyes on Mayor Lori Lightfoot—the city’s first black, female, LGBTQ ma...

Former Columbia career advisor prepares to take 33rd Ward aldermanic seat

Former Columbia career advisor prepares to take 33rd Ward aldermanic seat

May 17, 2019

Former Columbia internship and career advisor Rossana Rodríguez Sánchez will be sworn into office May 20 as alderman for the 33rd Ward, becoming the sixth Democratic Socialist to join the City Counci...

Rahm Emanuel’s final City Club appearance

May 17, 2019

On May 2nd, during his farewell tour, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared for his final City Club as mayor. ...

Protesters oppose ICE plans to build new facility 80 miles from Chicago

Protesters oppose ICE plans to build new facility 80 miles from Chicago

May 11, 2019

“No more child prisoners, free them all,” shouted Rozalinda Borcila at a Little Village Solidarity Network protest at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services building, 101 W. Ida B. Wells Drive....

Ride-share drivers protest City Hall for higher wages

Ride-share drivers protest City Hall for higher wages

May 9, 2019

About 50 Chicago-area ride-share drivers for Uber, Lyft and other companies picketed outside of City Hall demanding higher wages, better security for drivers and more efficient communication from their bosse...

Unicorn milk and young people: JUUL markets to the most vulnerable

Unicorn milk and young people: JUUL markets to the most vulnerable

May 9, 2019

Colorful mango, cucumber, fruit and creme brûlée pods are snapped into JUUL devices and inhaled with short puffs of flavored smoke. These devices are hard to spot, designed to look more like school ...

Kratom supplement still in use despite questions, concerns

Kratom supplement still in use despite questions, concerns

May 3, 2019

College students nationwide have been known to misuse Adderall, a medication used to help symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, to focus on school work and cram for finals. Junior musical th...

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